Tag Archive: Phillip Island

Oct 19

Rampant Rossi wins at Phillip Island to lead Yamaha clean sweep

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - Australian MotoGP race winner Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi won his first race at Phillip Island in ten years as the Italian rider led a Yamaha clean sweep of the top three podium positions at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Oct 18

Marquez makes his mark at Phillip Island for his twelfth pole position of the year

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Qualifying
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez claimed his twelfth MotoGP™ pole position of the year in a closely-contested qualifying session at Phillip Island as riders from the three factory manufacturers claimed a front row start for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix.

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Oct 17

Lorenzo lays down the quickest time in Friday practice at Phillip Island

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two
MotoGP logo Jorge Lorenzo’s run of fine form continued on the opening day of the Australian Grand Prix as the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider was quickest overall in Friday practice at Phillip Island, his best lap time of 1’29.602 seeing him end the day 0.147 seconds clear of NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro on combined times.

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Oct 15

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 16 preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Phillip Island preview

Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP front slick tyres Round sixteen of the 2014 MotoGP™ season takes place at Australia’s Phillip Island, a circuit whose combination of a fast and flowing layout and a high-grip track surface create a gruelling test for tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Bridgestone develops new tyre allocation for the 2014 Australian Grand Prix

“We will introduce a brand new tyre allocation for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix”

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyres Bridgestone will introduce a brand new tyre allocation for the 2014 Australian Grand Prix, including a newly-developed asymmetric front slick tyre as the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ continues its efforts to develop technologies that further enhance rider safety.

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Apr 22

Assen welcomes WSBK for Round 3

Also known as the Circuit van Drenthe, it is one of the oldest permanent racetracks in Europe

TT-Assen logo Since 1992 the TT Circuit Assen has been part of the World Superbike calendar and it is currently the second most visited venue in the history of the series after Phillip Island.

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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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Feb 23

Sylvain Guintoli wins race 2 and becomes Championship leader

The Frenchman is now Championship leader after the opening round

 

2014-02-23 22Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) has won the second race of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship at Phillip Island, his career’s fifth in the series, in front of the 56,515 spectators attending the event.

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Feb 23

Historic win for Eugene Laverty and Team Voltcom Crescent Suzuki

Laverty achieved an historical maiden win

 

2014-02-23 31The eni FIM Superbike World Championship had its first exciting race of the year today at Phillip Island, with Irishman Eugene Laverty scoring a sensational win aboard his GSX-R 1000, making it three in a row with the double he scored at Jerez last year in the last round.

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Feb 22

Guintoli claims first Tissot-Superpole of 2014

The 31 year old Frenchman set a new outright best lap of the Australian venue

2014-02-21 7The first Tissot-Superpole of 2014 was contested today under cloudy skies, with Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) securing the first slot on the grid for the two debut races of the season, scheduled for tomorrow at Phillip Island.

Flagworld photo album

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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 »

Feb 18

Sykes on record pace as final pre-season test comes to an end

“I am happy with the results of these two days of testing at Phillip Island.” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Phillip Island - Tom Sykes The official eni FIM Superbike World Championship test at Phillip Island concluded this afternoon with Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) fastest in the fourth and final session.

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Feb 17

Laverty and Sofuoglu on top in first day of official testing

“We surprised ourselves with the lap time today.” – Eugene Laverty

WSBK - Eugene Laverty Sunny conditions were the order of the day as the World Superbike riders got on track at Phillip Island for the first official test of the season.

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Feb 12

Phillip Island the stage for 2014 WSBK opening round

The Victorian Circuit, a riders’ favourite, is also the most visited in the history of WSBK

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The eni FIM Superbike World Championship is set for another exciting season of racing that will officially kick-start on February 23rd at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Australia, following a two-day official test scheduled on 17-18 of the same month.

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Oct 20

Lorenzo comes out on top in thrilling Australian Grand Prix

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - Australian MotoGP race winner Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo won a dramatic flag-to-flag Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island to breathe life back into his championship challenge Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Laverty new Championship leader after the first Round

“We got off on the right foot all the work from the past few days has paid off” – Eugene Laverty

2013-02-24_00082013-02-24_0013In the unique scenery of Phillip Island the first round of 2013 eni FIM Superbike World Championship proved to be a success, while the Victorian Government announced the GP Circuit will host the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three years, from 2015 to 2017.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Feb 23

Carlos Checa wins Tissot-Superpole at Phillip Island

Spaniard Carlos Checa has started the ‘Panigale’ era of Ducati in World Superbike by winning the Tissot-Superpole at Phillip Island.

2013-02-22FridayThe Ducati Team Alstare managed to take the best out of the new Borgo Panigale superbike by setting an incredible 1’30.234, that means a brand-new Best Lap for the series and the 10th pole position of his career.

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Feb 19

Carlos Checa and Team Ducati Alstare on top as official test ends

Mixed weather played a part in today’s second and final eni FIM Superbike World Championship testing day at Phillip Island.

WSBK - Checa_Day2WSBK - Lowes_Day2The 15 riders who got onto the track during the morning session took a steadier approach to the 4445 km circuit compared to yesterday, though they still continued their work on the drying track. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Stoner makes it six in a row at Phillip Island

Round 17: Australian Grand Prix – Race

MotoGP - 2012 Phillip Island MotoGP Race Winner Casey StonerMotoGP - 2012 MotoGP World Champion Jorge LorenzoRepsol Honda’s Casey Stoner took his sixth consecutive victory at Phillip Island in a dominating display as Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo claimed the 2012™ MotoGP championship after finishing second in the Australian Grand Prix.

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Oct 27

Stoner seizes pole position at Phillip Island

 Once again Stoner was the only rider to lap in the 1’29 bracket today

MotoGP - Casey Stoner 2012 Phillip Island MotoGP QPMotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Phillip Island MotoGP QPCasey Stoner further enhanced his reputation as ‘King of the Island’ after slinging his Repsol Honda RC213V around the Phillip Island circuit in a time of 1’29.623 in Qualifying to seize pole position for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix.

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