January

WSB: Breakthrough for Laverty in Portimao

WSB: Breakthrough for Laverty in Portimao

Eugene Laverty and the Milwaukee Aprilia squad were able to make a breakthrough in their final European pre-season test before heading to Phillip Island to start the 2017 Superbike World...

WSB: Tough debut tests for new Fireblade

WSB: Tough debut tests for new Fireblade

Honda’s World Superbike team endured a tough time in the opening two tests of 2017 with both Nicky Hayden and Stefan Bradl struggling on their first outings with the new CBR1000RR Fireblade. With the...

WSB: Haslam impresses among WSB stars

WSB: Haslam impresses among WSB stars

BSB series runner-up Leon Haslam showed he’s still got what it takes to run with the World Superbike boys with an impressive showing at the Portimao test this weekend.  Deputising for the injured...

WSB: Davies on top in Portimao

WSB: Davies on top in Portimao

Chaz Davies led the second major pre-season test in the absence of his main rivals from KRT, Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes. Davies set a 1’41.813 on Sunday 29th to go 0.189 seconds faster than the next...

WSB: Haslam gets Puccetti Kawasaki call up for Portimao test

WSB: Haslam gets Puccetti Kawasaki call up for Portimao test

Leon Haslam will join the Puccetti Kawasaki World Superbike team for testing in Portimao this weekend after Randy Krummenacher was injured at Jerez.  Krummenacher was involved in an incident with...

WSB: Hayden: 'We look closer than we are"

WSB: Hayden: 'We look closer than we are"

Nicky Hayden has said the time he set as the first World Superbike test of 2017 came to a close in Jerez yesterday isn’t reflective of how far off their competitors the Honda team are with the new...

WSB: Savadori mixes up the order on Day 2 in Jerez

WSB: Savadori mixes up the order on Day 2 in Jerez

Italian youngster Lorenzo Savadori impressed in Jerez this week as he mixed it up with the factory Kawasaki and Ducati machinery to place second at the end of the two days on track. The former...

WSB: Rea quickest as Savadori impresses in Jerez

WSB: Rea quickest as Savadori impresses in Jerez

World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea remained in control as the 2017 season got underway in Jerez this week as he set the quickest time on both days of the first pre-season test.  Rea was almost...

WSB: 'Stopping and turning' holding Laverty back in Jerez

WSB: 'Stopping and turning' holding Laverty back in Jerez

Eugene Laverty is hoping to reap the benefits of the work done by Aprilia in their title winning year in 2014 as the 2017 Superbike World Championship gets underway. Laverty, alongside new team-mate...

WSB: Encouraging new Fireblade debut for Hayden

WSB: Encouraging new Fireblade debut for Hayden

Nicky Hayden and Stefan Bradl got a first taste of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 they will campaign in the 2017 Superbike World Championship as testing got underway at Jerez today. As would be...

WSB: Rea quickest as 2017 testing gets underway

WSB: Rea quickest as 2017 testing gets underway

World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea started the 2017 season where he left off last year as he stormed to the top of the timesheets on the first day of testing at Jerez. The double champ pipped...

Gallery: Milwaukee Aprilia team launch

Gallery: Milwaukee Aprilia team launch

As the first test of the 2017 Superbike World Championship got underway in Jerez this morning, the British-based Milwaukee Aprilia squad lifted the covers off the RSV4-RF Aprilia Eugene Laverty and...

WSB: Milwaukee Aprilia lift covers off RSV4 challenger

WSB: Milwaukee Aprilia lift covers off RSV4 challenger

Milwaukee Aprilia this morning lifted the covers off the all new RSV4-RF Eugene Laverty and Lorenzo Savadori will campaign in the 2017 Superbike World Championship. Unveiling the livery for the...

WSB: Brookes to be reunited with BSB-winning R1 for Phillip Island wildcard

WSB: Brookes to be reunited with BSB-winning R1 for Phillip Island wildcard

Josh Brookes will be reunited with his 2015 MCE British Superbike-winning YZF-R1 as he makes a one-off wildcard appearance in the opening round of the Superbike World Championship at Phillip...

WSB: Lavilla explains controversial grid rules

WSB: Lavilla explains controversial grid rules

When World Superbike bosses announced they would introduce a radical new system to compose the grid for Sunday’s second races, it’s fair to say there was a mixed response. Reverse grids are nothing...

WSB: Ten Kate Honda take delivery of new Fireblade

WSB: Ten Kate Honda take delivery of new Fireblade

Ten Kate Racing have finally taken delivery of the 2017 Honda CBR1000RR SP2 that Nicky Hayden and Stefan Bradl will race in this year’s Superbike World Championship. The team had been hoping to take...

WSB Exclusive Interview: Davies: 'We can push Rea for title this year'

WSB Exclusive Interview: Davies: 'We can push Rea for title this year'

Chaz Davies reckons he has what it takes to beat double World Superbike champ Jonathan Rea to the title this year after the mid-season breakthrough that saw him cruise to seven wins from eight...

WSB: Is 2017 WorldSBK's chance to shine?

WSB: Is 2017 WorldSBK's chance to shine?

It’s no secret that, for whatever reason, the Superbike World Championship has been struggling to attract interest in recent years.  Big budget factories have dominated over the last decade,...