Tag Archive: World Supersport

Nov 02

Guintoli does the double and takes the title

The Frenchman took the lead on lap 5

WSBK - Guintoli title win Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) is the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Champion after a nail biting season final race held under floodlights at the Losail International Circuit.

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Nov 01

Giugliano breaks Losail best lap to claim Tissot-Superpole

This is the second time this year for Giugliano as pole sitter, the third one so far in his WSBK career.

WSBK - Davide Giugliano Day 2 The first ever floodlit Tissot-Superpole has been won by Ducati Superbike Team’s Davide Giugliano, who will line up for tomorrow’s two 17 lap encounters alongside Loris Baz and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), who will join him on the front row.

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Oct 31

Giugliano shines on WSBK’s maiden nocturnal sessions

Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) wasted no time in improving after missing the second session

WSBK Davide Giugliano Day 1 After numerous changes, the final Tissot-Superpole participants of 2014 were decided in the final minutes of this evening’s FP3 under floodlights in the Qatari desert. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

All set for the 2014 WSBK season finale in Qatar

The final round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Champion takes place this weekend at the Losail International Circuit in Doha, Qatar.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black For the first time in WSBK history, the event will be held under floodlights thanks to the impressive lighting system that powers the entire venue, allowing riders to race under conditions that are similar to daylight.
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Oct 05

Melandri edges out Guintoli for the win in Race 2

Melandri elevates himself to third place in the standings

WSBK - Race 2 Podium In similar conditions to the opening race of the day, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won Race 2 at Magny-Cours as he crossed the finish line with a 2.6 second advantage over Sylvain Guintoli.

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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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Oct 03

Giugliano ends opening day in France on top

At Magny-Cours

WSBK - Giugliano Day 1 The afternoon session at Magny-Cours finished with Italian Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) setting the fastest time in 1’37.866s, to head the combined classification after FP1 and FP2. Read the rest of this entry »

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 07

Melandri does the double, van der Mark clinches WSS title

The experienced Italian rider elevated himself into the lead in the final third of the encounter

WSBK - Race 2 podium Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) took his second double of the year today after another dominating performance at Jerez in race 2.

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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 05

Baz storms to first place on opening day

The 26 riders contesting the Spanish round in Jerez this weekend were soon up to speed.

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 1 Temperatures soared into the 30s for Free Practice 2 leaving many to think that few riders would better their times from the morning’s session. This was looking the case until the final 6 minutes when several fast laps completely changed the running order.
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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 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 04

Melandri edges Sykes and Rea in opening day

In almost perfect weather conditions Marco Melandri posted the fastest time

WSBK - MArco Melandri Day 1 The hot weather and blisteringly hot temperatures for Free Practice 2 at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve saw only a handful of riders better their lap times, leaving Aprilia Racing Team rider Marco Melandri at the top of the combined standings a fraction ahead of the improving Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) who elevated himself to 2nd despite running off track in the final few moments of the session. 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 20

Giugliano rises to the top in opening day

 The Ducati pairing of Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies elevated themselves

WSBK - Davide Giugliano, Ducati Superbike Team After topping FP1 earlier today, Italian Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) was displaced at the top of the combined standings by compatriot Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) and reigning champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team). Read the rest of this entry »

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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Jun 08

Melandri takes maiden victory on the RSV4 in Race 1

Race two will begin at 16:30 local time.

WSBK - Sepang  - Race 1 podium The first ever race at Sepang for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was a thriller, with Aprilia Racing Team’s Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli locked in a titanic battle for victory until the flag.

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Jun 07

Guintoli and Cluzel on pole at Sepang

At the end of a hot and humid 15 minutes on track Guintoli secured his second Superpole of the year

WSBK - Guintoli Day 2 With high track and air temperatures the first ever Tissot-Superpole at the Sepang International Circuit has been won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who will start from pole position for the fourth time in his WSBK career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

World Superbike ready for Sepang debut

New Championship leader Tom Sykes  has never raced at Sepang

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The eni FIM Superbike World Championship heads to previously unexplored territories as the series will race for the first time at the Sepang International Circuit this weekend.

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May 24

Giugliano wins second career Tissot-Superpole

Giugliano edges Haslam to claim first pole of the season

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 1 The Tissot-Superpole sessions ahead of tomorrow’s fifth round races for the 2014 eni FIM Superbike WorldChampionship were held in cold and wet conditions at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Sykes lays down the gauntlet on opening day

The reigning Champion was within half a second of his own outright circuit record

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 1 After being in the top three all day, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) posted a series of 1.27 laps to round out the opening day on top at an overcast Donington Park.

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May 21

WSBK in the heart of England for the UK Round

Donington Park will host Round 5 of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship this weekend.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackThis will be the 22nd time the Superbikes will hit the Leicestershire track, the first of which dates back to April 3rd 1988, when it all started. The first ever event in the history of the series saw local rider Roger Burnett (Honda) taking pole position, while the two races were won by Italians Davide Tardozzi (Bimota) and Marco Lucchinelli (Ducati). Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Rea takes double and becomes championship leader

The race two pace was a lot higher than the earlier encounter

WSBK - Imola - Podium Race 2 Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike Team) once again made the best start as race two, but unlike race one, Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) and Davide Giuglino (Ducati Superbike Team) who also started from the front row, made equally impressive starts to ensure that they were in contention from the beginning. Read the rest of this entry »

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 09

Rea overhauls Sykes on Day 1

Dorna joins Telethon to support biomedical research

WSBK - Imola - Jonathan Rea Pata Honda World Superbike Day 1 As the opening day of on track action at Imola draws to a close, Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) heads into tomorrow’s final free practice session ahead of Tissot-Superpole as the fastest rider in the combined classification. Read the rest of this entry »

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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