Tag Archive: WorldSBK

Nov 30

Jacobsen signs with TripleM Honda for 2018

American ready to make the step up to WorldSBK

PJ Jacobsen will make his MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship debut next season with the TripleM Honda squad, following the announcement that Triple M Honda will be running the official satellite Honda team for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

WorldSBK prepares for 2018 at Jerez

What to expect in the first pre-season test this week

Thoughts are now turning to 2018 in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship and teams are heading to Circuito de Jerez this week for the first pre-season test.

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Nov 08

Ducati call upon WorldSBK stars at EICMA

Italian factories premiere attracts attention from around the world

Thoughts are already turning to the 2018 season and with the world famous EICMA underway this week in Milan, Ducati were the first manufacturer to give a preview of their new motorcycles which will take the world by storm next year.

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Nov 04

Rea signs off fantastic season with Losail victory 

Qatar WorldSBK Day 3

Triple World Champion concludes 2017 campaign with another triumph, whilst Davies and Lowes join him on the podium. The final race of the 2017 season at the Acerbis Qatar Round on Saturday night brought another win for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) as he crossed the line just under two seconds ahead of Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati), with Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) in third.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 02

WorldSBK 2018 provisional calendar confirmed 

WorldSBK series set for 13 rounds next season

With the 2017 season coming to a close, thoughts are already turning to next season and the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship provisional calendar has been released for 2018.

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Oct 30

All lights on the final battle 

WorldSBK heads into the final round of a historic 2017 season

They say it changes when the sun goes down, and this is certainly the case as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the Losail International Circuit for the final round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Don’t miss out the last round of 2017 WorldSBK under the floodlights

Tickets still on sale for the Acerbis Qatar Round

For the fourth year in a row, Losail International Circuit is set to host the finale of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Qatar from 2nd – 4th November 2017.

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Oct 27

ACERBIS set to back Qatar WorldSBK Round

Italian action sports company to support final 2017 Round

ACERBIS set to back Qatar WorldSBK RoundAs the curtains are set to close on the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, ACERBIS and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce their partnership will spread to the shining lights of Qatar, for the ACERBIS Qatar Round from 2nd – 4th November. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Jerez WorldSBK Day 1 – Champion Rea ends Friday on top

Sun shines down in dramatic Spanish Friday 

Jerez WorldSBK Day 1 - Champion Rea ends Friday on topIt was an eventful Friday at the Pirelli Spanish Round for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) as he crashed early in FP2, having earlier set the fastest time of the day in the morning practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Sharp Jonathan Rea sets pace in early Jerez run

Alex Lowes and Marco Melandri were also in top 3

The opening WorldSBK session at Jerez saw a series of fast laps in the final minutes and ended with Rea on top.

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Oct 19

Manufacturers ups and downs at Jerez 

#JerezWorldSBK – How have WorldSBK teams fared in Spain?

Aprilia holds the record for podium finishes around Jerez with nine, all scored from 2013 to 2015. Their impressive performances include a double in 2013 and a double 1-2 in 2014. Last year they were able to finish in the top-10 with Lorenzo Savadori, who was 10th in Race 2. The four wins for Aprilia here were recorded by Marco Melandri in 2014, and Eugene Laverty in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Did you know? #JerezWorldSBK in Numbers

Take a look at the facts and stats as the final European round awaits

Did you know JerezWorldSBK in Numbers160 – Last year’s pole by Tom Sykes (1’39.190) is the only one in Jerez’ history at an average speed of more than 160 kph.
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Oct 16

It’s time for two to tango

Final European battle awaits WorldSBK at Jerez

With the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship title wrapped up last time out in France, the paddock now heads to Southern Spain and Circuito de Jerez for the final European round of the season, and there is still plenty to play for.

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Oct 03

WorldSBK: 2018 calendar begins to take shape

Laguna Seca to continue partnership next season

With the dates for the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship yet to be finalised, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce the series will continue to race around the stunning 3.6km circuit into 2018.

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Oct 01

French WorldSBK Day 3 – Davies dominates to take the victory in France

France the setting for a tense race two 

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) took an excellent victory in Race 2 at the Pirelli French Round, seizing control in the opening stages and not looking back from there to eventually cross the line three seconds ahead of nearest challenger Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team). Completing the podium in third was Lowes’ Yamaha colleague Michael van der Mark after a great battle between the pair.
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Sep 30

French WorldSBK Day 2 – Rea seals third successive title with victory in France 

French WorldSBK Day 2 – Rea seals third successive title with victory in France 

French WorldSBK Day 2 - Rea seals third successive title with victory in France Jonathan Rea charged to an excellent victory at the Magny-Cours circuit in France on Saturday to secure a historic third consecutive WorldSBK title, crossing the line over 16 seconds ahead of second placed Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati), with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) finishing third.

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Sep 30

Jonathan Rea takes record breaking third consecutive WorldSBK title

Northern Irishman secures championship after stunning performance in France

Jonathan Rea takes record breaking third consecutive WorldSBK titleWhen someone asks you when Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) made history by winning three back to back WorldSBK titles, you will remember 30th September 2017, as the Northern Irishman has been crowned MOTUL FIM Superbike World Champion this weekend in France.

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Sep 29

French WorldSBK Day 1 – Rea the leader of the pack in France

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours Day One

As the WorldSBK riders undertook their first two practice sessions at the Pirelli French Round on Friday it was Kawasaki Racing Team’s Jonathan Rea who led the way with a 1’37.489 lap, whilst Michael van der Mark (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) were also in the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

Sharp Rea leads opening Magny-Cours session

As the Pirelli French Round commenced on Friday morning the World Champion led the way from Camier and Savadori

As the WorldSBK riders commenced their work at the Pirelli French Round early on Friday it was Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) who set the pace in FP1, lapping the 4.411km Magny-Cours circuit with a 1’37.849 time.

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Sep 27

French WorldSBK promises action not to be missed

Keep up with all the activities on and off track in Magny-Cours

Circuit de Nevers Magny-CoursThe MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship returns to France this weekend as the champion fight heats up over all four classes, with only two European rounds remaining on the calendar. Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours is preparing to host the 11th round of the season, and have plenty planned to keep fans entertained all weekend long.
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