Tag Archive: WorldSBK

Aug 20

German WorldSBK Day 3 – Davies dominates to take double in Germany 

Davies dominates to take double in Germany 

German WorldSBK Day 3 - Davies dominates to take double in Germany Ducati secure double podium with Rea continuing podium run. 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 18

WorldSBK partners with Sportradar Integrity Services

Support will begin from Lausitzring onwards to cover second half of the season

WorldSBK partners with Sportradar Integrity ServicesDorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce they will have the ongoing support of Sportradar from August onwards, as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is set to be supported by Sportradar Integrity Services, as the series continues to expand and attract different areas in the world of sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Lausitzring promises a party vibe for WorldSBK fans 

Plenty of off track action to keep fans entertained at #GermanWorldSBK

Lausitzring promises a party vibe for WorldSBK fans Right around the corner, excitement for the Prosecco DOC German Round is swiftly gaining momentum and there are plenty of activities on offer for fans to make even more of their experience. Not only will crowds be able to experience the jam packed Paddock Show, there will be the fan zone, SBK Village and live music on offer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 15

#GermanWorldSBK Did You Know

WorldSBK heads into the second part of the season so it’s time to get your head around the stats ahead of Round Nine

4000 – In the 2011 German Round Troy Corser became the first –and to date, the only- rider to reach 4000 career points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

Lausitzring Preview: Stop Pause, Press Play, WorldSBK is back

Riders are ready to take on the second half of the season

Lausitzring Preview Stop Pause, Press Play, WorldSBK is backMOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is back following a six week long summer break, and with five rounds of the season remaining, the title fight is far from over. All eyes will be on home hero Stefan Bradl (Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team), who makes his return to Lausitzring.

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Aug 09

Prosecco DOC German Round the location for WorldSBK in August

Leading Italian Consortium continues support of WorldSBK 

Prosecco DOC German Round the location for WorldSBK in AugustAs the European season resumes from the summer break, Prosecco DOC and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce the addition in their partnership ahead of the Prosecco DOC German Round from 18th – 20th August.
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Aug 04

Sykes back on top at Donington Park

WorldSBK race in memory of Hayden

UK WorldSBK marked an emotional weekend for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock mourned the tragic loss of Nicky Hayden, who lost his life in a training accident just weeks before. Leaving a massive hole in the paddock and an irreplaceable character, the Pata UK Round was all about racing to honour Hayden and do what he did best – race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Double delight for Rea as dominance continues into The Netherlands

Magic in the air at Assen

World famous TT Circuit Assen was the host for the fourth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and all eyes were on Michael van der Mark (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) as he looked to securing his first podium finish with the Japanese factory.

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Jul 31

Lowes and Van der Mark take Yamaha’s third consecutive Suzuka Victory

WorldSBK duo work with Nakasuga for historic Japanese win

Suzuka 8 Hour endurance race holds a lot of importance for the Japanese factories, a gruelling series of stints in the humid Asian heat; it puts riders through a tough week of practise and qualifying in order to prepare them for the main event.

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Jul 15

What are the differences between a STK1000 and WorldSBK bike?

Take a look to see what similarities the Kawasaki Puccetti Racing machines hold

With Kawasaki Puccetti Racing present in all four classes of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, the team will have one of the greatest understandings of the differences between all the machines.

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Jul 05

Fans get even closer to the action at US WorldSBK

Laguna Seca to bring plenty of entertainment for fans

Fans get even closer to the action at US WorldSBKWorldSBK rocks up the GEICO US Round from 7th – 9th July and it’s not just the thrilling on track action that is building the excitement to the eighth round of the season, as the circuit will be filled with off track activities.

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Jul 03

California Dreaming 

WorldSBK returns to Laguna Seca but who will take the advantage into the summer?

Land of the free and home of the brave, America is the destination for Round Eight of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the circus rolls into the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Jun 28

Why do riders use thumb brakes in WorldSBK?

WorldSBK.com caught up with Kawasaki Racing Team to explain the braking differences

In the highly competitive MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, riders are always on the search for new technical improvements and changes which can create a smoother riding style, and as a result faster lap times.

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Jun 27

Max Biaggi leaves intensive care ward

Italian WorldSBK champion continues to recover from Supermoto crash

Two time World Superbike champion Max Biaggi has been removed from the intensive care ward in San Camillo Hospital, following successful surgery last week, as his fight for recovery continues following a Supermoto training crash in Italy on Friday 9th June. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

Max Biaggi undergoes successful surgery

Italian WorldSBK champion continues to recover from Supermoto crash

Two time World Superbike champion Max Biaggi has undergone further treatment in San Camillo Hospital, as his fight for recovery continues following a Supermoto training crash in Italy on Friday 9th June. The Italian was air lifted to hospital, and it was later announced he has suffered thoracic trauma and multiple rib fractures.

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Jun 18

Misano World Circuit to host WorldSBK until 2020

Contract extension announced at Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round

Misano World Circuit to host WorldSBK until 2020Santamonica SpA and Dorna WSBK Organization are thrilled to announce a contract extension, which will see Misano World Circuit host the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship until 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Rimini WorldSBK Day 2 – Dramatic victory for Sykes in Rimini sunshine 

Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Day Two

Rimini WorldSBK Day 2 - Dramatic victory for Sykes in Rimini sunshineSykes 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Jun 16

Rimini WorldSBK Day 1 – Rea fastest on opening day at Misano 

World Champion tops the Friday timesheets in FP2 session 

Rimini WorldSBK Day 1 - Rea fastest on opening day at Misano The first day’s action at the Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round concluded with the World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) in familiar territory at the top of the combined practice timesheets. The Northern Irishman set down a 1’34.901 marker in the afternoon FP2 session, putting him just 0.03s ahead of the day’s second fastest rider Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), with Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) third best. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Manufacturers ups and downs at #RiminiWorldSBK

Which teams will be the ones to beat in Rimini?

Manufacturers Ups and Downs at RiminiWorldSBKAprilia have won 6 times in Misano, scoring three doubles – the first one in 2000 with Troy Corser, then in 2010 and 2012 with Max Biaggi. Since that last double, Aprilia have finished in 3rd three times at Misano, the last one was two years ago with Leon Haslam in Race 2. Last year their best result was a 5th by Savadori in Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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