Tag Archive: Marco Melandri

Oct 05

Melandri edges out Guintoli for the win in Race 2

Melandri elevates himself to third place in the standings

WSBK - Race 2 Podium In similar conditions to the opening race of the day, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won Race 2 at Magny-Cours as he crossed the finish line with a 2.6 second advantage over Sylvain Guintoli.

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Oct 05

Guintoli wins Race 1 and narrows the gap to championship lead

Thanks to his 3rd win of the year

WSBK - Race 1 podium Local rider Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) has won Race 1 in front of an enthusiastic crowd by edging out at the finish line his teammate Marco Melandri. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Melandri dominates race day as Guintoli narrows the gap to Sykes

Sunday Extra Content

WSBK - Melandri Day 3 The Spanish Round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship proved to be as important as expected for this year’s title race.

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Sep 07

Melandri does the double, van der Mark clinches WSS title

The experienced Italian rider elevated himself into the lead in the final third of the encounter

WSBK - Race 2 podium Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) took his second double of the year today after another dominating performance at Jerez in race 2.

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Sep 07

Melandri wins an exciting race 1

Melandri scored his 4th win as factory Aprilia rider and the 17th of his career.

WSBK - Race 1 podium In one of the closest races of the season so far Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has taken the win in race one at Jerez after a 20 lap encounter that saw the leading group of eight riders exchanging places at almost every turn in the early stages. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Riders attend Equestrian show as WSBK returns to Spain

A selection of riders have attended a special show performed by the Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre

WSBK - All_riders_entrance As a prelude to the Spanish Round about to get underway, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship paid a visit to one of the most famous institutions of both Jerez de la Frontera and the whole Country of Spain.

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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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Jun 20

Giugliano rises to the top in opening day

 The Ducati pairing of Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies elevated themselves

WSBK - Davide Giugliano, Ducati Superbike Team After topping FP1 earlier today, Italian Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) was displaced at the top of the combined standings by compatriot Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) and reigning champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Melandri does the double in Malaysia

“We really needed this double!” – Marco Melandri

WSBK - Melandri Day 3 Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) came out victorious in the second World Superbike race of the day at the Sepang International Circuit, making it two out of two in front of an enthusiastic Malaysian crowd that reached a total of 34,528 spectatorsover the three days.

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Jun 08

Melandri takes maiden victory on the RSV4 in Race 1

Race two will begin at 16:30 local time.

WSBK - Sepang  - Race 1 podium The first ever race at Sepang for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was a thriller, with Aprilia Racing Team’s Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli locked in a titanic battle for victory until the flag.

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Apr 27

Guintoli and Rea share Dutch wins

Sunday Extra Content

WSBK - Assen The third round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which saw an overall attendance of 52,252 spectators, reached its climax today with the two races held in completely different weather conditions at the Assen TT circuit.

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Apr 27

WSBK: Jonathan Rea takes race 2 win in tricky conditions

Alex Lowes and Davide Giugliano completed the podium in tricky conditions

WSBK - Race 2 podium After a lengthy delay because of heavy rain and with conditions visibly better, compared to the situation that forced the Race Direction to red flag the initial race, the riders started a new Race 2 over a race distance of 10 laps.

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Apr 27

WSBK: Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) has taken victory in the first race of the day at a drying Assen circuit in the Netherlands

Masterful display by Guintoli as he wins opening race

WSBK - Assen - Sylvain Guintoli - Aprilia Racing Team The 2013 WSBK runner up has climbed on the top step of the podium for the fifth time in his career, the second one this year after the win he scored at Phillip Island in Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

WSBK: Baz powers to Tissot-Superpole

“Superpole was just perfect” – Loris Baz

WSBK - Tissot-Superpole Baz & Sykes Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start both of tomorrow’s 21-lap races from pole position after securing the first Tissot-Superpole of his career today at Assen, courtesy of his 1’34.357 lap time (a new outright best lap of the circuit) set moments before the arrival of the rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

WSBK: Baz grabs career first Tissot-Superpole

Joining Baz on the front row tomorrow will be fellow Frenchman Sylvain Guintoli 

WSBK - Tissot-Superpole - Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start both of tomorrow’s 21-lap races from pole position after securing the first Tissot-Superpole of his career today at Assen, courtesy of his 1’34.357 lap time (a new outright best lap of the circuit) set moments before the arrival of the rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Kawasaki complete Aragon round in dominant fashion

