World Superbikes (July 2006)

  • Ito wins Suzuka 8 Hrs

    29 July 2006

    Ito wins Suzuka 8 Hrs

    The Suzuka 8 Hours has been won by the F.C.C. TSR Honda team of former GP racer and now triple Suzuka winner Shinichi Ito, and five-time 125cc GP winner Takeshi Tsujimura, on a CBR1000RR. The duo...

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  • Suzuka video highlights

    29 July 2006

    Suzuka video highlights

    It doesn't look like the Suzuka 8 hour endurance race is being shown on UK TV so we’ve had a dig around to find some video of the event. You can read a full report on the race by clicking here...

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  • Haga takes Brno pole

    22 July 2006

    Haga takes Brno pole

    Noriyuki Haga has taken his first pole position since 2002 after setting the fastest lap in the superpole session for the Brno round of the World superbike championship. The day’s practice and...

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  • Brits take on Suzuka

    22 July 2006

    Brits take on Suzuka

    The British-based Diablo 666 team has begun the battle against the top Japanese factory teams at the Suzuka 8 Hours event in Japan. The team has been busy preparing since the previous round at...

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  • Hodgson AMA podium

    22 July 2006

    Hodgson AMA podium

    Neil Hodgson took a fine third place in the AMA Superbike round at Laguna Seca, which formed part of the MotoGP weekend. Hodgson rose from sixth place in the early stages to pressure Kawasaki's Tommy...

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  • Top ten for McWilliams

    22 July 2006

    Top ten for McWilliams

    Jeremy McWilliams took eighth place at the AMA Formula Xtreme round at Laguna Seca on Sunday, July 23, 2006. McWilliams was riding the Warr's Harley-Davidson Buell XBRR in the race, which was part of...

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  • Suzuka qualifying

    22 July 2006

    Yoshiteru Konishi is on provisional pole for the Suzuka 8 Hour event on the No 101 Toy Story Honda, ahead of Akira Watanabe and Noryuki Haga. Although the morning qualifying sessions were dry, the mixed weatehr for the afternoon sessions saw them declared officially "wet" sessions, which meant teams could use more than the usual four sets of tyres for qualifying, despite little rain...

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  • Kagayama takes race 1

    22 July 2006

    Kagayama takes race 1

    Yukio Kagayama has ridden to his second ever World Superbike win at the Brno round of the championship. The Japanese Suzuki rider stormed through the pack to take the lead and win comfortably. The...

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  • Double for Kagayama

    22 July 2006

    Double for Kagayama

    Yukio Kagayama has taken his first ever double win at the Brno round of the World Superbike championship. Spurred on by his race one win the Japanese Suzuki rider stormed past his team-mate and...

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  • Kagayama tops practice

    15 July 2006

    Kagayama tops practice

    Yukio Kagayama has set the fastest time in the opening practice session for the Brno round of the World Superbike championship. The Suzuki rider just 0.06 of a second ahead of former champion James...

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  • Toseland on prov. pole

    15 July 2006

    Toseland on prov. pole

    James Toseland has topped the first qualifying session for the Brno round of the World Superbike championship. The former world champion took his Honda Fireblade to a new fastest lap of the circuit...

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