June

Guintoli: We need to improve

Guintoli: We need to improve

Reigning World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli has admitted that his Pata Honda World Superbike team have to find improvements from the CBR1000RR before long, after a difficult start to his first...

WSB stars take to the Hill at Goodwood

WSB stars take to the Hill at Goodwood

Some of the top names in the World Superbike championship have been in attendance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed over the weekend, with championship leader Jonathan Rea, reigning champion Sylvain...

Checa returns to WSB Ducati – but only for testing

Checa returns to WSB Ducati – but only for testing

Former World Superbike champion Carlos Checa will return to the championship for the first time since his retirement at the end of the 2013 season – but only in a testing capacity, as he replaces...

Albesiano: Biaggi ‘did something wonderful’ at Misano

Albesiano: Biaggi ‘did something wonderful’ at Misano

Red Devils Roma Aprilia team boss Romano Albesiano says that former World Superbike champion Max Biaggi ‘did something wonderful’ for fans of the sport after his triumphant return from retirement for...

Rea scoops race two at Misano

Rea scoops race two at Misano

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) eased to the second race win at Misano, after changing to the same ‘A’ rear tyre all his opponents used in race one. It was his 11th race win of 2014 and extended...

Cluzel wins two in a row

Cluzel wins two in a row

Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) scored a clear race win in the WSS class at Misano setting a new lap record on lap six, of 1’38.239, in the process. In second place PJ Jacobsen (Core”...

Sykes controls from Rea and Davies

Sykes controls from Rea and Davies

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) took his third race win of the year, in perfect conditions at Misano, leading from flag-to-flag and finishing 3.613 seconds ahead of his eventual closest challenger,...

Cluzel tops Misano qualifying

Cluzel tops Misano qualifying

Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) scored pole in the WSS class at Misano with a 1’37.482 lap after a fight with two riders on four cylinder machines, Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) who...

Sykes overcomes early problems for Superpole win

Sykes overcomes early problems for Superpole win

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) set a new track best of 1’34.486 in the first Superpole session, and then bettered it with the final new track best of 1’34.212 in Superpole 2, to score pole position...

Biaggi leads day one in wildcard return

Biaggi leads day one in wildcard return

Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) continued his strong early form in his comeback wildcard weekend by blitzing to the fastest lap on day one, a 1’35.380, with Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB)...

Biaggi back - and fastest!

Biaggi back - and fastest!

Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) shocked some parts of the WSB world by taking an early lead in the time sheets with a fast 1’35.684 lap at Misano in the first session at the 4.226km circuit. Biaggi, now...

Rea leads after morning test session

Rea leads after morning test session

A Superbike only test at the round seven venue of Portimao, only one day after the race weekend itself, was held in dry and occasionally hot weather in the morning. Nineteen riders were present at the...

Portimao WSB: Rea doubles up

Portimao WSB: Rea doubles up

In a dry 20-lap race two Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) completed a double at Portimao, winning by 5.416 seconds from Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB) and having time to wave at...

Portimao WSS: Cluzel breaks Sofuoglu's winning streak

Portimao WSS: Cluzel breaks Sofuoglu's winning streak

After the wet of the first Superbike race finish, the track was dry for the WSS race start, with eventual winner Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) taking an early advantage. He and Kenan Sofuoglu...

Portimao WSB: Rea clinches victory in the rain

Portimao WSB: Rea clinches victory in the rain

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) were disputing the win in dry conditions until lap 14 of the 20-lap WSB opener in Portugal, when gentle and then heavy rains...

World Superbike stars set for TT visit

World Superbike stars set for TT visit

The front runners of the World Superbike championship are set to visit this year’s Isle of Man TT, with reigning champion Sylvain Guintoli, points leader and Isle of Man resident Jonathan Rea,...