World Superbikes

  • WSB: Giugliano Fastest Man Pre-Superpole

    09 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Giugliano Fastest Man Pre-Superpole

    WSB returnee Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing- Ducati WSB) continued his amazing comeback from long term injury top lead the field going into Superpole, having topped the final free practice session...

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  • WSB: Rea Fastest On Day One At Imola

    08 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB: Rea Fastest On Day One At Imola

    KRT rider Jonathan Rea set a 1’47.344 lap to sit on top of the timesheets after the first day of WSB action at Imola, ending up 0.173 seconds ahead of his team-mate Tom Sykes. The two official...

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  • WSS: Cluzel Climbs Highest On Day One

    08 May 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSS: Cluzel Climbs Highest On Day One

    After a halted and restarted second FIM Supersport World Championship practice session at Imola Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) left it late to take the advantage going into day two, with his...

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  • Guintoli still adapting to Pata Honda

    05 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guintoli still adapting to Pata Honda

    Reigning World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli says he’s still adapting his riding style to the Pata Honda machine he switched form Aprilia to at the start of the 2015 season. Starting the season...

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  • Ponsson switches from Grillini to Pedercini

    03 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Ponsson switches from Grillini to Pedercini

    Frenchman Christophe Ponsson has made the switch from Grillini Kawasaki to the Team Pedercini bikes ahead of this weekend’s Imola round of the World Superbike series. He joins Davide Salom at the...

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  • Season starts at home round for Badovini

    01 May 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Season starts at home round for Badovini

    BMW Motorrad Italia rider Ayrton Badovini says his 2015 World Superbike season only starts next weekend when the championship returns to Imola, located only five miles form his hometown of Castel...

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  • Hero EBR withdraw from WSB series

    30 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hero EBR withdraw from WSB series

    Hero EBR team boss and rider Larry Pegram has confirmed the team’s withdrawal from the World Superbike championship, only days after the bankruptcy of parent manufacturer EBR. Only weeks ago, ahead of...

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  • Fabrizio stands in for Terol at Imola

    28 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Fabrizio stands in for Terol at Imola

    Four-time WSB race winner Michel Fabrizio will ride as substitute for the injured Nico Terol (Althea Racing Ducati) at the next round of the FIM Superbike World Championship at Imola in Italy. Terol,...

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  • Haslam: I need to change my riding style

    28 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Haslam: I need to change my riding style

    Red Devils Roma Rider Leon Haslam says that a change in his riding style might be needed, after struggling with tyre issues in both races last weekend at the Assen round of the World Superbike...

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  • Terol out for WSB Imola

    26 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Terol out for WSB Imola

    Former 125GP champion Nico Terol will miss the next round of the 2015 World Superbike championship at Imola, after doctors confirmed the damage to his right hand sustained at Assen as a...

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  • MV steps it up for Camier

    25 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    MV steps it up for Camier

    After experiencing some serious electronics issues Leon Camier (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) had to ride through in the recent Aragon round, MV Agusta redoubled their efforts with their new Marelli...

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  • Rea’s WSB lead put in context

    24 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Rea’s WSB lead put in context

    At 13 rounds long, the 2015 FIM Superbike World Championship will run right through until the middle of October and feature 26 individual points scoring races. After eight races there is one...

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  • World Supersport controversy continues to burn

    22 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    World Supersport controversy continues to burn

    The controversy that ended Sunday’s World Supersport race at Assen has continued to burn, with race winner Kenan Sofuoglu and second place finisher Jules Cluzel firing shots at each other after their...

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  • WSB Assen: Sofuoglu wins supersport stunner

    19 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Sofuoglu wins supersport stunner

    The end of the WSS race at Assen was an all-time classic, with Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) getting the nod from Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta) but only after each rider had been put under...

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  • WSB Assen: Rea wins race one

    19 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Rea wins race one

    From second on the grid Jonathan Rea (KRT) took the early lead from Tom Sykes his team-mate and Leon Haslam (Aprilia), and would run out the winner in a busy race, but one in which he was in full...

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  • WSB Assen: Sykes takes first pole of 2015

    18 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Sykes takes first pole of 2015

    The usual suspects crammed the top of the time sheets in Superpole 2 at the beginning and also at the end and it was Tom Sykes (KRT) who put himself on the top pre-race place. Leon Haslam (Aprilia...

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  • WSB Assen: Davies on top at flowing Assen

    17 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSB Assen: Davies on top at flowing Assen

    Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati WSB) led home an all-British top four in the combined results on Friday at the Assen WSB round, following up on his recent win at Motorland Aragon with a top spot...

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  • WSS Assen: Cluzel again the fastest

    17 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    WSS Assen: Cluzel again the fastest

    With several of the top WSS riders falling in a halted and re-started WSS second practice session at Assen, Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) took a 0.132 second advantage in lap time over Kenan...

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  • Aragon WSB: Davies dominates race two

    12 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Aragon WSB: Davies dominates race two

    Aruba.it Ducati rider Chaz Davies dominated race two at Aragon to take his first victory of 2015 as British riders once again ruled the podium. Davies got the jump on the rest of the field away from...

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  • Aragon WSS: Sofuoglu wins, Cluzel retires

    12 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Aragon WSS: Sofuoglu wins, Cluzel retires

    Three-time World Supersport champion Kenan Sofuoglu cruised to victory at Aragon after Jules Cluzel was forced to retire from the lead due to a mechanical problem with just six laps remaining. The...

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  • Aragon WSB: Rea sees off Davies for win

    12 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Aragon WSB: Rea sees off Davies for win

    Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea managed to defend a late challenge from fellow Brit Chaz Davies to take his fourth victory out of five races in 2015 and extend his lead at the top of the championship. The...

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  • Aragon WSS: Cluzel on pole

    11 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Aragon WSS: Cluzel on pole

    MV Agusta rider Jules Cluzel will start tomorrow's World Supersport race from the front of the grid after stealing pole position from Kenan Sofuoglu on his final lap. The pair will be joined on the...

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  • Aragon WSB: Haslam powers to pole

    11 April 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Aragon WSB: Haslam powers to pole

    Leon Haslam will start tomorrow's WSB races from pole at the Aragon circuit after setting a blisteringly fast time of 1:49.664 in superpole onboard the Red Devils Roma Aprilia. Haslam knocked fellow...

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  • Aragon WSB: Ducati duo lead first session

    10 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Aragon WSB: Ducati duo lead first session

    Regular Ducati rider Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing- Ducati WSB) stuck in the fastest early lap at Motorland Aragon in the first free practice session, posting a 1’52.009 that was 0.356 seconds faster...

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  • Barrier returns to roots in Superstock 1000

    10 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Barrier returns to roots in Superstock 1000

    Frenchman Sylvain Barrier will return to his roots this weekend at Motorland Aragon, as he steps down from the World Superbike Championship to the Superstock 1000 Cup; a series in which he is a double...

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  • Badovini in, Barrier out at BMW Italia

    08 April 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Badovini in, Barrier out at BMW Italia

    The BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team has taken the drastic step of replacing regular rider Sylvain Barrier with former Ducati factory competitor Ayrton Badovini, and replacing him for the rest of the WSB...

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  • Guintoli playing catch-up at Aragon

    08 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Guintoli playing catch-up at Aragon

    Reigning World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli says that this weekend’s third round of the World Superbike championship at northern Spain’s Aragon circuit is all about playing catch-up to his...

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