World Superbikes (May 2011)

  • Checa wins race one in Utah

    30 May 2011 by Tom Cambio

    Checa wins race one in Utah

    Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati) won an eventful race one at Miller Motorsports Park, Utah. Leading an all-Ducati podium, Checa took first on the seventh lap and pulled away from the chasing pack,...

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  • Checa snatches pole position at Miller

    29 May 2011 by Tom Cambio

    Checa snatches pole position at Miller

    Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) continued his domination at Miller Motorsports Park, snatching pole position back from Jakub Smrz (Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing) in the last lap of the wet,...

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  • James Ellison’s meet and greet party

    26 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    James Ellison’s meet and greet party

    Since James Ellison is racing abroad this year and won’t get as much of an opportunity to meet his fans in the UK as he likes, he’s organized his own meet and greet party in Matlock, this Sunday (May...

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  • Laverty and Melandri get Aragon test underway

    13 May 2011 by Michael Guy

    Laverty and Melandri get Aragon test underway

    The factory Yamaha World Superbike team of Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty will begin their second day of testing at the Aragon Motorland circuit today. The two riders completed a successful day of...

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  • Checa back to his best at Misano test

    12 May 2011 by Michael Guy

    Checa back to his best at Misano test

    Carlos Checa shrugged of what was a difficult weekend at Monza where  by finishing the two day test at Misano fastest to reassert his previous dominance back on the championship. The Althea...

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  • Biaggi leads the way at Misano test

    11 May 2011 by Michael Guy

    Biaggi leads the way at Misano test

    Max Biaggi reacted to his extreme disappointment of missing out on victory at Monza on Sunday by dominating the opening day of testing at Misano yesterday. The reigning World Superbike champion...

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  • Monza WSB: Laverty does the double

    08 May 2011 by Liam Marsden

    Monza WSB: Laverty does the double

    Factory Yamaha rider Eugene Laverty has won both superbikes races at Monza today after Max Biaggi was given a ride through penalty.  Max Biaggi got a good start and pulled away from the rest...

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  • Monza WSB: Laverty takes first WSB win

    08 May 2011 by Liam Marsden

    Monza WSB: Laverty takes first WSB win

    Factory Yamaha rider Eugene Laverty has taken his first victory in World Superbikes after dominating race one at Monza today.  Laverty took the lead on the second lap, but pole-setter Max Biaggi...

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  • Monza WSB: Chaz Davies in control

    06 May 2011 by Michael Guy

    Monza WSB: Chaz Davies in control

    Chaz Davies stamped his authority on day one of the Monza World Supersport round by setting the fastest time in both free practice and first qualifying today. The ParkinGo Yamaha R6 rider set a best...

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  • Recovering Toseland aims for Monza return

    03 May 2011 by Michael Guy

    Recovering Toseland aims for Monza return

    James Toseland will fly to Monza tomorrow (Wednesday) with the intention of riding his BMW Motorrad Italia S1000RR for the first time since suffering his serious hand injury in testing. The former two...

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  • Lowes set to fight again at Monza

    03 May 2011 by Michael Guy

    Lowes set to fight again at Monza

    Despite suffering a sickening high side at Assen just 16 days ago where he shattered his collarbone and was knocked unconscious, Sam Lowes is set to race this weekend at Monza. The gutsy 20 year old...

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