Tag Archive: World Superbike Championship

May 29

Inside Motorcycles back as Amateur Sport Bike sponsor

Inside Motorcycles will once again be producing the official souvenir program for the 2012 MOPAR Canadian Superbike Championship.

Inside Motorcycles logoMopar CSBK logoNational motorcycle magazine Inside Motorcycles has renewed its title sponsorship of the Amateur Sport Bike class for the 2012 MOPAR Canadian Superbike Championship season.

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Oct 04

More points for PBM in France

In World Superbike Championship in Magny-Cours

PBMWSBK - Monza - PBM - Tom SykesSpanish rider Joan Lascorz put in two solid points scoring performances at Round 12 of the World Superbike Championship at Magny-Cours to continue the fine end of season form for the Penrith-based Paul Bird Motorsport Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

PBM aiming for Silverstone glory

The Kawasaki Superbike Racing Team returns to the UK

WSBK - Monza - PBM - Tom SykesPBMThis forthcoming weekend aiming to put on a good show in front of the British fans when round nine of the World Superbike Championship takes place at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Assen disappointment for PBM Kawasaki (+result)

 World Superbike Championship – Round 3 – Assen, Netherlands

Joan Lascorz 2011-04-18Tom Sykes 2011-04-18It was a case of what might have been for the Kawasaki Superbike Racing Team in round three of the World Superbike Championship which took place at Assen this weekend whereby none of the team’s three riders could manage a top ten placing between them. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Monday PM results for the WSBK championship test at Phillip Island

Phillip Island – Results (2): Monday PM

SBK 2011 logoPhillip Island logoFull Monday PM results for the World Superbike Championship test at Phillip Island, Australia Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Vermeulen to miss season opener

Chris Vermeulen to miss the WSBK season opener according to reports

Chris_Vermullen_logoChris VermeulenVermeulen is to miss the opening round of the World Superbike Championship season next weekend according to a report in the Australian press. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

MOTOGP: MotoGP to continue on British Eurosport in 2011

British Eurosport has pledged its ongoing commitment

British Eurosport has re-affirmed its commitment to the coverage of MotoGP for a further twelve months, taking its current contract to the end of the 2011 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

WSBK: Rea and Haga share the wins (+results & standings)

As Haslam and Biaggi battle on

Jonathan Rea (Hannspree Ten Kate Honda) and Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox) each got back to winning ways this weekend in front of a 45,000 crowd at the Nurburgring, as Rea posted his fourth and Haga his second win of the 2010 championship campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

WSBK: Scintillating maiden pole for Crutchlow (+result)

Superb lap record in Superpole for Cal

The reigning World Supersport Championship stamps his mark on Superbike proceedings with a superb lap record in Superpole Cal Crutchlow will start his fourth career World Superbike Championship event from pole position after a superb record-breaking lap in Superpole saw him dominate the opposition in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

WSBK: Portimao – Qualifying times

Full qualifying times for the second round of the World Superbike Championship at Portimao, Portugal

Jakub Smrz and Max Biaggi put in their pitch for a Superpole challenge later today by going fastest in second provisional qualifying in Portugal, the pair emerging with identical lap times. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

WSBK: ”15 riders could win this year!” – Vermeulen

Chris Vermeulen predicts a wide open season

Chris Vermeulen insists he is relishing the chance to take Kawasaki to the top of the World Superbike Championship this season, although the Australian admits that as many as 15 riders could be capable of victory this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 03

Toseland will be happy – and fast – in WSBK

James will be on the leading pace right from the word ‘go’

Cal Crutchlow and Troy Corser predict that not only will MotoGP refugee James Toseland be far happier back in the World Superbike Championship (WSBK) again in 2010 – but he will also be on the leading pace right from the word ‘go’. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 03

WSBK: Crutchlow vows to prove his critics wrong

Cal Crutchlow might be a World Superbike Championship new boy in 2010

But the Yamaha star and reigning World Supersport Champion makes clear that he has no intention of bedding himself into his new surroundings gently. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

MOTOGP: Pedrosa backs ‘fun’ 990cc return

“If we really do go back to the 990cc, they’ll be welcome” – Dani Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa has stated that he would ‘welcome’ the rumoured return of 990cc machines to MotoGP. 990cc four-strokes replaced 500cc two-strokes in MotoGP from 2002-2006, with engine capacity then cut to 800cc from 2007 to reduce top speeds. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

MOTOGP: Shinya Nakano announces retirement

Former 250cc World Championship runner-up Shinya Nakano has announced his retirement from racing

“I think it’s time to stop and I have decided to retire,” said the 32-year-old. “Thanks to everyone who has supported me during 13 years as a professional racer and eleven years in the world championships.  “Now, if my experience is a little help, I want to contribute to the motorcycle industry. I look forward to seeing everyone at the track in the near future, this time in a different capacity.”

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Oct 22

Sykes joins Vermulen at Kawasaki

Following on a recent announcement by Paul Bird

Chris Vermeulen will race a factory-backed Kawasaki in next season’s World Superbike Championship, team owner Paul Bird  announced that it will be Yorkshireman Tom Sykes who will partner the Australian aboard the works Ninja ZX-10Rs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

The Ducati Xerox team is back on home turf

World Superbike travel to the Adriatic coast

Having spent the last weeks making long-haul trips to Africa and America, the Ducati Xerox squad can now enjoy a local trip, from Bologna as far as the Italian Adriatic Coast. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Easton to replace injured Parkes at Assen

Stuart Easton will replace regular Paul Bird Motorsport Team rider Broc Parkes

At this weekend’s fourth round of the World Superbike Championship at Assen. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Ducati Xerox: Haga and Fabrizio up the pace (result)

As they conclude testing in Monza

The official Ducati Xerox squad concluded a two-day test session today at the historic Monza track. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

MOTOGP: Nieto turns to Moto2

Fonsi Nieto looks to have closed the door on a return to the World Superbike Championship

He revealed he has been signed as a test rider for L’Oreal LaGlisse’s Moto2 effort. Read the rest of this entry »

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