July

Silverstone WSB: Checa extends championship lead with double win

Silverstone WSB: Checa extends championship lead with double win

Carlos Checa did the double at today’s round of World Superbike action from Silverstone.   The Althea Ducati rider moved past Yamaha’s Eugene Laverty early in the race and was able to slowly eek...

Silverstone WSS: Davies wins in front of home crowd

Silverstone WSS: Davies wins in front of home crowd

Chaz Davies extended his World Supersport championship lead to nearly two races worth of points after taking the win in today’s race from Silverstone.   Davies, who’d spent most of the weekend...

Silverstone WSB: Checa cruises to victory in race one

Silverstone WSB: Checa cruises to victory in race one

Carlos Checa cruised to a race one victory in today’s World Superbike round from Silverstone, claiming Ducati’s 300th win in the class for the Althea team.   Checa worked his way up from his...

Silverstone WSS: Salom takes pole, Lowes and Rea lead Brit charge

Silverstone WSS: Salom takes pole, Lowes and Rea lead Brit charge

Motocard.com Kawasaki’s David Salom will start from pole for Sunday’s World Supersport race, but will be joined on the front row by Brits Sam Lowes and Gino Rea.   Lowes spent the session...

Silverstone WSB: Hopkins secures maiden Superpole

Silverstone WSB: Hopkins secures maiden Superpole

John Hopkins took pole positions for Sunday’s World Superbike races from Silverstone after the Samsung Crescent Suzuki man put in a 2.04.041 in the third round of Superpole.   Hopkins’ time broke...

Silverstone WSS: Lowes raises the bar in Saturday’s free practice

Silverstone WSS: Lowes raises the bar in Saturday’s free practice

Sam Lowes asserted his dominance Saturday morning in the second free practice session in this weekend’s World Supersport races from Silverstone.   Lowes put in a 2.09.019 on his Parkalgar Honda,...

Silverstone WSB: World Superbike returns to normal as Checa takes provisional pole

Silverstone WSB: World Superbike returns to normal as Checa takes provisional pole

Carlos Checa closed out Friday as the fastest man at Silverstone, clocking the fastest time in the afternoon’s World Superbike qualifying session. With less than 10 minutes gone from the session,...

Silverstone WSB: Rea tops opening Supersport qualifying practice

Silverstone WSB: Rea tops opening Supersport qualifying practice

Gino Rea finished on top of Friday afternoon’s World Supersport qualifying session with a 2.09.362 on his Step Racing Honda, 0.228 seconds ahead of Parkalgar Honda’s Sam Lowes. Rea, who was fourth...

WSB kicks off at Silverstone

WSB kicks off at Silverstone

The British round of the World Superbikes championship kicks off today at Silverstone, with Free Practice at 11.30am and Qualifying Practice at 3.30pm. The season so far belongs to three men, Carlos...

Silverstone WSB 2011 Preview

Silverstone WSB 2011 Preview

Inside this week's MCN (Wednesday 27 July), we preview this weekend's British round of the World Superbikes championship at Silverstone. To get you up to speed with all the action we've spoken to the...

Silverstone set for World Superbikes

Silverstone set for World Superbikes

Silverstone Circuit is set to host the British round of the FIM Superbike World Championship on 29 – 31 July and with spectacular action and an exhilarating atmosphere guaranteed, the six British...

WSB Brno: Biaggi takes race two win

WSB Brno: Biaggi takes race two win

Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) fought a close battle throughout race two at Brno with fellow countryman Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) before regaining the lead on the penultimate lap to...

WSS Brno: Rea wins first WSS race under red flag

WSS Brno: Rea wins first WSS race under red flag

Gino Rea (Step Racing Team) won his first WSS race in the sixteenth lap at Brno when the race was red flagged. Rea made a strong start, taking the lead at the first corner, but Fabien Foret (Hannspree...

WSB Brno: Melandri holds off Biaggi for race one win

WSB Brno: Melandri holds off Biaggi for race one win

Yamaha World Superbike Team rider Marco Melandri held off Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) in an extremely close race one to take his fourth win of the season at Brno. Biaggi led from pole...

WSS Brno: Foret takes pole

WSS Brno: Foret takes pole

Hannspree Ten Kate Honda rider Fabian Foret took pole position in Supersport qualifying at Brno, setting the fastest time in the final moments of the qualifying session. Kawasaki Motocard.com team...

WSB Brno: Biaggi secures second pole of season

WSB Brno: Biaggi secures second pole of season

Aprilia Alitalia rider Max Biaggi secured his second pole position start of the season at Brno, setting the fastest time in Superpole at the Czech circuit. Fellow countryman Marco Melandri (Yamaha...

WSB Brno: Checa takes surprise provisional pole

WSB Brno: Checa takes surprise provisional pole

Before the weekend Carlos Checa said that he expected to struggle at Brno, but ended up exceeding expectations by setting provisional pole position in the opening qualifying session this afternoon.

Toseland withdraws from Brno WSB round

Toseland withdraws from Brno WSB round

James Toseland has withdrawn from the World Superbike round at Brno after the first free practice session this morning. The BMW Motorrad Italia rider completed 15 laps during the hour long session...

Toseland hopeful of Brno return

Toseland hopeful of Brno return

James Toseland will travel to Brno this weekend for round eight of the World Superbike Championship hopeful that he can complete practice, qualifying and two races. The two time WSB champion suffered...