May

Miller WSB Race 2: Melandri wins after epic battle with Rea, Davies fourth

Miller WSB Race 2: Melandri wins after epic battle with Rea, Davies fourth

Despite being delayed for over an hour, the second race at Miller was well worth the wait. After a brilliant race long battle,  Italian Marco Melandri claimed a hard fought victory ahead of...

Miller WSB Race one: Checa takes convincing win ahead of determined Melandri

Miller WSB Race one: Checa takes convincing win ahead of determined Melandri

Carlos Checa continued his unprecedented run of form at the Miller Motorsports Park round with a brilliant race one win. The 39 year old Spaniard had to fight hard at the beginning of the race with...

Miller WSB Warm-up – Sykes leads the way from Checa in morning warm-up

Miller WSB Warm-up – Sykes leads the way from Checa in morning warm-up

In sunny conditions Tom Sykes set the fastest time of this morning’s warm-up session at Miller with a best time of 1.49.080. The factory Kawasaki rider topped the time sheets ahead of Carlos Checa,...

WSB Miller Superpole – Smrz backs up qualifying pace with impressive Superpole win

WSB Miller Superpole – Smrz backs up qualifying pace with impressive Superpole win

Liberty Racing Effenbert Ducati rider Jakub Smrz secured a brilliant Superpole win with an impressive lap in the final seconds of the session. The Czech rider has been on stunning form all weekend...

Miller WSB Q1 – Smrz on top as Ducati’s dominate

Miller WSB Q1 – Smrz on top as Ducati’s dominate

Czech rider Jakub Smrz powered his Liberty Racing Ducati to provisional pole position for the sixth round of the World Superbike Championship at Miller Motorsports Park in America. The 29 year old was...

Joan Lascorz injury update from Kawasaki

Joan Lascorz injury update from Kawasaki

After the last statement issued on April 27, Joan has been recovering respiratory capacity after post-traumatic complications after the accident. A few days ago the medical team at Hospital Vall...

Injured Hopkins set to race at Miller Motorsports Park

Injured Hopkins set to race at Miller Motorsports Park

Following his crash at Monza and subsequent hip and foot injury, John Hopkins is set to make a return to the World Superbike Championship at Miller Motorsports Park in America on 26th to 28th May. ...

Donington Park WSB: Rea takes controversial race win

Donington Park WSB: Rea takes controversial race win

Honda rider Jonathan Rea has won an eventful second race at Donington Park in a race which saw plenty of aggresive overtaking from all the front runners. Rea was fourth at the start of the final...

Donington Park WSB: Sam Lowes takes first WSS win

Donington Park WSB: Sam Lowes takes first WSS win

Brit Sam Lowes has taken his first World Supersport victory in front of his home crowd at Donington Park today. Lowes didn't get the best start from second on the grid, dropping back to fifth place,...

Donington Park WSB: Melandri takes race one win

Donington Park WSB: Melandri takes race one win

Italian Marco Melandri has won race one at Donington Park and taken BMW's first WSB victory. It was a one-two for BMW as Brit Leon Haslam claimed second place ahead of pole sitter Tom Sykes. Haslam...

Donington Park WSB: Sykes takes home pole

Donington Park WSB: Sykes takes home pole

Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes will start from pole position at Donington Park tomorrow for the fourth time this season. Sykes set a fastest time of 1'27.716, beating the previous track best by 0.3 seconds.

Paddock pass debacle at Donington

Charging £30 for a paddock pass, Donington officials failed to man the paddock gate on Saturday. Indeed there was no paddock gate. Spectators walked without sign or hindrance through the paddock and through the paddock tunnel to find themselves later trapped on the infield or faced with a very long walk back to their point of origin. Eventually an angry standoff led to officials being pushed aside...

Donington Park WSB: Smrz ends first qualifying on top

Donington Park WSB: Smrz ends first qualifying on top

Team Effenbert Liberty Ducati rider Jakub Smrz has taken provisional pole after setting the fastest lap during the weekend's opening qualifying session. The rain flags came out for a short while at...

Donington Park WSB: Sykes heads FP1

Donington Park WSB: Sykes heads FP1

Tom Sykes finished the first session of the Donington Park WSB weekend on top after setting a fastest time of 1'30.756 in dry but windy conditions. Fellow Brit Leon Camier finished FP1 in second...

Gary Mason and Peter Hickman to race at Donington WSB

Gary Mason and Peter Hickman to race at Donington WSB

British Superbike contenders Gary Mason and Peter Hickman will compete in the fifth round of the World Superbike Championship at Donington Park this weekend. Current Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider...

Dramatic U-turn sees Liberty Racing commit to WSB future

Dramatic U-turn sees Liberty Racing commit to WSB future

Following the Effenbert Liberty Racing's un-compromising statement at Monza last weekend, which brought into question the teams future participation in the World Superbike championship, the team have...

Sykes secures first dry WSB win at Monza

Sykes secures first dry WSB win at Monza

Kawasaki man Tom Sykes secured his maiden WSB win in dry conditions in a shortened second race at Monza today. The 27 year old who started on the front row made a blistering start and was never headed...

Lowes denied first win after epic battle with Cluzel

Lowes denied first win after epic battle with Cluzel

Sam Lowes claimed second position in the Monza WSS race after a brilliant battle with PTR  team-mate Jules Cluzel. The 21 year old Brit looked set for his maiden world championship win but lost...

Monza WSB race one cancelled for safety reasons

Monza WSB race one cancelled for safety reasons

The opening World Superbike race at Monza has been cancelled for safety reasons following heavy rain at the Italian circuit. The race initially got underway in dry conditions with Tom Sykes and...

Tyre issues could jeopardise Monza WSB races

Tyre issues could jeopardise Monza WSB races

Following yesterday’s Superpole session which saw full wet weather tyres disintegrating along the 200mph front straight at Monza there is genuine concern for today’s two WSB races. Through a mixture...

Monza WSB: Guintoli takes pole

Monza WSB: Guintoli takes pole

Team Effenbert Liberty Ducati rider Sylvain Guintoli will start tomorrow's WSB races at Monza from pole position after coping with the difficult track conditions during superpole. Superpole was...

WSB: Fabrizio takes provisional pole as BMW continue to dominate

WSB: Fabrizio takes provisional pole as BMW continue to dominate

BMW Motorrad Italia Goldbet rider, Michel Fabrizio scorched to provisional pole position in the opening qualifying session at Monza. The 27 year old Italian who was second fastest in this morning Free...

WSS: Lowes leads the way in Monza first qualifying

WSS: Lowes leads the way in Monza first qualifying

Brit Sam Lowes asserted his dominance at the top of the timesheets to secure provisional pole position at Monza today. The Bogdanka Honda rider set a lap time equal to Eugene Laverty’s 2010 circuit...