A Sunday to remember for Chaz Davies, who repeated first race success and got a double race win at Aragon. The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team rider was unstoppable under MotorLand Aragon heat and crossed the finish line with a big margin over Sylvain Guintoli, still Championship leader after race 2.
Sunday, 14 April 2013 16:21 Published in Reports, Results & Points
A close battle characterised the first qualifying session for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship at MotorLand Aragon, and saw Irishman Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) topping the timesheets with a 1’58.548 set with few minutes to go.
Friday, 12 April 2013 15:40 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Phillip Island (Australia), Friday 22 February 2013 – A close battled Qualifying 1 put an end to the first World Superbike day of 2013. The session was held under the clear skies of Phillip Island, with perfect temperatures and average winds blowing inland. Michel Fabrizio (Red Devils Roma Aprilia), after being the fastest rider of Free Practice 1, topped once again the timesheets thanks to a 1’31.317 lap-time, ahead of works Aprilia rider Eugene Laverty.
Friday, 22 February 2013 10:07 Published in Reports, Results & Points
In anticipation of the first round of the 2013 World Superbike season, scheduled for Sunday 24 February at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia, Team SBK Ducati Alstare presents the livery of the new 1199 Panigale R, the bike with which the team’s two official riders, Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini, will take to the track as they compete for the prestigious world title.
Thursday, 07 February 2013 10:59 Published in News
2012 eni FIM Superbike World Champion Max Biaggi has announced his retirement from racing after six championships and a career that has spanned 23 years and took him from the ranks of 125 cc machinery to MotoGP and finally to World Superbike competition. Five of Biaggi's six titles came on Aprilia machinery.
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 14:58 Published in Industry News
The last few weeks have been confusing for those who follow the business end of the sport of international motorcycle road racing. Last Friday’s announcement that the Toronto-based Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) had purchased a 39% stake in Dorna was the icing on a very complicated cake.
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 20:16 Published in News
Sunday, 09 September 2012 12:07 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Friday, 07 September 2012 11:42 Published in Reports, Results & Points
The Effenbert-Liberty Racing Team, always proud to tout its family-like team camaraderie, showed a significant fracture today with uncertain consequences. In yet another vaguely translated press release, the Czech-owned, Italian-based team has announced that several crew members have defected from the team just days before this weekend's Czech Republic Grand Prix at the Brno Circuit.
Thursday, 19 July 2012 14:15 Published in News