World Superbikes (December 2014)

  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 1st

    03 January 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 1st

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 2nd

    02 January 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 2nd

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 3rd

    01 January 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 3rd

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 4th

    31 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 4th

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 5th

    30 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 5th

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 6th

    29 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 6th

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 7th

    28 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 7th

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 8th

    27 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 8th

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 9th

    26 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 9th

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective top...

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  • MCN’s top five WSB races: 1st

    25 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top five WSB races: 1st

    Five different riders on four different makes of machinery won WSB races in 2014 which made the job of picking the top five of the year far from easy - and entirely opinion-based. But here’s MCN’s...

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  • MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 10th

    25 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top ten WSB riders: 10th

    A remarkable season of FIM Superbike World Championship racing delivered an eclectic bunch of riders onto the podiums, from Australia to Qatar and all points in between. MCN’s entirely subjective...

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  • MCN’s top five WSB races: 2nd

    24 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top five WSB races: 2nd

    Five different riders on four different makes of machinery won WSB races in 2014 which made the job of picking the top five of the year far from easy - and entirely opinion-based. But here’s MCN’s...

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  • MCN’s top five WSB races: 3rd

    22 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top five WSB races: 3rd

    Five different riders on four different makes of machinery won WSB races in 2014 which made the job of picking the top five of the year far from easy - and entirely opinion-based. But here’s MCN’s...

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  • MCN’s top five WSB races: 4th

    21 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top five WSB races: 4th

    Five different riders on four different makes of machinery won WSB races in 2014 which made the job of picking the top five of the year far from easy - and entirely opinion-based. But here’s MCN’s...

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  • MCN’s top five WSB races: 5th

    20 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    MCN’s top five WSB races: 5th

    Five different riders on four different makes of machinery won WSB races in 2014 which made the job of picking the top five of the year far from easy - and entirely opinion-based. But here’s MCN’s...

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  • Morais back in the PTR fold

    17 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Morais back in the PTR fold

    CIA Landlords Insurance Honda has made its third rider signing for 2015 as former PTR Honda rider Sheridan Morais rejoins the British-based team run by former GP rider Simon Buckmaster. Experienced...

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  • Winning Evo championship strategy explained

    14 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Winning Evo championship strategy explained

    In so many ways the Evo class within the overall WSB grid in 2014 was unusual but arguably the thing that most set it apart from other WSB initiatives of the past was its scoring method. Each SBK...

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  • 'Evo' name a one shot deal

    13 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    'Evo' name a one shot deal

    In 2014 everybody understood that there would be a significantly different shape to the WSB championship tech rules and regs in 2015.  There was one flaw in the thinking of those who said that...

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  • New WSB rules shaping up well for Suzuki

    12 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    New WSB rules shaping up well for Suzuki

    After strong performances from both Alex Lowes and new signing Randy De Puniet on the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki in recent Jerez testing, team principal Paul Denning has every right to feel positive...

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  • Evo champ Salom joins Pedercini

    08 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Evo champ Salom joins Pedercini

    In 2014 the KRT WSB squad was three riders strong, with Tom Sykes and Loris Baz providing full superbike squad while David Salom was the lone Evo entry. Having won the Evo title with ease, despite an...

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  • EBR continues WSB plan into 2015

    08 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    EBR continues WSB plan into 2015

    Despite a tough Superbike World Championship debut in 2014 the Hero EBR team, using the 1190RX vee-twin, will continue in 2015 with an all-new rider line up and a major change in the back room...

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  • Guintoli taming a different WSB animal

    06 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Guintoli taming a different WSB animal

    New WSB champion Sylvain Guintoli has taken the number one plate he earned with Aprilia over to Honda with him and as he undertook his first test on the CBR1000RR he realised straight away he was on a...

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  • De Puniet quickly up to speed in WSB

    05 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    De Puniet quickly up to speed in WSB

    As Frenchman Loris Baz heads to MotoGP in 2015, his more experienced compatriot Randy De Puniet joins the WSB fight with Suzuki, and has already come out punching. Setting strong dry testing times on...

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  • Aprilia boss unsure of Ducati advantage

    04 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Aprilia boss unsure of Ducati advantage

    With new rules limiting the top power of the fastest WSB machines coming into play in 2015, Aprilia were given another nudge to head to MotoGP with its main factory effort. They are confirmed,...

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  • Video: Rea and Sykes on the pace in Jerez test

    03 December 2014 by Michael Guy

    Video: Rea and Sykes on the pace in Jerez test

    The new look Kawasaki Racing World Superbike team concluded their final test of 2014 in Jerez last week. Championship runner-up Sykes got to evaluate the new-for-2015 lower-spec Kawasaki ZX-10R while...

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  • Haslam gets Torres as 2015 teammate

    03 December 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Haslam gets Torres as 2015 teammate

    Jordi Torres (27) will line-up for the factory-supported Aprilia Red Devils Roma team in WSB in 2015 alongside Leon Haslam, despite having been linked strongly with the planned new GO Eleven Kawasaki...

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