World Superbikes

WSB: Super Davide Takes Superpole Win

WSB: Super Davide Takes Superpole Win

Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati WSB) was a the popular winner of the Imola Superpole contest, securing the best possible starting place for Sunday’s 19-lap races as a result. On his first...

WSB: Off Colour Davies Looking For Final Few Tenths

WSB: Off Colour Davies Looking For Final Few Tenths

Official Ducati rider Chaz Davies has been toiling with the last few settings on his machine at Imola, and also fighting the effects of a low level but irritating illness that has been difficult to...

WSB: Limitations Hold Guintoli Back

WSB: Limitations Hold Guintoli Back

After a tough start to the season due to a neck injury suffered in winter testing, Sylvain Guintoli (Pata Honda) made progress at the Assen round, and watched his team-mate Michael van der Mark finish...

WSB: Giugliano Fastest Man Pre-Superpole

WSB: Giugliano Fastest Man Pre-Superpole

WSB returnee Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing- Ducati WSB) continued his amazing comeback from long term injury top lead the field going into Superpole, having topped the final free practice session...

WSB: Rea Fastest On Day One At Imola

WSB: Rea Fastest On Day One At Imola

KRT rider Jonathan Rea set a 1’47.344 lap to sit on top of the timesheets after the first day of WSB action at Imola, ending up 0.173 seconds ahead of his team-mate Tom Sykes. The two official...

WSS: Cluzel Climbs Highest On Day One

WSS: Cluzel Climbs Highest On Day One

After a halted and restarted second FIM Supersport World Championship practice session at Imola Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) left it late to take the advantage going into day two, with his...

Guintoli still adapting to Pata Honda

Guintoli still adapting to Pata Honda

Reigning World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli says he’s still adapting his riding style to the Pata Honda machine he switched form Aprilia to at the start of the 2015 season. Starting the season...

Ponsson switches from Grillini to Pedercini

Ponsson switches from Grillini to Pedercini

Frenchman Christophe Ponsson has made the switch from Grillini Kawasaki to the Team Pedercini bikes ahead of this weekend’s Imola round of the World Superbike series. He joins Davide Salom at the...

Season starts at home round for Badovini

Season starts at home round for Badovini

BMW Motorrad Italia rider Ayrton Badovini says his 2015 World Superbike season only starts next weekend when the championship returns to Imola, located only five miles form his hometown of Castel...

Hero EBR withdraw from WSB series

Hero EBR withdraw from WSB series

Hero EBR team boss and rider Larry Pegram has confirmed the team’s withdrawal from the World Superbike championship, only days after the bankruptcy of parent manufacturer EBR. Only weeks ago, ahead of...

Fabrizio stands in for Terol at Imola

Fabrizio stands in for Terol at Imola

Four-time WSB race winner Michel Fabrizio will ride as substitute for the injured Nico Terol (Althea Racing Ducati) at the next round of the FIM Superbike World Championship at Imola in Italy. Terol,...

Haslam: I need to change my riding style

Haslam: I need to change my riding style

Red Devils Roma Rider Leon Haslam says that a change in his riding style might be needed, after struggling with tyre issues in both races last weekend at the Assen round of the World Superbike...

Terol out for WSB Imola

Terol out for WSB Imola

Former 125GP champion Nico Terol will miss the next round of the 2015 World Superbike championship at Imola, after doctors confirmed the damage to his right hand sustained at Assen as a...

MV steps it up for Camier

MV steps it up for Camier

After experiencing some serious electronics issues Leon Camier (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) had to ride through in the recent Aragon round, MV Agusta redoubled their efforts with their new Marelli...

Rea’s WSB lead put in context

Rea’s WSB lead put in context

At 13 rounds long, the 2015 FIM Superbike World Championship will run right through until the middle of October and feature 26 individual points scoring races. After eight races there is one...

World Supersport controversy continues to burn

World Supersport controversy continues to burn

The controversy that ended Sunday’s World Supersport race at Assen has continued to burn, with race winner Kenan Sofuoglu and second place finisher Jules Cluzel firing shots at each other after their...

World Superbike adds Vallelunga as ‘back-up’ track

World Superbike adds Vallelunga as ‘back-up’ track

The World Superbike Championship has taken the unprecedented steps of adding the Vallelunga circuit to it’s 2015 and 2016 calendars as a ‘back-up’ track in case of other tracks being unable to host...

WSB Assen: Rea doubles after brilliant race two

WSB Assen: Rea doubles after brilliant race two

Jonathan Rea secured his sixth win from eight starts in the WSB Championship at Assen, winning race two by 0.439 seconds from Chaz Davies (Ducati). Local rider Michael van der Mark (Honda) took his...

