Tag Archive: FIM Superbike World Championship

Apr 10

Phillip Island is here to stay

The Andrews Labor Government has secured the long-term future of our flagship motorsports events at Phillip Island

Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced the Labor Government had locked away the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix until 2026, and the Australian round of the FIM Superbike World Championship until 2027. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Confidence boost for Hayden and van der Mark after final European test at Jerez

Hayden once again completed an impressive number of laps

Honda-WSBK - Confidence boost for Hayden and van der Mark after final European test at Jerez The last pre-season private test has come to an end for the Honda World Superbike Team, who now head confidently towards the start of the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship campaign.

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Nov 27

Honda WSBK enters winter break after successful test at Jerez

This was the last outing of the year for the Dutch-based outfit before the start of the testing ban

Honda WSBK enters winter break after successful test at Jerez The Honda World Superbike Team completed a three-day test at Circuito de Jerez today in readiness for the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Nov 05

Yamaha takes successful first steps to Superbike return

Successfully achieving its objectives, the initial test programme focused on familiarising the new riders

Yamaha Motor Europe’s return to the FIM Superbike World Championship began in earnest this week with a preliminary two-day test at the Circuito de Jerez, in Spain, introducing riders Alex Lowes and Sylvain Guintoli to the new Pata Yamaha YZF-R1.

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Nov 04

World Supersport on the verge of change for 2016

Historical change for the important and renowned World Supersport class

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), FIM Europe and DWO are pleased to announce that a new exciting format will be introduced for the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Haslam ends the 2015 WorldSBK season with a win, Smith scores maiden WSS victory

Second place Davies claims runner-up spot as Rea suffers first DNF of the season

WSBK - Leon Haslam (GBR) battled hard to score a crucial season-ending win The final FIM Superbike World Championship race of 2015 was won on the final lap after another race-long fight as Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), who took his second win of the year – the fifth of his WorldSBK career – beat Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team).

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Jul 02

WorldSBK and ESPN Brazil extend partnership for three years

The series to be broadcast in Brazil until 2018

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Major sporting TV network ESPN Brazil has extended the agreement with Dorna WSBK Organization to broadcast the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three-year period (2016-2018). The top production-based motorcycle racing series in the world will be viewable all over the Brazilian territory in both English and Portuguese languages. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

WorldSBK and Misano extend partnership for four more years

The Italian venue will continue hosting a round of the FIM Superbike World Championship.

WorldSBK fans take the pit-walk tour at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Dorna WSBK Organization is delighted to announce the renewal of the partnership with the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” to host an official round of the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further four-year period (2016-2019). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Bimota halted from further competition in FIM Superbike World Championship

Plans for participation in the 2014 FIM Superbike World Championship emerged and they were in contact with the FIM and Dorna.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The Italian manufacturer reappeared under new management and showed promise when they announced their new model, the Bimota BB3 at the EICMA show in Milan last November. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Bimota plant visited by FIM and Dorna

On 8 April, FIM and Dorna WSBK representatives visited the Bimota plant in Rimini, Italy.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The purpose of this visit was to meet the new proprietors of the Italian manufacturer and to verify that the production procedure is going ahead smoothly with a view to obtaining the required FIM homologation for the motorcycle to take part to the eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

FIM Superbike World Championship

New homologation procedure

FIM logo The FIM is pleased to announce that a new homologation procedure has been approved by a majority within the Superbike Commission. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

FIM Superbike World Championship: Appointment of new officials

2014 FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM logo The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization are pleased to announce that the Superbike Permanent Bureau has appointed new permanent officials within the FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Monza: Guintoli/Aprilia appeal rejected by the FIM International Disciplinary Court (CDI)

2013 FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM logoFollowing the decision taken by the FIM Stewards at Race 2 of the FIM Superbike round held on 12 May in Monza (ITA) and counting towards the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship to cancel the drop of position sanction imposed by the Race Direction on rider Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), the Aprilia Racing Team and rider Sylvain Guintoli lodged an appeal with the FIM CDI. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Superbike Safety Commission

FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM logoThe FIM, together with the FIM Superbike World Championship Race Direction, called a meeting with all World Superbike Riders at Silverstone (United Kingdom), during the ninth Round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Monza awaits the eni FIM Superbike World Championship

Riders ready to take on the fastest track in the calendar

Monza logoThe eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Monza’s Autodromo Nazionale for the 4th round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Fassi Gru joins the Superbike World Championship

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship is pleased to welcome onboard to Fassi Gru as Official Sponsor for the series.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackWSBK - FASSI_Ph Island_Giguliano_actionFounded 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Oct 02

Bridgepoint brings together MotoGP and World Superbikes

MotoGP and WorldSBK, will be integrated within the Dorna Sports group but managed as separate events

MotoGP logoSBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteBridgepoint has announced that Dorna Sports and Infront Sports & Media have reached agreement to bring both their motorcycle racing interests under a single umbrella organisation. Dorna is the organiser of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (“MotoGP”), whilst Infront organises the eni FIM Superbike World Championship (“WorldSBK”) through its subsidiary Infront Motor Sports. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Superbike face-off at Magny-Cours for Biaggi, Sykes and Melandri

The Manufacturers’ battle is also at stake

Alfa Romeo Mito SBKSBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackThree riders and three different manufacturers will be facing off on Sunday in the final showdown at Magny-Cours for the 2012 eni FIM Superbike World Championship titles. Not for the first time will the French circuit play host to the championship’s grand finale, which this time sees two Italians, Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (BMW Motorad Motorsport) and a British rider, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), currently second in the standings, mathematically still in with a chance of winning. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Melandri leads the chasing pack on day one

Laguna Seca returns to the World Superbike calendar in 2013

WSBK - Portimao_Friday_LowesWSBK - Portimao_Friday_BarrierMarco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) proved the fastest rider on day one at Portimao, with a 1 minute 43.196 second lap taking him ahead of Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing). Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) was third, and completing a sequence of different machines in the top four places, Jonathan Rea (Honda World Superbike Team) was fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

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