2016

Rea 'much more comfortable' at Donington Park

Rea 'much more comfortable' at Donington Park

Jonathan Rea was left pleasantly surprised to be on team-mate Tom Sykes’ tail after the opening day at Donington Park. The reigning World Champion was just 0.039 seconds off Sykes’ fastest time after...

Lowes rides to fourth fastest without painkillers

Lowes rides to fourth fastest without painkillers

Alex Lowes put in some heroics on day one at Donington, scoring the fourth best lap time despite a recently injured and plated left collarbone. Arriving in Donington he was down to be reviewed by the...

Sykes surprised with practice pace

Sykes surprised with practice pace

Tom Sykes was left surprised to be fastest on the opening day at Donington Park after opting to work on race set-up instead of searching for a single fast lap. The 2013 World Champion has won the last...

Rea leads Krummenacher in World Supersport

Rea leads Krummenacher in World Supersport

The ‘other’ Rea in the WorldSBK paddock, WorldSSP rider Gino Rea (GRT Racing Team MV Agusta), edged out second place rider Randy Krummenacher (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) in Friday’s combined qualifying...

Sofuoglu to remain with Kawasaki for 2017

Sofuoglu to remain with Kawasaki for 2017

Reigning World Supersport Champion Kenan Sofuoglu will continue with Kawasaki in the World Supersport class next season. The most successful Supersport racer in the series’ history, Sofouglu will...

Davies bemused by Donington fireball

Davies bemused by Donington fireball

Chaz Davies’ Free Practice two came to an abrupt halt today as his Ducati Panigale R burst into flames following a technical problem 20 minutes into the session. Smoke started to emerge from the...

Sykes leads Rea by 0.039 on Day 1 at Donington

Sykes leads Rea by 0.039 on Day 1 at Donington

Tom Sykes led the way as the seventh round of the 2016 Superbike World Championship got underway at a sunny Donington Park today. However, the Yorkshireman’s Kawasaki team-mate Jonathan Rea pushed him...

Donington World Superbike to be shown on Quest

Donington World Superbike to be shown on Quest

The seventh round of the World Superbike championship will be shown live on free-to-air TV this weekend. Both Saturday and Sunday at Donington Park will be broadcast live on Quest, a free-to-air...

Davies hoping for Donington boost

Davies hoping for Donington boost

Chaz Davies is confident he has the package to challenge the Kawasakis as the World Superbike championship hits Donington Park this weekend. The Welshman has never won at the Leicestershire circuit...

Lowes to fight pain at home round

Lowes to fight pain at home round

Alex Lowes will fight the pain to ride in front of his home crowd as the World Superbike championship rolls into Donington Park this weekend. The likeable young Brit broke his collarbone in a crash...

Hayden looks forward to Donington return

Hayden looks forward to Donington return

Nicky Hayden is hoping to carry the momentum from his debut World Superbike victory to this weekend’s British round at Donington Park.   The 2006 MotoGP champion took a dominant win in sodden...

Sykes hoping to continue Donington dominance

Sykes hoping to continue Donington dominance

Having won the last six races at Donington Park, Tom Sykes heads into his home round of the 2016 World Superbike championship in a strong position. The Kawasaki star has dominated the last three...

Things to do at Donington World Superbikes

Things to do at Donington World Superbikes

The Superbike World Championship returns where it all began this weekend as the sole British round of the series gets underway at Donington Park. The iconic Derbyshire circuit plays host to the...

Kyle Ryde back on World Supersport grid for Donington Park

Kyle Ryde back on World Supersport grid for Donington Park

Kyle Ryde will be back on the World Supersport grid for his home round at Donington Park after signing a deal with the Schmidt MV Agusta team. The 18-year-old was left high and dry after the shock...

Beaubier to replace Guintoli at Donington

Beaubier to replace Guintoli at Donington

MotoAmerica ace Cameron Beaubier will join the PATA Yamaha squad at Donington Park next weekend as the injured Sylvain Guintoli continues his rehabilitation. The 2015 MotoAmerica Superbike champion...

Anthony West impresses in Sepang

Anthony West impresses in Sepang

Anthony West stunned at Sepang this weekend as he stormed to Pedercini Kawasaki’s best result in more than a decade. West was a last minute call up to replace Frenchman Sylvain Barrier, who has been...

Hayden: 'I knew I had to go for it!'

Hayden: 'I knew I had to go for it!'

Nicky Hayden took his first race victory in ten years at the sixth round of the 2016 Superbike World Championship in Sepang, but the Kentucky Kid says it’s not through a lack of trying that he endured...

Alex Lowes breaks collarbone in Sepang

Alex Lowes breaks collarbone in Sepang

Alex Lowes is in a race to be fit for his home round of the Superbike World Championship at Donington Park next weekend after breaking his collarbone in Sepang. The PATA Yamaha rider highsided out of...

