Jacksdale rider Kyle Ryde is gearing up for a step up to a higher class of competition.
Ryde has a memorable season last year after he was crowned 2014 British 600cc Superstock champion during a dramatic final round at Brands Hatch as he overhauled championship leader James Collier.
And Ryde is now targeting a top ten finish as he steps up to the MSVR British Supersport Class, one away from the Blue Riband class of the British Suprbikes.
Kyle is anticipating some hard battles ahead of him during this season, with the first race taking place on his home circuit of Donington Park at the Easter Bank Holiday meeting.
He knows that he faces some stiff opposition, with some very experienced riders in this class,including the likes of Ben Wilson, Glen Urwin, Graeme Gowland, Jake Dixon, American James Rispoli and his old adversary from last season Andy Reid.
His PacedayZ team are now preparing for a series of test sessions out in Spain at the beginning of March, were Kyle looks to fully adjust to his new machine and the difference in power and technique.