Tag Archive: Phillip Island

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.

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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.

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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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Oct 26

Stoner on record pace on first day at Phillip Island

Stoner was fastest in both practice sessions but his best lap in FP2

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa 2012 Phillip Island MotoGP FP2MotoGP - Casey Stoner 2012 Phillip Island MotoGP FP2Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner kicked off his final MotoGP™ appearance at his home circuit in spectacular fashion by setting a scorching lap of 1’29.999 in the second free practice session at Phillip Island.

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Oct 24

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Race Preview – Round 17: Phillip Island, Australia

“Phillip Island is one of the most impressive circuits on the calendar with its fast speeds and spectacular seaside location.”

MotoGP logoPhillip Island logoRound seventeen and the penultimate round of the 2012 MotoGP™ season takes place at Australia’s Phillip Island circuit, where the picturesque setting of the track belies its status as one of the cruellest on Bridgestone MotoGP tyres.

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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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Feb 24

Rea leaves it late to be fastest on the first day of the season

Second place went to Jakub Smrz on the Liberty Racing machine

WSB_PI_1WSS_PI_1Jonathan Rea pulled off the surprise of the day in first qualifying at Phillip Island as the Honda World Superbike man put in the only sub-1m32s lap in the last couple of minutes to head the field.

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Feb 20

Checa pushes on to head up the timesheets

One more day of official testing remains before the start of the first race weekend of the season.

SBK_PI_Biaggi SBK_PI_ChecaCarlos Checa (Althea Racing) held off the charge of his old rivals Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) and Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) in today’s two official test sessions at Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

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