World Superbikes (September 2005)

  • WSB: Corser fastest

    30 September 2005

    WSB: Corser fastest

    Troy Corser has dominated the first qualifying session for the imola round of the World Superbike championship, claiming provisional pole with a time of 1:49.161. The Australian Suzuki rider...

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  • Endurance season finale

    23 September 2005

    Endurance season finale

    The Suzuki Castrol team have won the final round of the World Endurance championship, the Vallelunga 200, despite their star rider being unable to ride following a qualifying crash. The duo of...

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  • Yamaha keeps WSS duo

    23 September 2005

    Yamaha keeps WSS duo

    Yamaha will stick with current riders Kevin Curtain and Broc Parkes for the 2006 season on the new Yamaha YZF-R76. The Yamaha Motor Germany squad will again field the two Australians with official...

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  • British endurance glory?

    16 September 2005

    British endurance glory?

    The British Diablo 666 Endurance team will be going for glory this weekend at the final round of the championship at Vallelunga in Spain. The Suzuki castrol team may have taken the championship, but...

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  • Vermeulen tops QP2

    09 September 2005

    Double Assen winner Chris Vermeulen is on provisional pole for the WSB round at Eurospeedway Lausitz on Sunday, September 11, 2005. The Australian Ten Kate Honda rider completed 22 laps with a best 1:39.847, to qualify ahead of championship leader Tory Corser. Corser completed 25 laps with a time of 1:40.092, with Noriyuki Haga third with 1:40.102. Britian's James Toseland slipped down the order...

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  • Lanzi takes surprise pole

    09 September 2005

    Lanzi takes surprise pole

    Lorenzo Lanzi has taken his first pole position in World Superbikes after taking the factory Ducati to the fastest ever lap of the Lausitzring, Germany. The Italian rider is filling in for the...

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  • Lanzi takes first win

    09 September 2005

    Lanzi takes first win

    Lorenzo Lanzi has taken a race win in his debut for the factory Ducati Squad, sharing the spoils at the German Lausitzring with fellow winner Chris Vermeulen. Lanzi started both races from pole while...

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  • Vermeulen Assen double

    02 September 2005

    Vermeulen Assen double

    Chris Vermeulen has won both races at the Assen round of the World Superbike championship. The Australian had dominated the first race, but found the going harder for his second attempt. Sixth off...

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  • Vermeulen on Assen pole

    02 September 2005

    Vermeulen on Assen pole

    Australian Chris Vermeulen will start from pole position for the World Superbike round at Assen on Sunday, Septmeber 4, 2005, having pulled out a lap of 2:04.179 from apparently nowhere. Britain's...

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  • Lanzi in for injured Laconi

    02 September 2005

    Lanzi in for injured Laconi

    Italian Lorenzo Lanzi will ride for the Xerox Ducati World Superbike team as a replacement for the injured Regis Laconi this weekend at Eurospeedway Lausitz. Laconi was injured during the first...

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  • Sidecar legend retires

    02 September 2005

    Sidecar legend retires

    British sidecar legend, Steve Webster M.B.E., has announced his immediate retirement from the sport after 25 years and 10 world championship titles. His retirement was announced amid emotional scenes...

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  • Nieto loses WSB ride

    02 September 2005

    Nieto loses WSB ride

    Fonsi Nieto has lost his place in the Scuderia SC Caracchi Ducati team, as revealed in an official press release by the team. "Luckily Gianluca Nannelli in Supersport and Lorenzo Lanzi in...

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  • Mladin is AMA champion

    02 September 2005

    Mladin is AMA champion

    Mat Mladin claimed his sixth AMA Superbike title in the final race of the season at Road Atlanta on Sunday. The Australian gave himself a challenge after initially making a good start. With the race...

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  • Toseland tops Assen

    02 September 2005

    Toseland tops Assen

    James Toseland has topped the timesheets for the first qualifying session at the Assen World Superbike round. The reigning champion posted a time of 2:04.742 on his factory Ducati 999F05. He was...

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