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Crescent Suzuki poised to confirm WSB future

Michael Guy, 20 October 2011 14:01

The British-based Crescent Suzuki Racing team are expected to confirm their switch to WSB in 2012. As reported in MCN this week, the current BSB squad have been in on-going discussions with WSB bosses about graduating to the world championship. The BSB runner-ups proved themselves when they competed as wild cards at this year’s Silverstone WSB round where rider John ...

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Picture exclusive: Laverty gets first ride on Aprilia RSV4

Michael Guy, 18 October 2011 10:23

Eugene Laverty got his first ride on the factory Aprilia RSV4 he will campaign in the World Superbike Championship in 2012. Riding at Portimao this morning the 25 year old completed an out lap before coming straight back into the pits to make changes to the gear lever and quickshifter to improve his feeling on down shifts. His immediate response ...

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Laverty confirmed at Aprilia for 2012

Michael Guy, 16 October 2011 11:28

Eugene Laverty will become a factory Aprilia rider in 2012 after signing a two year deal with the Italian manufacturer this morning. It remains unclear the exact structure of the team, but it seems unlikely that he will be lining up alongside Max Biaggi in the Alitalia squad. The more likely scenario is that he will be run out of ...

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Silverstone WSB: Checa cruises to victory in race one

Austin Lindberg, 31 July 2011 13:51

Carlos Checa cruised to a race one victory in today’s World Superbike round from Silverstone, claiming Ducati’s 300th win in the class for the Althea team. Checa worked his way up from his fourth place on the grid before displacing Yamaha’s Eugene Laverty from the lead and winning by a margin of three seconds. But Checa was surprised with the result, ...

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Silverstone WSB: Hopkins secures maiden Superpole

Austin Lindberg, 30 July 2011 17:59

John Hopkins took pole positions for Sunday’s World Superbike races from Silverstone after the Samsung Crescent Suzuki man put in a 2.04.041 in the third round of Superpole. Hopkins’ time broke last year’s circuit record set by Cal Crutchlow by 0.05 seconds, and it was enough despite a last-minute push from Yamaha’s Eugene Laverty, who finished second just 0.027 seconds behind ...

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Silverstone WSB: World Superbike returns to normal as Checa takes provisional pole

Austin Lindberg, 29 July 2011 17:13

Carlos Checa closed out Friday as the fastest man at Silverstone, clocking the fastest time in the afternoon’s World Superbike qualifying session. With less than 10 minutes gone from the session, Checa put in the quickest time of the weekend with a 2.06.4 and held that position for much of the session before putting his Althea Ducati at the top ...

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WSB Brno: Checa takes surprise provisional pole

Michael Guy, 08 July 2011 17:16

Before the weekend Carlos Checa said that he expected to struggle at Brno, but ended up exceeding expectations by setting provisional pole position in the opening qualifying session this afternoon. The 38 year old Spaniard was concerned about the lack of speed of his Althea Ducati on the fast Czech Republic track, but was actually the fastest man through four ...

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WSB Aragon: Melandri takes race one win

Tom Cambio, 19 June 2011 12:18

Marco Melandri managed to secure his second win this season in race one at Aragon. The Yamaha World Superbike rider managed a strong start to lead briefly, before being passed by Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing). Melandri kept pace with Biaggi who led the majority of the race until he faltered under pressure, running wide whilst braking at the end ...

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WSB Aragon: Melandri heads Checa in first qualifying, Camier fourth

Michael Guy, 17 June 2011 16:52

Marco Melandri backed up his impressive free practice performance by clocking the fastest lap in the opening qualifying in session at Aragon today. The factory Yamaha man was the only rider to set a sub two minute lap and despite hotter track conditions bettered his opening Free Practice time from this morning. Carlos Checa claimed second spot, but unlike Melandri ...

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Misano WSB: Tom Sykes takes pole

Liam Marsden, 11 June 2011 15:47

Factory Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes will start tomorrow's WSB races at Misano from pole position after knocking Carlos Checa off the top spot in damp conditions. Championship leader Carlos Checa set the fastest time during the second superpole session, but was unable to beat Sykes in the slippery coniditions during the final session. Effenbert Liberty Racing Ducati rider Jakub Smrz ...

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