World Superbikes

WSB: Jake Gagne to make Portimao wildcard appearance

WSB: Jake Gagne to make Portimao wildcard appearance

2021 MotoAmerica champion Jake Gagne will return to the World Superbike Championship later this year with a wildcard at Portimao. The American will head to Portugal with the same Fresh N Lean...

WSB: Peter Hickman set for Donington wildcard with FHO Racing BMW

WSB: Peter Hickman set for Donington wildcard with FHO Racing BMW

Peter Hickman will make a World Superbike Championship wildcard appearance at Donington Park later this month. Hickman will take to the track onboard his FHO Racing BMW M1000RR, with WSB-spec...

WSB: McAMS Yamaha confirm Tarran Mackenzie wildcard at Donington Park

WSB: McAMS Yamaha confirm Tarran Mackenzie wildcard at Donington Park

Tarran Mackenzie will make his long-awaited World Superbike Championship debut as a wildcard entrant at Donington Park. The reigning Bennetts British Superbike champion was due to make his debut at...

WSB: Alvaro Bautista extends contract with Ducati for 2023 season

WSB: Alvaro Bautista extends contract with Ducati for 2023 season

Alvaro Bautista has signed a new contract with the Aruba.it Racing Ducati team for the 2023 World Superbike Championship season. The Spaniard leads the championship after the opening four rounds,...

WSB: Meet Toprak Razgatlıoğlu at Crescent Motorcycles' Yamaha Live weekend

WSB: Meet Toprak Razgatlıoğlu at Crescent Motorcycles' Yamaha Live weekend

Race fans will get the chance to meet 2021 World Superbike Champion Toprak Razgatlıoğlu this weekend at Crescent Motorcycles’ Verwood showroom. The Pata Yamaha rider will be there on June 18-19 as...

WSB: Exclusive Q&A with Crescent Yamaha boss Paul Denning

WSB: Exclusive Q&A with Crescent Yamaha boss Paul Denning

Crescent Yamaha made history last year by becoming the first British team to win the Riders’, Teams’, and Manufacturers’ Championships. They did that by ending Jonathan Rea and Kawasaki’s stranglehold...

WSB Aragon: Alvaro Bautista wins twice on his Ducati return

WSB Aragon: Alvaro Bautista wins twice on his Ducati return

Alvaro Bautista ensured that his second debut with Ducati was a positive one by winning two of the three World Superbike Championship races at Aragon. Bautista lost out to Jonathan Rea in a stunning...

WSB: Leon Haslam to make four wildcard appearances with Team Pedercini Kawasaki

WSB: Leon Haslam to make four wildcard appearances with Team Pedercini Kawasaki

Bennetts British Superbike Championship rider Leon Haslam will make wildcard appearances at four World Superbike Championship events with Team Pedercini Kawasaki this season. Haslam returns to the...

WSB: Phillip Island to host 2022 season finale

WSB: Phillip Island to host 2022 season finale

Phillip Island will host the 12th and final round of the 2022 World Superbike Championship season. The iconic Australian circuit will close-out the season on November 18-20, once week after the...

WSB: Garrett Gerloff and Kohta Nozane unveil 2022 GRT Yamaha livery

WSB: Garrett Gerloff and Kohta Nozane unveil 2022 GRT Yamaha livery

Garrett Gerloff and Kohta Nozane have revealed the 2022 GRT Yamaha World Superbike livery ahead of their two-day test in Barcelona. GRT Yamaha are the third team to unveil their new colours this week,...

WSB: Pata Yamaha unveil 2022 livery ahead of Barcelona Test

WSB: Pata Yamaha unveil 2022 livery ahead of Barcelona Test

The Pata Yamaha with Brixx 2022 livery has been unveiled by reigning World Superbike champion Toprak Razgatlioglu and Andrea Locatelli. For the first time in Yamaha’s history the illustrious number...

WSB: Kawasaki unveil 2022 ZX-10RR livery ahead of Barcelona test

WSB: Kawasaki unveil 2022 ZX-10RR livery ahead of Barcelona test

Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes have revealed their 2022 Kawasaki ZX-10RR World Superbike livery ahead of a private test in Barcelona. The KRT team hosted a special launch event at the Circuit de...

