Tag Archive: WSBK

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 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 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 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 »

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 19

WSBK riders start Misano weekend racing in the sea

The on track action for the seventh round will start tomorrow with the first free practice sessions for all classes.

WSBK - Corti Media Event A selection of eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders were involved today in an unusual type of race, when they jumped on pedalos (paddle boats) to challenge each other at the public beach in Misano, during the Media Event organised for the seventh round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Misano welcomes back World Superbike for Round 7

The Italian track made its debut on the WSBK calendar back in 1991

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black After a one year absence, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”, for the seventh round of the 2014 season.

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Jun 14

FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships and FIM Superstock 1000cc Cup

Decision of the Superbike Commission

FIM logo The Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs Javier Alonso (WSBK Executive Director), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Executive Director, Sport) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA Representative), met at Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit on 12 June in the presence of Messrs Daniel Carrera (WSBK Championship Director) and Gregorio Lavilla (WSBK Sporting Director ). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Guintoli and Cluzel on pole at Sepang

At the end of a hot and humid 15 minutes on track Guintoli secured his second Superpole of the year

WSBK - Guintoli Day 2 With high track and air temperatures the first ever Tissot-Superpole at the Sepang International Circuit has been won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who will start from pole position for the fourth time in his WSBK career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Sylvain Guintoli takes Tissot-Superpole in Sepang

Guintoli secured his second Superpole of the year

WSBK - Sepang Tissot-Superpole - Sylvain Guintoli With high track and air temperatures the first ever Tissot-Superpole at the Sepang International Circuit has been won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who will start from pole position for the fourth time in his WSBK career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

WSBK riders sky high in Kuala Lumpur

The excitement to be racing in Malaysia was clear from everyone

WSBK riders sky high in Kuala Lumpur (1) The Sepang WSBK weekend officially started earlier today with riders representing each of the nine manufacturers visiting the eye catching Twin Towers in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Pantofola d’Oro new WSBK Official Supplier

The company has its roots in the handcrafting work of the shoe factory Lazzarini

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Dorna WSBK is pleased to announce the deal reached with the iconic Italian brand Pantofola d’Oro, who becomes a new Official Supplier of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

WSBK launches Day of Dreams at Donington

Tomorrow the on track action begins at 10am

WSBK - Riders press conference The UK round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, being held at Donington Park in Leicestershire began in style today as the usual Thursday media activity included an all-day charity event in aid of Riders For Health. Read the rest of this entry »

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