June

WSB: Althea considering British Superbike switch?

WSB: Althea considering British Superbike switch?

The Althea BMW World Superbike team could be set to leave the world stage to move to the MCE British Superbike Championship in 2018, MCN understands.   Team owner, Gensio Bevilacqua has long been...

WSB: Pirelli revert to old tyre after Misano madness

WSB: Pirelli revert to old tyre after Misano madness

Pirelli are feeling the heat after a disastrous weekend in Misano saw a number of riders struggle with tyre issues across the weekend. PATA Yamaha’s Michael van der Mark suffered an obvious tyre...

WSB: Jonathan Rea's Misano column

WSB: Jonathan Rea's Misano column

I love Misano. Not so much the layout of the circuit, it’s a flat track with not too much character, but the atmosphere and the weather is brilliant. The fans always turn out in force. It’s a good...

WSB: Davies: 'I certainly felt it!'

WSB: Davies: 'I certainly felt it!'

Chaz Davies has said he feels ‘extremely lucky’ to be heading home without serious injury after his serious crash in Misano this weekend. The Welshman fell while scrapping with rival Jonathan Rea for...

WSB: Melandri: 'I never stopped believing'

WSB: Melandri: 'I never stopped believing'

Marco Melandri has said he never stopped believing in himself as he returned to the top step of the podium for the first time in three years at Misano yesterday. It was an emotional win for the former...

WSB: Melandri takes first win since 2014

WSB: Melandri takes first win since 2014

Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) recorded his first win of the 2017 season on Sunday to restore his damaged pride and save Ducati’s home weekend after all Saturday’s problems. This was his...

WSS: Four in a row for Sofuoglu

WSS: Four in a row for Sofuoglu

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) showed his experience to win his fourth WorldSSP race in succession in the 2017 season to close to within five points of the championship lead after seven...

WSB: Tyre failure thwarts van der Mark victory challenge

WSB: Tyre failure thwarts van der Mark victory challenge

Michael van der Mark’s victory challenge in today’s opening World Superbike race in Misano was thwarted by a hole in his tyre, Pirelli have confirmed. The Dutchman rode a valiant race, leading from...

WSB: Davies injured in race one crash

WSB: Davies injured in race one crash

Chaz Davies has been taken to hospital following the nasty crash in the late stages of today’s opening World Superbike race at Misano. The Welshman was leading an intense battle for the lead with...

WSB: Sykes wins in Misano chaos

WSB: Sykes wins in Misano chaos

Tom Sykes took the most unlikely win of his WorldSBK career after sitting in fifth place for the most of the opening WorldSBK race of the Misano weekend. First, long time leader Michael van der Mark...

WSB: Sykes takes 40th pole at Misano

WSB: Sykes takes 40th pole at Misano

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) recorded a new track best of 1’33.662 to win his 40th official career Superpole, and his second of the 2017 season. His team-mate Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team)...

WSB: Rea tops day one in Misano

WSB: Rea tops day one in Misano

As the action got underway at a hot and humid Misano circuit in Italy Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) pushed himself to the top of the timesheets with a 1’34.901 lap set early in the afternoon...

WSB: Rea confident ahead of Misano

WSB: Rea confident ahead of Misano

Jonathan Rea will be looking to extend his series lead as the Superbike World Championship resumes in Misano this weekend. After a victory and DNF due to a tyre failure last time out at Donington...

WSB: Control electronics being considered for 2018

WSB: Control electronics being considered for 2018

World Superbike bosses are considering the implementation of a control ECU for the 2018 season and beyond as they look to stop the domination of Kawasaki and Ducati in the series. The Superbike...