2021

WSB: Bonovo BMW sign Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty for 2022 season

WSB: Bonovo BMW sign Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty for 2022 season

Loris Baz will make his official return to the World Superbike Championship next year after signing for the Bonovo action BMW Racing Team. Michael Galinski’s team are expanding to two riders next...

WSB Portimao: Toprak Razgatlioglu wins dramatic opening race in Portugal

WSB Portimao: Toprak Razgatlioglu wins dramatic opening race in Portugal

Toprak Razgatlioglu has opened up a 45-point lead in the World Superbike Championship standings after an entertaining opening race at Portimao.  Razgatlioglu and Jonathan Rea continued their...

WSB Jerez: Toprak Razgatlioglu secures the double to extend championship lead

WSB Jerez: Toprak Razgatlioglu secures the double to extend championship lead

Toprak Razgatlioglu has opened up a 20-point lead in the World Superbike Championship standings after winning both races at Jerez. The Turkish rider once again got the better of title rival Jonathan...

WSB Jerez: Dean Berta Viñales has died

WSB Jerez: Dean Berta Viñales has died

World Supersport 300 rider Dean Berta Viñales has died following a multi-rider crash at Jerez this afternoon (September 25). Viñales suffered severe head and thoracic injuries in the accident, which...

WSB Jerez: Chaz Davies to retire at the end of the 2021 season

WSB Jerez: Chaz Davies to retire at the end of the 2021 season

Chaz Davies has announced that he'll retire from the World Superbike Championship at the end of the 2021 season. The Welshman revealed his decision in a special conference held on the eve of the...

WSB Jerez: Loris Baz returns as Chaz Davies is ruled out

WSB Jerez: Loris Baz returns as Chaz Davies is ruled out

Loris Baz will return to the World Superbike Championship at Jerez this weekend as a replacement for the injured Chaz Davies. The Frenchman will join the Team GoEleven Ducati squad in Spain, with...

WSB Jerez: Eugene Laverty to replace Tom Sykes at BMW

WSB Jerez: Eugene Laverty to replace Tom Sykes at BMW

Tom Sykes has been ruled out of this weekend's WorldSBK meeting at Jerez and will be replaced at the factory BMW team by Eugene Laverty. Sykes suffered a severe concussion during a crash at turn one...

WSB Most: Toprak Razgatlioglu reignites his title hopes with double win

WSB Most: Toprak Razgatlioglu reignites his title hopes with double win

The introduction of Autodrom Most to the World Superbike Championship has turned out to be a positive one for the series. This year's championship fight has been turned on its head once again with...

WSB: Jayson Uribe signs with Pedercini Kawasaki for remainder of 2021

WSB: Jayson Uribe signs with Pedercini Kawasaki for remainder of 2021

Jayson Uribe has joined the OUTDO TPR Team Pedercini Racing Kawasaki team for the remainder of the 2021 World Superbike season. The American joins Belgian rider Loris Cresson at the team following the...

WSB: Alex Lowes signs new two-deal with Kawasaki

WSB: Alex Lowes signs new two-deal with Kawasaki

Alex Lowes has signed a new two-year deal with the factory Kawasaki team which will see him remain in green for at least the next two seasons. Lowes joined Kawasaki ahead of the 2020 season and has...

WSB: Garrett Gerloff signs one-year contract extension with Yamaha

WSB: Garrett Gerloff signs one-year contract extension with Yamaha

Garrett Gerloff will remain in the World Superbike Championship for at least another year after agreeing a one-year contract extension with Yamaha Motor Europe. Since making his WorldSBK debut in 2020...

WSB: Eugene Laverty to miss Assen as RC Squadra Corse withdraw from event

WSB: Eugene Laverty to miss Assen as RC Squadra Corse withdraw from event

Eugene Laverty will not take part in this weekend's World Superbike race meeting at Assen due to his RC Squadra Corse team's withdrawal from the event. The satellite BMW outfit, which stepped up to...

WSB Estoril: Jonathan Rea extends championship lead with Portuguese double

WSB Estoril: Jonathan Rea extends championship lead with Portuguese double

Jonathan Rea has a 35-point lead in the 2021 World Superbike Championship after winning two of the three races at Estoril. After losing out to Scott Redding and Toprak Razgatlioglu in Saturday's...

WSB: Troy Bayliss fractures vertebra in bicycle crash

WSB: Troy Bayliss fractures vertebra in bicycle crash

Three-time World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss has been left with a fractured C4 vertebra following a bicycle crash. The incident happened last Friday (May 15) when the Aussie is thought to have...

