June

‘Damage limitation’ for Laverty in Misano

‘Damage limitation’ for Laverty in Misano

Voltcom Crescent Suzuki rider Eugene Laverty has walked – or limped – away from the Misano round of the World Superbike championship having limited the damages to his championship efforts with a ninth...

Misano WSB: Sykes takes double in Misano race two

Misano WSB: Sykes takes double in Misano race two

Tom Sykes has completed another double World Superbike double at Misano, taking yet another controlling victory ahead of teammate Loris Baz to give the Kawasaki team their eighth one-two of the...

Misano WSS: Cluzel breaks away to win in style

Misano WSS: Cluzel breaks away to win in style

Jules Cluzel has taken another race win on the MV Agusta at Misano, taking the victory in a controlling style by breaking away from the off and crossing the chequered flag by 1.5 seconds despite a...

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...