Tag Archive: Jonathan Rea (Hannspree Ten Kate Honda)

Oct 04

Crutchlow and Biaggi take wins on final day (+result)

Max helped win the Manufacturers’ Championship for Aprilia

Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda) and Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) shared the race wins this weekend, the last one of the 2010 season. The action did not disappoint even if the championship was decided last weekend in favour of Biaggi, and throughout the field the final championship ranking places were still up for grabs. 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 »

Aug 01

WSBK: Crutchlow posts two wins in Silverstone (+result & photo)

Biaggi’s lead is trimmed

Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda) was the undisputed star of the Silverstone show as he added two race wins to his Superpole triumph on Saturday. He is also the new lap record holder, thanks to a 2’05.259 lap in race one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Crutchlow takes fourth career pole

Over 0.7 seconds faster than the next best rider

Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda) saved his best for last to take a new track best and head up Suprpoele qualifying, his fourth pre-race ‘win’ of the 2010 season. Crutchlow  was over 0.7 seconds faster than the next best rider, and in nine Superpoles this year, he has the best individual record. Behind him, Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) was second at his favourite circuit on the calendar, as he prepares to go out tomorrow and defend a 37-point championship lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Biaggi leads entering San Marino round (+standing)

As Misano welcomes the world again

The San Marino round is the eighth of the HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship in 2010 and will take place at the Misano World Circuit between 25 and 27 June. There will a full card of races at the popular track close to Misano Adriatico, as the championship returns to Europe for the first time since the Monza round on May 9th. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Infront further increases WSB TV coverage in China

Infront Sports & Media has set a new rights agreement with China’s biggest regional television station

Guangdong TVis  to broadcast FIM Superbike World Championship delayed highlights coverage across the country. The agreement started with coverage from the Kyalami, South Africa round held on 16 May and will include all the remaining rounds of the 2010 season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Monza opening day belongs to Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda)

Cruthlow confirmed his excellent qualifying form this year with provisional pole position

The opening day of action at the Autodromo di Monza belonged to Britain’s Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda), who confirmed his excellent qualifying form this year with provisional pole position, after topping the timesheets also in the morning’s free practice run. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Checa the early leader at a hot Phillip Island

Carlos was only 0.007 seconds ahead of Fabrizio

Scorching weather conditions for the first qualifying session at Phillip Island saw Carlos Checa (Ducati Althea) continue his good testing form with a 1’32.155 lap, leading Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) and Leon Haslam (Suzuki Alstare). Checa was only 0.007 seconds ahead of Fabrizio, 0.218 ahead of Englishman Haslam. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Checa sits on top after first day of testing at Phillip Island (+photos)

World Supersport – Sofuoglu back in the mix at full pace

Privateer Ducati rider Carlos Checa set the quickest time of the first day of track action at the official tests in Phillip Island, taking his Althea Ducati to a 1’31.959 lap time. His pace was less than one second slower than the track best in this class, 1’31.050, which was set in qualifying for the 2009 race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Brits head the field in day 1 of Portimao Superbike testing

Three British riders powered to the front

In the first day of the official Superbike test at the Portimao circuit in Portugal, Leon Haslam was the man most in form as the Suzuki Alstare rider went quickest both in the morning and the afternoon, ending the day on the 1 minute 42.778 second mark, just three-tenths off Ben Spies’ 2009 outright circuit best lap. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Portimao: Rea goes quickest (+result)

Spies faster than Haga in Q1 at Portimao

Jonathan Rea (Hannspree Ten Kate Honda) set the quickest time in today’s opening qualifying session at the Portimao circuit in Portugal. The Northern Ireland youngster grabbed the provisional pole from Jakub Smrz in the final stages of the session, with a time of 1 minute 43.786 seconds, eight-hundredths faster than the Guandalini Ducati man.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

IMOLA: Fabrizio is quickest Friday

In delayed  FIM Superbike Friday practice at Imola

Track action on the opening day of practice for the twelfth round of the Hannspree FIM Superbike World Championship at Imola was delayed for four hours due to the request by a number of riders to clean the surface, which they considered to be slippery. The session had been red-flagged after just five minutes when Yamaha World Superbike rider Tom Sykes crashed on his first lap, without any major injury. Read the rest of this entry »