2018

WSB: Van der Mark: 'The bike is at 95%'

WSB: Van der Mark: 'The bike is at 95%'

Michael van der Mark has said the Yamaha World Superbike is still only at 95% despite clinching his debut victory in the series in a tense race at Donington Park. The Dutchman held off the Kawasaki of...

WSB: Van der Mark takes first Yamaha win since 2011

WSB: Van der Mark takes first Yamaha win since 2011

Michael van der Mark took a jubilant debut World Superbike victory in a tense opening race at Donington Park this afternoon to deny three-time World Champion Jonathan Rea the all-time World Superbike...

WSB: Sykes breaks Corser's record with Donington pole

WSB: Sykes breaks Corser's record with Donington pole

Tom Sykes will start on pole position for this afternoon’s opening World Superbike race after shattering Troy Corser’s all-time pole record at Donington Park. Now with 44 pole positions to his name,...

WSB: Rea on top as Brit wildcards impress at Donington

WSB: Rea on top as Brit wildcards impress at Donington

Jonathan Rea led the way on the opening day at Donington Park, outpacing team-mate Tom Sykes by 0.2 seconds but the long list of British wildcards also made their mark. After heavy rainfall in the...

WSB: Rea and Sykes ready to re-write the record books

WSB: Rea and Sykes ready to re-write the record books

What’s your favourite bike racing memory from Donington? There’s been loads over the years from Carl Fogarty’s maiden WSB win in 1992 to Scott Redding’s 2008 success of becoming the youngest rider in...

WSB: History in the making?

WSB: History in the making?

30 years ago the first World Superbike race blasted into action at a chilly Donington Park. The format consisted two heat races, the event winner declared at the end of the second. Davide Tardozzi won...

WSB: Wildcards galore for UK World Superbikes

WSB: Wildcards galore for UK World Superbikes

World Superbike fans are likely to enjoy more autographs from wildcard riders than hot dinners in the new Donington Park restaurant this weekend, with a huge turnout of additional participants making...

World Superbikes Donington - TV guide

World Superbikes Donington - TV guide

This weekend’s sixth round of the Superbike World Championship kicks off tomorrow at Donington Park with three-time World Champion Jonathan Rea on the verge of re-writing the history books once...

WSB: Camier: 'The goal is to get through the whole weekend'

WSB: Camier: 'The goal is to get through the whole weekend'

Leon Camier’s main aim for this weekend’s Donington Park round of the Superbike World Championship is to make it to the end of the weekend as he continues to recover from his Aragon injuries. The Red...

WSB: Ray: 'A chance to show our potential against the world's best'

WSB: Ray: 'A chance to show our potential against the world's best'

Bennetts British Superbike young gun Bradley Ray is relishing the opportunity to show his potential against some of the world’s top World Superbike riders with a wildcard at Donington Park this...

WSB: Rea on brink of beating Fogarty record at Donington

WSB: Rea on brink of beating Fogarty record at Donington

Jonathan Rea will have his first opportunity to beat Carl Fogarty’s all-time World Superbike win record in front of a home crowd at Donington Park this weekend. The three-time World Champion notched...

WSB: Jonathan Rea announces autobiography

WSB: Jonathan Rea announces autobiography

Triple World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea is to publish his autobiography in October, titled ‘Dream. Believe. Achieve.’ The book has been written by 31-year-old Rea and long-time friend Steve...

WSB: Donington to host battle of the Brits

WSB: Donington to host battle of the Brits

The Superbike World Championship rolls in to Donington Park next weekend (25-27 May) for its one and only visit to the UK and with long-term forecasts looking good, it’s set to be a scorcher. Jonathan...

WSB: Rea equals Foggy record with Imola double

WSB: Rea equals Foggy record with Imola double

Jonathan Rea etched himself further into the World Superbike history books this weekend as a double victory at Imola saw him equal Carl Fogarty’s all-time win record. The three-time World Champion was...

WSS: Sofuoglu to retire after Imola swansong

WSS: Sofuoglu to retire after Imola swansong

Five-time World Supersport Champion Kenan Sofuoglu has officially announced that he will hang up his helmet following a series of serious crashes, but only after surprising with a return to the race...

WSB: Laverty poised for Imola return

WSB: Laverty poised for Imola return

Eugene Laverty is confident of making his World Superbike comeback a fortnight earlier than planned, targeting a return at Imola next weekend. After breaking his pelvis in a Thailand crash on...

WSB: O'Halloran in line for Red Bull Honda call-up

WSB: O'Halloran in line for Red Bull Honda call-up

Jason O’Halloran has been lined up as a potential replacement for the Red Bull Honda World Superbike team should either Leon Camier or Jake Gagne be unfit for action at Imola next weekend. MCN...

WSB: Brake cooling allowed to prevent more problems

WSB: Brake cooling allowed to prevent more problems

World Superbike teams have been granted a special dispensation to use brake cooling systems for the upcoming rounds of Imola and Donington Park, the two most demanding circuits on the calendar for...

