World Superbikes (May 2006)

  • Bayliss does Brit double

    27 May 2006

    Bayliss does Brit double

    Troy Bayliss has completed a World Superbike double with two wins at the Silverstone round of the championship on Sunday, May 28, 2006. Bayliss had to fight hard in both races to overcome a strong...

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  • A weekend with Toseland

    27 May 2006

    A weekend with Toseland

    Motorcyclenews.com’s Angus Farquhar has spent the weekend working as part of James Toseland’s pit crew and you can read his account here. Click the links below to follow Angus through the...

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  • WSB: Hill on pole

    27 May 2006

    WSB: Hill on pole

    World Supersport free practice 2: 1 Lagrive M. 1'37.530 2 Leblanc G. 1'37.673 3 Sofuoglu K. 1'38.043 4 Andersen K. 1'38.055 5 Vizziello G. 1'38.126 6 Parkes B. 1'38.643 7 Veneman B. 1'38.930 8 Fores...

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  • Suzuki wins at Albecete

    20 May 2006

    Suzuki wins at Albecete

    The Suzuki Castrol team of Keiichi Kitagwa, Matthieu Lagrive and Vincent Philippe has won the Albacete 8 Hour endurance race. The team ran a consistent race despite drama from the start when a...

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  • WSB: Silverstone Friday

    20 May 2006

    WSB: Silverstone Friday

    WSB First qualifying: Troy Bayliss and Troy Corser dominated the first qualifying session for Silverstone WSB despite big crashes for Bayliss and Toseland. Toseland, Chris Walker and Bayliss all...

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  • Hodgson's year improves

    20 May 2006

    Hodgson's year improves

    Britain's Neil Hodgson had a positive race weekend at the Infineon Raceway on May 20-21, as Suzuki's Ben Spies took a fifth and sixth consecutive win. Spies led from the start of both 28 lap races to...

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  • Corser takes Monza pole

    06 May 2006

    Corser takes Monza pole

    Troy Corser set the fastest ever qualifying lap at Monza to take pole position for Sunday’s World Superbike race. It looked like fellow Aussie Troy Bayliss was going to take pole with a...

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  • Bayliss dominates Monza

    06 May 2006

    Bayliss dominates Monza

    Troy Bayliss has taken the double race win in at Monza, his second in a row and his sixth Monza win. Race 1: Bayliss took his fifth Monza World Superbike win after dominating the majority of the...

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  • McWilliams to race AMA

    06 May 2006

    McWilliams to race AMA

    Jeremy McWilliams will race a Buell XBRR at the fourth round of the AMA Superbike championship at the Infineon Raceway on Saturday, May 20, 2006. However, he won't be up against fellow Brit Neil...

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  • WSB drops South Africa

    06 May 2006

    WSB drops South Africa

    The South African round of the World Superbike championship has been cancelled. The final race of the season was scheduled to be held in the country on October 22, but no circuit was ever confirmed...

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  • Brookes splits with team

    01 May 2006

    Brookes splits with team

    Josh Brookes has split from the SC Caracchi Ducati World Supersport team, in a mutual decision. Brookes is in final negotiation with a number of teams to be on the grid for the next round at...

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  • Haga tops Monza times

    01 May 2006

    Haga tops Monza times

    Friday afternoon's rain-affected qualifying practice for Sunday's Monza WSB round has finished with Noriyuki Haga fastest. The top four didn't change in the last half hour of the session. Many riders...

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