World Superbikes (January 2008)

  • Video: Honda test at Almeria

    30 January 2008 by Michael Guy

    Watch our video of the Honda World Superbike temas testing their new 2008 WSB bikes at Almeria. The Hannspree Ten Kate Honda team finished the first test onboard the brand new 2008 specification Honda CBR1000RR at the top of the time sheets in Almeria last week. WSB rookies Carlos Checa and Ryuichi Kiyonari set identical lap times on the final day and left the Spanish circuit convinced...

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  • Honda is a work in progress for Lavilla

    23 January 2008 by Michael Guy

    Honda is a work in progress for Lavilla

    Former BSB Champion Gregorio Lavilla continued his transition to the Paul Bird Honda CBR1000RR he’ll ride in WSB this season with his second test on the bike in Almeria, Spain. Having...

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  • 2008 Ten Kate Honda’s take to the track

    23 January 2008 by Michael Guy

    2008 Ten Kate Honda’s take to the track

    The Hannspree Ten Kate Honda squad began their one and only test of the all new 2008 CBR1000RR this morning (Wednesday) in Almeria before heading to the opening round of the World Superbike...

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  • Alstare test 2008 bikes

    18 January 2008 by Michael Guy

    Alstare test 2008 bikes

    The Alstare Suzuki squad completed a further three days testing at Phillip Island this week despite persistent rumours that the teams 2008 plans could be in doubt due to a sponsorship shortfall. See...

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  • World Superbike entry list confirmed

    18 January 2008 by Michael Guy

    World Superbike entry list confirmed

    The 2008 WSB entry list has been announced with 28 permant riders confirmed in this years 15 round championship. WSB regulars will be joined by MotoGP men Carlos Checa and Makoto Tamada with BSB...

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  • Video: Jonathan Rea lighting up his 600

    15 January 2008 by Michael Guy, Gary Price (Video)

    Jonathan Rea may be a World Supersport rider now, but nobody told him that he shouldn’t be lighting up his Hannspree Ten Kate Honda at Phillip Island. With the current crop of World Supersport bikes behaving like mini Superbikes Rea has been able to bring his committed all action riding style from BSB to the World Championship with spectacular results. At the awesome turn one in Australia Rea...

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  • Video: World Superbike and supersport testing at Phillip Island

    14 January 2008 by Angus Farquhar

    Last week saw many of the World Superbike and Supersport riders out on their 2008 motorcycles for the first time. We've already brought you an exclusive interview with Ten Kate rider Johnathan Rea, but now you can see some highlights of the WSB and WSS bikes in action around the Aurstralian circuit. Watch the player below to see several compilations of Troy Bayliss, Chris Walker, and Max Biaggi in...

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  • WSB Phillip Island: Bayliss sets early pace

    08 January 2008 by Michael Guy

    WSB Phillip Island: Bayliss sets early pace

    Troy Bayliss continued where he left off from last months WSB test in Qatar by setting the pace on the opening day of the three day Pirelli test at Phillip Island. Riding the Xerox Ducati 1098 F08,...

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