World Superbikes (October 2005)

  • Bostrom B joins Hodgson

    28 October 2005

    Bostrom B joins Hodgson

    Ducati has announced that Ben Bostrom will partner the already-confirmed Niel Hodgson in the Parts Unlimited Ducati Austin team that will compete in next year's AMA Superbike Championship with factory...

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  • Toseland confirms move

    21 October 2005

    Toseland confirms move

    Former WSB champ James Toseland dropped by the MCN Stand at Thursday's NEC Show press day - for a chat on the sofa. Read his interview with Michael Guy in the next issue of MCN - out on November 2. ...

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  • 2006 WSB test dates

    14 October 2005

    2006 WSB test dates

    The final round of the World Sueprbike championship may only just have taken place but preparations for next year are well underway with the dates for the first round of the championship and the 2006...

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  • Jones signs for Foggy

    14 October 2005

    Jones signs for Foggy

    British Supersport runner-up in 2005, Craig Jones, has signed for the Foggy-Petronas team to race in World Superbikes in 2006. Jones has signed a one year deal with the team to race the FP-1, with an...

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  • Bayliss/Lanzi for Ducati

    14 October 2005

    Bayliss/Lanzi for Ducati

    Ducati has officially dropped James Toseland from its World Sueprbike team for 2006 with Troy Bayliss and rising star Lorenzo Lanzi taking over the two-bike squad next year. Toseland still...

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  • Yukio on provisional pole

    07 October 2005

    Yukio on provisional pole

    Yukio Kagayama has topped the first day of qualifying for the final round of the World Superbike championship at Magny Cours. The Japanese Suzuki rider is one of the few riders to have tested at the...

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  • Toseland misses out

    07 October 2005

    Toseland misses out

    Honda’s Chris Vermeulen and Ducati rider Lorenzo Lanzi took one win each at the final round of the WSB series at Magny-Cours. Newly-crowned WSB champ Troy Corser (who started from the fourth...

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  • WSB: Vermeulen on pole

    01 October 2005

    Chris Vermeulen will start the Imola round of the World Superbike championship from pole position after a Superpole lap around 0.5 seconds faster than the rest of the field. Second fastest was factory Ducati rider Regis Laconi, returning following injury. Third was championship leader Tory Corser, with Britain's James Toseland fourth quickest. The injured Chris Walker finished Superpole as the...

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  • Corser wins WSB title

    01 October 2005

    Corser wins WSB title

    Troy Corser is celebrating taking his second World Superbike championship following the cancellation of the second race at Imola in Italy, due to heavy rain. The first race of the day saw Chris...

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  • WSB season finale

    01 October 2005

    WSB season finale

    Despite winning the World Superbike championship at the previous round, Troy Corser still has a major point to prove at the season finale at Magny Cours in France on Sunday, October 9, 2005. The Team...

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