World Superbikes (November 2016)

  • WSB: Wet final day for riders at Jerez

    25 November 2016 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Wet final day for riders at Jerez

    After a wet opening day and three dry days the final outing for the few WorldSBK riders and teams who were still around was held in full wet conditions on Friday 25th November. There were some periods...

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  • WSB: 2017 dates finally revealed

    25 November 2016 by Simon Patterson

    WSB: 2017 dates finally revealed

    World Superbike organisers Dorna have finally released a provisional calendar for the upcoming season, ending months of speculation after the dates failed to materialise at the end of the 2016 season...

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  • WSB: Rea fastest of all at Jerez

    25 November 2016 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Rea fastest of all at Jerez

    Jonathan Rea ended what is likely to be the final dry day of track action at Jerez with the best time of all thanks to a 1’38.721 on his Ninja ZX-10RR. He used a qualifying rear tyre to go that fast...

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  • WSS: Cluzel returns to PTR Honda for 2017

    12 November 2016 by Oli Rushby

    WSS: Cluzel returns to PTR Honda for 2017

    Three-time World Supersport runner-up Jules Cluzel will return to Simon Buckmaster’s PTR Honda team for the 2017 season. Cluzel, who finished second in this year’s series to series legend Kenan...

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  • WSS: Smith moves to Lorini Honda for 2017

    11 November 2016 by Oli Rushby

    WSS: Smith moves to Lorini Honda for 2017

    Britain’s Kyle Smith will remain in the Supersport World Championship next year after penning a deal to ride for the Gemar Lorini Honda team.  The three-time race winner will make the move to the...

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  • WSS: Yamaha confirm 2017 R6 Supersport attack

    08 November 2016 by Oli Rushby

    WSS: Yamaha confirm 2017 R6 Supersport attack

    Yamaha have announced that they will field two factory-backed teams in the World Supersport Championship next year after unveiling a race-spec version of the all new YZF-R6 at EICMA in Milan. Lucas...

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  • WSB: Donington Park confirm 2017 WSB dates

    03 November 2016 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Donington Park confirm 2017 WSB dates

    The Superbike World Championship will return to Donington Park next year as the Leicestershire circuit once again hosts the series’ sole UK round.   Retaining the now traditional late-May date,...

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  • WSB: Haslam impresses on WSB return

    03 November 2016 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Haslam impresses on WSB return

    MCE British Superbike-runner up Leon Haslam impressed as he returned to WSB in a one-off ride for the Pedercini Kawasaki team last weekend.   At a track he won at with Aprilia last year, Haslam...

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