November

Laverty talks about his first Aprilia crash

Laverty talks about his first Aprilia crash

Eugene Laverty suffered his first crash onboard his factory Aprilia at Portimao yesterday  - and it was a big one. The 25 year old Irishman who finished the day second fastest had a huge high...

Haslam from Laverty on day two at Portimao

Leon Haslam maintained his position at the top of the time sheets after posting a 1, 43.2s lap time – 0.4 faster than his day one best. The BMW Motorrad rider continued to work through chassis and electronic changes onboard his 2012 spec S1000RR. “It’s been another good day, I was able to reduce my average time on the hard tyre and then when we used the softer tyre I went quicker even though I...

Haslam and BMW in control on day one at Portimao test

Haslam and BMW in control on day one at Portimao test

BMW Motorrad rider Leon Haslam ended day one of the three day test at Portimao at the top of the time sheets. The 28 year old completed 56 laps and set a 1.43.6s best shortly before the circuit closed...

WSB make history with 10 year deal to race in Russia

WSB make history with 10 year deal to race in Russia

The World Superbike Championship will embark on a new era after announcing a ten year deal with Yakhnick Motorsport to bring WSB to Russia. The first race at the new Moscow Raceway circuit takes place...

Hopkins confirmed at Crescent Suzuki for WSB

Hopkins confirmed at Crescent Suzuki for WSB

John Hopkins has re-signed for the Crescent Suzuki Racing team with a new deal that will see him compete in World Superbikes in 2012. The 28 year old American finished runner-up in the British...

Rea and Aoyama working well in Qatar test

Castrol Honda riders Jonathan Rea and new to WSB, Hiroshi Aoyama are mid way through their second day of testing at the Losail circuit in Qatar. The two men have benefited from near perfect testing conditions with 33 degree air temperature and 50 degree track temperature. Grip levels at the circuit are also good due to the amount of rubber on track following the 8 hour Qatar World Endurance race...

Davies completes two day Aprilia WSB test at Portimao

Davies completes two day Aprilia WSB test at Portimao

Newly crowned World Supersport Champion Chaz Davies made his WSB debut at Portimao this week riding an Aprilia RSV4. Davies was expected to make the step up to WSB with his ParkinGO team onboard a...

Camier and Crescent Suzuki form British WSB dream team

Camier and Crescent Suzuki form British WSB dream team

Leon Camier will ride for the Crescent Suzuki Racing team in WSB in 2012 after signing a one-year deal with the British team. The deal is a dream signing for Camier, the Crescent team and UK fans...