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BMW withdraw from WSB

BMW have confirmed today that they will terminate their involvement in the World Superbike championship at the end of the 2013 season. BMW joined WSB with a big budget full factory team with their class leading S1000R in 2009. Although it took three years before they secured their first WSB win, they are now one of the benchmark teams in ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 24 July 2013

First pictures: Biaggi testing Pramac Ducati MotoGP bike

Six time world champion Max Biaggi returned to the track today at Mugello today testing the Pramac Ducati MotoGP bike. Following his retirement from WSB at the end of last season, the 41 year old Italian has been linked with a comeback to WSB along with testing duties for the struggling Alstare Ducati 1199 Panigale. But instead of focussing his ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 06 June 2013

Isle of Man TT: Fast newcomer Branko in serious condition after Friday night practice crash

Dutch rider Branko Srdanov is in a serious condition following a heavy crash at Black Dub during practice on Friday night. The Ice Valley BMW Superstock rider was initially taken to Nobles Hospital on the Isle of Man before being transferred to the UK mainland late on Friday night. Srdanov had made a stunning start to his debut TT posting ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • TT & road races
  • 01 June 2013

WSB Phillip Island test – Day 1 – Laverty leads the way, Sykes suffers finger injury

The first round of testing got underway at Phillip Island today with factory Aprilia man Eugene Laverty taking first blood to top the timesheets at the end of day one.The 26 year old Irishman set a 1’31.7s best on the newly surfaced Phillip Island track in dry conditions.Fixi Crescent Suzuki rider Leon Camier showed just how far he and the ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 14 February 2013

Jules Cluzel joins FIXI Crescent Suzuki

World Supersport sensation Jules Cluzel has signed for the British Fixi Crescent Suzuki team to race in WSB in 2013. Cluzel arrived in the WSB paddock riding the PTR Honda in WSS in 2012, finishing runner-up in the standings with four wins and eight podiums to his credit. The exuberant Frenchman showed both pace and consistency which as a result ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 29 October 2012

Casey Stoner announces retirement

Repsol Honda rider Casey Stoner has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2012 season. The shock announcement was delivered to a packed press conference at Le Mans ahead of this weekend’s MotoGP round. The 26-year-old who was crowned World Champion in 2008 and 2011 currently leads the 2012 standings by one point from Jorge Lorenzo. Stoner ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • MotoGP
  • 17 May 2012

Monza WSB race one cancelled for safety reasons

The opening World Superbike race at Monza has been cancelled for safety reasons following heavy rain at the Italian circuit.The race initially got underway in dry conditions with Tom Sykes and Sylvan Guintoli leading the way, but was red flagged on lap three when it began raining.The circuit was then hit by torrential rain and after on-going discussions between the ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 06 May 2012

Tyre issues could jeopardise Monza WSB races

Following yesterday’s Superpole session which saw full wet weather tyres disintegrating along the 200mph front straight at Monza there is genuine concern for today’s two WSB races.Through a mixture of the track being fully wet and completely dry in places, riders opted to use full wet weather tyres, but because of the conditions and extreme heat build up the tyres ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 06 May 2012

Joan Lascorz injury update

Following his serious accident at Imola yesterday in testing, Joan Lascorz underwent surgery last night in Italy to repair damage to his back. The 28-year-old Spaniard underwent an operation to relocate a broken vertebra which had moved partly damaging his spine. The factory Kawasaki rider will continue to be treated and assessed in the Hospital Maggiore di Bologna, but there ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 03 April 2012

Imola WSS: Second place Lowes positive after first qualifying

Bogdanka Honda rider Sam Lowes ended the opening day at Imola with the second fastest time and remains optimistic about the remainder of the weekend. The 21-year-old set a best lap of 1.52.784 trailing South African Kawasaki rider Sheridan Morais by 0.236 seconds. Speaking to MCN, Lowes said: “I enjoyed that! Phillip Island was disappointing for us so it’s good ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 30 March 2012


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