September

WSB: Rea: 'I have no words'

WSB: Rea: 'I have no words'

Jonathan Rea was lost for words after storming to a record third World Superbike title in Magny Cours this afternoon. The Northern Irishman dominated the wet opening race in France to place himself...

WSB: History-maker Rea crowned 2017 World Champion

WSB: History-maker Rea crowned 2017 World Champion

History was made this afternoon in Magny Cours as Jonathan Rea became the first rider to win three consecutive World Superbike titles. The Ulsterman has been unbeaten since joining Kawasaki in 2015,...

WSB: Rea takes wet pole despite crash

WSB: Rea takes wet pole despite crash

Champion elect Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) was just one of many riders to fall in the Superpole competition thanks to a slick wet track surface. He got back on to score a superb Superpole win,...

WSB: Rea leads van der Mark on day one

WSB: Rea leads van der Mark on day one

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) started his potentially historic weekend in France in perfect shape, setting the fastest Friday practice time at Magny-Cours. As he goes for his third world...

WSB: Sykes hopeful of French return

WSB: Sykes hopeful of French return

Tom Sykes is hoping to return to action at Magny Cours this weekend after the fireball crash that ruled him out of the last round in Portimao. A massive crash for Sykes in FP3 at the Portugese circuit...

WSB: Rea on brink of historic third title

WSB: Rea on brink of historic third title

Jonathan Rea is poised to clinch a historic third successive World Superbike crown at Magny Cours this weekend. The Ulsterman holds a crucial 120-point advantage heading into the 11th round of the...

WSB: Gagne to stand in for injured Bradl at Red Bull Honda

WSB: Gagne to stand in for injured Bradl at Red Bull Honda

American youngster Jake Gagne will ride for the Red Bull Honda team alongside Davide Giugliano at Magny Cours this weekend as Stefan Bradl sits out through injury. Bradl tore a ligament in his right...

WSB: Rea refutes Suzuki MotoGP talk

WSB: Rea refutes Suzuki MotoGP talk

Jonathan Rea has refuted reports that there’s a plot that would see him slot into Suzuki’s MotoGP team for 2018 in place of the struggling Andrea Iannone. Rumours emerged a few weeks back that there...

WSB: Baz confirms SBK return, in talks with Honda

WSB: Baz confirms SBK return, in talks with Honda

Loris Baz has confirmed he will return to the Superbike World Championship in 2018 after losing his MotoGP seat after three seasons in the premiere class.  Avintia Ducati has today confirmed...

WSB: 2018 calendar begins to take shape

WSB: 2018 calendar begins to take shape

The 2018 WorldSBK calendar is starting to take shape, although still highly provisional at this time. The new San Juan track in Argentina will host a round but only if it is ready in time.  If...

WSB: Jonathan Rea's Portimao column

WSB: Jonathan Rea's Portimao column

That was probably one of the most solid weekends of my career. Everything was pretty much plain sailing!   Right from the first session the bike was in the ballpark. Normally we go from race...

WSB: Rea quickest as Razgatlioglu impresses at Portimao test

WSB: Rea quickest as Razgatlioglu impresses at Portimao test

Having won both races at Portimao Jonathan Rea (KRT) then went on to set the fastest time of the subsequent tests, with a 1’42.313 lap. He outpaced Chaz Davies and his 1’42.711 and wrapped up his work...

WSB: Carrasco makes history with Supersport 300 win

WSB: Carrasco makes history with Supersport 300 win

Ana Carrasco made history this weekend as she became the first female rider to win an FIM World Championship motorcycle race with a stunning victory in the World Supersport 300 class at Portimao. The...

WSB: Rea closes in on third title with double win

WSB: Rea closes in on third title with double win

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) took a giant leap toward a history making third WorldSBK crown at Portimao today with the completing of a double win that extended his championship lead to 120...

WSB: Tyre drama at Portimao

WSB: Tyre drama at Portimao

Pirelli brought a new rear tyre for the WorldSBK riders to use at Portimao, the W0735. It is a soft new development option featuring different structural solutions in comparison to the standard SC0...

WSB: Rea dominates opening race

WSB: Rea dominates opening race

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) scored a remarkable start-to-finish victory in the first 20-lap WorldSBK race at Portimao, winning by just over six seconds and easing up on the final lap from a...

WSB: Sykes out after FP3 fireball

WSB: Sykes out after FP3 fireball

Tom Sykes looks likely to miss the remainder of the World Superbike round in Portugal after a terrifying crash in the third free practice session. The Kawasaki Racing Team rider lost control of his...

WSB: Rea leads pack by half a second on day one

WSB: Rea leads pack by half a second on day one

Jonathan Rea conquered the first day of Portimao free practice despite the bumpy track and windy conditions that faced the WorldSBK riders in Portugal today. Rea had been fastest in the morning...

WSB: Tech chief quits Red Bull Honda

WSB: Tech chief quits Red Bull Honda

With four rounds of the 2017 season remaining Pieter Breddels, the long-term Technical Manager in the Red Bull Honda team, has left his position – seemingly a victim of the incredibly tough season...