World Superbikes

  • Yamaha 2015 WSB wildcard plans as yet unknown

    17 March 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Yamaha 2015 WSB wildcard plans as yet unknown

    With an all-new Yamaha R1 and R1M in its stable for 2015 the Yamaha Road Racing arm of the reorganised Yamaha Europe racing effort features a whole portfolio of strong entries in domestic and World...

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  • Davies escapes carjacking attempt

    16 March 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies escapes carjacking attempt

    Factory Aruba.it Racing Ducati WSB rider Chaz Davies was the victim of an attempted carjacking in Barcelona recently, on the day he went to watch a friend compete in an Indoor Enduro event. As he went...

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  • Biaggi tests Aprilia WSB machine again

    14 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Biaggi tests Aprilia WSB machine again

    Former world champion Max Biaggi has once again tested the Aprilia RSV4 World Superbike machine, taking to his local track of Vallelunga for three days. The double WSB winner, who took the Aprilia to...

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  • Canepa aiming for Hero return in Thailand

    11 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Canepa aiming for Hero return in Thailand

    Niccolò Canepa is hoping to return to the World Superbike championship in ten days in Thailand, despite still suffering from the effects of his heavy crash during race one at Phillip Island last...

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  • Corser’s WSB team dead in the water

    10 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Corser’s WSB team dead in the water

    Troy Corser’s World Superbike project appears to be dead in the water, with team manager Gemma Voces Pons releasing a statement yesterday slamming the team’s financiers and threatening legal action...

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  • Ten Kate and the 2015 effect

    08 March 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Ten Kate and the 2015 effect

    With a flatter and more accessible technical landscape that is certain to help the push of the CBR1000RR in WSB in 2015, and two new talented riders to boot, the Pata Honda WSB team has already...

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  • Canepa set for strong comeback

    01 March 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Canepa set for strong comeback

    After a tough and unrewarding 2014 rookie season the Hero EBR bosses back home cleared the decks and started again for 2015, with Larry Pegram’s AMA squad forming the template for the official Hero...

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  • Fast off the WSB Mark

    01 March 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Fast off the WSB Mark

    Of the many things to get excited about at the first round of the season the sheer pace and carefree performances of WSB rookie Michael van der Mark on the Pata Honda was a major highlight, if...

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  • Yamaha set for WSBK return

    27 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Yamaha set for WSBK return

    Yamaha are set for a return to the World Superbike stage with their new R1 machine – but will wait until 2016, and instead concentrate on turning the machine into a competitive package at national...

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  • Davies ready for new Thai challenge

    26 February 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Davies ready for new Thai challenge

    No sooner than he had scored two brilliant Phillip Island podiums on the official Ducati Panigale last weekend Chaz Davies was asked about his prospects for the next round, to be held at the Chang...

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  • Canepa aiming for Thai return

    24 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Canepa aiming for Thai return

    Niccolo Canepa is aiming for a Thailand return to the World Superbike series on a month’s time, after falling out of race one at Phillip Island last weekend and heavily injuring his left foot. The...

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  • World Superbikes weekend coverage guide

    20 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    World Superbikes weekend coverage guide

    The 2015 racing season kicks back into life this weekend after a long break, with World Superbikes at Phillip Island in Australia. It’s an eleven hour time difference, though, and that means that it’s...

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  • Video: WorldSBK 2015 preview

    19 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Video: WorldSBK 2015 preview

    With the start of the 2015 World Superbike season only days away, we look at the year ahead - and the year just past - in preparation!

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  • Bayliss: The Phillip Island viewpoint

    19 February 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Bayliss: The Phillip Island viewpoint

    Fergus Cameron, the Managing Director of the Phillip Island circuit, was asked about the ‘Bayliss Factor’ the day before track action took place at Phillip Island, but he was still unsure of how many...

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  • Bayliss: His new rivals’ viewpoint

    19 February 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Bayliss: His new rivals’ viewpoint

    After the reality of Troy Bayliss being the replacement for the injured Davide Giugliano sank in with the WSB paddock, his rivals this weekend gave their viewpoints on what it means to compete against...

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  • Giugliano disappointed but fortunate

    19 February 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Giugliano disappointed but fortunate

    The severity of the L1 and L2 vertebrae fractures suffered by Davide Giugliano in recent PI tests means he will miss out on any track action for 90 days, which will take him right through to the gap...

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  • Bayliss: 'Why not?' to WSB return

    19 February 2015 by Gordon Ritchie

    Bayliss: 'Why not?' to WSB return

    The whirlwind induction of three-time WSB Champion Troy Bayliss into the Aruba.it Ducati Racing Team after the injury of regular rider Davide Giugliano has been the only story in Superbike town at...

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