Skip to content

Discuss This Poll: Should MotoGP and WSB be merged? World Superbikes

You are in... Forums > Discuss This > World Superbikes > Poll: Should MotoGP and WSB be merged?

This is a discussion topic

This discussion topic is linked to an article on this site. You can navigate to the article by clicking on the article name in the first post.

Go to most recent reply




MCN  says:

Poll: Should MotoGP and WSB be merged?

MotoGP and WSB are now owned by the same company, and althought WSB is a production-based class historically cheaper that MotoGP, Biaggi used 28 engines throughout 2011. Some of the top factory WSB bikes are more powerful and have many more trick parts on them than their CRT cousins. Vote in the poll below and don't forget to post a comment. The...

Reply to this Topic  
  • Posted 3 years ago (11 April 2012 10:51)

Post a message in World Superbikes

Fields marked with an asterisk * are required


Please note. You cannot submit more than 4000 characters as a message.

Upload image(s) from your computer (up to 3 images)


Terms of use

Use of our community areas and forums is subject to important terms of use. By joining our community and using the features you agree to be bound by these terms. See terms of use below. 



Apr 11

Posts: 1681

ow01fogno1 says:

gp's will fall

wsbk should be left alone simple as...............................foggy rules.

[This Reply has been modified by the Author]

Reply to this Topic
Sheene Fan7


Mar 03

Posts: 249

Sheene Fan7 says:


what a load of crap, you say the last motogp was a 4 bike race , yet the last wsbk wasnt any better in that case.


Reply to this Topic


Sep 07

Posts: 75

djjonnibgood says:

MotoGP to run crt rules/production based engines throughout the field, and wsbk to stay as a similar format to what it is, with limits on the number of engines to help cut costs would be my vote

Reply to this Topic


Jun 06

Posts: 35

dozyhonda says:

@sheene Fan7

Yes I agree the last WSB race was the same and that is why they have to merge or they will become the same as F1, heaven forbid, and become another boring processional motorsport.  A processional race does not attract viewers and, if what is said was true, Stonor only lost the race due to arm pump and would have one the race by a country mile. I want to see racing through the race right up to the last corner with maybe 7 or 8 bikes involved, and not all from the same manufacturer either. Both events have to act now as when the recession ends and money becomes more available other promotors or indeed other sports will steam in steal the limelight and the floating fan base and be gone. What will be left? The hard core Motogp and WSB fans who turm up anyway but the tv franchises will have left the sport and the money as well. Biking is under threat per se and the sports end of it  has to adapt/merge or, as I said before, die.


Reply to this Topic


Dec 04

Posts: 26


WSBK has gone too far, ignore for a minute engine spec and what have you got left of the original road bike ? The frame, but thats modified. Wheels, forks, brakes, swingarm,rear shock, under seat and repositioned fuel cell, electronics, bodywork and almost everything else has never seen the production line. Should go back to homogolated production bikes anyone can buy.

MotoGP is for prototypes, end of.

My two bobs worth.

Reply to this Topic


Jun 06

Posts: 35

dozyhonda says:


Now if WSB had the courage to do that then I can see them surviving. It would make more sense in the long run.

Reply to this Topic


Aug 10

Posts: 288

vtwinmark says:

Would be the last thing Rossi needs now.......another half dozen Ducatis finishing ahead of him.

Reply to this Topic


Sep 10

Posts: 19

Westymr2 says:


Moto GP should stay seperate but run WSB spec engines in a prototype chassis.

Think, Moto 2 on steroids! Who wouldn't wanna see that? More on the grid due to lower cost and closer racing! Win,win

Reply to this Topic


Jun 09

Posts: 29

bolland27 says:


Totally agree with Westymr2 Gp with WSB engines/prototype chassis and WSB going back to its roots. No way can/should they merge  Must admit prefer WSB over MotoGP any day but wouldnt want to see either disappear.

Reply to this Topic


Aug 11

Posts: 437

Don't be silly. You would ruin WSBK and GP would become a thing of the past.

Reply to this Topic


Compare Insurance

Save money by comparing quotes. It's quick and easy

Motorcycles for sale


It's only £13.99 to advertise your motorcycle on MCN

Sell your Motorcycle

Motorcycle pricing tool

New! Find used bike prices