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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


Chaz Davies Doubles Up in Aragon! Race 1 and 2 details

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


Eugene Laverty leads the way on Friday at Aragon

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


Fabrizio tops first WSBK Qualfying session of 2013

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


Team SBK Ducati Alstare Presents 1199 Panigale R Livery and Sponsors

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


Provisional 2013 WSBK Rider Entry Lists Released

Permanent Provisional SBK and WSS Entry Lists were released on Monday for 2013 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which commences on Feb. 24 at Phillip Island in Australia.

Monday, 04 February 2013 10:48 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Max Biaggi Retires

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


Canadian Pension Plan Buys Into MotoGP and WSBK

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


Nürburgring Race Two: Davies Take Debut Win, McCormick Out In Smoke

Reigning World Supersport support series champ Chaz Davies gave his ParkinGO MTC Racing Aprilia RSV4 squad a great debut Superbike win in race two of  the eni Superbike World Championship round at the Nürburgring in Germany. Part of the lead dispute throughout 20 laps of the 5.137 km long German ‘ring, Davies was the only front runner to hold his pace, pulling way for an eventual three second victory.

Sunday, 09 September 2012 12:07 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Qualifying Round One: Checa On Top as Brett Moves Up at Nürburgring

Brett McCormick continued his education at the Nürburgring circuit in Germany this afternoon, placing his Team Effenbert Liberty Racing Ducati 1098R 22ndoverall in the opening qualifying session for Sunday’s eni Superbike World Championship doubleheader.  McCormick carved more than a second and a half from his previous best lap in his second ever session at the ‘ring.  The 2011 Canadian Superbike champ turned 14 laps of the long venue to record a best time of 1:59.712.

Friday, 07 September 2012 11:42 Published in Reports, Results & Points


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