World Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2009)

  • Kyalami WSB: Regis Laconi Injury Update

    16 May 2009 by Michael Guy

    Kyalami WSB: Regis Laconi Injury Update

    Regis Laconi, who crashed heavily during Friday’s opening Free Practice session, remains in a serious but stable condition this morning. An updated diagnosis from the Sunninghill Hospital in Sandton...

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  • Met Crutchlow at Monza

    15 May 2009 by andy payne

    Met Crutchlow at Monza

    on a recent trip to Monza my mates & I were lucky enough to meet up with our British supersport champion cal Crutchlow. In this picture is me (Andy) Paul, Ross, Los & Ian.

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  • Haga undeterred by Monza injury

    15 May 2009 by Michael Guy

    Haga undeterred by Monza injury

    Championship leader Noriyuki Haga maintains he is suffering no serious side effects from his 148mph collision with a bird at Monza just five days ago. The Xerox Ducati rider suffered a heavily bruised...

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  • Troy Corser to sit out Kyalami WSB

    14 May 2009 by Michael GUy

    Troy Corser to sit out Kyalami WSB

    BMW rider Troy Corser will miss this weekends World Superbike round in Kyalami following the injuries sustained during Sunday’s Monza race. The Australian who was already riding with a broken bone in...

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  • Monza WSB: Spies takes victory in Race 2

    10 May 2009 by James Keen

    Monza WSB: Spies takes victory in Race 2

    Yamaha rider Ben Spies took the win in the second World Superbike race at the Autodromo Nazionale in Italy. Spies placed 15th in race 1 after bike trouble saw him drop back from the lead on...

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  • Monza WSB: Fabrizio wins superbike race 1

    10 May 2009 by James Keen

    Monza WSB: Fabrizio wins superbike race 1

    Italian Ducati Xerox rider Michel Fabrizio claimed victory in World Superbike race 1 after a massive crash led to the race being red flagged. Fabrizio's team mate Noriyuki Haga claimed second,...

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  • Brit marshals at the Assen WSB

    29 April 2009 by Wendy Wakeham

    Brit marshals at the Assen WSB

    Just thought I would let you know that a contingent of british marshals worked at WSBK assen at the weekend. Myself and Tony Wakeham took over 8 marshals from newcastle (their 1st time). We were...

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  • Win it or Bin it

    29 April 2009 by Timothy Durrant

    Win it or Bin it

    We all saw that epic battle in the supersport race from Assen, but check out Eugene Laverty's front tyre on the last corner - talk about past the point of no return. How did he not crash?!

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  • WSB Assen Blog: World Class Brits

    29 April 2009 by Michael Guy

    WSB Assen Blog: World Class Brits

    What a weekend for the Brits. After the opening three rounds I was starting to wonder if our boys could really be a match for the best WSB men in the world, but after this weekend I’ve got my...

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  • Leon's near miss!

    28 April 2009 by stephen dennis

    Leon's near miss!

    Here's a few snaps i took at assen showing leon's near miss when max crashed out infront of him. Plus leon's burnout after a great second place.

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  • Shakey frustrated after Assen top ten

    28 April 2009 by Michael Guy

    Shakey frustrated after Assen top ten

    Shane Byrne left round four of the World Superbike Championship at Assen, frustrated after securing 11th and eighth in the two races. The reigning BSB champion has so far been unable to replicate the...

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  • Assen WSB: Haslam takes third and second

    27 April 2009 by MCN

    Assen WSB: Haslam takes third and second

    Stiggy Honda rider Leon Haslam got his first WSB podium at Assen with a third in race one, after he was unable to hold off WSB rookie Ben Spies. Haslam looked odds on to finish second, but a late...

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  • WSS Assen: Crutchlow and Laverty on the pace

    25 April 2009 by Michael Guy

    WSS Assen: Crutchlow and Laverty on the pace

    2009 race winners Cal Crutchlow and Eugene Laverty made promising starts to the Assen race weekend with both men running at the front throughout the hour long session. Crutchlow swapped positions with...

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  • Assen WSB: Parkes out - Easton In

    23 April 2009 by Michael Guy

    Assen WSB: Parkes out - Easton In

    Following a testing crash at Snetterton this week factory Kawasaki rider Broc Parkes will miss this weekends WSB race at Assen. His untimely injury has led to the inform BSB rider Stuart Easton...

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  • Shakey ready to up his pace at Assen

    20 April 2009 by Michael Guy

    Shakey ready to up his pace at Assen

    Shane Byrne has revealed just how frustrated he is at his results in the opening three rounds of the World Superbike Championship and is targeting a return to the front at this weekends Assen...

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  • John Hopkins targets Haslam and the podium

    08 April 2009 by Michael Guy

    John Hopkins targets Haslam and the podium

    WSB rookie John Hopkins remains confident he can become a front runner during the season onboard the Stiggy Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. Hopkins claimed 11th and 12th in the two races despite a fuelling...

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  • WSB in Valencia

    08 April 2009 by stuart pridmore

    WSB in Valencia

    Just got back from WSB in Valencia. First time out with a camera. Who should come up trumps - MR Corser!

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