WSB: Chaz Davies takes up Riders’ Coach role at Ducati

WSB: Chaz Davies takes up Riders’ Coach role at Ducati

Chaz Davies has returned to the factory Aruba.it Racing Ducati team as the Riders’ Coach following his decision to retire. Davies will work with WorldSBK riders Alvaro Bautista and Michael Ruben...

WSB: Iker Lecuona already "feels like a factory rider" at Team HRC

WSB: Iker Lecuona already "feels like a factory rider" at Team HRC

Former MotoGP star Iker Lecuona has admitted that he already feels like a factory rider following his switch to the World Superbike Championship with Honda. The Team HRC rider departed MotoGP after...

WSB: Stefano Manzi joins Dynavolt Triumph in the World Supersport Championship

WSB: Stefano Manzi joins Dynavolt Triumph in the World Supersport Championship

Former Moto2 rider Stefano Manzi has joined Dynavolt Triumph ahead of the 2022 World Supersport Championship season. Manzi has spent the last five season in the Moto2 class, ending his 2021 campaign...

WSB: Dynavolt Triumph sign Hannes Soomer ahead of World Supersport return

WSB: Dynavolt Triumph sign Hannes Soomer ahead of World Supersport return

Dynavolt Triumph have announced the signing of Hannes Soomer ahead of their return to the World Supersport Championship (WorldSSP) this season. Soomer began his career in the ADAC Junior Cup in 2011...

WSB: Lorenzo Baldassarri joins Evan Bros. Racing Yamaha in World Supersport

WSB: Lorenzo Baldassarri joins Evan Bros. Racing Yamaha in World Supersport

Moto2 race winner Lorenzo Baldassarri will be on the World Supersport Championship grid this year after signing for Evan Bros. Racing Yamaha team. Baldassarri has spent the last eight seasons in the...

WSB: Axel Bassani signs new deal with Motocorsa Racing for 2022

WSB: Axel Bassani signs new deal with Motocorsa Racing for 2022

Axel Bassani will stay with the Motocorsa Racing Ducati team for the 2022 World Superbike Championship season. The Italian moved into the Superbike class last season and, after a slow and steady...

WSB Indonesia: Toprak Razgatlıoğlu crowned 2021 world champion

WSB Indonesia: Toprak Razgatlıoğlu crowned 2021 world champion

Toprak Razgatlıoğlu has ended Jonathan Rea’s six-year reign in the World Superbike Championship after securing the points he needed to become world champion in Indonesia. It was a tricky WorldSBK...

WSB: Honda sign Iker Lecouna and Xavi Vierge for the 2022 season

WSB: Honda sign Iker Lecouna and Xavi Vierge for the 2022 season

Iker Lecouna and Xavi Vierge will move to the World Superbike Championship paddock next year after signing for Team HRC. Honda are the last team to announce their plans for 2022 and are taking a...

WSB: Bonovo BMW sign Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty for 2022 season

WSB: Bonovo BMW sign Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty for 2022 season

Loris Baz will make his official return to the World Superbike Championship next year after signing for the Bonovo action BMW Racing Team. Michael Galinski’s team are expanding to two riders next...

WSB Portimao: Toprak Razgatlioglu wins dramatic opening race in Portugal

WSB Portimao: Toprak Razgatlioglu wins dramatic opening race in Portugal

Toprak Razgatlioglu has opened up a 45-point lead in the World Superbike Championship standings after an entertaining opening race at Portimao.  Razgatlioglu and Jonathan Rea continued their title...

WSB Jerez: Toprak Razgatlioglu secures the double to extend championship lead

WSB Jerez: Toprak Razgatlioglu secures the double to extend championship lead

Toprak Razgatlioglu has opened up a 20-point lead in the World Superbike Championship standings after winning both races at Jerez. The Turkish rider once again got the better of title rival Jonathan...