WSB Assen: Sofuoglu wins supersport stunner

WSB Assen: Sofuoglu wins supersport stunner

The end of the WSS race at Assen was an all-time classic, with Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) getting the nod from Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta) but only after each rider had been put under...

WSB Assen: Rea wins race one

WSB Assen: Rea wins race one

From second on the grid Jonathan Rea (KRT) took the early lead from Tom Sykes his team-mate and Leon Haslam (Aprilia), and would run out the winner in a busy race, but one in which he was in full...

WSB Assen: Sykes takes first pole of 2015

WSB Assen: Sykes takes first pole of 2015

The usual suspects crammed the top of the time sheets in Superpole 2 at the beginning and also at the end and it was Tom Sykes (KRT) who put himself on the top pre-race place. Leon Haslam (Aprilia...

WSB Assen: Davies leads the field into Superpole

WSB Assen: Davies leads the field into Superpole

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing Ducati WSB) headed the 24 riders in WSB at Assen into the Superpole contest, with a best lap time of 1’35.748 set on Friday. Although all the top riders behind him...

WSB Assen: Davies on top at flowing Assen

WSB Assen: Davies on top at flowing Assen

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati WSB) led home an all-British top four in the combined results on Friday at the Assen WSB round, following up on his recent win at Motorland Aragon with a top spot...

WSS Assen: Cluzel again the fastest

WSS Assen: Cluzel again the fastest

With several of the top WSS riders falling in a halted and re-started WSS second practice session at Assen, Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) took a 0.132 second advantage in lap time over Kenan...

HERO EBR Team continues at Assen despite EBR woes

HERO EBR Team continues at Assen despite EBR woes

After American motorcycle manufacturer EBR filed for bankruptcy protection in the US the future of the Hero EBR WSB Team - in the short and long term - was thrown into turmoil. With the suddenness of...

Video: Michael van der Mark, A Life Behind The Bars

Video: Michael van der Mark, A Life Behind The Bars

If you're a fan of Pata Honda Racing's Michael van der Mark, then you'll love this short film about the superbike rider. In fact, even if you're not a fan already, you'll probably enjoy this...

Corser clarifies relationship with JR Racing BMW

Corser clarifies relationship with JR Racing BMW

Troy Corser has spoken out for the first time since the demise of the JR Racing BMW World Superbike team, to clarify his status within the failed project. Originally billed as a key member of the...

Aragon WSB: Davies dominates race two

Aragon WSB: Davies dominates race two

Aruba.it Ducati rider Chaz Davies dominated race two at Aragon to take his first victory of 2015 as British riders once again ruled the podium. Davies got the jump on the rest of the field away from...

Aragon WSS: Sofuoglu wins, Cluzel retires

Aragon WSS: Sofuoglu wins, Cluzel retires

Three-time World Supersport champion Kenan Sofuoglu cruised to victory at Aragon after Jules Cluzel was forced to retire from the lead due to a mechanical problem with just six laps remaining. The...

Aragon WSB: Rea sees off Davies for win

Aragon WSB: Rea sees off Davies for win

Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea managed to defend a late challenge from fellow Brit Chaz Davies to take his fourth victory out of five races in 2015 and extend his lead at the top of the championship. The...

Aragon WSS: Cluzel on pole

Aragon WSS: Cluzel on pole

MV Agusta rider Jules Cluzel will start tomorrow's World Supersport race from the front of the grid after stealing pole position from Kenan Sofuoglu on his final lap. The pair will be joined on the...

Aragon WSB: Haslam powers to pole

Aragon WSB: Haslam powers to pole

Leon Haslam will start tomorrow's WSB races from pole at the Aragon circuit after setting a blisteringly fast time of 1:49.664 in superpole onboard the Red Devils Roma Aprilia. Haslam knocked fellow...

Aragon WSB: Kawasaki pairing dispute top spot after day one

Aragon WSB: Kawasaki pairing dispute top spot after day one

Kawasaki Racing Team riders Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes swapped the lead between them in the second WSB free practice session at Motorland Aragon but at the end Rea was marginally the faster, by only...

Aragon WSB: Ducati duo lead first session

Aragon WSB: Ducati duo lead first session

Regular Ducati rider Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing- Ducati WSB) stuck in the fastest early lap at Motorland Aragon in the first free practice session, posting a 1’52.009 that was 0.356 seconds faster...

World Superbikes set to gain new 300cc supersport class?

World Superbikes set to gain new 300cc supersport class?

The World Superbike championship is provisionally set to gain a new low-cost class from 2017, with the FIM Superbike Committee beginning the groundwork for the class at their last meeting. The series,...

Barrier returns to roots in Superstock 1000

Barrier returns to roots in Superstock 1000

Frenchman Sylvain Barrier will return to his roots this weekend at Motorland Aragon, as he steps down from the World Superbike Championship to the Superstock 1000 Cup; a series in which he is a double...