World Superbikes (May 2013)

  • Double winner for the grinner!

    27 May 2013 by Richard Moss

    Double winner for the grinner!

    Had a great day out at Donington WSB - met lots of riders but none more friendly than Tom Sykes who, after his double race win, took time out to pose with the wife. Two grinners indeed!

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  • Donington Weekend with Leon Haslam

    27 May 2013 by Steve Hunt

    Donington Weekend with Leon Haslam

    For Leon Haslam, recovering from an operation undertaken to fix a double-fracture of his lower, left leg – suffered during a wet, practice session at Assen just four weeks ago - in time to race at his...

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  • WSS Donington: Lowes wins by eleven seconds

    26 May 2013 by Steve Hunt

    WSS Donington: Lowes wins by eleven seconds

    Sam Lowes stormed to a World Supersport victory at Donington Park with an untouchable 11.1 second lead over second placed, Sofuoglu. In doing so he also beat the lap record of 1’31.094 – set by...

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  • Haga back to WSB

    25 May 2013 by Michael Guy

    Haga back to WSB

    Noriyuki Haga will make a dramatic return to the World Superbike Championship later this year. The 43 time race winner who last rode in the championship in 2011 onboard the PATA Aprilia will ride for...

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  • Gino Rea on stand by at Donington Park

    25 May 2013 by Michael Guy

    Moto2 rider Gino Rea is at Donington Park this weekend on stand- by for the Kawasaki Supersport team. The 23 year old who is operating his own team at selected rounds of the Moto2 championship in 2013 running in the top 12 at Le Mans last weekend before a technical problem. His next Moto2 race is scheduled for Assen on 27th to 29th June. As a result of not competing in every Moto2 race, Rea is an...

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  • Lowes fastest in qualifying practice

    24 May 2013 by Steve Hunt

    Lowes fastest in qualifying practice

    The Friday, Supersport qualifying practice got underway at Donington for the European round of the FIM World Championship under grey, rain clouds and blustery, windy conditions. With the track still...

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  • Monza WSB: Championship Dashboard

    14 May 2013 by MCN

    Monza WSB: Championship Dashboard

    Four rounds done in the World Superbike championship, and things are starting to heat up, with Sykes and melandri finding their form at Monza to challenge the Aprilia domination. Here's how it stands...

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  • Monza WSB: Melandri takes race one win

    12 May 2013 by Liam Marsden

    Monza WSB:  Melandri takes race one win

    GoldBet BMW rider Marco Melandri took his first race win of the season in the first race at Monza after a race long battle with Tom Sykes, Eugene Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli. Melandri was third at...

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  • Monza WSS: Lowes piles in to take pole

    11 May 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Monza WSS: Lowes piles in to take pole

    Sam Lowes (Yakhnich Racing Yamaha) left it to the very last minute to take pole in the Supersport World Championship class at Monza, although not reaching the previous best lap, set in 2010 by Eugene...

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  • Monza WSB: Sykes grabs pole

    11 May 2013 by Liam Marsden

    Monza WSB: Sykes grabs pole

    Motocard Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes will start tomorrow's WSB races from pole position after setting the fastest time ever around the Monza circuit with a best lap of 1:41.223. Current championship...

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  • Monza WSB: Melandri tops Friday qualifying

    10 May 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Monza WSB: Melandri tops Friday qualifying

    Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK) bounced back from the relative depression of Assen to an impressive fastest time in the Friday qualifying session at Monza. It was called a wet session but...

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  • Monza WSS: Coghlan fastest in first practice

    10 May 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Monza WSS: Coghlan fastest in first practice

    Kevin Coghlan (DMC-Lorenzini Kawasaki) made the best of tricky damp track conditions at the fast Monza circuit to lead the field in the first timed Supersport World Championship qualifying session...

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