World Superbikes (April 2012)

  • Get £10 off Donington Park WSB tickets!

    23 April 2012 by MCN

    Get £10 off Donington Park WSB tickets!

    MCN and Donington Park have teamed up to offer you a fantastic £10 discount on Donington Park World Superbike weekend and race day tickets. The 2012 season is shaping up to be the best in years -...

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  • Assen WSB: Rea takes first win of 2012

    22 April 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Assen WSB: Rea takes first win of 2012

    Ten Kate Honda rider Jonathan Rea has taken his first race win of 2012 in drying conditions during the second superbike race at Assen. The drying conditions meant tyre choice would be critical, with...

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  • Assen WSB: Sykes takes third pole in a row

    21 April 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Assen WSB: Sykes takes third pole in a row

    Brit Tom Sykes has made it three pole positions from three, setting the fastest time in tricky conditions during superpole at Assen today. Superpole was run under wet conditions, meaning there were...

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  • Assen WSB: Lowes heads first WSS qualifying

    20 April 2012 by Michael Guy

    Assen WSB: Lowes heads first WSS qualifying

    British rider Sam Lowes finished the opening qualifying session in provisional pole position with a lap time of 1.38.900s. The Bogdanka Honda rider set his best time on his seventh lap, mid way...

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  • Joan Lascorz remains in intensive care

    19 April 2012 by Michael Guy

    Joan Lascorz remains in intensive care

    Following his serious crash in testing at Imola 17 days ago Joan Lascorz remains in intensive care in Barcelona. The 27 year old Spaniard crashed his Kawasaki ZX-10R at the end of the first session on...

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  • Poll: Should MotoGP and WSB be merged?

    11 April 2012 by MCN

    Poll: Should MotoGP and WSB be merged?

    MotoGP and WSB are now owned by the same company, and althought WSB is a production-based class historically cheaper that MotoGP, Biaggi used 28 engines throughout 2011. Some of the top factory WSB...

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  • Davies’ dramatic race one crash in pictures

    03 April 2012 by Michael Guy

    Davies’ dramatic race one crash in pictures

    Chaz Davies walked away from a dramatic race one crash at Imola where he spectacularly collided with Sylvain Guintoli’s Effenbert Liberty Ducati on lap two. The ParkinGo Aprilia rider had made up...

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  • British riders dominate Imola WSB test

    03 April 2012 by Michael Guy

    British riders dominate Imola WSB test

    British riders Tom Sykes, Jonathan Rea, Leon Camier and Leon Haslam ruled the one day official SBK test at Imola on Monday. The British riders secured the top four spots on the time sheets, holding...

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  • Joan Lascorz injury update

    03 April 2012 by Michael Guy

    Joan Lascorz injury update

    Following his serious accident at Imola yesterday in testing, Joan Lascorz underwent surgery last night in Italy to repair damage to his back. The 28-year-old Spaniard underwent an operation to...

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  • Imola WSB: Checa does the double

    01 April 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Imola WSB: Checa does the double

    Althea Ducati rider Carlos Checa has won both WSB races at Imola today to take the lead in the championship. It was the same story as race one, with pole setter Tom Sykes getting off to a flyer and...

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  • Imola WSS: Fabien Foret takes victory

    01 April 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Imola WSS: Fabien Foret takes victory

    Intermoto Step Kawasaki rider Fabien Foret won the second World Supersport race of the season and took the lead in the championship standings after championship rival Kenan Sofuoglu was black flagged...

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  • Imola WSB: Checa takes race one win

    01 April 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Imola WSB: Checa takes race one win

    Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes was unable to hold off reigning world champion Carlos Checa in race one at Imola despite leading the first half of the race. Sykes got the holeshot from pole position, and...

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