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Aug 19

Eni FIM Superbike World Championship 2014 calendar update

As announced, the final prize-giving ceremony for both WSBK and WSS classes will take place in Doha, Qatar

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization wish to announce that the Free State South African Round which was cancelled (Press Release of 31 July) will not be replaced by any other event. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Eni FIM Superbike World Championship 2014 Calendar update

The venue was on the WSBK calendar for five consecutive years between 2005 and 2009

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization would like to announce the confirmation of the Qatar Round at Losail International Circuit, scheduled for 2 November 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Tyre supplier call for tender

The application for the tender procedure can be submitted starting from Monday 28 July

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Dorna WSBK Organization, in agreement with the FIM, announce the open call for tender for those companies willing to be the sole tyre supplier of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship from 2016 onwards, as the agreement with the current tyre supplier will expire at the end of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Sykes ends official test at Portimao on top

The reigning champion and his teammate Loris Baz mainly focused on fine-tuning

WSBk - Tom Sykes Portimao The two day official DWO test drew to a close today at Portimao’s Autodromo International do Algarve with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) the quickest rider thanks to his 1’42.719s lap time set this morning.

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Jul 13

Sykes wins a hectic Race 2 at Laguna Seca

“The aim was to win the race” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Laguna Seca - Tom Sykes Day 3 The second WSBK race at Laguna Seca was as hot on track as the air temperature as after two red flags and restarts, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) came out victorious in the 7 lap sprint race that put an end to the ninth round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which saw a total 49,408 attendants during the three days.

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Jul 13

Melandri heads Aprilia one-two in first race

The Italian rider adds another victory to his tally of 16 WSBK race wins

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black After 25 thrilling laps, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won the opening race of the day at Laguna Seca.

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Jul 12

Sykes raises the bar with pole position and new best lap

“It was a really exciting Superpole” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Tissot-Superpole top-3 The Tissot-Superpole ahead of tomorrow’s two WSBK races has been won by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a blistering lap in hot and sunny weather at the Laguna Seca circuit in California.

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Jul 12

Chaz Davies heads the WSBK field on opening day

Great speed and consistency on the opening day of action

WSBK - Laguna Seca - Chaz Davies Chaz Davies (Ducati Superbike Team) has set the fastest lap in the Free Practice combined times today at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 1’23.293s, edging second place Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) by only 21 thousandths of a second.

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Jul 10

WSBK riders meet sea wonders at Monterey Aquarium

Near Laguna Seca circuit

WSBK - Media Event Riders - Monterey Aquarium Earlier today a selection of WSBK riders kick started the US round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship with a trip to the renowned Monterey Aquarium.

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Jul 10

USA bound for WSBK as ninth round draws near

This is the second year in a row that the Californian venue welcomes the series

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The stunning Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will this weekend host the ninth round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Jul 06

Sykes and Rea triumph under different conditions

Sunday Extra Content

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Changeable weather played a big role in the 8th WSBK round’s race day at Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve. This year’s Portuguese races were held in opposite track conditions and saw different podium finishers in the two encounters. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Rea wins an unpredictable race 2

Portuguese race

WSBK - Race 2 podium The second race of the day at Portimao was held in tricky conditions as the rain which began during the Supersport race continued to fall at the Portuguese circuit.

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Jul 06

Sykes pulls away and wins race 1 to extend points lead

Portuguese race

WSBK - Sykes Race 1 An enthralling 20 lap race 1 saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) emerge victorious at a cloudy and overcast Portimao to claim his 7th win of the season and the 21st of his WSBK career.

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Jul 05

Sykes strings it all together to claim 22nd career Superpole

WSBK Saturday Extra Content

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2 Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start the 8th round’s two World Superbike races from the front of the grid after winning this afternoon’s Tissot-Superpole at a very hot and sunny Portimao circuit, his third in a row at the Portuguese track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Portuguese Tissot-Superpole goes to Sykes

A thrilling Superpole

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start the 8th round’s two World Superbike races from the front of the grid after winning this afternoon’s Tissot-Superpole at a very hot and sunny Portimao circuit, his third in a row at the Portuguese track and 22nd Pole Position so far in his WSBK career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Melandri edges Sykes and Rea in opening day

In almost perfect weather conditions Marco Melandri posted the fastest time

WSBK - MArco Melandri Day 1 The hot weather and blisteringly hot temperatures for Free Practice 2 at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve saw only a handful of riders better their lap times, leaving Aprilia Racing Team rider Marco Melandri at the top of the combined standings a fraction ahead of the improving Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) who elevated himself to 2nd despite running off track in the final few moments of the session. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

WSBK riders mix it up at the Portimao beach

Today’s event has certainly set the stage for a great Portuguese WSBK weekend

WSBK - Guintoli Mixing Portimao’s stunning Marina area was the location for today’s eighth media event of the season, which kick-started the Portuguese round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

WSBK heads to Algarve for Round 8

The stunning 4.592km racetrack has been part of the World Superbike calendar since 2008

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Portugal’s charming southern coast for the eighth round of the season, which will take place this weekend at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao.

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Jun 27

KYMCO new WSBK Technical Supplier

KYMCO will make available to the Dorna staff a stock of Agility 60 R6 4T scooters,

WSBK - 0699_P07_Kymco_box KYMCO, one of the leading motorcycle companies worldwide has entered a partnership with Dorna for the WSBK staff scooter fleet supply in 2014.

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Jun 22

Sykes wins opening WSBK race in Misano from team mate Baz

This is the 19th individual WSBK race win

WSBK - Misano podium After 21 fast and furious laps, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has won the opening race of the day at the Misano World Circuit – Marco Simoncelli after starting from Pole Position courtesy of his record breaking lap yesterday.

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