World Superbikes (May 2009)

  • WSB America: Spies secures race one victory

    31 May 2009 by Michael Guy

    Ben Spies has dominated the opening two-part race at Miller Motorsports Park with an empathic eight second victory ahead of Spaniard Carlos Checa. Brit Jonathan Rea rode an impressive race to finish third on track, but on aggregate timing dropped to fifth place. Third spot went to a hard charging Michel Fabrizio who pushed his way past Max Biaggi and Ryuichi Kiyonari in the closing laps. Kiyonari...

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  • WSS America: Lascorz fastest on day one

    30 May 2009 by Michael Guy

    WSS America: Lascorz fastest on day one

    Factory Kawasaki rider Joan Lascorz got to grips with the fast Miller Motorsports circuit to secure the fastest Supersport time of the day ahead of three time race winner Eugene Laverty. Parkalgar...

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  • Spies targets home double at Miller

    29 May 2009 by Michael Guy

    Spies targets home double at Miller

    Ben Spies enters the seventh round of the World Superbike championship in confident mood with the clear aim of leaving his home race with the double win. The 25 year old American has an impressive...

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  • Dreaming of a dream WSB paddock

    21 May 2009 by mattleon

    Let's face it - this year's World Superbike grid is filled up with some pretty monster names. Ok, well at least it will be again soon once the casualties of Monza return from the hospital. BUT...... Through the gossip i am hearing on the paddock, and from reading the pages of the greatest newspaper published in the World, I am already dreaming of a 2010 World Superbike grid full of not monster...

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  • Haga philosophical about title hopes

    21 May 2009 by Michael Guy

    Haga philosophical about title hopes

    Noriyuki Haga maintains there is a long way to go before he even starts thinking about claiming his first ever WSB crown. The Xerox Ducati rider now sits 85 points ahead of his team-mate Michel...

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  • Kyalami WSB: Race 1 results - Haga wins

    17 May 2009 by MCN

    Kyalami WSB: Race 1 results - Haga wins

    Noriyuki Haga showed again why he is the current leader on points as he secured his fifth win this year. Spies was challenging Haga until a mistake in the middle of the race when Spies feet...

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  • Kyalami WSS: Crutchlow takes pole

    16 May 2009 by MCN

    Kyalami WSS: Crutchlow takes pole

    Cal Crutchlow maintained his momentum from Monza and took pole again on his Yamaha R6. This puts the young Brit in an perfect position to dominate the race and continue his winning...

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  • 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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