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A Rea Double And Some Last Lap Trouble‏

@WorldSBK •(February 27, 2016)-Reigning Champion Jonathan Rea took the first double win at Phillip Island since Carlos Checa in 2011 today as key title rival and last year’s runner up Chaz Davies fought hard on the final lap, in the end losing the front into Turn 4.

Sunday, 28 February 2016 08:31 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Rea Reigns As War Breaks Out On The Island‏

@WorldSBK • (February 27, 2016)-Jonathan Rea has kicked off his title defence with an incredible last lap victory over Ducati rider Chaz Davies, the Kawasaki rider pulling a move around the outside to beat Davies over the line by 0.063 seconds.

Saturday, 27 February 2016 08:08 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Guintoli Strikes First In Phillip Island‏

@WorldSBK •#AusWorldSBK •(February 26, 2016)- Friday times now decide direct entry to the Tissot-Superpole session, and the man who leads the way after a day of track time is 2014 WorldSBK Champion Sylvain Guintoli.

Friday, 26 February 2016 09:46 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Rea Rules On Day 2 But Sykes Tops Test‏

@WorldSBK • (February 23, 2016)- Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea set the fastest lap of the second and final day of testing in Phillip Island, after teammate and number one rival Tom Sykes had done the same on Day 1.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 08:29 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Sykes Reigns Down Under in Day One of WorldSBK Test

@WorldSBK • @TheRealTomSykes •(February 22, 2016)- 2013 WorldSBK Champion Tom Sykes recorded the fastest lap of both the second session and the first day of testing in Phillip Island, taking his Kawasaki ZX-10R around the 12 corners of the Australian track in 1’31.097, 0.196 seconds ahead of teammate and reigning Champion Jonathan Rea.

Monday, 22 February 2016 10:48 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Haslam Ends The 2015 WorldSBK Season With A Win

@WorldSBK  The final FIM Superbike World Championship race of 2015 was won on the final lap after another race-long fight as Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), who took his second win of the year – the fifth of his WorldSBK career – beat Chaz Davies ( Racing – Ducati SBK Team).

Sunday, 18 October 2015 17:22 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Maiden Win For Torres In Race 1 After Spectacular Battle With Rea‏

@WorldSBK  (October 18, 2015)- The penultimate race of the 2015 WorldSBK season has been won under floodlights at the Losail International Circuit by Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), with Jonathan Rea and his KRT team-mate Tom Sykes joining him on the podium.

Sunday, 18 October 2015 13:42 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Motul Announced As New WorldSBK Title Sponsor‏

@WorldSBK • @motul • Details of the agreement between Dorna Group and Motul were revealed at Magny-Cours last Friday during the penultimate round of the 2015 WorldSBK season. Representatives Romain Grabowski of Motul and Marc Saurina of Dorna formally announced to the gathered media and fans the new-look, long-term partnership which will see the Championship invigorated from the start of next year.

Monday, 05 October 2015 08:24 Published in News

Rea Ends Fassi French Round With The Double

@WorldSBK • (October 4, 2015)- The second race at Magny-Cours was won by Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), the World Champion doing the double for the fifth time this year after a three-rider battle raged from the start. His podium tally of 22 puts him equal with Troy Bayliss who achieved the feat in 2002, and is the second highest number of podiums in a season in the all-time list.

At the flag at the end of 21-adrenalin-filled laps the remaining podium places were taken by Chaz Davies ( Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) meaning the fight for the runner-up spot in the series will continue to the season finale under floodlights in Qatar in a fortnight.

Behind the top three, Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) and Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda World Superbike Team) had their own private duel with the Dutchman taking fourth with a few laps to go from his English rival.

Sylvain Guintoli (Pata Honda World Superbike Team) had another solid day pleasing the many fans trackside with sixth in dry conditions.

Seventh was Niccolò Canepa (Althea Racing) ahead of the duelling Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) and Luca Scassa ( Racing – Ducati SBK Team), who were eighth and ninth respectively, with Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) rounding out the top 10.

The remaining points-scoring positions were claimed by Matteo Baiocco (Althea Racing), Leandro Mercado (Barni Racing), Markus Reiterberger (VanZon Rehema BMW), David Salom (Team Pedercini) and Leon Camier (MV Agusta Reparto Corse).

WorldSBK Magny-Cours - Race 2
1 - Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team
2 - Chaz Davies Racing - Ducati Superbike Team +2.848
3 - Tom Sykes 
Kawasaki Racing Team +6.551

Standings (12 of 13 rounds completed)
1 - Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team 528*
2 - Chaz Davies Racing - Ducati SuperbikeTeam 383 (-145)
3 - Tom SykesKawasaki Racing Team 367 (-161)
     *Already crowned the 2015 Champion
 From: Press Office- World Superbike

Sunday, 04 October 2015 12:06 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Rea masters wet conditions in Race 1 at Magny-Cours

@WorldSBK  (October 4, 2015)- Magny Cours, France- The opening WorldSBK race of the day at a very wet Magny-Cours has been won by newly crowned Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea after a reduced race distance of 19 laps.

Sunday, 04 October 2015 08:08 Published in Reports, Results & Points

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