Tag Archive: Infront Motor Sports

Oct 31

Winners of the 2012 SBK Organiser and Media Awards

Infront Motor Sports announces that the winner of the 2012 Superbike Organiser Award is the Donington Park circuit in the UK.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteFWSBK - Magny-Cours - podiumrom a promotional, logistical and sporting point of view, the circuit guaranteed the required standards that helped the entire Superbike paddock work in the best possible way in 2012. This recognition rewards the work of a professional and motivated staff. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Melandri leads the chasing pack on day one

Laguna Seca returns to the World Superbike calendar in 2013

WSBK - Portimao_Friday_LowesWSBK - Portimao_Friday_BarrierMarco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) proved the fastest rider on day one at Portimao, with a 1 minute 43.196 second lap taking him ahead of Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing). Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) was third, and completing a sequence of different machines in the top four places, Jonathan Rea (Honda World Superbike Team) was fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

World Superbike adds Jerez de la Frontera to championship calendar

“We are delighted with the addition of another prestigious name to our World Championship calendar” – Paolo Flammini

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackWSBK - Jerez - Paolo Flammini - María José García PelayoInfront Motor Sports and Jerez de la Frontera have announced that the Spanish circuit will join the eni FIM Superbike World Championship calendar from 2013 onwards following an agreement signed today in Jerez. The agreement is for three years from 2013 to 2015 inclusive and next year’s race can now be confirmed as the final round of the season on 20 October. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Portuguese round to go ahead as scheduled at Portimao

The thirteenth and penultimate round of this year’s championship

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackAutodroma Internacional Algarve - PortimaoInfront Motor Sports announces that the Portuguese Round of the 2012 eni FIM Superbike World Championship at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve is to go ahead as planned.

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Jul 02

Sykes fastest on new 17-inch wheels and tyres

Infront Motor Sports official tests

WSBK - Sykes_Test_Aragon_02_06_12WSBK - Melandri_Test_Aragon_02_06_12Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) set the fastest time of the one-day Infront Motor Sports official tests on the new generation of 17-inch wheels and Pirelli tyres which were seen for the first time today. His lap of 1 minute 57.254 seconds compares favourably with the existing race lap record, set on race tyres not qualifying rubber, of 1 minute 58.251 seconds.

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Jun 09

India’s Buddh International Circuit to join 2013 World Superbike calendar

The contract runs for four years, from 2013 to 2016.

BuddhInternational CircuitSBK-TITLE_SPONSOR_OnDarkInfront Motor Sports has signed an agreement with Jaypee Sports International Ltd (JPSI), a subsidiary of the private Indian engineering and construction conglomerate Jaypee Group, to host a round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship calendar at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC). Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

World Superbike: from the Cathedral to the Temple of Speed

SBK celebrating its 25th anniversary at the fourth of its 14 rounds

Monza logoSBK logoWith Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) at the top of the points table, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Italy for the second of three events, this time at Monza, the fastest round of the calendar.

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May 01

25 Years of World Superbike: “25 exciting years”

World Superbike celebrates its 25th anniversary

Monza logoSBK logo

World Superbike will be celebrating its 25th anniversary at the Monza Round this coming weekend, offering Italian fans a unique opportunity to be able to get up close with the bikes and riders that since 1988 have helped to create the history of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Eni becomes Title Sponsor and Official Supplier of the FIM Superbike World Championship

Eni, the multi-national integrated energy company becomes Title Sponsor as well as Official Supplier

Claudio Calabresi, Wholesale Executive Vice President, eni spa; Paolo Flammini, CEO Infront Motor Sports; Lamberto Dolci, Brand SBK logoThis was announced by eni and Infront Motor Sports today at a press conference in Imola. The first SBK round in Europe marks the start of this partnership, which complements eni’s previous role of technical partner alongside teams, riders and manufacturers. As a consultant to eni, the ISA International Sports Agency brokered the agreement with Infront Sports & Media, the parent company of WorldSBK promoter Infront Motor Sports. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

2011 SBK Organiser Award goes to Autodromo Internacional do Algarve

This recognition rewards the work of a professional and motivated staff

SBK_Media_Award_2011 SBK_Organiser_Award_2011Infront Motor Sports is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2011 Superbike Organiser Award is the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve circuit in Portimão (Portugal).

