February

Phillip Island WSB: Checa bounces back to win race two

Phillip Island WSB: Checa bounces back to win race two

World Superbike champion Carlos Checa won the second race at Phillip Island after a high-side in the first race. Checa bounced back from his first race misery to put an a dominating performance,...

Phillip Island WSB: Biaggi takes race one win

Phillip Island WSB: Biaggi takes race one win

Factory Aprilia rider Max Biaggi has won the first WSB race of the season at Phillip Island after Carlos Checa crashed out of the lead early in the race. World champion Checa was out in front when he...

Superpole cancelled due to serious accident, Sykes on pole

Superpole cancelled due to serious accident, Sykes on pole

Following a serious accident in the Australian Supersport race, which resulted in the death of 17 year old Oscar McIntyre, organisers were forced to abandon the Superpole session due to on track...

Sykes back on top after second qualifying, Davies brakes left wrist

Sykes back on top after second qualifying, Davies brakes left wrist

Tom Sykes bounced back to the top of the timesheets during second qualifying today with a blistering 1m 31.323s lap – half a second under the 2007 lap record set by Troy Corser. The factory Kawasaki...

WSB First Qualifying: Rea sets the pace in Phillip Island

WSB First Qualifying: Rea sets the pace in Phillip Island

Honda Superbike rider Jonathan Rea claimed provisional pole position at the end of first qualifying today. The 25 year old was the one and only man to dip under the 1m 32s bracket with a best lap of...

WSS Qualifying: Parkes secures provisional pole, Lowes takes third

WSS Qualifying: Parkes secures provisional pole, Lowes takes third

Ten Kate Honda rider Broc Parkes secured the top spot in the opening qualifying session of the season at Phillip Island today. The 30 year old Australian posted a 1.34.532 second best on his...

Haslam to miss first free practice, undecided on race participation

Following surgery yesterday where he had two screws inserted into his broken right tibia, Leon Haslam will miss the opening Free Practice session at Phillip Island this morning. The factory BMW rider crashed heavily in testing on Tuesday, but despite the seriousness of the injury has not ruled out participating in this weekend’s race. Speaking at Phillip Island today, Haslam said: “I’m not going...

WSB heads to Indonesia in 2013

WSB heads to Indonesia in 2013

The World Superbike calendar is set to expand to 15 rounds in 2013 following confirmation that there will be a race at the Sentul circuit in Indonesia next year. Series owners Infront Motor Sports...

Haslam injured at Phillip Island test, Checa stays in control

Haslam injured at Phillip Island test, Checa stays in control

Leon Haslam is likely to need an operation to repair a crack in his right Tibia after suffering a heavy crash at Phillip Island today. The 28-year-old Brit high sided his BMW Motorrad S1000RR exiting...

Phillip Island WSB test: Checa ends test on top, Laverty injured

Phillip Island WSB test: Checa ends test on top, Laverty injured

Reigning World Superbike champion Carlos Checa picked up where he left off by finishing the three day test in Phillip Island at the top of the time sheets. The 39 year old set a best time of 1.31.8s...

Josh Brookes replaces Hopkins at Philip Island

Josh Brookes replaces Hopkins at Philip Island

Tyco Suzuki's Josh Brookes will get another chance to race before the start of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season, after getting called up to compete at the opening WSB round at...

Phillip Island WSB test: Carlos Checa fastest on day two

Phillip Island WSB test: Carlos Checa fastest on day two

Carlos Checa picked up the pace and put in a 1’32.2 second lap on a dry and warm second day of testing in Australia. The World Champion got down to more work on his overall race set-up with the Althea...

Crescent Fixi Suzuki unveil 2012 WSB contender

Crescent Fixi Suzuki unveil 2012 WSB contender

The British based Crescent Fixi Suzuki team have unveiled the bike they will campaign in the 2012 World Superbike Championship. The proven team have heavily updated the GSXR1000 that they campaigned...

Jules Cluzel set for WSS title assault with British PTR Honda squad

Jules Cluzel set for WSS title assault with British PTR Honda squad

Former Moto2 rider Jules Cluzel has signed a last minute deal to ride for the PTR Honda squad in the 2012 World Supersport Championship. The 23 year old Frenchman who secured seventh overall in the...

Team Effenbert Liberty Ducati launch 2012 team in style

Team Effenbert Liberty Ducati launch 2012 team in style

The five man World Superbike and Superstock 1000 Effenbert Liberty Ducati team unveiled their team in a glamorous launch high up in the Piemonte mountains in Italy. The three man Superbike team of...

BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet WSB team launched

BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet WSB team launched

The BMW Motorrad Italia WSB squad launched their new look team and title sponsor at Monza on Tuesday. The Italian team entered the World Superbike championship in 2011 after signing two time world...