World Superbikes (June 2003)

  • Zongshen 1 wins 12-hour night race

    24 June 2003

    Zongshen 1 wins 12-hour night race

    Zongshen No. 1 has won the fourth round of the World Endurance championship at Albacette in Spain.The 12-hour night race was beset by numerous crashes during the first qualifying sessions as riders...

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  • Xaus does double in Italy

    17 June 2003

    Factory Ducati rider Reuben Xaus overshadowed team-mate Neil Hodgson with a double win at Misano in Italy.Xaus charged through the pack in race one after a crash by Hodgson upset the established order, with the British rider lowsiding out of a commanding lead on lap one. While Toseland, Laconi and Chili fought for the race, Rueben Xaus was able to get in on the action.In the later stages Laconi...

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  • Hodgson fastest in Misano free practice

    17 June 2003

    Hodgson fastest in Misano free practice

    Neil Hodgson has gone fastest in free practice for this weekend’s World Superbike races at Misano in Italy.The factory Ducati rider completed 29 laps, the most in the session, with a best time of...

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  • Martin on Misano provisional pole

    17 June 2003

    Martin on Misano provisional pole

    Australian Steve Martin has put his D.F.X. Ducati 998 on provisional pole for Sunday’s World Superbike races in Misano.Martin posted a best time of 1:35.276, just ahead of Pierfrancesco Chili...

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  • Hodgson rules Misano superpole

    17 June 2003

    Hodgson rules Misano superpole

    Britain’s Neil Hodgson has once again underlined his control of the World Superbike championship by taking pole position for tomorrow’s races at Misano in Italy.The factory Ducati rider has put his...

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  • Haydon will miss Silverstone

    10 June 2003

    Haydon will miss Silverstone

    Foggy Petronas rider James Haydon will be forced to sit out the World Superbike round at Silverstone this weekend.The British rider is still suffering from a neck injury after a big crash at the last...

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  • Hodgson fights hard for 11th win

    10 June 2003

    Hodgson fights hard for 11th win

    Neil Hodgson has won both the World Superbike races in the sixth round of the world championship, at Silverstone.The British rider fought through an ongoing infection to win both races in front of the...

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  • Brits on form at Silverstone

    10 June 2003

    Brits on form at Silverstone

    John Reynolds and Chris Walker are on the provisional front row for the sixth round of the World Superbike championship at Silverstone.Gregorio Lavilla took the top spot in the first qualifying...

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  • Meet the WSB riders at Silverstone

    10 June 2003

    Meet the WSB riders at Silverstone

    You can meet all your favourite riders on Thursday afternoon when the World Superbike paddock at Silverstone is opened to the public.Entry to the paddock will be free of charge. You be able to watch...

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  • Brits dominate at Silverstone

    10 June 2003

    Brits dominate at Silverstone

    British riders are dominating the top of the timesheets after the first practice session in the sixth round of the World Superbike Championship, at Silverstone, with Frenchman Regis Laconi the only...

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  • Pole for Hodgson – Kagayama second

    10 June 2003

    Pole for Hodgson – Kagayama second

    Neil Hodgson has taken pole position for the sixth round of the World Superbike championship at Silverstone.Hodgson started the weekend badly, still recovering from a throat infection and trying out a...

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  • Toseland takes first win in WSB

    01 June 2003

    Toseland takes first win in WSB

    Neil Hodgson equalled Colin Edwards nine-race winning streak at the fifth round of the World Superbike championship in Oschersleben, Germany, but it was James Toseland that impressed the most,...

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