Tag Archive: Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati)

Oct 05

Season finale starts best of all for Sykes

After first qualifying of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship season finale one of the potential champions

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteWSBK - Imola - Tom Sykes - Kawasaki Racing TeamTom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), leads the field, with a lap time of 1 minute 38.200 seconds. He was 0.448 seconds ahead of the next best qualifier at this early stage of proceedings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Silverstone the scene for latest three-way Biaggi-Melandri-Checa battle

 The circuit infrastructures were upgraded in 2010

FIM logoMotoGP - Silverstone - Dovizioso - Lorenzo -SimoncelliThe FIM Superbike World Championship arrives at the revamped Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in the UK for round 9, the last one before the summer break. In 2010 the historic airfield layout underwent major modifications that brought several curves up to modern-day car and bike racing standards. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Laverty at the double as Biaggi loses chance of first 2011 race win

Monza race 1 & 2 report

WSBK - Monza podiumWSBK - Monza - Eugene LavertyMonza lived up to its reputation for thrills and excitement yet again as a crowd of 116,500 watched Eugene Laverty win both 18-lap races in sun-kissed conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Biaggi and Aprilia blow them all away in Superpole

Monza Superpole qualifying

WSBK - Monza - SuperpoleWSBK - Monza - Max BiaggiReigning champion Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) reasserted himself at his home circuit of Monza with a spectacular display in Superpole qualifying, setting a lap of 1 minute 41.745 seconds to take his first pole position of the 2011 season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

WSBK: Haslam holds off record breaker Biaggi (+result)

Leon Haslam put in a superhuman effort on his last flying lap around Monza

Leon Haslam 2011-05-06Max Biaggi 2011-05-06Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) snatched the top slot in the first qualifying session from local hero and double 2010 race winner Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia), despite Biaggi setting a new all-time best top speed of 332.5 km/h this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Magny-Cours set to be the climax of another thrilling season

 The 2010 championship has provided drama and excitement all the way

One week after Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) won the 2010 HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship at his home round of Imola, he and the entire paddock will take part in the final round of the year, at Magny-Cours in central France. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Imola again the decider in 2010’s penultimate WSBK round?

Imola is always a crucial event for all the riders

The hectic and always entertaining 2010 HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship enters its final two race weekends of the year this week, with the penultimate round about to take place at the classic Italian venue of Imola, between 24 and 26 September and the final round held one week later at Magny-Cours on 3 October. Imola is a crucial event for all the riders to get into position to achieve their ultimate 2010 season ambitions. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Checa leads day one for Althea with new record lap

Checa was a podium finisher at Nürburgring in 2009

Privateer Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati) slammed in a brilliant new track best lap of 1’55.232 during the opening qualifying session of race weekend to lead local favourite Troy Corser (BMW Motorrad Motorsport). Read the rest of this entry »