Tom Sykes took the double on the team’s home round

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 3 The second round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship was taken by storm by Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki, that claimed the first two steps of the podium in both World Superbike races, as well as coming out on top in World Supersport. and with the best classified EVO rider in race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Sykes leaves Spain with Championship lead

Carbon copy of race 1

WSBK - Tom Sykes - Motorland Aragon Race 2 podium The second race of the day at MotorLand Aragon was a carbon copy of race 1, with Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Loris Baz dominating in the Spanish sun.
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Feb 21

Alex Lowes ends Day 1 on top at the Island

Rookie sensation Lowes started off well

WSBK - Phillip Island - WSBK Group Photo Only 37 thousands of a second separated Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) and Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) at the end of second free practice for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship at Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Melandri and Laverty share the wins, Guintoli extends his lead

A close battle in the closing stages

WSBK - Autodromo Internacional do AlgarveRound 6 race day at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve was a mix of great performances and big disappointments for some of the protagonists of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Melandri and Laverty take on top in turns at Monza

Marco Melandri was the winner of a thrilling and ultra-close first race

WSBK - Lowes RaceRound 4 of eni FIM Superbike World Championship drew to its highest point today with two incredible races, won by Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) and Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) respectively.

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May 10

Melandri flies his BMW to the top on Friday at Monza

“It is great to be back at the top” – Marco Melandri

WSBK - Marco MelandriMixed weather did not prevent eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders from tackling most of today’s qualifying session on dry conditions, so they were able to get up to full speed at the super-fast Monza’s Autodromo Nazionale, following the rain that hampered the first part of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Chaz Davies ends the Aragon round in perfect fashion

Chaz Davies has proven testing to be done in the right direction 

WSBK - Davies Day 3Eni FIM Superbike World Championship says goodbye to 2013 Round 2 at MotorLand Aragon after a thrilling and exciting race day. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Saturday at MotorLand under the sign of Tom Sykes

“It has been nice to ride without any injuries this weekend”

WSBK - Sofuoglu Day 2World Superbike Round 2 Tissot-Superpole was performed today at MotorLand Aragon under blue skies. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

World Superbike hits Europe for Round 2 at Aragon

The current king of Aragon is without a doubt Marco Melandri

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackeni FIM Superbike World Championship lands in Europe for the second round of 2013 season, that will take place this weekend at Alcaniz’s Motorland Aragon. 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 23

Biaggi asserts his authority at penultimate round

Biaggi has a total of 347 points, 30.5 more than Sykes, while Melandri is 38.5 points adrift of Biaggi

WSBK - Portimao_Sunday_Laverty_actionWSBK - Portimao_Sunday_Race2_podiumMax Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) scored a single podium for third place in race two at the eni FIM Superbike World Championship round in Portugal today, but two strong points scores saw him extend his overall lead as his other championship rivals found trouble. Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) won his first race of the 2012 season in the second outing today, which went to all 22-laps duration. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Sykes scythes through track best to win Tissot-Superpole

Sykes set a 1 minute 41.415 second lap in Superpole 3 to record his new track best

WSBK - Portimao_Saturday_SykesWSBK -Portimao_Tissot_SuperpoleTissot-Superpole has almost become the personal property of Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) in 2012 and in Portimao he recorded his eighth win in this competition, which allocates final grid positions for the top 16 qualifiers. His most recent Superpole success before today was at Brno, in July. Tom now has ten career pole positions to his credit, the same as SBK legend Pierfrancesco Chili, placing him equal eighth in the all time rankings.

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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 »

Sep 18

World Superbike title battle now virtually down to three contenders

Penultimate round at the Autodromo Internacional Algarve circuit at Portimao

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteAutodroma Internacional Algarve - PortimaoThe 2012 eni FIM Superbike World Championship enters into a crucial phase this weekend as the title battle is virtually whittled down to three names on the eve of the penultimate round at the Autodromo Internacional Algarve circuit at Portimao. Max Biaggi and Marco Melandri, two of the most famous riders in world motorcycle racing, will be fighting it out on Sunday together with the revelation of the year, the 26-year-old Tom Sykes from the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Biaggi back in front after Nürburgring dramas unfold

Biaggi won race one in impressive style, taking his 21st career win and his fifth of the year.

WSBK - Nurburgring_Sofuoglu_finishWSBK - Nurburgring_Race1_podiumMax Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) once more heads the points table in the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, after two races in Germany laden with incident and frequent accidents for the top two championship runners.

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