World Superbikes (February 2003)

  • BBC won’t show WSB live on Sunday

    25 February 2003

    BBC won’t show WSB live on Sunday

    The BBC will not be showing Sunday’s WSB round live. Instead all we’ll get is highlights on BBC 2 at 11:55pm.If you want to see it live you’ll need access to Eurosport which will show the races from...

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  • The reasons behind the BBC decision

    25 February 2003

    Grandstand producer Belinda Rogerson explained the BBC’s decision to drop live WSB this Sunday. She Said: " Unfortunately, the scheduled date for the 1st round in Valencia was moved from March 9 to March 2 late in 2002. We had planned to show both of the races during the day on BBC TWO on March 9, however the schedule of sport that we were already committed to showing on March 2, including...

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  • Hodgson heads first day of Winter testing

    18 February 2003

    Hodgson heads first day of Winter testing

    British rider Neil Hodgson made his intentions clear for 2003 by posting the fastest time on the first day of the official World Superbikes tests at Valencia.Hodgson and Fila Ducati team-mate Ruben...

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  • Laconi drops in on Ducati

    18 February 2003

    Laconi drops in on Ducati

    Regis Laconi cemented his arrival at Ducati by getting a taste of the racing heritage he is now a part of.He couldn’t resist getting his leg over Mike Hailwood’s Ducati 900, the bike that won him the...

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  • Riders for WSB Valencia test announced

    11 February 2003

    Riders for WSB Valencia test announced

    The list of riders taking part in the official World Superbike and Supersport winter test at Valencia on February 21-23 has been announced.MCN will be bringing all the latest news and an exclusive...

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  • Red Bull rookie switches to Boxer Cup

    04 February 2003

    Red Bull rookie switches to Boxer Cup

    Barry Burrell, one of the five riders chosen to go on to the next stage of the Red Bull Rookie search, has already reaped the benefits of the program by being picked to ride for the BMW Motorrad GB...

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