2014

Misano WSB: Sykes cruises to race one win

Misano WSB: Sykes cruises to race one win

Tom Sykes has cruised to victory in the opening World Superbike race of the day at Misano, taking the win from teammate Loris Baz after leading from the opening laps before clearing off at the front...

Misano WSB: Superpole king Sykes reigns again

Misano WSB: Superpole king Sykes reigns again

Superpole king Tom Sykes has broken the absolute lap record of Misano on way to taking pole position for tomorrow’s WSB races at the Italian circuit, equalling Carl Fogarty’s 21 career pole positions...

Cluzel loses sponsor but not pace

Cluzel loses sponsor but not pace

Despite the recent split between Yakhnich Motorsport and the official MV Agusta Reparto Corse team in WSB and WSS, Jules Cluzel took his factory F3 675 to the fastest time in the opening two practice...

Rea and Pata Honda welcoming return to Misano

Rea and Pata Honda welcoming return to Misano

The Pata Honda squad of Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam are looking forward to a return to Italy this weekend, as the World Superbike championship moves to a track that the team's two British riders...

Barrier return to BMW WSB leaves Camier high and dry

Barrier return to BMW WSB leaves Camier high and dry

Sylvain Barrier will return to the World Superbike Championship next weekend at Misano, having sat out the first six rounds of the series following a road traffic collision back in March that left him...

Sepang Race Two: Melandri sparks championship race

Sepang Race Two: Melandri sparks championship race

Despite the Kawasaki's of Baz and Sykes both being fired up for a redemptive second stint -a first corner collision in race one saw both of them crash out - it was the British-based Frenchman,...

Sepang Race One: Melandri takes Aprilia-lead podium

Sepang Race One: Melandri takes Aprilia-lead podium

Marco Melandri took his first win for Aprilia, in a strong 1-2 for the Italian team with Guintoli taking second. But it was a turn one incident that saw both of the Kawasaki Racing teammates of Baz...

Sepang WSS: Jules Wins Pre-Race Pot With Three Of Diamonds

Jules Cluzel survived a spat on track with Lorenzo Zanetti late in the single qualifying session at Sepang to claim his second pole position of the season on the ever-improving three-cylinder MV Agusta F3. He is the first rider to score more than one pole so far in 2014. The French rider was only 0.093 seconds ahead of Scotland’s Kev Coghlan (DMC Panavto-Yamaha), who once again showed he is a man...

Sepang: Guintoli takes second pole of the campaign

Sepang: Guintoli takes second pole of the campaign

After leading through free practice for the entire weekend, Sylvain Guintoli became the first rider to score two superpole wins for the 2014 season with a blistering qualifying display at...

Guintoli The Day One Leader As Aprilias Run Amok

Guintoli The Day One Leader As Aprilias Run Amok

The three Aprilia riders in the 2014 WSB entry list dominated the opening day of practice at Sepang in the first ever visit of the WSB paddock to the regular GP circuit in Malaysia. Sylvain Guintoli...

Cluzel And MV Lead The Opening WSS Exchanges

French rider Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta RC-Yakhnich F3) set the best WSS time on the opening day of action at the first-time World Supersport circuit of Sepang, his best time of the two practices being set in the opening session of the day in warm but manageable conditions. As the track temperatures climbed to over 50°C in the afternoon session Cluzel’s 2.09.423 was unbeaten by any of his rivals,...

Laverty battered and bruised after Suzuki MotoGP test

Laverty battered and bruised after Suzuki MotoGP test

Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) arrived at Sepang for the sixth round of the World Superbike championship battered and bruised after testing Suzuki’s MotoGP machine in Japan and then...

WSB Donington: Sykes reigns supreme with double victory at home

WSB Donington: Sykes reigns supreme with double victory at home

Tom Sykes has completed an incredible double-double World Superbike victory, backing up his two wins at Imola last time out with another two today at Donington Park in front of a home crowd; the first...

WSS Donington: Van der Mark extends championship lead with another win

WSS Donington: Van der Mark extends championship lead with another win

Dutchman Michael van der Mark has extended his lead at the front of the World Supersport championship with a last lap victory at Donington Park, after a race long battle with the MV Agusta of Jules...

WSB Donington: Sykes secures emphatic race one victory

WSB Donington:  Sykes secures emphatic race one victory

Tom Sykes secured a stunning victory in the opening WSB race at Donington Park after fighting back from 11th on lap one to secure victory. The reigning WSB champion looked to be struggling in the...

WSB men pay tribute to Simon Andrews

World Superbike riders Tom Sykes, Eugene Laverty, Alex Lowes and Leon Camier were among members of the paddock that turned out to pay tribute to Simon Andrews. The hugely popular 29 year old lost his life following a crash at the North West 200 last week.

WSB Superpole: Haslam on front row

WSB Superpole: Haslam on front row

Leon Haslam made the most of the wet track conditions to storm to second position and a front row start for tomorrow’s two World Superbike races at Donington Park. The PATA Honda rider excelled in...

Rea picks up where he left off

 Rea picks up where he left off

No fewer than 21 riders set times in the one-day test at Imola, which were held in dry conditions after the dry race weekend. To no-one’s surprise Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda) was fastest, using some new...

