Tag Archive: Tom Sykes

Apr 13

Kawasaki complete Aragon round in dominant fashion

Tom Sykes took the double on the team’s home round

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 3 The second round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship was taken by storm by Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki, that claimed the first two steps of the podium in both World Superbike races, as well as coming out on top in World Supersport. and with the best classified EVO rider in race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Sykes leaves Spain with Championship lead

Carbon copy of race 1

WSBK - Tom Sykes - Motorland Aragon Race 2 podium The second race of the day at MotorLand Aragon was a carbon copy of race 1, with Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Loris Baz dominating in the Spanish sun.
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Apr 13

Sykes wins his first race of the season

Sykes, who led from turn one was never headed

WSBK - Tom Sykes - Motorland Aragon - Race 1 podium The opening race at MotorLand Aragon has been won by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a masterful of performance the reigning World Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Sykes back on pole at MotorLand Aragon

“I am happy because the target was a front row start but we got pole position”

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2 A thrilling Tissot-Superpole this afternoon saw reigning Champion Tom Sykes claim his first pole position of the season aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team machine ahead of his team mate Loris Baz. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Tom Sykes takes his first Tissot-Superpole of the season

At the end of the session it was Sykes that just clung to secure pole position

WSKB - Tom Sykes - Superpole Winner (1) A thrilling Tissot-Superpole this afternoon saw reigning Champion Tom Sykes claim his first pole position of the season aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team machine ahead of his team mate Loris Baz. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Jonathan Rea leads the way on Day 1

Reigning World Champion Tom Sykes improved his morning session time

WSBK - Jonathan Rea Day 1 Round 2 of the eni World Superbike Championship got underway in near perfect conditions at MotorLand Aragon with Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike Team) having the honour of topping the first European day of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Great anticipation for the new season in Thursday’s press conference

Special photo shoot with surfboards

2014-02-20 - WSBK (2) The traditional and inaugural press conference of the year took place today at Phillip Island involving some of the protagonists of this year’s eni FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Feb 18

Sykes on record pace as final pre-season test comes to an end

“I am happy with the results of these two days of testing at Phillip Island.” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Phillip Island - Tom Sykes The official eni FIM Superbike World Championship test at Phillip Island concluded this afternoon with Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) fastest in the fourth and final session.

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Oct 20

Laverty wins Race 1 as Sykes clinches the title

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) is the new eni FIM Superbike World Champion.

WSBK - Race 1 podium The 28 year old from Huddersfield, England, rode a smart race and crossed the line in third place, a result that allowed him to clinch his first-ever World Title, in his fifth year of racing in the series.

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Oct 19

Laverty gets pole on the eve of final race-day

“Considering the gap behind Sykes, my only chance this weekend is to win both races”

WSBK - Eugene Laverty Day 2 Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) has claimed his second Tissot-Superpole of the year – and of his WSBK career – today after a close battle with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team).

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Oct 19

Eugene Laverty gets Tissot-Superpole in Spain

The Irishman put in a fast lap of 1’40.620

WSBK - Spain  Tissot-Superpole top-3 Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) has claimed his second Tissot-Superpole of the year – and of his WSBK career – today after a close battle with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team).

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Oct 06

Sykes takes crucial double on French soil

The battle for the ultimate prize in World Superbike is still open

WSBK - Eugene Laverty Day 3The French Round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship proved once again to be a title decider, as the 73,844 attendants could cheer for local rider Sylvain Barrier (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) retaining the STK1000 title and for Sam Lowes (Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha) clinching his first-ever Championship victory in World Supersport. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Tom Sykes completes stellar weekend with double win

The Championship leader got a perfect start out of pole

WSBK - Tom Sykes Race 2 podiumTom Sykes made a clean sweep of the French Round thanks to a dominant win in Race 2, that completes the third double-victory for the Kawasaki Racing Team rider this year.

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Oct 06

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has scored victory in the first World Superbike race of the day

Tom Sykes wins first race in dominant fashion

WSBK - MAgny-Cours - Race 1 podiumLleading the way from lights to the Red Flag that was waved during Lap 19, following the crash suffered by Mark Aitchison (Team Pedercini Kawasaki).

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Oct 05

Tom Sykes makes it eight in today’s Tissot-Superpole

Tom Sykes stars in French Tissot-Superpole

WSBK - Magny-Cours - Tissot-Superpole Top-3Tissot-Superpole for the French Round was held under mixed conditions and saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) claiming the front spot on the grid for the 8th time this year.

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Sep 29

Laverty wins after an intense race-long battle

At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 3Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) has won the second race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in spectacular fashion in front of 41.175 excited spectators. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Tom Sykes extends Championship lead after Race 1 win

WSBK Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has won Race 1 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, which was eventually contested over 12 laps, rather than the scheduled 26 due to two red flags, caused by the crashes sustained firstly by Danny Eslick (Michael Jordan Motorsports Suzuki) and then by his team mate Roger Hayden. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Maiden Tissot-Superpole of the season for Sylvain Guintoli

Edged out Championship leader Tom Sykes by just 0.015s

WSBK - Mazda Raceway Laguna SecaThe Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca hosted today one of the most challenging Tissot-Superpole of the season, that was won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) at the very last minute thanks to a 1’22.683 lap-time, new Best Lap for the track.

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Sep 15

Laverty and Sofuoglu winners of the Turkish Round

Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) made a clean sweep of the competition

WSBK - Sofuoglu Day 3The eleventh round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship reached its highest point today, as teams and riders geared up for what was an outstanding day of racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Hard-contested Tissot-Superpole goes to Tom Sykes

“I am happy because this is a circuit I had never been to before” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2The eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders could enjoy a dry and sunny Tissot-Superpole at the Intercity Istanbul Park, after the rainy morning that had slowed down their work at the Turkish venue.

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