Tag Archive: MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

Sep 21

One hand on the title

Steve English reviews the pivotal Prosecco DOC Portuguese Round

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) leaves Portugal with one hand on the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship title, after a perfect weekend for the Northern Irishman. Pole position and two race wins have left the Kawasaki rider in an almost unassailable position with six races remaining.

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Sep 18

Jonathan Rea tops official Portimao test 

British rider continues his sensational pace in Portugal

Jonathan Rea tops official Portimao test 12 riders took to the track in the aftermath of the tenth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, and in a day with minimal distruptions there was some solid progress made. But it was Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) who ended the day on top, 0.398s ahead of the rest of the field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Fantastic fan access lies ahead at Portimao

Portuguese return set to be a treat for fans

The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship circus rolls into the Portuguese circuit of Autodromo Internacional do Algarve this weekend, and it’s not only racing action that will be keeping fans entertained throughout the weekend. With paddock access with any full ticket, as well as free access to children under 16, it’s set to be a weekend to remember. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

WorldSBK announces Prosecco DOC as Portuguese round event Main Sponsor

Anticipation builds for the return to Portimao with Italian association

Prosecco DOC and Dorna WSBK Organization are elated to announce their continued collaboration throughout the 2017 season, as the Italian company will be the Event Main Sponsor for Round 10 of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship; the Prosecco DOC Portuguese Round from 15th – 17th September. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

Has 2017 been a record breaking year in WorldSBK?

Take a look at some statistics from the 2017 season

Fans have been treated to some stunning racing action in 2017 and in it had been five years since we have seen so many race leaders.

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Aug 11

World Superbike prepares to take on Lausitzring

Germany the destination for the series in August

In just under a week the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads into the final third of the 2017 season, as Round Nine takes place at the Lausitzring in Germany. It will be a full house at the circuit, as all classes will put on a show around the 4.25km track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 10

Russo to ride with Pedercini Racing SC-Project for remainder of 2017

Italian rider to compete in WorldSBK until the end of the season

As the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship prepares to return following the summer break, Pedercini Racing SC-Project have announced Riccardo Russo will step in to replace Alex De Angelis. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

Sykes back on top at Donington Park

WorldSBK race in memory of Hayden

UK WorldSBK marked an emotional weekend for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock mourned the tragic loss of Nicky Hayden, who lost his life in a training accident just weeks before. Leaving a massive hole in the paddock and an irreplaceable character, the Pata UK Round was all about racing to honour Hayden and do what he did best – race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Double delight for Rea as dominance continues into The Netherlands

Magic in the air at Assen

World famous TT Circuit Assen was the host for the fourth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and all eyes were on Michael van der Mark (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) as he looked to securing his first podium finish with the Japanese factory.

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Jul 28

Rea stamps his authority in opening round

Normal service resumed at Round One

Tensions were building and excitement was overflowing as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship returned following their four month winter break, and following the intriguing off-season testing fans were treated to, there were plenty of unanswered questions.

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Jul 27

Davies: “We did some important work”

Aruba.it Racing – Ducati pair feeling strong in Germany

At the circuit he dominated around last season, Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) put in a solid two days worth of testing around Lausitzring, as his team-mate Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) began to learn the circuit upon his return to the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Lausitzring prepares for WorldSBK action

Don’t miss the German Round in August

When the checkered flag is waved on Sunday at Laguna Seca, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is heading into the summer break. However in six weeks time, the championship will hit the final third of the season, at Lausitzring from 16th – 18th August.

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Jul 03

California Dreaming 

WorldSBK returns to Laguna Seca but who will take the advantage into the summer?

Land of the free and home of the brave, America is the destination for Round Eight of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the circus rolls into the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Jun 28

Why do riders use thumb brakes in WorldSBK?

WorldSBK.com caught up with Kawasaki Racing Team to explain the braking differences

In the highly competitive MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, riders are always on the search for new technical improvements and changes which can create a smoother riding style, and as a result faster lap times.

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Jun 18

Misano World Circuit to host WorldSBK until 2020

Contract extension announced at Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round

Misano World Circuit to host WorldSBK until 2020Santamonica SpA and Dorna WSBK Organization are thrilled to announce a contract extension, which will see Misano World Circuit host the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship until 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Sykes leads the way on Friday morning

Kawasaki Racing Team rider outpaces rivals in FP1 session at Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round

As the seventh round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship got underway on Friday morning at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” it was Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) who topped the FP1 timesheet, with a 1’34.931 lap time.

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Jun 15

Manufacturers ups and downs at #RiminiWorldSBK

Which teams will be the ones to beat in Rimini?

Manufacturers Ups and Downs at RiminiWorldSBKAprilia have won 6 times in Misano, scoring three doubles – the first one in 2000 with Troy Corser, then in 2010 and 2012 with Max Biaggi. Since that last double, Aprilia have finished in 3rd three times at Misano, the last one was two years ago with Leon Haslam in Race 2. Last year their best result was a 5th by Savadori in Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

Fans set for jam packed Rimini Round 

Keep up to date with all the off track action at Misano

Fans set for jam packed Rimini Round As the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship paddock descends on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, anticipation is building for fans as they prepare for a weekend that won’t be one to forget. On top of the sensational racing action they are set to be treated to, the entertainment off track will keep fans busy between sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

STIHL to support WorldSBK in Misano

Following the great success of partnership at the Motul Italian Round in May

STIHL to support WorldSBK in MisanoAs the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to San Marino for the Rimini Round of the series, STIHL and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce their collaboration. STIHL will provide Italian fans with firsthand experience of their large array of products, matching the exhilarating entertainment taking place on track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

Rimini ready for WorldSBK action

Misano Preview – Sun, surf and an Italian century?

Rimini ready for WorldSBK actionAs the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship reaches the half way point of the season, tensions are as hot as ever. Pushing their rivals to the limit, the heat is on as the battle for the title intensifies.

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