WSB Imola: Rea makes it two from two as he dominates in Italy

WSB Imola: Rea makes it two from two as he dominates in Italy

An imperious Jonathan Rea has taken a double victory at Imola by dominating race two, to complete a fairytale weekend for the Pata Honda, taking the championship lead in the process. Similar to race...

WSS Imola: Pata take a double as Zanetti wins, van der Mark second

WSS Imola: Pata take a double as Zanetti wins, van der Mark second

Lorenzo Zanetti has taken a home victory in the World Supersport race at Imola, taking his first ever win in the class as Pata Honda take back-to-back victories in the supersport class after Michael...

WSB Imola: Rea goes back to back with race one win

WSB Imola: Rea goes back to back with race one win

Jonathan Rea has taken back to back wins in World Superbike, taking the first win at Imola to double up his victory last time out in Assen and heading up an all-British podium of Chaz Davies and Tom...

WSB Imola: Rea scores his first 2014 Superpole win

WSB Imola: Rea scores his first 2014 Superpole win

Following on from a race win in the wet at Assen last time out Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) fired in a strong Superpole lap at a blisteringly hot Imola to take his first pole of 2014 and...

WSB Imola: Rea on top after early end to Friday's action

WSB Imola: Rea on top after early end to Friday's action

A broken drain cover on the exit of the Tamburello chicane brought the second Superbike session of the opening day at Imola to a close with 12 minutes left on the clock. British riders were in the...

WSS Imola: Sofuoglu from Coghlan after one day of action

WSS Imola: Sofuoglu from Coghlan after one day of action

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Mahi Racing Team India) scored the early advantage at the Imola race weekend, setting the best lap of the first two practice sessions as he tries to get back into the...

WSB Assen: Rea wins race two, Lowes second

WSB Assen: Rea wins race two, Lowes second

Jonathan Rea has taken a flag to flag victory in a rainswept World Superbike race two at Assen, leading from start to finish in horrid conditions to better his race one podium finish. He initially...

WSB Assen: Guintoli benefitted by red flags to take race one from Sykes

WSB Assen: Guintoli benefitted by red flags to take race one from Sykes

Sylvain Guintoli has dominated the opening race of the weekend at Assen, taking his second World Superbike win of the year by a wide margin from Tom Sykes, but with red flags late in the race working...

WSS Assen: Marino takes first WSS pole

WSS Assen: Marino takes first WSS pole

Florian Marino has held off the advances of triple champion Kenan Sofuoglu and hometown hero Michael van der Mark to take his first ever World Supersport pole position ahead of tomorrow's Assen round...

WSB Assen: Baz sticks in his first ever pole with Sykes third

WSB Assen: Baz sticks in his first ever pole with Sykes third

The rains that had been predicted at Assen came just at the right time to stop most of the SBK leading riders from getting in a final fast lap in Superpole two, but given the pace of Loris Baz...

Assen WSB: Rea and Sykes chase Giugliano on day one

Assen WSB: Rea and Sykes chase Giugliano on day one

After two WSB practice sessions at Assen British duo Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) sit second and third respectively. Davide Giugliano (Ducati World...

Coghlan the fifth element after first day at Assen

Coghlan the fifth element after first day at Assen

Spanish-based Brit Kev Coghlan (DMC Panavto Yamaha) ended up fifth fastest after the first two practice sessions at the classic Assen circuit in the Netherlands. The times were led by Frenchman...

Aragon WSB: Sykes wins from hard charging Melandri

Aragon WSB: Sykes wins from hard charging Melandri

Tom Sykes has fought off a charging Marco Melandri and teammate Loris Baz to take a double victory at Motorland Aragon in the second race of the weekend, after a frantic last lap battle. Sykes led for...

Aragon WSS: Coghlan denied win by Cluzel collision

Aragon WSS: Coghlan denied win by Cluzel collision

Scotsman Kev Coghlan has been denied his first ever win in the World Supersport class after being knocked off his machine while in the lead with only two laps remaining, after Jules Cluzel left his...

Aragon WSB: Sykes delivers masterclass in race one

Aragon WSB: Sykes delivers masterclass in race one

The Kawasaki Racing Team have delivered a masterclass in winning in the opening race of the day at Aragon, with Tom Sykes and Loris Baz delivering a one-two by over eight seconds from third...

Aragon WSS: Coghlan takes first ever pole

Aragon WSS: Coghlan takes first ever pole

Scottish rider Kev Coghlan has taken his first ever pole position in World Supersport, taking his DMC Panavto Yamaha to the top spot at Aragon ahead of AMerican PJ Jacobsen. Coghlan was 0.138 ahead of...

Aragon WSB: Superpole Sykes takes the top spot

Aragon WSB: Superpole Sykes takes the top spot

Reigning champion and Superpole master Tom Sykes has stormed to pole position for the first European races of the year, 0.2 seconds faster than his factory Kawasaki teammate Loris Baz with his...

WSS Aragon: MV rider Cluzel just heads off the Flying Coghlan

WSS Aragon: MV rider Cluzel just heads off the Flying Coghlan

Kev Coghlan (DMC Panavto-Yamaha) looked on course to head up the 24-rider Supersport World Championship field after the first day of free practice, but he had to settle for second place, having led in...