World Superbikes (November 2013)

  • WSB Calendar finally revealed

    29 November 2013 by MCN

     After months of waiting, the 2014 WSB calendar has finally been confirmed. The series will be run over 14 rounds with races in Australia, Malaysia, America and South Africa. The UK will host just one race which will run at Dionington Park after Silverstone was dropped from the calandar. The final round of the series is still to be confirmed, but is expected to be held at Qatar with the...

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  • Sykes leads second day in Spain

    27 November 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sykes leads second day in Spain

    Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) carried on at top pace again on day two at the unofficial Jerez tests, setting an identical best time to day one, 1’40.3. His team-mate Loris Baz scored a 1’40.9 on a...

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  • Ducati confirm Feel Racing as WSB partners

    15 November 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Ducati confirm Feel Racing as WSB partners

    Ducati have unveiled their official WSB team for 2014, as they, as reported weeks ago in MCN, link up with former factory BMW outfit Feel Racing to run Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano, in an attempt...

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  • Eugene Laverty rubbishes Suzuki MotoGP link

    14 November 2013 by Matthew Birt

    Eugene Laverty rubbishes Suzuki MotoGP link

    Eugene Laverty has rubbished suggestions that his new World Superbike deal with Suzuki comes with a guarantee that he will switch to the Japanese factory’s MotoGP project in 2015. The Irishman ended a...

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  • Day joins Whitham at Eurosport for WSB

    14 November 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Day joins Whitham at Eurosport for WSB

    British Eurosport has announced their 2014 World Superbike team, with Steve Day joining Jamie Whitham for the world series. Jack Burnicle, previously the primary WSB voice for the channel, will become...

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  • Downunder Motorsport Team nearly there

    13 November 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Downunder Motorsport Team nearly there

    An Australian dream team trying to find a spot in the WSB paddock next year is currently being organised by the vastly experienced former Honda and BMW Crew Chief Tom Larsen and double WSB Champion...

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  • Laverty joins Fixi Crescent Suzuki for 2014

    13 November 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Laverty joins Fixi Crescent Suzuki for 2014

    Eugene Laverty has joined the Fixi Crescent Suzuki squad for 2014, as revealed by MCN weeks ago. Laverty will race the World Superbike Championship for the Dorset-based team, probably alongside Alex...

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  • Davies gets first taste of Ducati

    05 November 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies gets first taste of Ducati

    Chaz Davies had his first ride on the latest version Ducati Corse Panigale 1199R at Jerez, with the Welshman making his first steps in understanding the feel of the bike he will ride for the next two...

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  • Sykes already up to speed for 2014 season

    05 November 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sykes already up to speed for 2014 season

    Despite winning the World Superbike Championship just over two weeks ago, Tom Sykes and his factory Kawasaki squad were out testing at Jerez for the second time in just over a week. Sykes and his...

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