World Superbikes (October 2014)

  • WSS Qatar: Champion makes solid early start

    31 October 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSS Qatar: Champion makes solid early start

    Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda) ended his first day under floodlights at Losail with the fastest practice time of all, a 2’02.206. This was already under the lap record pace, if not quite at track...

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  • Randy de Puniet joins Crescent Suzuki WSB squad

    14 October 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Randy de Puniet joins Crescent Suzuki WSB squad

    Former MotoGP podium finisher Randy de Puniet will join the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki team for the 2015 World Superbike championship. De Puniet, who has been testing the new Suzuki GSX-RR MotoGP project...

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  • Magny Cours WSB: Melandri defiant in victory

    05 October 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Magny Cours WSB: Melandri defiant in victory

    Marco Melandri defied team orders to take victory in the second race at Magny Cours and his 100th WSB race. It was again Jonathan Rea who took the lead and this time out managed to stay at...

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  • Magny Cours WSS: Cluzel wins red-flagged race

    05 October 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Magny Cours WSS: Cluzel wins red-flagged race

    Jules Cluzel took victory in his home race after the supersport race was red-flagged on lap 13. Cluzel was a little fortunate to take the full 25 points, as Kenan Sofuoglu streaked ahead into the lead...

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  • Magny Cours WSB: Sykes on pole

    04 October 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Magny Cours WSB: Sykes on pole

    Reigning champion Tom Sykes will start tomorrow's races from pole position after setting a new circuit best lap of 1'36.366. Sykes will be joined on the front row by Ducati's Davide Giugliano and...

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  • Magny Cours WSB: Laverty sizzles to second

    03 October 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Magny Cours WSB: Laverty sizzles to second

    After confirming that he was heading to MotoGP in 2015 with the Aspar Honda team in 2015, Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) found enough pace on the first day at Magny-Cours to finish second in...

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  • Magny Cours WSS: van der Mark on top

    03 October 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Magny Cours WSS: van der Mark on top

    After two WSS free practice sessions Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda) headed up the field on his Honda with a 1’41.744, with the surprise appearance of Roberto Tamburini (San Carlo Puccetti Racing...

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  • Corser's BMW team springs to life

    03 October 2014 by Michael Guy

    Corser's BMW team springs to life

    After an aborted attempt to run a BMW Aussie dream team in 2014 an announcement is soon to be made about the former double World Champion’s plans to compete with a two-rider squad in WSB in 2015.

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  • Aprilia WSB Decision Looming

    01 October 2014 by Michael Guy

    Aprilia WSB Decision Looming

    When Aprilia announced that they were heading to MotoGP one year earlier than planned, the future of a 2015 official WSB effort looked at best uncertain. With the announcement that Alvaro Bautista...

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