Hayden takes first WSB win at wet Sepang

Hayden takes first WSB win at wet Sepang

Hayden Takes First WorldSBK Win After Sepang Deluge Nicky Hayden (Honda World Superbike Team) enjoyed his first win in the WorldSBK paddock in a full wet second 16-lap race which he led almost from...

Sykes storms to Sepang win

Sykes storms to Sepang win

Superpole winner Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) became race winner at Sepang as he romped home 5.6 seconds clear of his team-mate Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) after leading for virtually the...

Sofuoglu takes supersport pole in Sepang

Sofuoglu takes supersport pole in Sepang

Multiple world champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) secured pole position after Superpole 2 in the WorldSSP class, breaking the existing track best with his 2’08.055 lap, set right at...

Sykes dominates for pole in Sepang

Sykes dominates for pole in Sepang

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) had to first get out of Superpole 1 to even enter Superpole 2 but he did not miss his chance to go for yet another pole ‘win’ - his fourth of the season and the...

Ant West fastest Kawasaki on opening day in Sepang

Ant West fastest Kawasaki on opening day in Sepang

In his first ever ride in the Superbike World Championship Anthony West found a happy Friday feeling at Sepang, as he rode to ninth after the first two combined practice sessions, becoming the best...

Savadori quickest at thundery Sepang

Savadori quickest at thundery Sepang

With dark clouds gathering it was a case of setting fast laps as soon as possible for some in FP2 at Sepang. Occasional spots of rain on some corners did not slow the pace, as Friday fastest man...

Jonathan Rea pens two-year extension with Kawasaki

Jonathan Rea pens two-year extension with Kawasaki

Jonathan Rea will remain with Kawasaki Racing for two more years in the Superbike World Championship, it has been announced today. The reigning world champion has penned an extension to his deal with...

Rea looking forward to warmer conditions in Sepang

Rea looking forward to warmer conditions in Sepang

Jonathan Rea is looking to make a return to the top step of the podium at Sepang this weekend after being beaten by Chaz Davies in both races at Imola. Davies was unstoppable on the Ducati Panigale R...

Davies looking to carry momentum to Sepang

Davies looking to carry momentum to Sepang

Chaz Davies is looking to carry the momentum gained from his emphatic double victory in Imola to this weekend’s sixth round of the Superbike World Championship in Sepang. The Welshman now sits 35...

West to stand in for Barrier in Sepang

West to stand in for Barrier in Sepang

Anthony West will return to the World Superbike championship this weekend as he fills in for the injured Sylvain Barrier at Pedercini Kawasaki. The Frenchman has been out of action since breaking his...

Revamped Sepang awaits World Superbike stars

Revamped Sepang awaits World Superbike stars

The Superbike World Championship heads to Sepang for the sixth round of the season this weekend, but the 3.44 mile Malaysian circuit will pose a new challenge to riders after a recent revamp. The...

Tough weekend for van der Mark at Imola

Tough weekend for van der Mark at Imola

Michael van der Mark suffered a tough weekend at the fifth round of the 2016 Superbike World Championship at Imola. The 23-year-old struggled to change direction on his CBR1000RR Fireblade at the...

Davies' double sparks MotoGP talk

Davies' double sparks MotoGP talk

Chaz Davies’ celebrated an emphatic double victory in Imola last weekend, a result which couldn’t have come at a better time with Ducati Corse boss Gigi Dall’Igna watching over proceedings at the...

Jonathan Rea working to find new seat for Kyle Ryde

Jonathan Rea working to find new seat for Kyle Ryde

Jonathan Rea is working to salvage the 2016 season for young British racer Kyle Ryde after his World Supersport team announced earlier this week they’d be withdrawing from the series without any prior...

Foggy to lead WSB stars through streets of Castle Donington

Foggy to lead WSB stars through streets of Castle Donington

World Superbike stars will parade through the streets of Castle Donington on Sunday 22nd May to celebrate the arrival of the Superbike World Championship to Donington Park the following weekend. The...

Kyle Ryde loses World Supersport seat as team withdraws from series

Kyle Ryde loses World Supersport seat as team withdraws from series

British racer Kyle Ryde has been left without a ride in the World Supersport Championship after his Team Ranieri Med – SC Racing squad withdrew from the series with immediate effect. Ryde showed his...

Overnight changes boost feeling for Lowes

Overnight changes boost feeling for Lowes

Alex Lowes believes his PATA Yamaha team took a vital step forward in improving his feeling with the YZF-R1 on Saturday, enabling him to ride to a strong sixth place in Sunday’s second race at...

Davies doubles again with Rea and Sykes behind

Davies doubles again with Rea and Sykes behind

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) took a perfect 50 points away from the Imola race weekend after winning his second race in two days. At Ducati’s local track this brought him to within 35 points...