WSB Jerez: Dean Berta Viñales has died

WSB Jerez: Dean Berta Viñales has died

World Supersport 300 rider Dean Berta Viñales has died following a multi-rider crash at Jerez this afternoon (September 25). Viñales suffered severe head and thoracic injuries in the accident, which...

WSB Jerez: Chaz Davies to retire at the end of the 2021 season

WSB Jerez: Chaz Davies to retire at the end of the 2021 season

Chaz Davies has announced that he’ll retire from the World Superbike Championship at the end of the 2021 season. The Welshman revealed his decision in a special conference held on the eve of the...

WSB Jerez: Loris Baz returns as Chaz Davies is ruled out

WSB Jerez: Loris Baz returns as Chaz Davies is ruled out

Loris Baz will return to the World Superbike Championship at Jerez this weekend as a replacement for the injured Chaz Davies. The Frenchman will join the Team GoEleven Ducati squad in Spain, with...

WSB Jerez: Eugene Laverty to replace Tom Sykes at BMW

WSB Jerez: Eugene Laverty to replace Tom Sykes at BMW

Tom Sykes has been ruled out of this weekend’s WorldSBK meeting at Jerez and will be replaced at the factory BMW team by Eugene Laverty. Sykes suffered a severe concussion during a crash at turn one...

WSB Most: Toprak Razgatlioglu reignites his title hopes with double win

WSB Most: Toprak Razgatlioglu reignites his title hopes with double win

The introduction of Autodrom Most to the World Superbike Championship has turned out to be a positive one for the series. This year’s championship fight has been turned on its head once again with...

WSB: Jayson Uribe signs with Pedercini Kawasaki for remainder of 2021

WSB: Jayson Uribe signs with Pedercini Kawasaki for remainder of 2021

Jayson Uribe has joined the OUTDO TPR Team Pedercini Racing Kawasaki team for the remainder of the 2021 World Superbike season. The American joins Belgian rider Loris Cresson at the team following the...

WSB: Alex Lowes signs new two-deal with Kawasaki

WSB: Alex Lowes signs new two-deal with Kawasaki

Alex Lowes has signed a new two-year deal with the factory Kawasaki team which will see him remain in green for at least the next two seasons. Lowes joined Kawasaki ahead of the 2020 season and has...

WSB: Garrett Gerloff signs one-year contract extension with Yamaha

WSB: Garrett Gerloff signs one-year contract extension with Yamaha

Garrett Gerloff will remain in the World Superbike Championship for at least another year after agreeing a one-year contract extension with Yamaha Motor Europe. Since making his WorldSBK debut in 2020...

WSB: Eugene Laverty to miss Assen as RC Squadra Corse withdraw from event

WSB: Eugene Laverty to miss Assen as RC Squadra Corse withdraw from event

Eugene Laverty will not take part in this weekend’s World Superbike race meeting at Assen due to his RC Squadra Corse team’s withdrawal from the event. The satellite BMW outfit, which stepped up to...

WSB Estoril: Jonathan Rea extends championship lead with Portuguese double

WSB Estoril: Jonathan Rea extends championship lead with Portuguese double

Jonathan Rea has a 35-point lead in the 2021 World Superbike Championship after winning two of the three races at Estoril. After losing out to Scott Redding and Toprak Razgatlioglu in Saturday’s...

WSB: Troy Bayliss fractures vertebra in bicycle crash

WSB: Troy Bayliss fractures vertebra in bicycle crash

Three-time World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss has been left with a fractured C4 vertebra following a bicycle crash. The incident happened last Friday (May 15) when the Aussie is thought to have...

WSB: Dorna confirm new long-term TV agreement with Eurosport

WSB: Dorna confirm new long-term TV agreement with Eurosport

The World Superbike Championship will continue to be broadcast exclusively on Eurosport until at least the end of the 2025 season. A new deal was confirmed this week between Dorna WSB organisers and...

WSB Barcelona Test: Jonathan Rea tops the second day

WSB Barcelona Test: Jonathan Rea tops the second day

Jonathan Rea ended the two-day World Superbike test in Barcelona at the top of the timesheets on his new Kawasaki ZX-10RR. The six-time champion’s fastest lap-time was a 1:40.264, enough to overcome...