Tag Archive: FIM

Nov 10

WSBK to head to Thailand in 2015

Chang International Circuit, in Buriram, Thailand, will host eni FIM Superbike World Championship

WSBK - Chang Intl Circuit_Thailand Dorna WSBK Organization and the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) are glad to announce that a new circuit will enter the WSBK calendar in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Pirelli confirmed as Official Tyre Supplier for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship for the 2016-2018 seasons

The agreement confirms Pirelli in its current role of sole tyre supplier for all the classes

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Dorna WSBK Organization, promoter and organiser of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, in agreement with the FIM, the International Motorcycling Federation, is pleased to announce that Pirelli has been confirmed as the Official Tyre Supplier of the series, having won the tender scheduled from Monday 28 July to Monday 25 August 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

SBK Commission decision

The proposal did not receive the required consensus

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization inform that the possibility to compensate for the amount of points that will be missed through the cancellation of the South African Round has been denied. Read the rest of this entry »

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 25

FIM North America Supermoto Championship SMEC becomes Internationally Sanctioned

Planning of SuperMoto of Nations Team

FIM North America Supermoto Championship logo The East Coast based company – Supermoto East Coast (known as SMEC) – was formed to organize and promote Supermoto events at all levels starting with a local series to a National Pro series.

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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 »

May 13

No reason to cancel Russia GP – Todt

“At the moment there is no change to the calendar.  Russia is on”

Bernie Ecclestone - Vladimir Putin 3 The FIA does not intend to cancel the inaugural Russian grand prix, according to the governing body’s president Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Canadian Motor Speedway reveals new logo design

The new CMS logo was conceived and designed by Choko Motorsports

Canadian Motor Speedway logo white Canadian Motor Speedway administration has been full throttle over the winter months into the spring, moving ahead on a critical path that includes hiring architects to work with its engineers to formulate a final CMS site plan for submission and approval this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Bridgestone expands front tyre allocation for MotoGP™ riders

The change in front tyre allocation was ratified by the FIM and Dorna
Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP front slick tyre Bridgestone, the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ has made a revision to the front slick tyre allocation system to give riders more choice and a greater number of tyres at each race weekend. 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 »

Apr 04

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

2014 Regulations

FIM logo The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization wish to inform that the updated version of the FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships, and FIM Superstock 1000 cc Cup Regulations is available HERE

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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 »

Jan 17

FIM statement regarding the possible Bimota homologation

“The FIM welcomes new motorcycle manufacturers wishing to participate in one or more FIM World Championships”

FIM logoRegarding the Team Alstare Press Release and following media discussions about the possible Bimota homologation, Dorna WSBK Organization wish to inform on the official FIM statement. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

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

Changes to Regulations for 2014

FIM logoThe Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs Javier Alonso (WSBK Executive Director), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Executive Director, Sport) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA Representative), met at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit on 08 November 2013 in the presence of MM Daniel Carrera, Gregorio Lavilla (WSBK-Dorna) and Paul Duparc (FIM). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Tragic accident at Moscow Raceway

The race was stopped with the red flag

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackDuring today’s FIM World Supersport race, at 1.32pm Italian rider Andrea Antonelli (Team Goeleven Kawasaki) suffered a serious accident on the straight between Turn 14 and Turn 15 wherein he sustained critical injuries. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Young and UK’s GB Racing join forces for 2013 Daytona SporkBike season

GB Racing is considered as the benchmark for motorcycle protection products

AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike logoIn a deal put together at the 72nd running of the Daytona 200, Hertfordshire (UK) based GB Racing will be supplying FIM-Approved secondary engine covers for Ben Young’s #86 Yamaha R6 for the 2013 AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SporkBike season.

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Mar 08

FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships 2013 updated calendar

It is confirmed that this includes 15 Rounds

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackSBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteToday the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) has issued the final version of the 2013 FIM World Superbike and World Supersport Championships and FIM Superstock 1000 Cup calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Bridgestone proposes introduction of new specification front tyre

This new front tyre is the latest evolution of the 2012 specification MotoGP™ front tyre.

