MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship Pre-Season Test Day

March 22nd

The official test session for the MCE British Superbike Championship has become a popular pre-season tradition for bike fans, and one of the first opportunities to see the new year’s bikes and riders in action free of charge!


British Superbike Pre-Season Test

This is one of your first opportunities to see the new bikes and teams in action, as they prepare for the opening round of the season, also held at Donington Park. Look out for series legend Shane 'Shakey' Byrne, and his rival Leon Haslam, who will be keen to get one over Shakey at the earliest opportunity. Also look out for returning former champion Josh Brookes, as well as Sylvain Guintoli and Davide Giugliano, who are switching from World Superbikes. 

As well as the full line-up for the British Superbike Championship, there will be hundreds more bikes in action throughout the day from the various BSB support categories.

Full timings for the day can be found here

Fans will be able to watch the testing from Donington’s fabulous viewing areas, and will also have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the BSB round at the circuit in just under two weeks time!.



Tickets available on the Gate

Entrance to this event is free

Hospitality from                £35.00    

Children 13 & under go FREE when accompanied by a paying adult.


What time will I be allowed on site? - Access for general public will be allowed on site from 9am-5pm.

Can I purchase my ticket at the gate? – Entry to the BSB test is free of charge. 

Are children free? – Yes children aged 13 and under are free.

Is the Fun Zone included in my entry ticket? – At selected events, Donington Park will operate a Fun Zone with family entertainment. Some parts of the Fun Zone are free, but the rides and some of the activities will have a small charge

Do I need to pay for parking? – Parking is free for this event.

Can I visit the museum? – Yes, you get 50% off of adult entry for our museum on the back of your ticket, this is valid only for the date on your ticket.

Is the Melbourne loop hairpin in use for this event? – Yes, the BSB test will include the Melbourne Hairpin.

Can I leave the circuit and return on the same day? - Yes you can. Please ensure you scan your ticket or have your hand stamped when leaving the venue. You can only re-enter the venue if your ticket is valid for that day, and your hand is stamped.


Is there disabled parking and viewing available? - Please display your disabled badge and security will direct you to you parking area.

Can I get into the pits and paddock? - The paddock is open for this event, but please note there will be heavy vehicle movement so please be cautious and ensure children are supervised at all times. Pit areas are only accessible by authorised personnel.

Where are the baby changing facilities? - Baby changing and feeding facilities are available at Redgate Suite Information. The Paddock Suite also contains these facilities.

Are animals permitted on site? - No animals are permitted anywhere on site, with the exception of guide/assistance dogs.

Are there any cash machines on site? - Yes, free to use cash machines can be found in the Pitstop Restaurant in the paddock, or at the Donington Collections museum.

Where can I report lost property or hand in something I have found? - Please head to the security point at Gate 21 (opposite the FIA Formula E complex) to hand in or report any lost property.

Can I take photos of the racing? - You are welcome to bring cameras to the event and take photographs, but for personal use only.

Can I bring a drone camera with me? - Drone cameras and remote controlled aircraft are not permitted, and may be confiscated if found. 


750 Motor Club

The British Superbike Championship is one of the world's most acclaimed motorbike racing series, and it again hosts an exclusive pre-season test day at Donington Park. This is a great chance to see the new bikes, designs and riders in action ahead of the new season.

Why not take advantage of our Hospitality taster to heighten your experience, and get the best views of the circuit as well as access to the same timing screens and circuit TV feed that the teams and riders can see too! With tea, coffee and juices available upon arrival, as well as a taster buffet lunch on arrival, this is a great way to sample the Donington hospitality experience!


  • Admission to the circuit
  • VIP Parking area inside the paddock
  • Dedicated shared hospitality suite
  • Panoramic views of the main pit straight and pit lane action
  • Live timing screens
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea, coffee and fruit juice
  • Buffet lunch
  • Exclusive meet the rider ( ride TBC)
  • Paddock and pit lane guided tour

For more information, to register your details or to book please contact or call 01332 819514.

*Please note all prices include VAT

Contact Hospitality on 01332 819514 for further details and bookings about our hospitality packages

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