Tag Archive: World Supersport

Apr 08

WSBK action resumes at MotorLand Aragon

Aragon, Spain, has been on the calendar since 2011

WSBK - Phillip Island - WSBK Group Photo The first European round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship takes place this weekend at the MotorLand Aragon circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Guintoli claims first Tissot-Superpole of 2014

The 31 year old Frenchman set a new outright best lap of the Australian venue

2014-02-21 7The first Tissot-Superpole of 2014 was contested today under cloudy skies, with Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) securing the first slot on the grid for the two debut races of the season, scheduled for tomorrow at Phillip Island.

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Feb 21

Alex Lowes ends Day 1 on top at the Island

Rookie sensation Lowes started off well

WSBK - Phillip Island - WSBK Group Photo Only 37 thousands of a second separated Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) and Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) at the end of second free practice for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship at Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Feb 17

Laverty and Sofuoglu on top in first day of official testing

“We surprised ourselves with the lap time today.” – Eugene Laverty

WSBK - Eugene Laverty Sunny conditions were the order of the day as the World Superbike riders got on track at Phillip Island for the first official test of the season.

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Feb 12

Phillip Island the stage for 2014 WSBK opening round

The Victorian Circuit, a riders’ favourite, is also the most visited in the history of WSBK

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The eni FIM Superbike World Championship is set for another exciting season of racing that will officially kick-start on February 23rd at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Australia, following a two-day official test scheduled on 17-18 of the same month.

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Oct 20

Eugene Laverty takes the double on Sykes’ dream day

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship season drew to a close today after the last race of a spectacular year.

WSBK - Eugene Laverty Day 3 Many riders were in the spotlight in Spain but above them all was Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) who achieved a historical milestone for both himself and the Japanese manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »

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 18

Davide Giugliano up to speed in Day 1

WSBK season finale at Jerez

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackDavide Giugliano (Althea Racing Aprilia) was the quickest rider in today’s Qualifying 1 for eni FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Oct 14

The stage is set for WSBK season finale at Jerez

Final showdown

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders are gearing up for the last round of 2013, that will take place this weekend at the Circuito de Jerez, Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

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 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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Oct 04

Sylvain Guintoli leader in opening day qualifying

WSBK in Magny-Cours

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 1The rain falling down minutes before the start did not prevent the eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders from getting up to speed in Qualifying 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

WSBK title battle lands to Magny-Cours

The French venue will host the penultimate event of the season

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteThe eni FIM Superbike World Championship will be on track this weekend, for the second of two back to back rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Sep 13

Sylvain Guintoli the fastest in Day 1

The Frenchman led a pack of four riders still in contention for the title

WSBK - Sylvain Guintoli Day 1The first-ever qualifying session for the Eni FIM Superbike World Championship at the Intercity Istanbul Park took place this afternoon, under sunny skies and warm temperatures.

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Sep 10

Turkey-bound for World Superbike round 11

The Turkish Round might very well be a crucial one for the World Supersport title.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackThe eni FIM Superbike World Championship will be racing this weekend, for the first time ever, at the Intercity Istanbul Park.

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Aug 30

Close battle at the Ring as Davies leads Day 1

Qualifying 1 at the Nurburgring

WSBK - Chad Davies Day 1Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) stormed to first place in the closing stages of World Superbike Qualifying 1 at the Nurburgring, to finish on top in qualifying for the first time in 2013.

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