October

WSB: Series set to confirm 2019 calendar shake up

WSB: Series set to confirm 2019 calendar shake up

While news on the 2019 World Superbike calendar has been traditionally late coming, MCN understands the 2019 World Superbike championship will take place over 14 rounds with a number of key...

WSS: Cortese becomes World Champion in Supersport thriller

WSS: Cortese becomes World Champion in Supersport thriller

Sandro Cortese has won the Supersport World Championship on his first attempt after a nail-biting contest against title rival Jules Cluzel under floodlights in Qatar on Saturday evening. The fact a...

WSB: Extreme weather forces cancellation of final World Superbike race

WSB: Extreme weather forces cancellation of final World Superbike race

Saturday night’s last race of the World Superbike season has been called off after appalling weather conditions left the Losail International Circuit in a condition deemed too dangerous for it to go...

WSB: Rea storms to 17th win of season

WSB: Rea storms to 17th win of season

Jonathan Rea etched himself further into the record books with his 17th victory of the season in the opening race in Qatar. His 11th win in a row, Rea’s 17th victory sees him equal Doug Polen’s 1991...

WSB: Sykes takes last pole for Kawasaki in Qatar

WSB: Sykes takes last pole for Kawasaki in Qatar

Tom Sykes will start on pole position for the first of his final two races for Kawasaki after beating team-mate Jonathan Rea to the top spot in qualifying in Qatar. The Yorkshireman set a new pole...

WSB: Laverty: 'I have to consider everything'

WSB: Laverty: 'I have to consider everything'

Eugene Laverty has refused to rule out a potential move to the British Superbike championship or even World Supersport as he is left searching for a job for the 2019 season at the eleventh hour. The...

WSS: Mahias appeal heats up Supersport title fight

WSS: Mahias appeal heats up Supersport title fight

The battle for the 2019 World Supersport crown heated up before proceedings even got underway in Qatar as a successful appeal for Lucas Mahias and the GRT Yamaha team sees the Frenchman re-instated as...

WSB: Laverty leads the way in Qatar

WSB: Laverty leads the way in Qatar

An unemployed Eugene Laverty led the way as the final round of the 2018 Superbike World Championship got underway under the floodlights in Qatar. The Milwaukee Aprilia rider was 0.183 seconds ahead of...

WSB: Sykes to front new factory-backed SMR BMW squad

WSB: Sykes to front new factory-backed SMR BMW squad

2013 World Superbike champion Tom Sykes will head-up a new-look factory-supported BMW squad in 2019 after signing a deal with Shaun Muir Racing. After two largely unsuccessful years with Aprilia, the...

WSB: Rea does the double in Argentina

WSB: Rea does the double in Argentina

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea has stormed to his fifth consecutive double win in Argentina and his sixth of the season, taking victory in the second race from Barni Racing Ducati’s Xavi Fores. Having...

WSB: Rea takes commanding race one win in Argentina

WSB: Rea takes commanding race one win in Argentina

Jonathan Rea has taken his ninth win in succession with a commanding race one victory in Argentina in mixed conditions, becoming the first rider to do so at the new circuit in the...

WSB: Melandri claims second pole position of the year in Argentina

WSB: Melandri claims second pole position of the year in Argentina

Marco Melandri has stormed to his second pole position of the season and the first-ever at San Juan Villicum Circuit in Argentina. After a session-long battle with Kawasaki Racing’s Jonathan Rea, the...

WSB: Rea sets the pace as riders find their feet in Argentina

WSB: Rea sets the pace as riders find their feet in Argentina

Recently crowned four-time world champion Jonathan Rea has continued his dominant run of form by setting the early pace at the inaugural World Superbike round from San Juan Villicum Circuit in...

WSB: Three race schedule to be introduced in 2019

WSB: Three race schedule to be introduced in 2019

World Superbike bosses have announced that next year’s schedule will include three races at each round as they look to increase interest in the series. At the start of the 2016 season, series bosses...

Jonathan Rea MBE: world champion, family man, story teller

Jonathan Rea MBE: world champion, family man, story teller

After taking his fourth consecutive double-victory at Magny Cours last weekend, Jonathan Rea made history by becoming the first rider to ever win four World Superbike titles in succession and the most...