February

Phillip Island WSB: Checa does the double

Phillip Island WSB: Checa does the double

Carlos Checa rounded off a perfect weekend at Phillip Island with victory in race two to take home a maximum of 50 points and the World championship lead. Nobody was able to keep pace with Checa once...

Phillip Island WSS: Sam Lowes takes podium in first World Supersport race

Phillip Island WSS: Sam Lowes takes podium in first World Supersport race

Reigning British Supersport champion Sam Lowes continued where he left off in his first World Supersport race of 2011 with a third placed finsh at Phillip Island. Yamaha rider Luca Scassa took the...

Phillip Island WSB: Checa takes race one victory

Phillip Island WSB: Checa takes race one victory

Althea Ducati rider Carlos Checa continued his dominance at Phillip Island with a  commanding victory in the first race of 2011. Eugene Laverty got the jump from the lights and led the race for...

Salom secures maiden pole, Lowes on front row

Salom secures maiden pole, Lowes on front row

Motocard Kawasaki man David Salom secured his first ever World Supersport pole position for tomorrows 21 laps race. The Spanish rider has been a contender in all the sessions and timed his run to pole...

Checa from Biaggi, Haslam secures front row start in Superpole

Checa from Biaggi, Haslam secures front row start in Superpole

Carlos Checa retained his stranglehold of the Phillip Island WSB round by securing pole position for the two 22 lap races tomorrow. The Althea Ducati rider has led every single session of testing,...

Checa stays top in tight second qualifying session

Checa stays top in tight second qualifying session

Carlos Checa remained at the top of the timesheets during the second qualifying session despite not improving on his lap time. The Althea Ducati rider still posted the fastest time of the session but...

WSB 2011: Who will be the top Brit?

WSB 2011: Who will be the top Brit?

The long winter lay-off is finally over and the racing season is here again. The WSB season has kicked off down under in Phillip Island, and the racers have already completed the first qualifying...

Checa on provisional pole, Laverty on front row

Checa on provisional pole, Laverty on front row

Carlos Checa maintained his relentless pressure on his WSB rivals by setting the pace yet again in the first qualifying session at Phillip Island. The in-form Spaniard made his pace setting 1m 31.577s...

Lowes and Davies on provisional front row at Phillip Island

Lowes and Davies on provisional front row at Phillip Island

Sam Lowes and Chaz Davies made impressive starts to their respective World Supersport campaigns by both securing a place on the provisional front row at the end of first qualifying. Lowes secured...

Checa from Rea in first free practice

Checa from Rea in first free practice

Carlos Checa topped the time sheets once again at Phillip Island in the opening free practice session today. The Althea Ducati rider was the only man to lap in the 1m 31s and just like in testing...

Foret tops World Supersport Free Practice

Foret tops World Supersport Free Practice

Hannspree Ten Kate Honda rider Fabien Foret picked up where he left off in official testing by dominating the opening free practice session at Phillip Island this morning. Australian Broc Parkes...

Camier diagnosed with glandular fever

Camier diagnosed with glandular fever

Alitalia Aprilia rider Leon Camier’s title aspirations have been dealt a bitter blow after he was diagnosed with glandular fever just hours before the World Superbike championship kicked off at...

Biaggi to run number one plate in 2011

Biaggi to run number one plate in 2011

Max Biaggi will drop his trade mark number three race number to run the number one plate in 2011. Over the past weeks there has been speculation on what number Biaggi would use with Aprilia keen to...

Rea: “I’ll race this weekend”

Rea: “I’ll race this weekend”

Jonathan Rea has told MCN today that he will race at the opening round of the World Superbike Championship despite still suffering the effects of his 130mph crash on Tuesday. Rea has a heavily...

Phillip Island WSB test: First blood to Checa

Phillip Island WSB test: First blood to Checa

Carlos Checa reiterated his credentials as a championship contender in 2011 by dominating the first day of official testing at Phillip Island. The Spanish rider stunned his rivals with an impressive...

Rea upbeat despite heavy crash at Phillip Island test

Rea upbeat despite heavy crash at Phillip Island test

Jonathan Rea underwent a CT Scan at Wonthaggi Hospital following a high speed crash at Phillip Island today. The 23 year old crashed his Castrol Honda in wet conditions this morning, on the second...

Video: Gino Rea talks about 2011 WSS campaign

Video: Gino Rea talks about 2011 WSS campaign

MCN caught up with World Supersport sensation Gino Rea at the recent MCN show for an insight into the 2011 season. In 2010 Rea ran at the front of the class, securing a third place podium finish at...

Yamaha WSB to run in corporate colours - no title sponsor in 2011

Yamaha WSB to run in corporate colours - no title sponsor in 2011

Yamaha have unveiled their official livery for the 2011 World Superbike Championship. Like the factory Yamaha MotoGP squad who are so far unable to secure a title sponsor, WSB men  Eugene Laverty...

Video: Castrol Honda - "Past, Present, Future"

Video: Castrol Honda - "Past, Present, Future"

Castrol Honda has released the following video as the team gears up for the 2011 WSB season.   Celebrating the brand's racing heritage and the possibilities for this year's competition, the two...

Eugene Laverty launches IPhone app

Eugene Laverty launches IPhone app

Yamaha World Superbike rider Eugene Laverty has become the first rider to launch his very own Iphone app. The all new app will give fans the opportunity to keep up to date with all his results, blogs,...

Ellison and Lowes on the pace in Aragon testing

Ellison and Lowes on the pace in Aragon testing

The Parkalgar and Bogdanka Honda World Supersport teams have completed their second round of testing with two days at the Aragon circuit in Spain. Having set the pace at last weeks Portimao test,...

MCN backs Donington European WSB round

MCN backs Donington European WSB round

Donington Park is back on the WSB calender hosting the European round of the championship on March 25 to 27, and to celebrate MCN is backing the event with a cut-price ticket deal for the race. With...