World Superbikes (September 2006)

  • Bayliss takes Imola pole

    30 September 2006

    Bayliss takes Imola pole

    Troy Bayliss has taken pole position for the penultimate round of the World Superbike champiship at Imola. The Ducati rider was only fifth fastest in the final qualifying session but pulled it out of...

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  • 2007 WSB riders

    23 September 2006

    2007 WSB riders

    As the season ends and riders confirm where they will be riding in 2007, we've compiled all the latest moves and teams, so you can find out easily who will be riding which bike next season. 2007 WSB...

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  • Suzuki win WEC title

    16 September 2006

    The Castrol Suzuki team has claimed the 2006 World Endurance Championship with victory at the final round at Magny Cours in france on September 16, 2006. Suzuki Endurance Racing Team rider Keiichi Kitagwa crossed the finishing like of the Bol d'Or 24 hr race at 3pm local time, 13 laps ahead of nearest rivals Yamaha Austria. The race had been one of the toughest of the year, with wet qualifying...

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  • Martin moves to DFX

    16 September 2006

    Martin moves to DFX

    Australian WSB rider Steve Martin has signed for the DFX Treme team for 2007, joining MIchel Fabrizio on Hondas. Martin has ridden for Foggy Petronas for two seasons, but with the Petronas...

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  • Bol d'Or warm-up

    16 September 2006

    There's renewed hope for the British teams competing at the Bol d'Or 24 Hrs race today, Saturday, September 16, 2006, as dry conditions have seen the Diablo team jump from 32nd to 4th fastest, and Phase One jump up to 8th quickest. The time sheets were headed by the Suzuki Castrol team, from Yamaha GMT 94 and Team Kawasaki Fuchs. Diablo's Mark Rohtlaan put in the fastest time for the squad and...

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  • Bayliss on pole

    09 September 2006

    Bayliss on pole

    Troy Bayliss has continued his domination at the Lausitz Ring taking pole position for Sunday's race. The Ducati rider set the best lap in the qualifying session then went on to take the top spot by...

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  • Wins for JT and Yukio

    09 September 2006

    Wins for JT and Yukio

    Troy Bayliss failed in his attempt to wrap up the World Superbike title early after conceding the Lausitz Ring races to Yukio Kagayama and James Toseland. Bayliss look like he was going to take the...

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  • Suzuki on Bol d'Or pole

    09 September 2006

    Suzuki on Bol d'Or pole

    Julian da Costa has put the number two Suzuki team on pole position for the final round of the World Endurance championship at Bol D'Or on September 16, 2006, amid persistent rain. The number one...

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  • Biaggi signs up for WSB

    09 September 2006

    Biaggi signs up for WSB

    After months of rumours Max Biaggi has finally signed for the Alstare Corona Suzuki World Superbike team. The Italian lost his ride in MotoGP at the end of 2005 and failed to get a ride in 2006 but...

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  • Assen WSB results

    02 September 2006

    Chris Walker has taken his first World Superbike race win in dramatic style at a wet Assen circuit, see the full results below. Race 1: C.WALKER A. PITT 4.97 M.FABRIZIO 24.13 F. NIETO 36.97 N. ABE 37.18 M.NEUKIRCHNER 37.32 L. LANZI 40.93 R. ROLFO 41.86 K. MUGGERIDGE 53.38 J. TOSELAND 55.87 I. CLEMENTI 1:39.835 S. MARTIN 1:59.724 S. NAKATOMI 1 Lap H. VAN BEEK 1 Lap V.

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  • Bayliss top at Lausitz

    02 September 2006

    Bayliss top at Lausitz

    Troy Bayliss has set the fastest lap after the first day at the Lausitz Ring World Superbike round. Bayliss could rap up the title this weekend if he continues this form, but Troy Corser seems...

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  • Corser takes Assen pole

    02 September 2006

    Troy Corser has stormed to pole position after a dry superpole session for the Assen round of the World Superbike championship. The Suzuki rider was the only rider to drop below the 1:39 mark in the Superpole session. Noriyuki Haga stormed to second place on the grid just 0.044 seconds behind Corser followed by Corser's team-mate Yukio Kagayama and Troy Bayliss taking the final place on the...

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  • Walker's first WSB win

    02 September 2006

    Walker's first WSB win

    Chris Walker has taken his first World Superbike race win in dramatic style at a wet Assen circuit. The Brit rider took Kawasaki's first WSB win since 2000 after almost coming off in the first...

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  • Hodgson fight for podium

    02 September 2006

    Hodgson fight for podium

    Neil Hodgson was unlucky not to take a podium at the Road Atlanta round of the AMA Superbike championship on Sunday, September 3 as he finished just 0.098 away from the rostrum. Hodgson had run as...

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  • WEC rookie rewarded

    02 September 2006

    WEC rookie rewarded

    World Endurance rider Alex cudlin has been awarded the title of Rookie of the Year for 2006, receiving 59 per cent of votes cast by fans. The 19-year-old Australian races for the British Diablo 666...

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  • Wildcards for Bol d'Or

    02 September 2006

    Wildcards for Bol d'Or

    The provisional entry list for the Bol d'Or 24 Hour round has been released with permanent teams being joined by some interesting wildcards entries. You'll be able to cheer on the British-based...

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  • Bayliss tops qualifying

    01 September 2006

    Bayliss tops qualifying

    Troy Bayliss has put his factory Ducati on provisional pole for the first World Superbike meeting at the revised Assen circuit in Holland. Bayliss posted a fastest lap of 1:39.336 to head Ducati...

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  • Bayliss tops Assen times

    01 September 2006

    Bayliss tops Assen times

    Troy Bayliss has gone fastest in the opening practice session for the Assen World Superbike round, reassured, no doubt, by the anouncement of a two-year extension of his contract with Ducati. The...

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