2013

Who do you think is going to be the top Brit in WSB, 2013?

Who do you think is going to be the top Brit in WSB, 2013?

The Brits dominated the official WSB test at Phillip Island last week, taking the top four spots. But who will be the top Brit in 2013? pollcomment

Sykes diagnosed with fractured radius

Tom Sykes has suffered a fractured radius in a testing crash at Phillip Island today. The 27 year old factory Kawasaki rider crashed six laps into the opening session of day one of testing. A team insider told MCN: “The crash was completely unexpected. Tom wasn’t pushing and after studying the data we can see that he did absolutely nothing different to the lap before, but on this lap the rear...

WSB Phillip Island test – Day 1 – Laverty leads the way, Sykes suffers finger injury

WSB Phillip Island test – Day 1 – Laverty leads the way, Sykes suffers finger injury

The first round of testing got underway at Phillip Island today with factory Aprilia man Eugene Laverty taking first blood to top the timesheets at the end of day one. The 26 year old Irishman set a...

Chaz Davies aims for more WSB victories in 2013

Chaz Davies aims for more WSB victories in 2013

Chaz Davies is confident he can build on his impressive first season in the World Superbike championship by adding more victories when the 2013 campaign gets underway in Australia later this month.

Leon Haslam: Sykes, Melandri and Laverty WSB title favourites

Leon Haslam: Sykes, Melandri and Laverty WSB title favourites

Ten Kate Honda rider Leon Haslam believes Tom Sykes, Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty will kick off the new World Superbike season in Australia later this month as the main title contenders. Last...

Alstare Ducati unveil new WSB contender

Alstare Ducati unveil new WSB contender

Alstare Ducati have unveiled their 2013 colour scheme, as the Belgian-owned team become the official Ducati Corse WSB squad. The Panigale 1199 will make its World Superbike debut this year after a...

Pata Honda team unveiled at Verona

Pata Honda team unveiled at Verona

Ten Kate Honda unveiled their new bikes and riders yesterday in Verona, with crisp manufacturer Pata taking over as principal backer of the Dutch team. The team will this year feature two British...

Dorna moves to cap price of World Superbike machinery

Dorna moves to cap price of World Superbike machinery

Dorna’s crusade to drive down costs in MotoGP will be mirrored in World Superbikes, with a price cap on machinery certain to be introduced for 2014. Now that Dorna controls both MotoGP and World...

500cc four-stroke class to join World Superbike schedule?

500cc four-stroke class to join World Superbike schedule?

A non-world championship category for 500cc four-stroke machinery could join the World Superbike schedule from 2015 onwards. With MotoGP rights owners Dorna now controlling World Superbikes too, plans...

WSB 2012 – a year to remember

WSB 2012 – a year to remember

The 2012 WSB season will be remembered for a multitude of reasons. After 14 rounds and 27 races (Monza race two was cancelled) the championship fight came down to the wire. In fact it was the closest...

Portimao 2012

Portimao 2012

I went to Portimao, Portugal last September for my first WSB meeting. I was very excited to be seeing my hero Tom Sykes. The first race was probably the best I have witnessed. After a huge crash...