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Davies Stuns In Italian Sun To Take Victory

(May 14, 2017)- At the Motul Italian Round on Sunday it was Aruba.it Racing - Ducati rider Chaz Davies who took a superb victory in front of the fans at Imola, with the podium also featuring Kawasaki Racing Team pair Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes.

Sunday, 14 May 2017 21:18 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Davies Sets the Benchmark

@WorldSBK •@DucatiSuperbike • @MazdaRaceway (July 9, 20916)- Ducati rider Chaz Davies owned the timesheets on Day 1 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, as the Welshman returned to the track on which he did the double last year to lay down a marker as he gets ready to attack the second half of the season.

Saturday, 09 July 2016 18:27 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Davies Dominates For A Ducati Double At Home‏

#ImolaWorldSBK • @WorldSBK •@DucatiSuperbike •@chazdavies •(May 01, 2016)- Ducati title challenger Chaz Davies threw down the gauntlet to Championship leader Jonathan Rea in Race 2 at Imola as the Welshman again lead off the line from pole position and took a commanding victory.

Sunday, 01 May 2016 10:20 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Full house for Ducati's Davies in Spectacular Race 1‏

@WorldSBK •(April 30, 2016)- A stunning performance from Aruba.it rider Chaz Davies saw him take a comfortable victory in Race 1 at Imola, as Kawasaki pairing Rea and Sykes were left to fight it out for the other podium positions.

Saturday, 30 April 2016 10:28 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Davies does the double for Ducati in Aragon‏

@WSBK •@AragonMotorland • @DucatiMotor •(April 3, 2016)-Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider Chaz Davies took another incredible win at MotorLand Aragón in Race 2, crossing the line 6.471 seconds clear of the nearest bike on track after another sublime ride.

Sunday, 03 April 2016 10:15 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Carlos Checa returns to ride the Panigale R at the Superbike tests at Mugello‏

Bologna (Italy), Sunday 28 June 2015 – Carlos Checa returns to the track, riding the Panigale R in its Superbike version, to support the work of the Ducati development team. The Spanish rider, who officially retired from competition at the end of 2013, will be present during the three days of testing that Ducati Corse has arranged at the Mugello circuit, from 30 June to 2 July.

Monday, 29 June 2015 11:23 Published in News


Davies Tops Day 1 Timesheets After Blistering Final Lap‏

The first day of action of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship at the TT Circuit Assen drew to a close with Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) responding to the challenge from the KRT duo of former Champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and current Championship leader Jonathan Rea to top of the overall classification by a margin of 0.320s with a final, scintillating lap of 1'35.748.

With Sykes and Rea in second and third, respectively, Haslam rode his factory Aprilia RSV4 RF up to fourth place, edging out local star Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda World Superbike) by only 45 thousandths of a second while bettering his morning session's lap-time by a significant 1.3s.

Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) elevated himself to sixth, with the biggest improvement of the day coming from Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) who jumped from 16th after FP1 to seventh.

Reigning champion Sylvain Guintoli (Pata Honda World Superbike Team) lapped consistently to end the day eighth overall with Nico Terol (Althea Racing Ducati) and Xavi Fores (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) completing the top-10.

Good news coming from Leon Camier (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) who quietly went about his business, understanding the new electronics and posting the tenth best time, making it five manufacturers inside the top ten, and giving MV Agusta their best Friday placing since they returned to WorldSBK last year.

WorldSBK Assen - Combined times Free Practice 1 and 2
1 - Chaz Davies Aruba.it Racing - Ducati Superbike Team 1'35.748
2 - Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing Team +0.320
3 - Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team +0.442

 

Cluzel Heads WSS Field on Opening Day


As the opening day of World Supersport action drew to a close it was Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) who was sitting pretty atop the timesheets after two closely fought 45-minute free practice sessions. The Frenchman, who is keen to put the disappointment of the Thai and Aragon rounds, where he suffered technical problems while fighting for the lead of the race, finished comfortably ahead of his nearest rival, second place Kenan Sofuoglu.

Kyle Smith in fouth was having an encouraging first day with his Pata Honda World Supersport team entry until he crashed with twelve minutes to go. The Briton who has already been on the podium twice in his debut season in Supersport would eventually finish fifth just behind PJ Jacobsen (Kawasaki Intermoto Ponyexpres) and the second MV Agusta Reparto Corse entry of Lorenzo Zanetti, who were third and fourth respectively.

Ratthapark Wilairot (CORE Motorsport Thailand) was sixth and another of the leading riders crash. For German rider Kevin Wahr in seventh, it was his best result of the year so far since switching from Yamaha to the SMS Honda team for a full 2015 season assault.

Gino Rea (CIA Landlords Insurance Honda), Marco Faccani (San Carlo Puccetti Racing) and Alex Baldolini (Race Department ATK#25) completed the top ten after an eventful FP2 saw many riders fall. The session was red flagged with twenty minutes remaining following Dominic Schmitter's crash. The Swiss rider dropping fluid from his Go Eleven Kawasaki. All riders escaped uninjured.

Qualifying for Sunday's fourth race of the year is set to take place tomorrow at 3:55pm local time, where from the list of current WSS riders only Kenan Sofuoglu has taken a Pole Position here, back in 2007 and 2010.

WSS Assen - Combined times Free Practice 1 and 2 1 - Jules Cluzel MV Agusta Reparto Corse 1'38.633
2 - Kenan Sofuoglu Kawasaki Puccetti Racing +0.132
3 - PJ Jacobsen Intermoto Ponyexpres Kawasaki +0.287

 

 

Friday, 17 April 2015 13:37 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Davies Gives Ducati a Historic Win in Aragon Race 2

April 12, 2015- The second 18-lap race at MotorLand Aragon, run in much warmer conditions, was won by Briton Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team), after a dominating performance.

Sunday, 12 April 2015 17:50 Published in Reports, Results & Points


New Desmosedici GP15 Makes Further Progress on Day 2 of Sepang Testing

Sepang, Malaysia (February 24, 2015)-Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) made further progress today on the second day of pre-season IRTA testing at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia, and after just two days on the new bike both men said that they were very satisfied with the progress being made.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 13:10 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Three-Time World Champion Troy Bayliss Will Race Alongside Chaz Davies For Ducati at Phillip Island

Phillip Island (Australia), Wednesday 18 February 2015 - The Aruba.it Racing - Ducati Superbike Team and factory rider Chaz Davies are almost set for the opening round of the 2015 Superbike World Championship, taking place this coming weekend at the Australian circuit of Phillip Island. The Italian squad, having not initially planned to substitute the Italian at the Australian round, has decided to accept Troy Bayliss' request and fulfil his wish to compete at the Australian event, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of World Superbikes at Phillip Island.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 10:56 Published in News