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Jul 02

WorldSBK and ESPN Brazil extend partnership for three years

The series to be broadcast in Brazil until 2018

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Major sporting TV network ESPN Brazil has extended the agreement with Dorna WSBK Organization to broadcast the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three-year period (2016-2018). The top production-based motorcycle racing series in the world will be viewable all over the Brazilian territory in both English and Portuguese languages. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Dorna in major cross-platform partnership upgrade with Motul

The 2015 season sees Motul as title sponsor for the Assen, Motegi and Valencia races

Carmelo Ezpeleta - Hervé Amelot  - Dorna in major cross-platform partnership upgrade with Motul Commercial rights holders of the MotoGP™ World Championship, Dorna Sports S.L., and French lubricant manufacturer Motul are pleased to announce a significant new partnership agreement which includes MotoGP™ title sponsorship, licensing, as well as cross-platform involvement in the WorldSBK and the Junior World Championships.

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Jun 21

Savadori wins action-packed STK1000 race at Misano

Four-way battle for the podium as De Rosa edges out Tamburini and Calia for second.

WSBK - Raffaele De Rosa - Lorenzo Savadori - Roberto Tamburini Lorenzo Savadori (Nuova M2 Racing Aprilia) took a hard-fought win in the sixth race of the 2015 FIM Superstock 1000 Cup at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”, his fourth victory of the season.

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Jun 21

Masterclass performance gives Rea the win in Race 2 (updated)

Giugliano misses out narrowly on maiden victory as Haslam takes final place on the podium

WSBK - Jonathan Rea (GBR) left nothing to chance in Race 2 at Misano The second race of the PATA Riviera di Rimini round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was won by championship Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a race long fight with Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Sykes powers away to Misano race 1 win

Rea maintains 100% podium record in 2015 as he is second ahead of Davies

WSBK - Tom Sykes (GBR) takes his third win of the season The opening race of the day at the Misano World circuit “Marco Simoncelli” was won by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) who converted his 27th Pole Position into his 25th career win – his third of the year in front of an enthusiastic Italian crowd. In doing so he once more tied his teammate Jonathan Rea for both number of wins and podium finishes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

WorldSBK and Misano extend partnership for four more years

The Italian venue will continue hosting a round of the FIM Superbike World Championship.

WorldSBK fans take the pit-walk tour at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Dorna WSBK Organization is delighted to announce the renewal of the partnership with the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” to host an official round of the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further four-year period (2016-2019). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Pole and best lap for Cluzel in Misano WSS qualifying

Series leader Sofuoglu and Jacobsen complete front row of the grid.

WSBK - Jules Cluzel The sole qualifying session for the World Supersport championship held a short time ago at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” was a thriller, with the outright circuit best being bettered initially by Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) and PJ Jacobsen (CORE’’ Motorsport Thailand Honda), before eventual Pole setter Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) demolished it by almost a second.

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Jun 20

Misano Tissot-Superpole goes to Sykes

The KRT rider takes Pole Position after making his way through Superpole 1

WSBK - Misano - Tom Sykes (GBR) powering his way out of the last turn After two of the most unpredictable Tissot-Superpole sessions of the season, Tom Sykes will start tomorrow’s two 21-lap races at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” from Pole Position.

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Jun 19

Biaggi ends opening day on top as Misano times tumble

Eight tenths cover the top 12 riders after second free practice session

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) will head into FP3 at Misano tomorrow as the fastest rider on combined times following today’s two 45-minute Free Practice sessions after responding to the improving Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) who took the challenge to his compatriot before being displaced, finishing second.

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Jun 17

A three-pronged attack from Ducati

Stats – Misano in WorldSBK history

Not two, but three Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team bikes will be in action at Misano this weekend, as Luca Scassa joins Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Update on Kieran Clarke’s condition

Englishman’s life no longer in jeopardy as recovery continues at home

Kieran Clarke suffered a track day accident at Donington Park in late May and is now at home recovering from his injuries. The Nottingham based racer had scored his first World Supersport Championship point of the season the weekend before at the same track in the UK round of the series. He is now facing a period of recovery and sends this personal message to the CIA Landlords Insurance Honda team followers. Clarke will be replaced at Misano by the 20-year-old, World Supersport debutant Kevin Manfredi. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

WorldSBK on the Adriatic coast of Italy for Round 8

Great anticipation for the PATA Riviera di Rimini Round

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black It has been no surprise that Max Biaggi’s return to competition has made worldwide headlines ahead of this weekend’s PATA Riviera di Rimini Round. After Troy Bayliss, Tom Sykes and Sylvain Guintoli, ‘The Roman Emperor’ becomes the fourth World Superbike Champion to grace the eni FIM Superbike World Championship grid this year. His first of two outings will be at Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” in Italy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

PATA the main event sponsor for the Riviera di Rimini round

The Italian company further strengthens its presence in the upcoming Italian event

WorldSBK - Pata Group Italian snack company PATA has become the Main Event Sponsor for Round 8 of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, taking place on June 19-21 at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”.

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Jun 08

Rapid Giugliano tops Portimao test

Ducati rider on top as WorldSBK riders sample selection of new tyres

WSBK - Rapid Giugliano tops Portimao Following the Nilox Portuguese Round which brought the curtain down on the first half of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship season, the riders were back in action on Monday for no less than seven hours of testing which started at 9am. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Portugal in WorldSBK history

WorldSBK will run its 19th and 20th races in Portugal this season

1993 - Race start at Estoril - Aaron Slight on pole, Pirovano and Fogarty the two race winners In the early years of the World Championship, Estoril hosted four races, in 1988 and 1993, while the brand-new Algarve track took over in 2008 and has become a fixed venue since then. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Nilox Portuguese Round to mark halfway point of the season

The Autodromo Internacional do Algarve to host another battle for supremacy

WSBK - Autodromo Internacional do Algarve Popular Portuguese holiday destination the Algarve debuted on the eni FIM Superbike World Championship calendar at the end of 2008, shortly after the circuit inauguration. Nowadays, it can be found in the middle of the season: in this case, very much in the middle as, after Race 1 in Portugal this weekend, the 26-race campaign of 2015 will meet its halfway point. Read the rest of this entry »

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 24

Sykes takes maiden 2015 win in Donington opening race

Great battle for the top step with Rea as Davies completes an all-British podium.

WSBK - Tom Sykes - Jonathan Rea Tom Sykes  has won the opening 23-lap WorldSBK race at Donington Park in dry but cold and overcast conditions after a race long fight with his KRT team mate Jonathan Rea.

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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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May 23

Tom Sykes secures Donington Tissot-Superpole

Grid undecided until final moments of Superpole 2.

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start tomorrow’s two 23 lap races from Pole Position after taking today’s Tissot-Superpole in an enthralling 15 minute shoot-out that eventually saw the top 7 riders covered by 0.940s. Read the rest of this entry »

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