World Superbikes (April 2005)

  • Supersport first practice

    22 April 2005

    Supersport first practice

    The Ten Kate Hondas of Katsuaki Fujiwara and Sebastien Charpentier have dominated the opening practice session for the World Supersport race at Valencia - with Fujiwara taking the fastest lap of the...

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  • WSB bans big bang

    22 April 2005

    WSB bans big bang

    The FIM has voted to ban big bang engines from being used in the World Superbike championship. The move came after the Virgin Yamaha team developed a big bang engine to compete in the British...

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  • Supersport 1st qualifying

    22 April 2005

    Supersport 1st qualifying

    Sebastien Charpontier has topped the first qualifying session for the Valencia round of the World Supersport championship, just beating teammate Katsuaki Fujiwara. The two riders lead the way in the...

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  • WSB: First practice times

    22 April 2005

    WSB: First practice times

    Troy Corser is fastest in Valencia after first practice for Sunday's WSB races. See below for our as-it-happened timings from this morning's session. We'll be bringing you live updates from the...

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  • Corser on Valencia pole

    22 April 2005

    Corser on Valencia pole

    Troy Corser has continued his domination of the Valencia superbike weekend by taking the fastest superpole lap and pole position for Sunday's race. Corser topped all the free practice and qualifying...

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  • WSB testing for Monza

    22 April 2005

    WSB testing for Monza

    Tha Yamaha, Suzuki and Ducati squads have all completed testing at Monza in Italy to prepare for the next round of the World Superbike championship on May 8, 2005. The Motor Italia Yamaha sqyad...

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  • AMA podium for Hodgson

    22 April 2005

    AMA podium for Hodgson

    Neil Hodgson has taken second place in the third round of the AMA Superbike championship at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama. The British ex-BSB and WSB champion took fourth in the racing on...

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  • WSB: Walker 2nd fastest

    22 April 2005

    WSB: Walker 2nd fastest

    Britain's Chris Walker finished second fastest in a last minute dash for the front row in Friday first qualifying for Sunday's WSB races at Valencia. ZX-10R rider Walker was only bested by...

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  • Corser does the double

    22 April 2005

    Corser does the double

    Troy Corser has won both races at the Valencia round of the World Superbike championship, with Brit Chris Walker taking third place in race two behind Chris Vermeulen. Race 2: For Corser race two...

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  • GMT94 win Le Mans

    15 April 2005

    GMT94 win Le Mans

    Reigning world endurance champions GMT94 have won the Le Mans 24 hours with riders David Checa, William Costes and Sebastien Gimbert. The team qualified on pole position, with David Checa holding the...

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  • WSB arrives in Europe

    15 April 2005

    WSB arrives in Europe

    The WSB championship hits Europe for the first time this season this weekend with defending champ James Toseland focused on clawing his way back into the title fight. We'll be bringing you live...

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  • Foggy: I'd beat Rossi

    08 April 2005

    Foggy: I'd beat Rossi

    Tough-talking former WSB champ Carl Fogarty reckons he would have spanked current MotoGP champ Valentino Rossi had the two ever gone head-to-head. The Foggy Petronas Racing WSB boss - who has four...

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  • Do you want airhorns?

    08 April 2005

    Do you want airhorns?

    The owners of Silverstone race circuit want you to decide whether to allow the use of airhorns during race meetings. This year the circuit will host two major bike events, with World Superbikes on...

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  • WSB: Corser does double

    01 April 2005

    WSB: Corser does double

    The Alstare Corona Suzuki team has dominated the top of the World Superbike leader board for the second time with Troy Corser taking both wins at Phillip Island and team-mate Yukio Kagayama taking a...

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  • WSB: Kagayama on pole

    01 April 2005

    WSB: Kagayama on pole

    Yukio Kagayama has taken pole position for the Phillip Island round of the World Superbike championship despite setting only the fifth fastest time in the second qualifying session. The Alstara Corona...

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  • WSB: First qualifying

    01 April 2005

    WSB: First qualifying

    Australians dominated the first world superbike qualifying session at Phillip Island on Friday April 1, with Troy Corser taking the fastest lap and six of the top eight riders hailing from Australia. ...

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