World Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2013)

  • Sykes diagnosed with fractured radius

    14 February 2013 by Michael Guy

    Tom Sykes has suffered a fractured radius in a testing crash at Phillip Island today. The 27 year old factory Kawasaki rider crashed six laps into the opening session of day one of testing. A team insider told MCN: “The crash was completely unexpected. Tom wasn’t pushing and after studying the data we can see that he did absolutely nothing different to the lap before, but on this lap the rear...

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  • Alstare Ducati unveil new WSB contender

    07 February 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Alstare Ducati unveil new WSB contender

    Alstare Ducati have unveiled their 2013 colour scheme, as the Belgian-owned team become the official Ducati Corse WSB squad. The Panigale 1199 will make its World Superbike debut this year after a...

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  • Pata Honda team unveiled at Verona

    21 January 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Pata Honda team unveiled at Verona

    Ten Kate Honda unveiled their new bikes and riders yesterday in Verona, with crisp manufacturer Pata taking over as principal backer of the Dutch team. The team will this year feature two British...

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  • WSB 2012 – a year to remember

    08 January 2013 by Michael Guy

    WSB 2012 – a year to remember

    The 2012 WSB season will be remembered for a multitude of reasons. After 14 rounds and 27 races (Monza race two was cancelled) the championship fight came down to the wire. In fact it was the closest...

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  • Portimao 2012

    05 January 2013 by darren gough

    Portimao 2012

    I went to Portimao, Portugal last September for my first WSB meeting. I was very excited to be seeing my hero Tom Sykes. The first race was probably the best I have witnessed. After a huge crash...

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