WSBK – Phillip Island
Pirelli, the Official Tyre Supplier of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, informs of the tyre selection available and the choices made by riders for the two races of the Swann Insurance Australian Round.
Davies is again third, van der Mark and Torres crash out of promising position
The second race of the Swann Insurance Australian Round was another one to remember, given the thrilling finale that saw Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) edging out Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) for the win at the finish line by just 0.010.
Incredible final lap decides first podium of 2015
The opening race of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship was held in hot and sunny conditions at the Phillip Island circuit with Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) taking the opening victory of the year after a titanic 22-lap fight with Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) and Chaz Davies (Aruba Ducati SBK), who completed an all-British podium.
Davies and Haslam on the front row, Sykes and Guintoli in 8th and 9th place.
Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start the opening races of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship from Pole Position after successfully edging out fellow Britons Chaz Davies (Aruba.it – Ducati Superbike Team) and Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), who will join him on the front row.
The new 2015 WorldSBK Official App is the only app with Live Audio Commentary, Live Tracking and Live Timing
The Briton on lap record pace on the opening day of WorldSBK action
With just one session to go to decide the first Tissot-Superpole riders of the new 2015 WorldSBK season, Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) is the one that everyone is chasing after ending day one in Australia on top, courtesy of his FP1 time of 1.30.855s.
Pictures from the WorldSBK Season Opener at Phillip Island
The 2015 edition of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship kick-started today at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia. Some of the fastest riders in the world are ready to battle for the top step of the podium in a thirteen-round journey across the globe.
This morning’s first test ended with some impressive performances
The second day of testing ahead of Sunday first two eni FIM Superbike World Championship races of the 2015 season saw Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) better his own time from yesterday, ending the day in top spot, 0.070s under last year’s race lap record.
25 protagonists had the opportunity to fine tune their machines across the opening two timed periods
Two 120-minute sessions kick started the WSBK Official Test, the final pre-race test and ahead of the 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship season opener with Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) sitting pretty atop of the combined times.
This year’s edition of the Australian round will be the 25th in the history of the series
The 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship is less than a week away from its first showing and the riders are already in Australia to prepare for the opening round, which will be preceded by a two-day official test starting next Monday.
The FIM Supersport World Championship is about to get started with – as usual – many potential title contenders.
Three-time World Supersport champion Kenan Sofuoglu is eager to return to winning ways after a tough 2014, which saw the 30-year-old Turk struggle in the first half of the season only to find himself without a ride after the summer break.
Yamaha riders look to make an impression in Superstock 1000.
Yamaha Motor Europe officially launched its 2015 racing programme on Wednesday, with the scene being the headquarters of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team at Gerno di Lesmo in Italy. In this year’s FIM Superstock 1000 Cup, Florian Marino and Kev Coghlan make up an all-new line-up in their quest for the title.
FIAMM will be the official sponsor of the Althea Racing Team for the 2015 -2016 seasons
The partnership between FIAMM, the leading company in the automotive component sector and energy systems, and the Althea Racing Team, a prestigious Italian motorcycling team and four-time winner of the Superbike and Superstock World Championships, was presented to the press.
The Fassi brand will appear at every round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship
World-leading company in the crane and industrial-lifting sector, Fassi Gru, has confirmed its presence alongside the eni FIM Superbike World Championship as Official Sponsor of the series for the 2015 season.