World Superbikes (January 2007)

  • WSB final testing

    26 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    WSB final testing

    World Superbike testing enters its final stage in February with all the top teams completing their own tests at various tracks around the world.  First to get on track are the factory Kawasaki...

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  • Ellison's Valencia focus

    25 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    Ellison's Valencia focus

    Dean Ellison made his WSB testing debut earlier this month and is currently preparing himself for a second test in Valencia in less than two weeks time. After a steady start, Ellison has had time to...

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  • WSB preview questions

    25 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    WSB preview questions

    What do you want to know? MCN are currently working on their comprehensive WSB season preview where we’ll be finding out about James Toseland’s thoughts and aspirations for the year ahead.  Now...

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  • Tardozzi: 999 is dead

    24 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    Tardozzi: 999 is dead

    Xerox Ducati team boss Davide Tardozzi has warned that WSB will suffer in 2008 if Ducati aren’t allowed to race their new flagship 1098 sports bike. Speaking to MCN, Tardozzi admitted that although...

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  • WSB skips Turkey

    22 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    WSB skips Turkey

    The 2007 World Superbike calendar has finally been confirmed as a 13 round series starting in Qatar next month.  The provisional calendar included a 14th round rumoured to be the awesome...

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  • Laconi ready for 2007

    22 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    Laconi ready for 2007

    After a disastrous 2006 campaign, former WSB front runner Regis Laconi believes he can turnaround his fortunes in 2007. This is thanks to new spec Ohlins suspension and his down sized team.  ...

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  • WSB Entry Lists

    19 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    WSB Entry Lists

    Despite being crowned world Superbike champion, Troy Bayliss has revealed that he won’t be running the no.1 plate in 2007. Bayliss who races under the no.21 switched to the no.1 plate for 2001 after...

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  • WSB gets new sponsor

    19 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    WSB gets new sponsor

    Ten Kate Honda’s title sponsor, Hannspree have arrived in the world of bike racing with a bang.  The TV and computer monitor manufacturer are not only sponsoring the Honda WSB team they are also...

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  • Superstock 600 European Championship entry list

    18 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    N.    Start N.    Rider    Nat.    Motorcycle    Team Name 1    7    Renato Constantini    ITA    Honda CBR 600RR    Team Italia Megabike AX # 52 2    8    Andrea Antonelli    ITA    Honda...

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  • Superstock 1000 FIM entry list

    18 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    N.    Start N.    Rider    Nat.    Motorcycle    Team Name 1    71    Claudio Corti    ITA    Yamaha YZF R1    Team Lorenzini by Leoni 2    81    Michele Pirro    ITA    Yamaha YZF...

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  • World Supersport Entry List

    18 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    N.    Start N.    Rider    Nat.    Motorcycle    Team Name 1    16    Sebastien Charpentier    FRA    Honda CBR 600RR    Ten Kate Honda Team 2    54    Kenan Sofuoglu    TUR    Honda CBR...

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  • WSB Entry List

    18 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    N.    Start N.    Rider    Nat.    Motorcycle    Team Name 1    21    Troy Bayliss    AUS    Ducati 999F07    Ducati Xerox Team 2    57    Lorenzo Lanzi    ITA    Ducati...

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  • 1098 rule change nearer

    16 January 2007 by Dave Rawlings

    1098 rule change nearer

    The boss of Ducati has revealed that a rule change to officially allow the bike to race in World Superbikes could be a step closer. Ducati President and CEO Federico Minoli has called again for an...

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  • Foggy Decision close

    15 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    Foggy Decision close

    Carl Fogarty could find out this week if he’ll be running a team in World Superbikes next season. With time running out for the four-time WSB champion to get the sponsor he needs, Foggy knows that...

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  • Bayliss stays fast

    14 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    Bayliss stays fast

    Troy Bayliss took control of the second day of WSB testing in Phillip Island with a stunning early morning lap a full second faster than the current WSB lap record. His 1:31.00 lap time set in cool...

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  • 2007 WSB: 3 rounds in UK

    13 January 2007 by MCN

    2007 WSB: 3 rounds in UK

    WSB will return to Donington Park this year for the first time since 2001. The race takes place on April 1 and has been incorporated into the revised 14-round series, though one race on July 8 is...

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  • WSB test in Phillip Island

    12 January 2007 by Michael Guy

    WSB test in Phillip Island

    The battle for WSB primacy continues this week with the worlds top Superbike riders lining up for the third official Pirelli test at Phillip Island in Australia. Championship favourites Troy Bayliss,...

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