World Superbikes

  • WSB Assen: Sykes takes first pole of 2015

    Today 14:52 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Sykes takes first pole of 2015

    The usual suspects crammed the top of the time sheets in Superpole 2 at the beginning and also at the end and it was Tom Sykes (KRT) who put himself on the top pre-race place. Leon Haslam (Aprilia...

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  • WSB Assen: Davies on top at flowing Assen

    Yesterday 15:50 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Davies on top at flowing Assen

    Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati WSB) led home an all-British top four in the combined results on Friday at the Assen WSB round, following up on his recent win at Motorland Aragon with a top spot...

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  • WSS Assen: Cluzel again the fastest

    Yesterday 14:47 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSS Assen: Cluzel again the fastest

    With several of the top WSS riders falling in a halted and re-started WSS second practice session at Assen, Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) took a 0.132 second advantage in lap time over Kenan...

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  • Aragon WSB: Davies dominates race two

    12 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Aragon WSB: Davies dominates race two

    Aruba.it Ducati rider Chaz Davies dominated race two at Aragon to take his first victory of 2015 as British riders once again ruled the podium. Davies got the jump on the rest of the field away from...

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  • Aragon WSS: Sofuoglu wins, Cluzel retires

    12 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Aragon WSS: Sofuoglu wins, Cluzel retires

    Three-time World Supersport champion Kenan Sofuoglu cruised to victory at Aragon after Jules Cluzel was forced to retire from the lead due to a mechanical problem with just six laps remaining. The...

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  • Aragon WSB: Rea sees off Davies for win

    12 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea managed to defend a late challenge from fellow Brit Chaz Davies to take his fourth victory out of five races in 2015 and extend his lead at the top of the championship. The Ulsterman got a good start from the second row of the grid, but it was his team-mate Tom Sykes who got the holeshot and steadily pulled away from the rest of the field. Rea slowly moved closer to...

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  • Aragon WSS: Cluzel on pole

    11 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Aragon WSS: Cluzel on pole

    MV Agusta rider Jules Cluzel will start tomorrow's World Supersport race from the front of the grid after stealing pole position from Kenan Sofuoglu on his final lap. The pair will be joined on the...

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  • Aragon WSB: Haslam powers to pole

    11 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Leon Haslam will start tomorrow's WSB races from pole at the Aragon circuit after setting a blisteringly fast time of 1:49.664 in superpole onboard the Red Devils Roma Aprilia. Haslam knocked fellow Brit Chaz Davies off the top spot late in the session, with nobody else able to come close to the Aprilia rider's time. Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes was the third and final rider to dip under the...

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  • Aragon WSB: Ducati duo lead first session

    10 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Aragon WSB: Ducati duo lead first session

    Regular Ducati rider Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing- Ducati WSB) stuck in the fastest early lap at Motorland Aragon in the first free practice session, posting a 1’52.009 that was 0.356 seconds faster...

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  • Barrier returns to roots in Superstock 1000

    10 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Barrier returns to roots in Superstock 1000

    Frenchman Sylvain Barrier will return to his roots this weekend at Motorland Aragon, as he steps down from the World Superbike Championship to the Superstock 1000 Cup; a series in which he is a double...

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  • Badovini in, Barrier out at BMW Italia

    08 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Badovini in, Barrier out at BMW Italia

    The BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team has taken the drastic step of replacing regular rider Sylvain Barrier with former Ducati factory competitor Ayrton Badovini, and replacing him for the rest of the WSB...

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  • Guintoli playing catch-up at Aragon

    08 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guintoli playing catch-up at Aragon

    Reigning World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli says that this weekend’s third round of the World Superbike championship at northern Spain’s Aragon circuit is all about playing catch-up to his...

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  • Top speed woes slows Davies in Thailand

    02 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Top speed woes slows Davies in Thailand

    Chaz Davies says that a lack of top speed on his Aruba.it Ducati – combined with three straights at Thailand’s new Chang International Circuit – were the causes of many of his woes at last weekend’s...

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  • Coghlan the only Brit in FIM Superstock Cups

    01 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Coghlan the only Brit in FIM Superstock Cups

    Scottish rider Kev Coghlan is the only British rider set to line up on the grid for both the Superstock 1000 and Superstock 600 FIM Cup championships this season. The twenty six year old will ride for...

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  • Haslam tips Lowes for further podium success

    31 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Haslam tips Lowes for further podium success

    Leon Haslam has tipped close friend – and even closer WSB rival – Alex Lowes for more podium success in 2015, after the Voltcom Suzuki rider made his first visit to the podium last time out at...

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  • Xavier Forés to take over for Bayliss

    28 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Xavier Forés to take over for Bayliss

    Spanish rider Xavier Forés will take over from Troy Bayliss for the next two rounds of the 2015 World Superbike Championship, deputising for the injured Davide Giugliano onboard the Aruba.it factory...

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  • Faster pace caused Smith crash

    25 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Faster pace caused Smith crash

    Pata Honda rookie Kyle Smith says that the faster pace of Sunday’s Thai World Supersport race was to blame for his crash at the half way point of the race. The British expat was running strong at the...

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  • Pata Honda riders enjoy Thai scrap

    24 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Pata Honda riders enjoy Thai scrap

    The Pata Honda duo of reigning world champions Sylvain Guintoli and Michael van der Mark left the first ever round of the World Superbike championship in Thailand pleased with their race two battle...

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  • Bayliss retires – again

    22 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Bayliss retires – again

    Troy Bayliss has announced his permanent retirement from the World Superbike championship after today’s Thailand races, where the former triple champion finished ninth and eleventh. Coming out of...

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  • WSBK Thailand weekend coverage guide

    20 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    WSBK Thailand weekend coverage guide

    The World Superbike Championship returns to the track – and our screens – this weekend for the second round of the year. Running at Thailand’s brand new Burinam track, you can be sure that the...

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