Silicone Engineering Racing has become a team of reference in the road racing world, thanks also to direct support from Kawasaki UK and the undeniable talents of Dean Harrison, the winner of three Tourist Trophys and a star on the international road racing stage.
But the cancellation of the Tourist Trophy and the North West 200 for the second consecutive year has forced Jonny Bagnall’s team to rethink its plans for 2021, hence the decision to return to British Superbike on a full-time basis, althouth the team also hopes to take part in a few minor road races that are still scheduled to take place, Scarborough for example.
Bagnall: "Pleased to return to BSB with Dean"
The season will get underway in late May, with the first round set to play out at Oulton Park. Team manager Bagnall is pleased to return to the paddock: "With the main road races having been cancelled, we considered all the various options, but a return to BSB was the most plausible, and we’re pleased to be able to compete with Dean Harrison".
"British Superbike has played a key role in our growth - continues Bagnall – and to be back battling it out against high-level riders and teams will be good for both Dean and for us, in terms of developing the new Kawasaki. We still hope to be able to take part in some road races too, but the 2021 season is now looking a lot more busier for us".
Translated by Heather Watson