WSB: BSB stars set for Donington wildcards

WSB: BSB stars set for Donington wildcards

A number of Bennetts British Superbike stars will line-up on the grid as wildcards for next month’s Donington Park round of the World Superbike Championship. After clinching a shock wildcard podium...

WSB: Two day Brno test draws to close

WSB: Two day Brno test draws to close

With the Superbike World Championship so finely poised in 2018, this week’s private test at Brno marked a pivotal two days for several of the teams and riders. Aruba Ducati duo Chaz Davies and...

WSB: Two-day test marks return of Brno

WSB: Two-day test marks return of Brno

Not since 2012 had the Czech forests of Brno shaken to the sound of World Superbike machines, but that changed on Wednesday as six of the teams took to the Czech track for two days of testing. ...

WSB: Sykes scorches to dominant race two win in Assen

WSB: Sykes scorches to dominant race two win in Assen

Tom Sykes returned to the top step to take his first race victory since Misano last year with a dominant ride in Sunday’s second race at the TT Circuit Assen. After a late race surge on Saturday,...

WSB: Rea holds off van der Mark for 12th Assen win

WSB: Rea holds off van der Mark for 12th Assen win

Jonathan Rea scorched to another race win after holding off a hard charging Michael van der Mark in Assen today. After a strong start to the race from the front row, Rea came under early pressure from...

WSB: Home hero van der Mark quickest on opening day in Assen

WSB: Home hero van der Mark quickest on opening day in Assen

Home hero Michael van der Mark led the way as the opening day of World Superbike action got underway at the iconic TT circuit Assen. After Aragon, every manufacturer apart from Ducati were permitted...

WSB: Davies holds off Rea for race two win

WSB: Davies holds off Rea for race two win

Chaz Davies took victory in a close-fought second World Superbike race in Aragon to move second in the championship standings. The Welshman didn’t have it easy with Ducati team-mate Marco Melandri and...

WSB: Rea holds off Ducatis for opening win in Aragon

WSB: Rea holds off Ducatis for opening win in Aragon

Jonathan Rea took victory in a dramatic opening World Superbike race at Aragon after managing to break free of a three-way Ducati battle for second place. Drama struck in the early stages of the race...

WSB: Camier injured in race one crash

WSB: Camier injured in race one crash

Leon Camier has been diagonsed with three broken ribs and a lung contusion following a nasty crash in today’s opening World Superbike race at Aragon. The Red Bull Honda rider fell during the opening...

WSB: Melandri pips Rea to top spot in Aragon practice

WSB: Melandri pips Rea to top spot in Aragon practice

Marco Melandri pipped Jonathan Rea to the top of the times on the opening day of World Superbike action in Aragon. The Italian was just 0.039 seconds quicker than the three-time World Champion after...

WSB: Red Bull Honda confirm Magneti Marelli switch for Aragon

WSB: Red Bull Honda confirm Magneti Marelli switch for Aragon

Leon Camier’s Red Bull Honda team will race their new Magneti Marelli electronics system for the first time at Aragon this weekend. The Ten Kate run squad had hoped to introduce the new system, which...

WSB: Davies: 'Nobody has the upper hand'

WSB: Davies: 'Nobody has the upper hand'

After surprising himself by winning in Thailand, Chaz Davues is one of three riders within 12 points of World Superbike championship leader Jonathan Rea. This week WSB heads to Motorland Aragon; a...

WSB: Rea: 'This could be most important phase of championship'

WSB: Rea: 'This could be most important phase of championship'

Jonathan Rea has said he believes the next couple of rounds of the 2018 World Superbike season will be crucial for this year’s title fight. The three-time World Champion leads the standings by just...

WSB: Giugliano in for Laverty at Milwaukee Aprilia

WSB: Giugliano in for Laverty at Milwaukee Aprilia

Davide Giugliano will make a return to the World Superbike paddock as he stands in for the injured Eugene Laverty at Milwaukee Aprilia. The Italian, who was a full-time regular in the WorldSBK paddock...

WSB: Rea: 'It'd take something special to get me to MotoGP in 2019'

WSB: Rea: 'It'd take something special to get me to MotoGP in 2019'

Jonathan Rea has said it would take something ‘special’ to see him move to MotoGP in 2019 despite numerous calls for the three-time World Superbike Champion to make the move to Grand Prix racing. The...

Jonathan Rea awarded prestigious Torrens Trophy

Jonathan Rea awarded prestigious Torrens Trophy

Three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea was honoured by the Royal Automobile Club today as he was presented with the prestigious Torrens Trophy. Rea has won the award in recognition of his...

WSB: Camier disappointment confirms major Honda progress

WSB: Camier disappointment confirms major Honda progress

Leon Camier may have left Thailand disappointed to have missed the podium with fourth and sixth positions in this weekend’s two races, but the results are a huge success for the Red Bull Honda Team as...

WSB: Muir short on options for Laverty substitute

WSB: Muir short on options for Laverty substitute

Milwaukee Aprilia team principal Shaun Muir is commencing the difficult task of finding a substitute rider for the injured Eugene Laverty after it was confirmed that the Irishman is to miss the...