World Superbike 2009 dates confirmed

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The FIM has released the final calendar for the World Superbike Championship for 2009.

WSB will be a big focal point for British motorcycle racing fans with an influx of home-grown talent wading into the championship next year.

Note that the British round is now being held at Donington Park.

Donington held the European round status last year, but with Brands Hatch being dropped from the calendar it has taken the status of the UK race weekend for WSB.

The calendar looks like this:

Round 1
Phillip Island, Australia, March 1

Round 2
Doha/Losail, Qatar, March 14

Round 3
Valencia, Spain, April 5

Round 4
Assen, Holland, April 26

Round 5
Monza, Italy, May 10

Round 6
Kyalami, South Africa, May 17

Round 7
Salt Lake City, USA, May 31

Round 8
Misano, San Marino, June 21

Round 9
Donington Park, Great Britain, June 28

Round 10
Brno, Czech Republic, July 26

Round 11
Nurburgring, Germany, September 6

Round 12
Imola, Italy, September 27

Round 13
Magny Cours, France, October 4

Round 14
Portimao, Portugal, October 25

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Rob Hull

By Rob Hull