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Phillip Island to Host Opening Round of 2014 WSBK Championship

Barcelona (Spain), February 13, 2014 – The eni FIM Superbike World Championship is set for another exciting season of racing that will officially kick-start on February 23rd at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Australia, following a two-day official test scheduled on 17-18 of the same month. The Victorian Circuit, a riders' favourite, is also the most visited in the history of WSBK, as the 2014 edition will be the 24th held on the Island.

Saturday, 15 February 2014 08:59 Published in News


Ducati announces World Superbike team, factory's return to racing in an official capacity

Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy), Monday 27 January 2014 – With just a few weeks to go before the start of the 2014 Superbike World Championship at the Australian circuit of Phillip Island on 23 February, the Ducati Superbike Team has been officially presented to fans, enthusiasts and press in an exclusive live streaming event from the Ducati Auditorium in Borgo Panigale. 

Monday, 27 January 2014 12:23 Published in Industry News


Provisional World Superbike schedule announced

The FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships and the FIM Superstock 1000 cc Cup provisional calendars have been released for 2014.

Friday, 29 November 2013 16:25 Published in Reports, Results & Points


WSBK Laguna Seca Photo Report

Laguna Seca hosted the World Superbike Championship this past weekend and our Colin Fraser was there to capture all the action.

Monday, 30 September 2013 11:26 Published in Feature Stories


FIM Superbike World Championship 2014 rules announced

Following various meetings between the FIM, Dorna and the MSMA, a new framework has been put in place for the progressive application of the new Superbike rules. The new rules are aimed at reducing costs for the motorcycle and its components.

1. The rules changes for the 2014 FIM Superbike World Championship season will be as follows:

Friday, 09 August 2013 12:07 Published in Industry News


Breaking News: BMW to pull out of World Superbike at end of 2013 season

Munich, 24th July 2013. BMW Motorrad is continuing its long-term strategic realignment of the brand. This strategy also affects BMW Motorrad Motorsport’s activities, which as a next step will also be restructured. At the end of the 2013 season, BMW Motorrad Motorsport will terminate its factory involvement in the FIM Superbike World Championship. The main focus and some of the resources of BMW Motorrad’s commitment to sport will switch to other motorsport activities like the successful international customer sports programme from 2014 on.  

Thursday, 25 July 2013 09:38 Published in Industry News


Laverty on the top step in Race 2

Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) was the winner of Race 2 at Portimao. The Irishman, back on the podium after one round of absence, managed to score his 4th victory of the season. Of the seven wins achieved so far in his WSBK career, six of them came in the second race.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 10:19 Published in Reports, Results & Points


2014 World Superbike rules framework - coming soon

The FIM, Dorna & MSMA have announced that a new framework for the Superbike Technical Rules has been obtained after many discussions between the parties involved. The new Superbike rules will be applied progressively, starting in 2014, in 3 stages.

Friday, 07 June 2013 10:02 Published in Industry News


Melandri Wins Exciting Race 1 in Monza

Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) is the winner of a thrilling and ultra-close Race 1 at Monza's Autodromo Nazionale, following a spectacular and highly entertained battle throughout the 18 laps.

Sunday, 12 May 2013 14:16 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Sykes Uncatchable on Wet Day 1 at Assen

Tom Sykes is renowned for his amazing skills on the wet and in World Superbike Qualifying 1 the Kawasaki Racing Team rider has shown his whole potential with these track conditions. Sykes has topped the timesheets courtesy of a 1'57.190 lap-time, 1.634 seconds faster than current Championship leader Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who scored his maiden WSBK victory on the wet at Assen last year. The two riders finished same way in the morning's Free Practice 1, dominating the field on Day 1 at the TT Circuit.

Friday, 26 April 2013 16:18 Published in Reports, Results & Points


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