October

WSB Qatar: Sykes eighth after opening Losail salvoes

WSB Qatar: Sykes eighth after opening Losail salvoes

The defending World Champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) had a tough first evening at Losail under the floodlights as he finished only eighth after three free practice sessions that count towards...

WSS Qatar: Champion makes solid early start

WSS Qatar: Champion makes solid early start

Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda) ended his first day under floodlights at Losail with the fastest practice time of all, a 2’02.206. This was already under the lap record pace, if not quite at track...

Sykes relishing title conclusion under floodlights

Sykes relishing title conclusion under floodlights

Tom Sykes is relishing the opportunity to lift his second World Superbike title this weekend under the floodlights at Qatar, with the reigning champion saying he can’t wait to return to a track he...

Randy de Puniet joins Crescent Suzuki WSB squad

Randy de Puniet joins Crescent Suzuki WSB squad

Former MotoGP podium finisher Randy de Puniet will join the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki team for the 2015 World Superbike championship. De Puniet, who has been testing the new Suzuki GSX-RR MotoGP project...

Magny Cours WSB: Melandri defiant in victory

Magny Cours WSB: Melandri defiant in victory

Marco Melandri defied team orders to take victory in the second race at Magny Cours and his 100th WSB race. It was again Jonathan Rea who took the lead and this time out managed to stay at...

Magny Cours WSS: Cluzel wins red-flagged race

Magny Cours WSS: Cluzel wins red-flagged race

Jules Cluzel took victory in his home race after the supersport race was red-flagged on lap 13. Cluzel was a little fortunate to take the full 25 points, as Kenan Sofuoglu streaked ahead into the lead...

Magny Cours WSB: Guintoli splashes to race one win

Magny Cours WSB: Guintoli splashes to race one win

Sylvain Guintoli cut the gap to championship leader Tom Sykes to just 19 points with victory at a wet Magny Cours today. Both Sykes and Guintoli benefited from team orders, with their team-mates...

Magny Cours WSB: Sykes on pole

Magny Cours WSB: Sykes on pole

Reigning champion Tom Sykes will start tomorrow's races from pole position after setting a new circuit best lap of 1'36.366. Sykes will be joined on the front row by Ducati's Davide Giugliano and...

Magny Cours WSB: Laverty sizzles to second

Magny Cours WSB: Laverty sizzles to second

After confirming that he was heading to MotoGP in 2015 with the Aspar Honda team in 2015, Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) found enough pace on the first day at Magny-Cours to finish second in...

Magny Cours WSS: van der Mark on top

Magny Cours WSS: van der Mark on top

After two WSS free practice sessions Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda) headed up the field on his Honda with a 1’41.744, with the surprise appearance of Roberto Tamburini (San Carlo Puccetti Racing...

Corser's BMW team springs to life

Corser's BMW team springs to life

After an aborted attempt to run a BMW Aussie dream team in 2014 an announcement is soon to be made about the former double World Champion’s plans to compete with a two-rider squad in WSB in 2015.

Magny Cours WSB: Guintoli heads Sykes in first session

Magny Cours WSB: Guintoli heads Sykes in first session

Sylvain Guintoli got his home round in Magny Cours off to a positive start by topping the time-sheets in the opening Free Practice session. The factory Aprilia rider is fighting to keep his world...

Guintoli playing a waiting game, but focused on PATA Honda switch

Guintoli playing a waiting game, but focused on PATA Honda switch

Aprilia’s number one man in the WSB title standings Sylvain Guintoli, has almost been forgotten in the maelstrom of other Aprilia news. With every passing day it appears less likely there will be an...

Aprilia WSB Decision Looming

Aprilia WSB Decision Looming

When Aprilia announced that they were heading to MotoGP one year earlier than planned, the future of a 2015 official WSB effort looked at best uncertain. With the announcement that Alvaro Bautista...