World Superbikes (October 2013)

  • Ducati part ways with Alstare

    25 October 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Ducati part ways with Alstare

    Ducati, as expected, have terminated their partnership with the Alstare team of Francis Batta after talks following the final round of the 2013 World Superbike season that has saw Ducati finish bottom...

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  • Jerez WSB: Laverty does the double

    20 October 2013 by Liam Marsden

    Jerez WSB: Laverty does the double

    Factory Aprilia rider Eugene Laverty finished the 2013 WSB season with a double win at Jerez after also setting pole position. The Irishman got a good start, but was soon pushed back to second by...

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  • Jerez WSB: Laverty takes second career pole

    19 October 2013 by Liam Marsden

    Jerez WSB: Laverty takes second career pole

    Aprilia rider Eugene Laverty gave his championship hope a boost today by taking pole position for tomorrow's two races at Jerez. Aprilia has dominated all previous sessions, but championship...

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  • Jerez WSB: Aprilia domination continues

    19 October 2013 by Michael Guy

    Jerez WSB: Aprilia domination continues

    Aprilia’s domination of the Jerez World Superbike round continued in second qualifying today with the Italian manufacturer securing the top four positions in the 45 minute session. Provisional pole...

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  • Jerez WSB: Giugliano fastest

    18 October 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Jerez WSB: Giugliano fastest

    Davide Giugliano was fast in winter testing for his Althea Racing Aprilia squad at Jerez and he started his first day of real competition in Spain fastest of all, in a hot afternoon that saw lap times...

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  • Jerez WSS: Lowes leads first qualifying

    18 October 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

    Jerez WSS: Lowes leads first qualifying

    New WSS Champion Sam Lowes (Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha) celebrated his championship success by going fastest in first qualifying at the final race of the year, with his team-mate Vladimir Leonov a...

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  • WSS France: Lowes takes world title

    06 October 2013 by Steve Hunt

    WSS France: Lowes takes world title

    In a season full of twists, turns and positional changes it was a fitting climax at Magny Cours that saw Sam Lowes crowned World Supersport Champion after finishing second behind bitter rival Kenan...

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  • Lowes On Top In First Magny Cours Qualifying

    04 October 2013 by Gordon Ritchie

     Both Sam Lowes (Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha) and Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Mahi Racing Team India) endured dramas in the first qualifying session at Magny Cours but the championship challengers ended up on top in any case, with Lowes taking the early advantage. Looking to secure the championship on Sunday, Lowes met a damp but patchy track in the first free session, and then a relatively dry...

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  • Pata Honda keep Rea and Haslam for 2014

    01 October 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Pata Honda keep Rea and Haslam for 2014

    Ten Kate Honda have confirmed their 2014 World Superbike lineup, with current riders Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam both remaining with the Dutch team, alongside title sponsors Pata. With both riders...

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