World Superbikes (April 2016)

  • Cluzel takes supersport pole in Imola

    01 May 2016 by Gordon Ritchie

    Cluzel takes supersport pole in Imola

    Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) was the last top rider to set a fast time and scored a pole position with his 1’51.132 as a result. It was the 18th pole position of his career. Kenan Sofuoglu...

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  • Davies sets new track best for Superpole win

    30 April 2016 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies sets new track best for Superpole win

    Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) secured a remarkable new track record of 1’45.598 to take only his second career pole position as he dominated the pre-race results again. His only previous...

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  • Smith wins six-lap sprint in Assen

    17 April 2016 by Gordon Ritchie

    Smith wins six-lap sprint in Assen

    British rider Kyle Smith (CIA Landlord Insurance Honda) won what was a final six lap wet race, from his countryman Gino Rea (GRT Racing Team MV Agusta) and four-time champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki...

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  • Rea from Sykes after crazy second race

    17 April 2016 by Gordon Ritchie

    Rea from Sykes after crazy second race

    Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) won the second race at Assen in a contest that had started wet, but finished on a dry line, making for a tyre change midway through the 21 laps. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki...

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  • Rea wins as Hayden takes first podium

    16 April 2016 by Gordon Ritchie

    Rea wins as Hayden takes first podium

    Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) won the first race of the Assen WorldSBK weekend after 21 laps of drama and determination, too much in some notable cases. After running with the front group for...

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  • Assen WSB: Lowes fastest after wet opening day

    15 April 2016 by Gordon Ritchie

    Assen WSB: Lowes fastest after wet opening day

    Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) topped the combined best times on day one at a wet Assen, posting a strong lap of 1’52.701 near the end of the second one hour long practice session in...

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