“I am looking forward to tomorrow because we all have good race pace”
“It is great to be back at the top” – Marco Melandri
Mixed weather did not prevent eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders from tackling most of today’s qualifying session on dry conditions, so they were able to get up to full speed at the super-fast Monza’s Autodromo Nazionale, following the rain that hampered the first part of the day.
21st century revival of the typical Italian “Bar Sport”
A sunny Monza Circuit saw today a selection of WSBK riders taking on an unusual but extremely entertaining activity at the Superbike Paddock Show in Thursday’s Round 4 Pre-event prior to the racing weekend, that was massively attended by fans and photographers.
Blue skies characterised the last day on track for the joy of all riders
The eni FIM Superbike World Championship has put in today another great show as riders from four of the five classes battled out for the best positioning in the respective races in front of an enthusiastic crowd (that reached a total of 52.000 spectators over the whole weekend).
The eni FIM Superbike World Championship is pleased to welcome onboard to Fassi Gru as Official Sponsor for the series.
Founded in 1946 in the small town of Albino, north of Italy, Fassi Gru is a worldwide market leader for hydraulic cranes, with an average of 12,000 units produced per year and a distribution that spreads all over the world to cover many different countries: from England to Australia, from Canada to France, paying special attention to the specific needs of every single national market.
“We got off on the right foot all the work from the past few days has paid off” – Eugene Laverty
In the unique scenery of Phillip Island the first round of 2013 eni FIM Superbike World Championship proved to be a success, while the Victorian Government announced the GP Circuit will host the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three years, from 2015 to 2017.
Spaniard Carlos Checa has started the ‘Panigale’ era of Ducati in World Superbike by winning the Tissot-Superpole at Phillip Island.
The Ducati Team Alstare managed to take the best out of the new Borgo Panigale superbike by setting an incredible 1’30.234, that means a brand-new Best Lap for the series and the 10th pole position of his career.
TVE’s sports channel Teledeporte will broadcast Superpole on Saturday and both Superbike races on Sunday.
Televisión Española and Dorna Group are pleased to announce an agreement made to broadcast the eni FIM World Superbike Championship for the next three seasons (2013-2015) on channels Teledeporte, TVE HP and RTVE.es. TV broadcast will be produced at TVE’s set in Sant Cugat (Barcelona). Motorcycle journalist Marc Martín will be the main commentator, while former riders Rubén Xaus and Joan Lascorz will join him with their technical comments.
Mixed weather played a part in today’s second and final eni FIM Superbike World Championship testing day at Phillip Island.
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