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Oct 05

Rejuvenated title hopes for Guintoli after home round success

Sylvain Guintoli narrowed the gap to leader Tom Sykes

WSBK - Sylvain Guintoli Day 3 The penultimate round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World witnessed a change of momentum for the title race, which will be decided on November 2nd at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar.

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Oct 04

Sykes grabs crucial pole position, front row for Jonathan Rea

The Briton added one more Pole Position, his 5th this year

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2 The penultimate Tissot-Superpole of the season has gone to Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), courtesy of a circuit best lap of 1.36.366 after a fast and furious session saw the top spot change repeatedly in the final minutes.

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Sep 29

High stakes for the penultimate round at Magny-Cours

The penultimate round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship will take place this weekend at Magny-Cours.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The stakes are high for this year’s title as series leader Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) heads to France with a 31 point advantage with Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team).

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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 06

Baz spoils the party and takes pole, Faccani new STK600 champion

The young Frenchman will move off ahead of everyone else in the two Sunday races

WSBK - vd Mark Day 2 An intense Tissot-Superpole second session has been won by Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) who claimed Pole Position today at Jerez.

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Sep 01

WSBK action resumes at Jerez for Round 10

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Jerez for the tenth round of the season.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white This is the second year in a row that the series heads to the Andalusian circuit, and the third time overall after a trip down to the south of Spain in 1990. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Sykes and Rea triumph under different conditions

Sunday Extra Content

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Changeable weather played a big role in the 8th WSBK round’s race day at Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve. This year’s Portuguese races were held in opposite track conditions and saw different podium finishers in the two encounters. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Sykes strings it all together to claim 22nd career Superpole

WSBK Saturday Extra Content

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2 Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start the 8th round’s two World Superbike races from the front of the grid after winning this afternoon’s Tissot-Superpole at a very hot and sunny Portimao circuit, his third in a row at the Portuguese track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

WSBK heads to Algarve for Round 8

The stunning 4.592km racetrack has been part of the World Superbike calendar since 2008

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Portugal’s charming southern coast for the eighth round of the season, which will take place this weekend at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao.

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Jun 21

Third consecutive Pole Position for Sykes at Misano

Reigning champ Sykes secures Misano Tissot-Superpole

WSBK - Tissot-Superpole, Tom Sykes After another tense but exciting Tissot-Superpole, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start tomorrow’s two 21 lap races at the Misano World Circuit after getting the better of Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) and Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who will join him on the front row.

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Jun 17

Misano welcomes back World Superbike for Round 7

The Italian track made its debut on the WSBK calendar back in 1991

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black After a one year absence, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”, for the seventh round of the 2014 season.

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May 11

Pata Honda Team takes clean sweep at Imola

Rea and van der Mark now lead the World Superbike and Supersport standings

WSBK - Imola - Davies Day 3 The action packed fourth round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which was held in front of 52,841 vocal and enthusiast fans at Imola, saw a total domination by the Pata Honda Team.

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May 10

Rea continues to impress on second day

“Honestly, I didn’t really expect that!” – Jonathan Rea

WSBK - Jonathan Rea Day 2 Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) has taken Pole Position for tomorrow’s two 19 lap races after a thrilling Tissot-Superpole session kept the large crowd thoroughly entertained.

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May 06

Sykes leads the WSBK standings as the series heads to Imola

The historical venue entered the World Superbike calendar in 2001

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The eni FIM Superbike World Championship is about to return to the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari of Imola for what will be the fourth event of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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 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 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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Apr 13

Sykes wins his first race of the season

Sykes, who led from turn one was never headed

WSBK - Tom Sykes - Motorland Aragon - Race 1 podium The opening race at MotorLand Aragon has been won by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a masterful of performance the reigning World Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Sykes back on pole at MotorLand Aragon

“I am happy because the target was a front row start but we got pole position”

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2 A thrilling Tissot-Superpole this afternoon saw reigning Champion Tom Sykes claim his first pole position of the season aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team machine ahead of his team mate Loris Baz. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

WSBK action resumes at MotorLand Aragon

Aragon, Spain, has been on the calendar since 2011

WSBK - Phillip Island - WSBK Group Photo The first European round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship takes place this weekend at the MotorLand Aragon circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Laverty wins Race 1 as Sykes clinches the title

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) is the new eni FIM Superbike World Champion.

WSBK - Race 1 podium The 28 year old from Huddersfield, England, rode a smart race and crossed the line in third place, a result that allowed him to clinch his first-ever World Title, in his fifth year of racing in the series.

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Oct 19

Laverty gets pole on the eve of final race-day

“Considering the gap behind Sykes, my only chance this weekend is to win both races”

WSBK - Eugene Laverty Day 2 Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) has claimed his second Tissot-Superpole of the year – and of his WSBK career – today after a close battle with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team).

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Oct 18

Davide Giugliano up to speed in Day 1

WSBK season finale at Jerez

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackDavide Giugliano (Althea Racing Aprilia) was the quickest rider in today’s Qualifying 1 for eni FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Oct 14

The stage is set for WSBK season finale at Jerez

Final showdown

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders are gearing up for the last round of 2013, that will take place this weekend at the Circuito de Jerez, Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has scored victory in the first World Superbike race of the day

Tom Sykes wins first race in dominant fashion

WSBK - MAgny-Cours - Race 1 podiumLleading the way from lights to the Red Flag that was waved during Lap 19, following the crash suffered by Mark Aitchison (Team Pedercini Kawasaki).

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Oct 05

Tom Sykes makes it eight in today’s Tissot-Superpole

Tom Sykes stars in French Tissot-Superpole

WSBK - Magny-Cours - Tissot-Superpole Top-3Tissot-Superpole for the French Round was held under mixed conditions and saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) claiming the front spot on the grid for the 8th time this year.

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Oct 04

Sylvain Guintoli leader in opening day qualifying

WSBK in Magny-Cours

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 1The rain falling down minutes before the start did not prevent the eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders from getting up to speed in Qualifying 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

WSBK title battle lands to Magny-Cours

The French venue will host the penultimate event of the season

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteThe eni FIM Superbike World Championship will be on track this weekend, for the second of two back to back rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Close battle at the Ring as Davies leads Day 1

Qualifying 1 at the Nurburgring

WSBK - Chad Davies Day 1Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) stormed to first place in the closing stages of World Superbike Qualifying 1 at the Nurburgring, to finish on top in qualifying for the first time in 2013.

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