2020

WSB: Jonathan Rea clinches his sixth consecutive title at Estoril

WSB: Jonathan Rea clinches his sixth consecutive title at Estoril

Jonathan Rea created even more history at the weekend by clinching his sixth consecutive World Superbike title at Estoril.  Rea becomes only the second rider in history to win a premier class...

WSB: Leon Haslam receives contract extension at Honda for 2021

WSB: Leon Haslam receives contract extension at Honda for 2021

HRC have confirmed that Leon Haslam will remain with their factory World Superbike team next season. Haslam will once again line-up alongside Alvaro Bautista on the CBR1000RR-R SP Fireblade in...

WSB: Jonathan Rea secures Magny-Cours double but must wait for his sixth title

WSB: Jonathan Rea secures Magny-Cours double but must wait for his sixth title

Jonathan Rea narrowly missed out on clinching his sixth consecutive World Superbike crown despite securing a sensational double at Magny-Cours.  The Kawasaki rider mastered the tricky wet...

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi wins as Jonathan Rea extends championship lead

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi wins as Jonathan Rea extends championship lead

The World Superbike Championship has a brand-new race winner with Michael Ruben Rinaldi clinching his maiden victory at Aragon. The Team GOELEVEN Ducati rider, who had already become the...

WSB: Matteo Ferrari to deputise at Aragon for injured Leandro Mercado

WSB: Matteo Ferrari to deputise at Aragon for injured Leandro Mercado

Matteo Ferrari will make his World Superbike Championship debut at Aragon this weekend when he steps in to replace the injured Leandro Mercado.  The inaugural FIM Enel MotoE World Cup winner...

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes control after Aragon double

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes control after Aragon double

Jonathan Rea leads the 2020 World Superbike Championship once again after securing a dominating double at Aragon.  Rea has a 10-point advantage over Scott Redding in the highly competitive title...

WSB: Jonas Folger set for World Superbike debut with Barcelona wildcard

WSB: Jonas Folger set for World Superbike debut with Barcelona wildcard

Jonas Folger will make his World Superbike Championship debut at the inaugural Catalunya round in Barcelona next month. The German will compete on a privateer Yamaha YZF-R1 for...

WSB: Estoril added to 2020 calendar as new season finale

WSB: Estoril added to 2020 calendar as new season finale

The World Superbike Championship will visit Estoril for the first time since 1993 this year, with the Portuguese circuit becoming the new 2020 season finale.  Estoril replaces Misano on the...

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes a hat-trick of wins at Portimao

WSB: Jonathan Rea takes a hat-trick of wins at Portimao

Reigning champion Jonathan Rea has re-taken control in the World Superbike Championship after three dominating victories at Portimao. The statistics taken from the action in Portugal showcase Rea's...

WSB: Scott Redding takes control with two victories at Jerez

WSB: Scott Redding takes control with two victories at Jerez

Scott Redding has taken control of the 2020 World Superbike Championship after dominating the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. The reigning British Superbike champion started the weekend off perfectly by...

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi tops FP2 but Loris Baz ends day one quickest overall

WSB: Michael Ruben Rinaldi tops FP2 but Loris Baz ends day one quickest overall

Michael Ruben Rinaldi sprung a surprise in this afternoon's FP2 session at Jerez, but it's Loris Baz who ends Friday on top overall. Just like we saw in MotoGP at Jerez, the higher afternoon...

WSB: BMW use 3D rider model to optimise the BMW S 1000 RR aerodynamics

WSB: BMW use 3D rider model to optimise the BMW S 1000 RR aerodynamics

The World Superbike Championship restarts this weekend and the BMW Motorrad team have been working hard in the wind tunnel with a 3D rider model of Eugene Laverty. Engineers have been fine-tuning the...

WSB: British, Dutch and Qatari 2020 rounds cancelled

WSB: British, Dutch and Qatari 2020 rounds cancelled

The World Superbike Championship won't have a British round for the first time in its history due to this year's trip to Donington Park being cancelled. The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization (DWO)...

WSB: Leon Camier and Barni Racing split ahead of season restart

WSB: Leon Camier and Barni Racing split ahead of season restart

Leon Camier has parted ways with the Barni Racing Team by mutual consent due to his ongoing injury concerns.  Camier missed the opening three races of the year at Phillip Island because of...

WSB: Michael van der Mark to leave Yamaha at the end of 2020

WSB: Michael van der Mark to leave Yamaha at the end of 2020

Yamaha have revealed that Michael van der Mark will leave the team at the end of the 2020 World Superbike season.  Van der Mark has been with the factory squad since 2017 but is now seeking...

WSB: BMW's Sykes and Laverty keep busy during coronavirus lockdown

WSB: BMW's Sykes and Laverty keep busy during coronavirus lockdown

Tom Sykes and Eugene Laverty have been doing everything they can to make the most out of the bad situation the world is currently in.  Both BMW Motorrad WorldSBK riders are, like the...

WSB: New calendar released following Assen postponement

WSB: New calendar released following Assen postponement

The FIM and Dorna have released an updated calendar for the 2020 World Superbike Championship following the postponement of the Dutch round at Assen. The famous circuit had been scheduled to host the...

WSB Phillip Island Round-Up: A Superbike masterclass in Australia

WSB Phillip Island Round-Up: A Superbike masterclass in Australia

If round one is anything to go by, the 2020 World Superbike Championship is going to be one of the most exciting in recent memory.  Phillip Island, as it often does, produced three nail-biting...

WSB: Toprak Razgatlioglu tops a competitive opening day of Phillip Island testing

WSB: Toprak Razgatlioglu tops a competitive opening day of Phillip Island testing

Toprak Razgatlioglu topped a highly competitive first day of testing at Phillip Island as the paddock edges closer to the season opener. The first day of the official two-day saw all five...

Exclusive: Are WSB and World Endurance racing about to merge?

Exclusive: Are WSB and World Endurance racing about to merge?

In this week's issue of MCN, following an extensive investigation covering several months, we exclusively reveal a potential merger between the World Superbike Championship and Endurance World...

WSB: Jonathan Rea eases to the front at Jerez test

WSB: Jonathan Rea eases to the front at Jerez test

Jonathan Rea ended the two-day Jerez test on top despite only completing 19 laps across the two days.  The five-time champion chose to avoid the rainy conditions on the opening day, whilst only...

WSB: Exclusive Q&A with Garrett Gerloff

WSB: Exclusive Q&A with Garrett Gerloff

Garrett Gerloff will make his World Superbike debut in 2020 after making the move from the MotoAmerica Championship.  The 24-year-old Texan joins GRT Yamaha after impressing on his debut season...