Tag Archive: World Supersport

Feb 21

Jonathan Rea ends on top as Official Phillip Island test concludes 

Final session for WorldSBK before season gets underway

Basking in the summer sun at the stunning Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit, MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship riders were able to take advantage of the four hours they have out on track, following a disrupted day on Monday before the opening round of the season commences in three days time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 04

Watch out for WorldSBK team launches

Who’s launching this week?

The 2017 season is right around the corner and our WorldSBK teams are making their final preparations for the year ahead as their bikes are ready to be revealed this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Sofuoglu undergoes successful surgery

World Supersport champion plays the waiting game

Kawasaki Puccetti Racing’s Kenan Sofuoglu has undergone successful surgery on his injured right hand, and now looks to recovery in time for the 2017 opener in under a month’s time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

2017 Testing is set to commence

Gentlemen, start your engines

MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship garage doors will be opened for the first time in 2017 at Circuito de Jerez next week from 24th – 25th January, ahead of a month of testing.

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May 23

There’s no place like home as the Championship leaders get back on home turf at Donington

Confidence is the preference for Tom Sykes as the paddock heads to Donington

WSBK - Donington Preview Donington Park circuit is a classic British parkland track in the heart of England, with 4km of racing tarmac that has seen legends set thousands of laps over its history-making surface. On two wheels and four, Donington has hosted some of the most spectacular moments in racing history. In WorldSBK, the modern King of the track bears one name: Tom Sykes. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

WorldSBK: The heat is on

What awaits as WorldSBK heads east to Malaysia

WorldSBK - Sepang International Circuit Kuala Lumpur is a truly global city. With a long history sewing the threads of the past into the modern canvas that sees influences both old and new create skyscrapers around pillars of tradition, Sepang International Circuit is a recent jewel in the spectacular crown of the Malaysian metropolis.

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Apr 25

WSBK: Fortune favours the brave

The track of myths and legends awaits as WorldSBK heads to Ducati heartland

WSBK - Fortune favours the brave Italy is a country steeped in both motorsport history and modern glory, with a passion for motorcycling on another level to many other nations. Two wheeled heroes and motorcycle manufacturers from one of the cultural capitals of Europe make up a gallery that tells its own story, and the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari is a showpiece that crowns the exhibit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 28

#AragonWorldSBK Preview: The Men who would be king

Also, WorldSSP and STK1000 preview

Motorland Aragon The next race weekend is the Pirelli Aragón Round, with the old Kingdom of Aragón having staged the Ducati 1199 Panigale R’s first win. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 23

WorldSBK: Rea rules on day 2 but Sykes tops test

Honours split between Kawasaki pair on first and final days of Phillip Island testing

WorldSBK - Rea Rules On Day 2 But Sykes Tops Test Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea set the fastest lap of the second and final day of testing in Phillip Island, after teammate and number one rival Tom Sykes had done the same on Day 1.

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Feb 03

Jacobsen to spearhead Honda’s World Supersport assault in 2016

Alongside compatriot and World Superbike rider Nicky Hayden

Jacobsen to spearhead Honda’s World Supersport assault in 2016 Patrick ‘PJ’ Jacobsen and the Honda World Supersport Team are ready to challenge for top honours in the upcoming 2016 FIM Supersport World Championship campaign.

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Nov 04

World Supersport on the verge of change for 2016

Historical change for the important and renowned World Supersport class

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), FIM Europe and DWO are pleased to announce that a new exciting format will be introduced for the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

Rea displaces Torres to end first Qatari night on top

Sykes, Davies and van der Mark complete the top 5

WSBK - Jonathan Rea (GBR) shone his way to first place in the second free practice session at Losail After the opening floodlit session of the weekend, the second free practice session at the Losail International Circuit saw lap times tumble as the WorldSBK riders got up to speed around the 5.380km Qatari track, with a flurry of improving laps in the final eight minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Qatari floodlights to illuminate 2015 finale

The battle for second is on as WorldSBK returns to Doha

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Sunday 18 October will mark the final two races in the eni FIM Superbike World Championship of 2015. All is decided in terms of Riders’ and Manufacturers’ titles, in favour of Jonathan Rea and Kawasaki, but the runner-up spot is yet to be sealed.

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Oct 02

Rea leads proceedings on opening day in France (updated)

Davies, Sykes, Haslam and Lowes complete an all-British top 5 at Magny-Cours.

WSBK - Jonathan Rea The opening day’s Free Practice sessions for the Fassi French Round drew to a close with new WorldSBK Champion Jonathan Rea leading the way aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R.

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Sep 28

All focus shifts to battle for second at #FrenchWorldSBK

With Rea already crowned World Champion, the series heads to Magny-Cours

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours Situated close to the towns of Magny-Cours and Nevers, the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours (to give it its full title) is found in the centre of France and some 250 kilometres from capital city Paris. On no less than 15 occasions has it hosted the historic Bol d’Or motorcycle race and was also a home of Formula 1 car racing until 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Sofuoglu takes important Spanish WSS Pole

Zanetti and Jacobsen to join championship leader on front row.

Pole Position for the Spanish round of the World Supersport championship has been taken in style by current championship leader Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing).

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May 24

Sykes does the Donington double, Sofuoglu wins again in WSS

Sykes does the Donington double for third time in a row

WSBK - Sykes does the Donington Lap Record tumble as the Briton dominates. Rea and Davies to complete the podium. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) made it two wins from two starts as he dominated WorldSBK race 2 at Donington Park to equal Carl Fogarty’s six race wins record in the series.

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May 23

Sofuoglu stamps his authority in UK World Supersport qualifying

Wildcard Ryde and Cluzel complete the front row for the sixth race of the year.

WSBK - Kenan Sofuoglu Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) continued his dominance at Donington Park this weekend in the sole qualifying session ahead of tomorrow’s 20-lap World Supersport race.

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Apr 11

Cluzel takes World Supersport pole at Aragon (updated)

The two-time WSS runner-up elevated himself to the top of the standings

Jules Cluzel Courtesy of a blistering last lap just before the chequered flag, Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) will start tomorrow’s 16-lap World Supersport race at Aragon from Pole Position. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 07

MotorLand Aragon launches European WorldSBK season

Great expectations for Round 3 of the campaign.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Following a dramatic encounter in the new destination of Thailand, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to familiar soil this weekend with the Aragon Round.

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