November

WSB Calendar finally revealed

 After months of waiting, the 2014 WSB calendar has finally been confirmed. The series will be run over 14 rounds with races in Australia, Malaysia, America and South Africa. The UK will host just one race which will run at Dionington Park after Silverstone was dropped from the calandar. The final round of the series is still to be confirmed, but is expected to be held at Qatar with the...

Sykes leads second day in Spain

Sykes leads second day in Spain

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) carried on at top pace again on day two at the unofficial Jerez tests, setting an identical best time to day one, 1’40.3. His team-mate Loris Baz scored a 1’40.9 on a...

Corser’s Downunder Motorsport team out of the running for 2014 WSB assault

Corser’s Downunder Motorsport team out of the running for 2014 WSB assault

The planned Aussie WSB team, Downunder Motorsport, will not be able to contest the 2014 championship, despite the best efforts of leading figures Tom Larsen and Troy Corser. The deadline for teams to...

First look at Laverty onboard the Crescent Suzuki

First look at Laverty onboard the Crescent Suzuki

Eugene Laverty got his first taste of the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSXR1000 he’ll be campaigning in WSB in a scheduled two day test at Jerez today. The 26 year old Irishman joined the British Suzuki...

Yakhnich completes MV Augusta switch with Corti and Cluzel

Yakhnich completes MV Augusta switch with Corti and Cluzel

Yakhnich Motorsport have announced their 2014 line-up, as the Russian squad replaces both World Supersport Champion Sam Lowes and their Yamaha machinery, with a switch to MV Augusta and a move up to...

Ducati confirm Feel Racing as WSB partners

Ducati confirm Feel Racing as WSB partners

Ducati have unveiled their official WSB team for 2014, as they, as reported weeks ago in MCN, link up with former factory BMW outfit Feel Racing to run Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano, in an attempt...

New WSB schedule and qualifying format for 2014

New WSB schedule and qualifying format for 2014

The World Superbike Commission have announced a major reshuffle to the weekend calendar for 2014, with races moving closer in the day to each other and superpole being reworked to match the MotoGP...

Eugene Laverty rubbishes Suzuki MotoGP link

Eugene Laverty rubbishes Suzuki MotoGP link

Eugene Laverty has rubbished suggestions that his new World Superbike deal with Suzuki comes with a guarantee that he will switch to the Japanese factory’s MotoGP project in 2015. The Irishman ended a...

Day joins Whitham at Eurosport for WSB

Day joins Whitham at Eurosport for WSB

British Eurosport has announced their 2014 World Superbike team, with Steve Day joining Jamie Whitham for the world series. Jack Burnicle, previously the primary WSB voice for the channel, will become...

Downunder Motorsport Team nearly there

Downunder Motorsport Team nearly there

An Australian dream team trying to find a spot in the WSB paddock next year is currently being organised by the vastly experienced former Honda and BMW Crew Chief Tom Larsen and double WSB Champion...

Laverty joins Fixi Crescent Suzuki for 2014

Laverty joins Fixi Crescent Suzuki for 2014

Eugene Laverty has joined the Fixi Crescent Suzuki squad for 2014, as revealed by MCN weeks ago. Laverty will race the World Superbike Championship for the Dorset-based team, probably alongside Alex...

Davies gets first taste of Ducati

Davies gets first taste of Ducati

Chaz Davies had his first ride on the latest version Ducati Corse Panigale 1199R at Jerez, with the Welshman making his first steps in understanding the feel of the bike he will ride for the next two...

Sykes already up to speed for 2014 season

Sykes already up to speed for 2014 season

Despite winning the World Superbike Championship just over two weeks ago, Tom Sykes and his factory Kawasaki squad were out testing at Jerez for the second time in just over a week. Sykes and his...