Tag Archive: Phillip Island

Feb 05

Yamaha Financial Services announced as Main Event Sponsor for Phillip Island

First race weekend of 2016 is the Yamaha Finance Australian Round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

Yamaha Financial Services announced as Main Event Sponsor for Phillip Island Yamaha Financial Services (YFS) will be the Event Main Sponsor for the World Superbike Championship event in Australia. The sponsorship will see the insurance and finance group sponsor the inaugural race meeting of 2016, set to take place at Phillip Island on the 26th-28th of February. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Last lap heroics help Marquez clinch first premier class victory at Phillip Island

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Race

Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP race winner.jpg Marc Marquez won his first premier class race at Phillip Island after the Repsol Honda Team rode an astonishing final lap to snatch victory from Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Iannone who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Oct 17

Magic lap from Marquez secures pole position for the Australian Grand Prix

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP QP2.jpg Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez continued his domination of the Australian Grand Prix weekend as he clinched pole position with a best time of 1’28.364 as he vies for his first MotoGP™ victory at the Phillip Island circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Late lunge sees Marquez top MotoGP™ Friday practice at Phillip Island

Round 16: Australian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Australian MotoGP FP2 Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez was the quickest rider in today’s practice sessions at the Phillip Island circuit, the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion setting a time of 1’29.383 to lead a tightly-packed field on the opening day of action at the Australian Grand Prix.

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May 06

Giugliano admits Imola won’t be easy

Ducati returnee not expecting an easy ride in Italy.

Davide Giugliano makes a welcome return to the WorldSBK paddock this weekend, racing for the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team for the first time in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

“It’s been fun” – Bayliss announces permanent retirement from WorldSBK racing

Former champ will remain connected to Ducati

After finishing today’s two 20-lap races in Thailand in 8th and 11th positions respectively, the multiple former champion announced exclusively to WorldSBK.com his permanent retirement from the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Davies and Bayliss roll on into Thailand

Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team excited about Buriram.

Following a promising start to the 2015 WorldSBK season, with Chaz Davies collecting two podium finishes at Phillip Island, the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team is looking for more success as the eni FIM Superbike World Championship now travels to Thailand for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Mixed emotions for Davies and Bayliss

Briton third overall and Bayliss delighted to have returned.

Both Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team riders experienced mixed emotions at Phillip Island on Sunday. Chaz Davies was highly satisfied to have collected podium finishes in both races, but naturally disappointed to have missed out on victory.

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Feb 21

Update on the condition of David Salom

Spaniard undergoing medical checks.

After crashing spectacularly in Superpole 2 as he entered the start and finish straight on a hot lap, Spaniard David Salom (Team Pedercini) was transported after initial checks at the Phillip Island circuit to the Royal Melbourne hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Lowes clings to top spot on Day 1 in Phillip Island

The Briton on lap record pace on the opening day of WorldSBK action

2015 - WSBK 04With just one session to go to decide the first Tissot-Superpole riders of the new 2015 WorldSBK season, Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) is the one that everyone is chasing after ending day one in Australia on top, courtesy of his FP1 time of 1.30.855s. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Leon Haslam: “The crash was simply due to a small mistake”

The Briton happy with the progress made aboard his RSV4.

2015 - WSBK 02 Former WorldSBK runner-up and new recruit of the Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils squad Leon Haslam has made steady progress throughout the opening day of the Australian Round at Phillip Island.

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Feb 20

The 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship has begun

Pictures from the WorldSBK Season Opener at Phillip Island

2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship - Phillip Island The 2015 edition of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship kick-started today at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia. Some of the fastest riders in the world are ready to battle for the top step of the podium in a thirteen-round journey across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Phillip Island celebrates 25th WorldSBK anniversary as new season begins

Kicking things off was a Welcome Press Conference

Phillip Island celebrates 25th WorldSBK Aerial photo The 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship officially began with a series of events that also celebrated 25 years of WorldSBK competition at the iconic Phillip Island GP Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Former World Champion Bayliss to race at Phillip Island

Three-time World Champion to make sensational appearance

Troy Bayliss – WorldSBK Champion of 2001, 2006 and 2008 – is to make a surprise return to the paddock as he substitutes for the injured Davide Giugliano in his home event this weekend.

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Feb 17

Lowes ends official test at Phillip Island on top

This morning’s first test ended with some impressive performances

WSBK - Alex Lowes Test Day 2 The second day of testing ahead of Sunday first two eni FIM Superbike World Championship races of the 2015 season saw Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) better his own time from yesterday, ending the day in top spot, 0.070s under last year’s race lap record. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Davide Giugliano ruled out of Round 1

He will not be replaced this weekend.

Italy’s Davide Giugliano will not compete in this weekend’s opening round of the 2015 WorldSBK season, having sustained injury in a Monday pre-season testing crash at the Phillip Island circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

WSBK in Australia with FOX and SBS

Round 1 at Phillip Island

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black A new exciting season of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship will start next 20-22 February in Phillip Island and Australian fans can continue to enjoy comprehensive coverage of the season thanks to FOX SPORTS Australia and SBS Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Phillip Island to set 2015 WSBK season in motion

This year’s edition of the Australian round will be the 25th in the history of the series

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship is less than a week away from its first showing and the riders are already in Australia to prepare for the opening round, which will be preceded by a two-day official test starting next Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Local wildcards prepare for the Australian Round

Metcher, Lambert and Wagner on track at Phillip Island

Australian gun riders with wild cards for the opening round of Superbike and Supersport World Championships at Phillip Island’s Swann round on February 22nd, have hit the seaside circuit two weeks ago to continue their preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Crescent Suzuki heads to Southern Europe for pre-season tests

“One last training session before arriving at Phillip Island for the first race of the SBK season”

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Crescent Suzuki World Superbike team begins its Championship preparations in earnest this week with two back-to-back tests scheduled in the Iberian Peninsula before the opening round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship in little over a month’s time. Read the rest of this entry »

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