WSB: Dorna confirm new long-term TV agreement with Eurosport

WSB: Dorna confirm new long-term TV agreement with Eurosport

The World Superbike Championship will continue to be broadcast exclusively on Eurosport until at least the end of the 2025 season. A new deal was confirmed this week between Dorna WSB organisers and...

WSB Barcelona Test: Jonathan Rea tops the second day

WSB Barcelona Test: Jonathan Rea tops the second day

Jonathan Rea ended the two-day World Superbike test in Barcelona at the top of the timesheets on his new Kawasaki ZX-10RR. The six-time champion's fastest lap-time was a 1:40.264, enough to...

WSB Barcelona Test: 2021 livery reveal round-up

WSB Barcelona Test: 2021 livery reveal round-up

Ahead of the official two-day World Superbike test in several teams unveiled their brand-new liveries for the 2021 season. Kawasaki, Honda and Yamaha took the covers off of their respective 2021...

WSB: Aruba.it Ducati unveil 2021 livery

WSB: Aruba.it Ducati unveil 2021 livery

The factory Aruba.it Ducati team has unveiled the Panigale V4 R livery which will takes its place on the 2021 World Superbike grid. As with all team presentations this year, due to Covid-19,...

WSB: Alex Lowes returns from injury at Jerez Test

WSB: Alex Lowes returns from injury at Jerez Test

Alex Lowes made his return from a shoulder injury at the end of last week for a two-day World Superbike test at Jerez. The factory Kawasaki rider has been out of action since injuring his shoulder in...

WSB: Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista complete two-day Jerez Test

WSB: Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista complete two-day Jerez Test

Team HRC's Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista have completed a productive two-day test at Jerez. The duo were at Jerez on Friday and Saturday (March 19-20) and were keen to make up the time that they...

WSB: Team GoEleven Ducati unveil all-new 2021 livery

WSB: Team GoEleven Ducati unveil all-new 2021 livery

Team GoEleven Ducati has unveiled a brand-new look ahead of the 2021 World Superbike season. Last season the team's Ducati V4R was covered in a fluorescent red, yellow and white paintjob. However, for...

FIM shows support for Sharni Pinfold following her decision to quit racing amid sexism claims

FIM shows support for Sharni Pinfold following her decision to quit racing amid sexism claims

The FIM has responded following Sharni Pinfold's decision to quit racing due to the sexist treatment that she has been subjected to, and witnessed, during her time in the motorsport...

WSB: Team HRC get back on track at Jerez

WSB: Team HRC get back on track at Jerez

Team HRC duo Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista were able to get some track time this week during a test at Jerez. Following the cancellation of last week's World Superbike test at the same circuit due...

WSB: Jonathan Rea crowned Irish Motorcyclist of the Year

WSB: Jonathan Rea crowned Irish Motorcyclist of the Year

Jonathan Rea has been named as the Adelaide Irish Motorcyclist of the Year for a record breaking sixth year in a row. It's the eighth time that Rea has won Irish motorcycling’s top honour, which puts...

WSB: Two-day Jerez test postponed due to rainy conditons

WSB: Two-day Jerez test postponed due to rainy conditons

The two-day World Superbike test at Jerez has been abandoned following another day of rain at the Spanish circuit. Wet weather had already ruined the opening test day of the new year for all of the...

WSB: Michel Fabrizio returns to action in the Supersport class

WSB: Michel Fabrizio returns to action in the Supersport class

Michel Fabrizio will make his return to the World Superbike paddock this season after signing for the Team Motozoo by Puccetti Racing squad.  Fabrizio will compete in the Supersport class...

WSB: Leon Camier named as new Honda team manager

WSB: Leon Camier named as new Honda team manager

Team HRC has named Leon Camier as their new team manager for the 2021 World Superbike season. The Brit has called time on his racing career after suffering from a long list of injuries over the last...

WSB: Danny Webb stays with WRP Wepol Racing for 2021 World Supersport campaign

WSB: Danny Webb stays with WRP Wepol Racing for 2021 World Supersport campaign

Danny Webb has re-signed with WRP Wepol Racing for the 2021 World Supersport season.  The Brit returned to the WorldSSP paddock with the Czech team last season and ended the year 11th overall.

WSB: Maverick Viñales' father launches WorldSSP300 project

WSB: Maverick Viñales' father launches WorldSSP300 project

Maverick Viñales' father, Ángel Viñales, has unveiled his own World Supersport 300 project ahead of 2021 season. The Viñales Racing Team has been launched with the hope of becoming a platform to help...

WSB: Randy Krummenacher returns to the World Supersport grid

WSB: Randy Krummenacher returns to the World Supersport grid

2019 World Supersport champion Randy Krummenacher will return to the grid this season after signing for the EAB Racing team. Krummenacher parted ways with the MV Agusta Reparto Corse team after just...