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Nov 26

World Superbike brings pioneering spirit to Moscow event

Ten-year agreement with Infront Motor Sports to organize and host the SBK Russian Round

SBK logoSBK - World Superbike - Ciabatti Yakhnich Flammini Tilke ChecaThe Russian Round of the FIM Superbike World Championship, to be held next year on August 26th at Moscow Raceway and which marks the first time ever a world-scale motorsports event takes place in Russia, was successfully launched Friday in one of Moscow’s top hotels.

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Nov 24

World Superbike lines up in Moscow for triple celebration

Russian Round presentation, new championship identity and 25 exciting years

SBK logo WSBK - Magny-Cours - GiuglianoInfront Motor Sports, the organizers and promoters of the FIM Superbike World Championship, will be embarking on a visit to Moscow this week for the presentation of the Russian Round of the championship, which will be held on the morning of Friday 25 November. Infront Motor Sports, together with their partners YMS Promotion, are organizing the event at one of Moscow’s top hotels, the Lotte Hotel, in the centre of the Russian capital.

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Jul 28

Infront Motor Sports and Pirelli renew tyre supply contract for 2013-2015

Pirelli confirmed as official tyre supplier to FIM Superbike World Championship

Infront Motor Sports - Yakhnich Motorsport Pirelli logoInfront Motor Sports wishes to announce that Pirelli will continue to be the official tyre supplier for the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three years following the end of the current contract, which as a result will now be extended from 2013 through to the end of 2015.

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May 21

World Superbike arrives in Russia

Yakhnich Motorsport becomes the organizer of the Russian Round of the FIM Superbike World Championship

SBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoInfront Motor Sports - Yakhnich Motorsport In a packed press conference yesterday at the Russian National TV centre in Moscow, Paolo Flammini, CEO of Infront Motor Sports and Alexander Yakhnich, CEO of Yakhnich Motorsport announced that a partnership agreement had been reached between the two companies. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Tissot makes move into Superbike as Official Timekeeper

Long-term commitment to Superbike

SBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoTissotThe world’s largest producer of traditional Swiss watches chooses the FIM Superbike World Championship as new communication platform .

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Jan 29

Day 1 time gives Smrz the top slot (updated)

Portimao tests, January 26-28

SBK 2011 logoJakub SmrzJakub Smrz proved to be the fastest rider in official Infront Motor Sports pre-season testing at Portimao. After three days of changeable weather conditions, the Effenbert-Liberty man’s time of 1’43.503 remained unbeaten throughout, giving the Czech-based Ducati team a great start to life in WSBK racing.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

2010 SBK Organizer Award goes to Brno

The 2010 SBK Media Award has been assigned to the Miller Motorsports Park circuit in the USA

Infront Motor Sports wishes to announce that the winner of the annual World Superbike Organizer Award this year goes to the Automotodrom Brno. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

IMS and Giorgio Nada Editore to produce new SBK Yearbook

After the success of the past editions

The Official 2010 FIM Superbike World Championship Yearbook will once again form part of the portfolio of titles in the Giorgio Nada Editore catalogue. Infront Motor Sports has always promoted the publication of the Official Superbike Annual, which year-by-year testifies to the evolution and growth of the world championship for production-derived motorcycles through the words and photographs of Claudio and Fabrizio Porrozzi. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

New ‘SBK likes Official Fans’ strategy on Facebook

Infront Motor Sports is pleased to be able to announce the next development phase in its thriving Facebook penetration project

Following the launch of a special dedicated Superbike World Championship Facebook profile (www.facebook.com/sbkofficial) at the end of February now comes the introduction of a new ‘SBK likes Official Fans’ strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Ducati will not participate in the 2011 Superbike World Championship with a factory team

HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship

Infront Motor Sports has learnt with disappointment of Ducati’s decision not to participate with a factory team in the 2011 FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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