World Superbikes

WSB: Rea 're-charged' ahead of Misano

WSB: Rea 're-charged' ahead of Misano

Jonathan Rea hopes to strengthen his lead in the 2018 World Superbike Championship as the paddock heads to the Misano Marco Simoncelli Circuit this weekend. After two consecutive race wins at the...

WSB: Haslam in line to join Rea in factory Kawasaki squad

WSB: Haslam in line to join Rea in factory Kawasaki squad

Leon Haslam has said riding alongside Jonathan Rea in the factory Kawasaki World Superbike team is an offer he’d be ‘mad not to consider’ as rumours about his future gather momentum. The British...

WSB: Rea dashes to Laguna double as 2019 takes shape

WSB: Rea dashes to Laguna double as 2019 takes shape

Jonathan Rea and Kawasaki strengthened their stranglehold on the World Superbike Championship with a sublime double at Laguna Seca last weekend. The 31-year-old overhauled Ducati’s Chaz Davies for...

WSB: Lowes takes maiden victory in Brno

WSB: Lowes takes maiden victory in Brno

Alex Lowes was thrilled to take his maiden World Superbike victory in a dramatic race in Brno yesterday. Just two weeks after his team-mate took Yamaha’s first World Superbike wins since 2011, Lowes...

WSB: Rea signs two-year Kawasaki extension

WSB: Rea signs two-year Kawasaki extension

Jonathan Rea will remain with Kawasaki in the Superbike World Championship for the next two years, it has been confirmed. The Ulsterman, who surpassed Carl Fogarty’s all-time World Superbike win...

WSB: van der Mark does the Donington double

WSB: van der Mark does the Donington double

Michael van der Mark controlled this afternoon’s second World Superbike race as he stormed to a terrific double at Donington Park with Puccetti Kawasaki’s Toprak Razgatlioglu getting the better of...

WSS: Cortese takes Donington win

WSS: Cortese takes Donington win

Sandro Cortese took a controlled victory in today’s World Supersport race at Donington Park, pushing him to the top of the championship standings. It was polesitter Jules Cluzel who took the lead in...

WSB: Rea denies Sykes battle cost him the win

WSB: Rea denies Sykes battle cost him the win

Jonathan Rea has denied that battling with Tom Sykes cost him the win in today’s opening World Superbike race at Donington Park. The Kawasaki duo were scrapping from the word go in today’s opening...

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...