MotoGP logoBridgestoneBridgestone will introduce a new specification front tyre for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship, giving the twenty-one riders taking part in this year’s competition access to the very latest in tyre technology. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Lorenzo’s late lunge secures victory in Qatar

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Race Report

MotoGP - Losail - Qatar-MotoGP-Race-Winner-Yamaha-Factory-Racing-Jorge-LorenzoMotoGP - Losail - Qatar-MotoGP-Race-Winner-Yamaha-Factory-Racing-Jorge-Lorenzo-on-PodiumYamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo made a superb late charge to win the first race of the season ahead of the Repsol Honda pair of Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Lorenzo claims pole for Qatar season opener

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Losail - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Qatar MotoGP QPMotoGP - Losail - Casey-Stoner-2012-Qatar-MotoGP-QPYamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo will start on pole at the first race of the 2012 MotoGP™ season after the Spaniard continued the strong form he showed in Free Practice to post a benchmark qualifying lap time of 1:54.634. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Lorenzo fights back to finish on top in Friday practice

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Free Practice Two and Three

MotoGP - Losail - yamaha - lorenzoMotoGP - Losail - yamaha - crutchlowOn the second day of practice at the Qatar MotoGP, Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo and Monster Tech3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow combined forces to lock out the top two positions on the timing sheets.

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Apr 05

Stoner lights up Losail in first practice session

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Free Practice One

MotoGP logoMotoGP - Losail - Casey StonerThe first laps of the 2012 season were completed tonight at the Losail International Circuit, with Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner taking first place in a session that saw the highly anticipated return of the 1000cc machines to competitive MotoGP™ action.

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Apr 04

Bridgestone MotoGP Qatar, Losail preview

MotoGP Round 1

MotoGP logoGrand Prix Moto QatarAll eyes will be on Qatar this weekend as the Losail International Circuit gets set to host the opening round of the 2012 FIM MotoGP™ Championship season Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

World Superbike returns to Imola with Biaggi as leader

World Superbike has written some of the most outstanding pages in its 25-year history at this famous Italian venue

SBK logoImola - Autodromo Enzo E Dino FerrariFollowing the opening round of the season at Phillip Island in Australia, the FIM Superbike World Championship arrives in Italy for its first appearance on European soil at Imola, one of the most spectacular circuits on the calendar.

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Oct 28

FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships

Changes to the Regulations and 2012 calendar

FIM logoThe Superbike Commission, composed of Mr Paolo Flammini (IMS Chief Executive Officer), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Executive Director, Sport), Giulio Bardi (Team representative), during a telephone conference held on October 27th, with the participation of Mr Paolo Ciabatti (IMS Director), Charles Hennekam (FIM CTI Coordinator) and Paul Duparc (FIM CCR Coordinator) unanimously decided to introduce the following modifications to the Road Racing Superbike & Supersport World Championship and FIM Superstock Cup.

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Jul 18

Bridgestone propose revision of MotoGP tyre supply to the GP Commission

A detailed summary of the proposed tyre allocation changes is available

Bridgestone - Hirohide HamashimaBridgestone MotoGP 2011-03-28Working together with the Safety Commission, where the riders, FIM, IRTA and Dorna are represented it has been decided to propose a change of the allocation of the tyres to the GP Commission. As such, Bridgestone has proposed a revision to its tyre allocation procedure and selected tyre compounds for the remaining races of the 2011 season, effective from the Czech Republic Grand Prix.

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May 28

Checa rules on first day of American action (updated)

Checa takes Provisional Pole for World Superbike at Miller Motorsports Park

SBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoSBK - Miller Motorsports Park - Carlos ChecaCarlos Checa continued his brilliant first day form on the Althea Racing Ducati machine at Miller Motorsports Park, the points leader and fastest rider in the first free session this morning blasting his way to a time of 1 minute 48.260 seconds and provisional pole. 

(Flagworld was there, see our photo albums)

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May 24

World Superbike heads overseas for Miller time

Round 5 preview

SBK - FIM Superbike World Championship logoMiller Motorsports ParkThe FIM Superbike World Championship takes its second and final trip overseas this year as it heads for the Miller Motorsports Park circuit in the USA. This year’s event, round 5, will be the fourth edition to be held in the State of Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

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