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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

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

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