Tag Archive: Tom Sykes

Sep 18

Sykes recovering well after successful operation

The 2013 WorldSBK World Champion has had surgery in Barcelona after a Saturday crash at Portimao

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has undergone surgery on the fracture he sustained on his finger following his crash on Saturday in Portugal. The operation took place on Sunday (17th September) at the iMove Traumatology centre of the Mi Tres Torres Clinic in Barcelona and a rapid, favorable recovery is expected.
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Aug 20

Davies completes double victory in Germany

Ducati man seals maximum points in Germany in Race 2, with Rea and Melandri following him across the finish line

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) wrapped up a superb weekend on Sunday with his second victory of the Prosecco DOC German Round in Race 2, whilst Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also secured podium results.

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Aug 19

German WorldSBK Day 2 – Davies dominates in Germany with Race One victory

Race 1 at Lausitzring sees Davies speed to victory, with Rea and Sykes also on the podium

German WorldSBK Day 2 - Davies dominates in Germany with Race One victoryAs the riders enjoyed their first race since the summer break it was Welshman Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) who produced a superb ride at the Prosecco DOC German Round on Saturday, taking victory by a 1.834s margin from Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

Fantastic win for Davies in Germany

Race 1 at Lausitzring sees Davies speed to victory, with Rea and Sykes also on the podium

As the riders enjoyed their first race since the summer break it was Welshman Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) who produced a superb ride at the Prosecco DOC German Round on Saturday, taking victory by a 1.834s margin from Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Commanding race 2 win for Rea at Laguna

World Champion takes Sunday win at #USWorldSBK round, with Sykes and Davies also on the podium

As the GEICO US Round drew to a close on Sunday afternoon at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca it was World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) who took the victory, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also on the podium.

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Jun 17

Sykes wins Race 1 at Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round, with Lowes and Rea also on the podium as Davies and Melandri crash on last lap

Dramatic victory for Sykes in Rimini sunshine

A breathtaking Race 1 at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” on Saturday afternoon saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) take advantage of three big crashes ahead of him to secure maximum points, with Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) and Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) also on the podium.

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May 14

Italian WorldSBK Day Three – Davies stuns in Italian sun to take stunning victory 

Welshman grabs win from ninth on the grid, whilst Kawasaki lock out 2nd and 3rd 

Italian WorldSBK Day Three - Davies stuns in Italian sun to take stunning victory At the Motul Italian Round on Sunday it was Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider Chaz Davies who took a superb victory in front of the fans at Imola, with the podium also featuring Kawasaki Racing Team pair Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes.
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May 12

Italian WorldSBK Day 1 – Determined Davies Friday’s fastest 

Ducati man secures strong opening pace at teams home track

Italian WorldSBK Day 1 - Determined Davies Friday's fastest The first day of action at the Motul Italian Round saw Chaz Davies conclude FP2 as the fastest rider on track, with a superb 1’46.229 lap for the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider putting him ahead of his rivals on the timesheet, as Kawasaki Racing Team pair Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes also registered top three times. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Fine victory for Rea in 200th WorldSBK race

World Champion in excellent form at Assen and joined on the podium by Sykes and Davies after exciting Race 2

In pleasant sunny conditions at the TT Assen Circuit on Sunday Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) gave a superb demonstration of his talent with a tight victory over second placed teammate Tom Sykes, as Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) completed the podium in third.

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Apr 29

Sykes heads Assen grid after Rea penalty

Rea was adjudged to have impeded Davies in the final seconds of SP2

Heated SP2 saw Rea set record lap before a penalty relegated him to fourth, leaving Sykes, Davies and Savadori on front row World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) set a superb pole time at the Acerbis Dutch Round in Tissot Superpole 2 – with a rapid 1’33.505 lap of the TT Assen Circuit – initially putting him ahead of Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) on the front row.

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Apr 28

Sykes the early pacesetter as Assen action commences

Friday morning in the Netherlands saw KRT man top FP1 timesheet ahead of Rea and Davies

The WorldSBK action at the Acerbis Dutch Round got started on Friday morning with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) setting the FP1 pace with a 1’35.676 lap, putting him ahead of his teammate Jonathan Rea and Welshman Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) in the top three on the timesheet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Positive Portuguese step for Kawasaki Racing Team

Mid-season test complete for championship leaders

Always trying to be one step ahead of their rivals, Kawasaki Racing Team duo of Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) took to the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 01

Davies takes pole at MotorLand Aragon

Welshman to head the grid for Race 1, with Rea and Sykes also on front row at round 3

The Tissot Superpole 2 action at the Pirelli Aragón Round saw Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) secure a pole position start for Race 1, courtesy of a 1’49.319 best lap. The Welsh rider is joined on the front row by Jonathan Rea and the World Champion’s Kawasaki Racing Team colleague Tom Sykes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Motul Thai Round concludes with another win for Rea in a restarted race, with Sykes and Melandri also on rostrum

Fourth successive win for dominant Rea

The second round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship concluded with another superb victory for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) on Sunday at the Chang International Circuit, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 25

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 2 – Rea triumphs as tactics prevail 

Champion wins opening thriller with Lowes set to take pole in Race 2

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 2 - Rea triumphs as tactics prevail Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit was the backdrop for a stunning first race of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) took a superb win, to start the season in style. Rea beat Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) by just 0.042s across the line as the pair battled hard to the last corner, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Friday’s Thrills and Spills at Jerez

Sykes First Man Through to Tissot-Superpole 2 – Kawasaki rider sets his sights on pole

WSBK - Tom Sykes the man to beat on Friday FP2 action began for WorldSBK at 13:30 local time with entry to Tissot-Superpole 2 for the top ten. Xavi Fores (Barni Racing Team) led the charge in the opening minutes of the session before times tumbled with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) putting in the fastest time.

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Jul 10

WSBK: Laguna Seca stages a showdown to remember

Rea out, dueling Ducatis and last corner drama

WSBK - Sykes took victory at Laguna Seca in Race 2 Tom Sykes has taken victory in Race 2 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, heading the Ducati duo of Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies over the line in a race that would have been impossible to script. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

WSBK: Rea reigns at Laguna Seca as Hayden hits the podium at home

Rea eventually crossed the line over a second clear to take his first victory at the US track

WSBK - Rea reigns at Laguna Seca as Hayden hits the podium at home Jonathan Rea has taken his first ever victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, beating teammate Tom Sykes into P2 with Nicky Hayden coming through under pressure to take the final spot on the rostrum. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 18

WSBK: Misano day 2, the return of the King

Toil and trouble in the first few laps on the Riviera di Rimini as chaos reigns before the calm, before the storm…

WSBK- Misano day 2, the return of the King Kawasaki Racing Team’s Jonathan Rea has taken his first victory since Assen in a classic game of cat and mouse at Misano World Circuit, holding off intense pressure from teammate Tom Sykes throughout the Race to cross the line for another win in 2016 – ending his longest drought before moving to Kawasaki. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

WSBK: Donington day 1, Sykes fastest on (updated)

Yorkshireman tops the timesheets ahead of Tissot-Superpole

WSBK - Donington day 1, Sykes fastest on Friday A Kawasaki 1-2 ended Day 1 at Donington as the Derbyshire skies remained sunny for the first track time of the Acerbis UK Round. 2013 WorldSBK Champion Tom Sykes put in the fastest lap of the day to lead from his teammate as the Ninjas headed the laptimes, ahead of Davide Giugliano on the first Aruba.it Racing – Ducati in P3. Read the rest of this entry »

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