World Superbikes (June 2014)

  • ‘Damage limitation’ for Laverty in Misano

    23 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    ‘Damage limitation’ for Laverty in Misano

    Voltcom Crescent Suzuki rider Eugene Laverty has walked – or limped – away from the Misano round of the World Superbike championship having limited the damages to his championship efforts with a ninth...

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  • Misano WSB: Sykes cruises to race one win

    22 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Misano WSB: Sykes cruises to race one win

    Tom Sykes has cruised to victory in the opening World Superbike race of the day at Misano, taking the win from teammate Loris Baz after leading from the opening laps before clearing off at the front...

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  • Misano WSB: Superpole king Sykes reigns again

    21 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Misano WSB: Superpole king Sykes reigns again

    Superpole king Tom Sykes has broken the absolute lap record of Misano on way to taking pole position for tomorrow’s WSB races at the Italian circuit, equalling Carl Fogarty’s 21 career pole positions...

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  • Cluzel loses sponsor but not pace

    20 June 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Cluzel loses sponsor but not pace

    Despite the recent split between Yakhnich Motorsport and the official MV Agusta Reparto Corse team in WSB and WSS, Jules Cluzel took his factory F3 675 to the fastest time in the opening two practice...

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  • Rea and Pata Honda welcoming return to Misano

    18 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Rea and Pata Honda welcoming return to Misano

    The Pata Honda squad of Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam are looking forward to a return to Italy this weekend, as the World Superbike championship moves to a track that the team's two British riders...

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  • Sepang WSS: Jules Wins Pre-Race Pot With Three Of Diamonds

    07 June 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Jules Cluzel survived a spat on track with Lorenzo Zanetti late in the single qualifying session at Sepang to claim his second pole position of the season on the ever-improving three-cylinder MV Agusta F3. He is the first rider to score more than one pole so far in 2014. The French rider was only 0.093 seconds ahead of Scotland’s Kev Coghlan (DMC Panavto-Yamaha), who once again showed he is a man...

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  • Cluzel And MV Lead The Opening WSS Exchanges

    06 June 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    French rider Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta RC-Yakhnich F3) set the best WSS time on the opening day of action at the first-time World Supersport circuit of Sepang, his best time of the two practices being set in the opening session of the day in warm but manageable conditions. As the track temperatures climbed to over 50°C in the afternoon session Cluzel’s 2.09.423 was unbeaten by any of his rivals,...

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