October

Engine updates for Davies’ Ducati

Engine updates for Davies’ Ducati

Chaz Davies has spent two days at Motorland Aragon working on engine updates for his Ducati Panigale R, as the Welshman gets preparations underway for the 2016 World Superbike season. Completing a...

Sykes gets 2016 underway on hybrid ZX-10R

Sykes gets 2016 underway on hybrid ZX-10R

Tom Sykes has gotten the 2016 World Superbike season underway in a three-day test at Motorland Aragon, running a hybrid ZX-10R based on the 2015 model but running significant new parts from the 2016...

Melandri and Forward Racing link up at MV Agusta

Melandri and Forward Racing link up at MV Agusta

Rumours of big changes in the official MV Agusta WorldSBK team abounded at Losail as the story changed day by day. It was everything from a full stop and all the mechanics fired to an expansion in...

Kyle Smith moves to CIA Landlords Insurance Honda

Kyle Smith moves to CIA Landlords Insurance Honda

24-year-old Brit Kyle Smith will ride for the CIA Landlords Insurance Honda team in World Supersport for the 2016 season, after signing for the team on Saturday (October 17). The Brit, who rode with...

Heartbreak for Rea as Haslam wins race two

Heartbreak for Rea as Haslam wins race two

A great second race saw six riders competing for the win at one stage, and Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team - Red Devils) take his second win of the year. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB)...

Smith wins night fight in Losail

Smith wins night fight in Losail

British rider Kyle Smith (PATA Honda World Supersport Team) won what was at one stage a four-way fight for the race victory in the FIM Supersport World Championship race at Losail, his first win at...

Torres takes his first WSB win at Qatar

Torres takes his first WSB win at Qatar

Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team - Red Devils) secured his first ever WorldSBK race victory in race one under the floodlights in Qatar, after an epic last-lap fight with Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki...

Sykes wins final Superpole of 2015 season

Sykes wins final Superpole of 2015 season

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) scored a new track best of 1’56.821 at Losail in Qatar on his way to his 30th career Superpole win and his sixth of the season. He is only the second rider to...

Sofuoglu beats track best for record Superpole

Sofuoglu beats track best for record Superpole

FIM Supersport World Champion for the fourth time in 2015, Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing), became the new all-time pole king in the 600cc class after taking his 23rd career pole win in...

Mahias takes day one at Losail

Mahias takes day one at Losail

Lucas Mahias (MG Competition Yamaha) proved to be the fastest Supersport World Championship rider on day one at Losail, running just over a second slower than the previous track best, as the track...

Rea fastest under lights on opening night

Rea fastest under lights on opening night

New World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) set the fastest practice time of the first night of track action at a floodlit Losail in Qatar, overhauling the first session fastest...

Biaggi tweet threatens Qatar return

Biaggi tweet threatens Qatar return

A twitter comment by part-time World SBK superstar Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) has apparently threatened his inclusion in the starting-grid at Losail for the WorldSBK finale this coming...

Hayden confirms WSB future with Honda

Hayden confirms WSB future with Honda

As reported in this week’s MCN, 2006 MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden will return to his superbike roots in 2016 with the American joining the Ten Kate Honda team inWorld Superbikes. Hayden won the...

Rea doubles up in France

Rea doubles up in France

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) secured his second win of the day and his 14th of the season in a dry race two, winning by 2.848 seconds from Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB). Tom Sykes...

Sofuoglu the champion for the fourth time

Sofuoglu the champion for the fourth time

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) won the 2015 Supersport World Championship after finishing second in a shortened 11-lap contest. Sofuoglu looked like he would win the race to win the crown...

Rea wins in the wet at Magny-Cours

Rea wins in the wet at Magny-Cours

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) overhauled long-time race leader Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) to record the first race win, in a shortened 19-lap WorldSBK race at Magny-Cours. An oil spill on...

Haslam takes wet Superpole win

Haslam takes wet Superpole win

Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team - Red Devils) took only his third career Superpole win after a dramatic wet session at Magny-Cours. He was in the process of trying to pass Chaz Davies (Aruba.it...

Rea and Davies lead British rider rout on day one

Rea and Davies lead British rider rout on day one

Five British riders, on four different types of machinery, led the first day charge at the 12th round of the FIM Superbike World Championship at Magny-Cours in France. New world champion Jonathan Rea...

Sofuoglu leads early in Magny-Cours

Sofuoglu leads early in Magny-Cours

At the start of what could be a pivotal weekend for long-time WSS championship leader Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) he took the fastest practice time after two track sessions, with a...