World Superbikes

  • Biaggi speaks testing future

    31 July 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Biaggi speaks testing future

    Regular Aprilia test rider and Sepang wild card Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) spoke at Sepang about his potential future role for Aprilia as a test rider. “Nothing is clear, because the factory...

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  • Tight fight between Kawasaki riders in Laguna

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    Tight fight between Kawasaki riders in Laguna

    Laguna Seca saw a thrilling battle between the Kawasaki teammates, Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea, with the Englishman coming out on top in both races and clawing back eight points in the title standings.

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  • Davies: This is the fruit of our labours

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    Davies: This is the fruit of our labours

    A double win for Chaz Davies brought him within 20 points of Tom Sykes in the fight for second in the World Superbike standings. The Ducati rider was on fire all weekend and easily the class of the...

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  • Guintoli and Lowes explain race two crash

    24 July 2015 by Steve English

    Guintoli and Lowes explain race two crash

    Sylvain Guintoli's weekend in California was solid with a seventh place finish in race one, having ran in the top five at one point, but his outing in race two was short lived. A first lap crash with...

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  • Dani Rivas and Bernat Martinez have died

    20 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Dani Rivas and Bernat Martinez have died

    Dani Rivas and Bernat Martinez have lost their lives after a multiple-bike collision at turn one during the opening lap of yesterday’s MotoAmerica race at Laguna Seca. Running as a support series for...

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  • Davies doubles up at Laguna

    19 July 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies doubles up at Laguna

    Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB) overcame the worrying drops of rain on his visor in the first few laps to once again run away with the race win at Laguna Seca, making it a double for the...

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  • Davies scores Laguna race one win

    19 July 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies scores Laguna race one win

    Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB) secured his second race win of the season after 25-intense laps at the 3.610km Laguna Seca circuit in Monterey. The holeshot rider from pole, Davies ran out...

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  • Davies takes first ever Superpole win

    19 July 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies takes first ever Superpole win

    Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB) scored his first career Superpole win with a 1’22.101 second lap in Superpole 2 at Laguna Seca. A Ducati block-out of the top two places saw Davide Giugliano...

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  • Davies leads the lot on day one

    18 July 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies leads the lot on day one

    Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB) led the first day of practice that counts towards qualifying at Laguna Seca with a 1’23.633 lap, despite running wide at turn two near the end of a busy...

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  • Laguna's secrets explained by Davies

    18 July 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Laguna's secrets explained by Davies

    haz Davies (Aruba.it Racing Ducati WSB) looks forward to Laguna Seca more than any other circuit on the calendar and he proved he had early pace as he finished the first practice session in third...

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  • Checa completes successful Ducati WSB test

    03 July 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Checa completes successful Ducati WSB test

    Carlos Checa has completed a successful return to World Superbikes for the first time since his retirement at the end of the 2013 season, completing a three day test on the factory Panigale at...

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  • Guintoli: We need to improve

    30 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guintoli: We need to improve

    Reigning World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli has admitted that his Pata Honda World Superbike team have to find improvements from the CBR1000RR before long, after a difficult start to his first...

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  • WSB stars take to the Hill at Goodwood

    30 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    WSB stars take to the Hill at Goodwood

    Some of the top names in the World Superbike championship have been in attendance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed over the weekend, with championship leader Jonathan Rea, reigning champion Sylvain...

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  • Rea scoops race two at Misano

    21 June 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Rea scoops race two at Misano

    Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) eased to the second race win at Misano, after changing to the same ‘A’ rear tyre all his opponents used in race one. It was his 11th race win of 2014 and extended...

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  • Cluzel wins two in a row

    21 June 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Cluzel wins two in a row

    Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) scored a clear race win in the WSS class at Misano setting a new lap record on lap six, of 1’38.239, in the process. In second place PJ Jacobsen (Core”...

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  • Sykes controls from Rea and Davies

    21 June 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sykes controls from Rea and Davies

    Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) took his third race win of the year, in perfect conditions at Misano, leading from flag-to-flag and finishing 3.613 seconds ahead of his eventual closest challenger,...

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  • Cluzel tops Misano qualifying

    20 June 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Cluzel tops Misano qualifying

    Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) scored pole in the WSS class at Misano with a 1’37.482 lap after a fight with two riders on four cylinder machines, Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) who...

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  • Biaggi leads day one in wildcard return

    19 June 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Biaggi leads day one in wildcard return

    Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) continued his strong early form in his comeback wildcard weekend by blitzing to the fastest lap on day one, a 1’35.380, with Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB)...

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  • Biaggi back - and fastest!

    19 June 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Biaggi back - and fastest!

    Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) shocked some parts of the WSB world by taking an early lead in the time sheets with a fast 1’35.684 lap at Misano in the first session at the 4.226km circuit. Biaggi, now...

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  • Rea leads after morning test session

    08 June 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Rea leads after morning test session

    A Superbike only test at the round seven venue of Portimao, only one day after the race weekend itself, was held in dry and occasionally hot weather in the morning. Nineteen riders were present at the...

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  • Portimao WSB: Rea doubles up

    07 June 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Portimao WSB: Rea doubles up

    In a dry 20-lap race two Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) completed a double at Portimao, winning by 5.416 seconds from Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB) and having time to wave at...

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  • World Superbike stars set for TT visit

    01 June 2015 by Simon Patterson

    World Superbike stars set for TT visit

    The front runners of the World Superbike championship are set to visit this year’s Isle of Man TT, with reigning champion Sylvain Guintoli, points leader and Isle of Man resident Jonathan Rea,...

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  • Terol lucky to avoid further injury

    31 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Terol lucky to avoid further injury

    Althea Ducati’s Nico Terol was lucky to avoid further injury at Donington Park last weekend, according to the former World Champion. He crashed out of race two, high siding at Coppice during the...

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  • Badovini pleased with Donington results

    30 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Badovini pleased with Donington results

    Ayrton Badovini says he’s delighted with his progress on the BMW Italia S1000RR since he replaced Frenchman Sylvain Barrier earlier in the season. Now four rounds into his tenure with the squad, the...

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  • Camier rues Donington fall

    26 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Camier rues Donington fall

    Leon Camier has been left rueing his Donington Park results, after throwing away the chance for MV Agusta’s best ever Word Superbike result in the second race after crashing out of fifth place. The...

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  • Sykes doubles up at Donington

    24 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sykes doubles up at Donington

    Tom Sykes (KRT) put on his best weekend of the year to record his second win of the day at home in Donington Park, running out 9.772 seconds ahead of his team-mate Jonathan Rea (KRT). Rea had almost...

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  • Sofuoglu takes Donington win

    24 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sofuoglu takes Donington win

    Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) scored yet another win in the WSS class but he had his hands full with early leader Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) and British wild card Kyle Ryde...

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  • Sykes takes first clear win of 2015

    24 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Sykes takes first clear win of 2015

    Race One at Donington was a two-man fight between KRT team-mates Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea, in what was an occasionally over-aggressive battle for supremacy that kept the crowd’s attention for most...

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  • Twenty six up for Sykes at Donington

    23 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Twenty six up for Sykes at Donington

    Superpole at Donington got underway at noon, thanks to the unusual schedule at this round, with Tom Sykes (KRT) taking his 26th career Superpole win with a new track best of 1’27.071. Jonathan Rea...

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