World Superbikes (June 2017)

  • WSB: Jonathan Rea's Misano column

    20 June 2017 by Jonathan Rea

    WSB: Jonathan Rea's Misano column

    I love Misano. Not so much the layout of the circuit, it’s a flat track with not too much character, but the atmosphere and the weather is brilliant. The fans always turn out in force. It’s a good...

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  • WSB: Davies: 'I certainly felt it!'

    20 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Davies: 'I certainly felt it!'

    Chaz Davies has said he feels ‘extremely lucky’ to be heading home without serious injury after his serious crash in Misano this weekend. The Welshman fell while scrapping with rival Jonathan Rea for...

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  • WSB: Melandri: 'I never stopped believing'

    19 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Melandri: 'I never stopped believing'

    Marco Melandri has said he never stopped believing in himself as he returned to the top step of the podium for the first time in three years at Misano yesterday. It was an emotional win for the former...

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  • WSB: Melandri takes first win since 2014

    18 June 2017 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Melandri takes first win since 2014

    Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) recorded his first win of the 2017 season on Sunday to restore his damaged pride and save Ducati’s home weekend after all Saturday’s problems. This was his...

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  • WSS: Four in a row for Sofuoglu

    18 June 2017 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSS: Four in a row for Sofuoglu

    Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) showed his experience to win his fourth WorldSSP race in succession in the 2017 season to close to within five points of the championship lead after seven...

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  • WSB: Davies injured in race one crash

    17 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Davies injured in race one crash

    Chaz Davies has been taken to hospital following the nasty crash in the late stages of today’s opening World Superbike race at Misano. The Welshman was leading an intense battle for the lead with...

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  • WSB: Sykes wins in Misano chaos

    17 June 2017 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Sykes wins in Misano chaos

    Tom Sykes took the most unlikely win of his WorldSBK career after sitting in fifth place for the most of the opening WorldSBK race of the Misano weekend. First, long time leader Michael van der Mark...

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  • WSB: Sykes takes 40th pole at Misano

    17 June 2017 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Sykes takes 40th pole at Misano

    Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) recorded a new track best of 1’33.662 to win his 40th official career Superpole, and his second of the 2017 season. His team-mate Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team)...

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  • WSB: Rea tops day one in Misano

    16 June 2017 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Rea tops day one in Misano

    As the action got underway at a hot and humid Misano circuit in Italy Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) pushed himself to the top of the timesheets with a 1’34.901 lap set early in the afternoon...

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  • WSB: Rea confident ahead of Misano

    15 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    WSB: Rea confident ahead of Misano

    Jonathan Rea will be looking to extend his series lead as the Superbike World Championship resumes in Misano this weekend. After a victory and DNF due to a tyre failure last time out at Donington...

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