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Mar 23

“It’s been fun” – Bayliss announces permanent retirement from WorldSBK racing

Former champ will remain connected to Ducati

After finishing today’s two 20-lap races in Thailand in 8th and 11th positions respectively, the multiple former champion announced exclusively to WorldSBK.com his permanent retirement from the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Jonathan Rea takes lights to flag win in opening Thai race (updated)

Second place for Haslam, Sykes edges out Torres for third.

WSBK - Jonathan Rea The first ever WorldSBK race to be held in Thailand has been won by Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), who dominated the 20-lap encounter at the all-new Chang International Circuit in Buriram. Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) and Rea’s team mate Tom Sykes joined him on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Rea takes Tissot-Superpole in Thailand (+pictures)

The Ulsterman snatches pole position from Haslam by 0.011s

The first-ever Pole Position in the history of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship in Thailand went to Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), who came out on top of an exciting final 15-minute shoot-out that decided the grid for tomorrow’s two 20-lap races. Today’s result marks the sixth Pole Position of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Sofuoglu claims Thai WSS Pole Position

The former champion moved to the top of the standings thanks to a 1’37.345s lap time

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) will start the second round of the World Supersport championship, the first ever to be held in Thailand, from Pole Position after an all-action 45-minute qualifying session.

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Mar 20

Lowes heads Rea as day one in Buriram draws to a close (updated, + photos)

Five manufacturers inside the top 6 after FP2

After the second Free Practice session of the day held in temperatures nudging 39 degrees Celsius the man at the head of the combined standings of the eni FIM World Superbike championship after the opening day of on-track action was Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

WorldSBK stars speak ahead of Thai debut

Five riders were asked a series of questions ahead of the on-track action

WorldSBK stars speak ahead of Thai debut The first ever WorldSBK event in Thailand began this afternoon with the official Press Conference involving Superbike riders Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), Sylvain Guintoli (Pata Honda World Superbike Team), Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), Troy Bayliss (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) and World Supersport contender Ratthapark Wilairot (CORE Motorsport Thailand). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

The eni FIM WorldSBK makes an historic debut in Thailand for the second round of the series at Chang International Circuit this weekend

WorldSBK debuts in Thailand and enjoys increased TV coverage

WorldSBK debuts in Thailand and enjoys increased TV coverage This event, and the rest of the coming season, will enjoy improved and wider-spread TV coverage as new markets come on board and more feature content is made available. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Dorna WSBK is pleased to announce the arrival of a new partner for the 2015 and 2016 editions of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship

Progrip new Technical Supplier of the Superbike World Championship

Progrip new Technical Supplier of the Superbike World Championship Italian company Progrip, for 40 years involved in the production of plastic materials and already with a high-profile presence in motocross racing, will be the series’ Technical Supplier. Progrip will provide the teams with technical support, with the goal of testing its products in motorcycle racing at world level and then transfer the same technology to customers around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Davies and Bayliss roll on into Thailand

Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team excited about Buriram.

Following a promising start to the 2015 WorldSBK season, with Chaz Davies collecting two podium finishes at Phillip Island, the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team is looking for more success as the eni FIM Superbike World Championship now travels to Thailand for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

WorldSBK ready for Thai debut

The Chang International Circuit hosts the second round of the season

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white After the thrilling season opener at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to the track for the second outing of the year, taking place on March 20-22 at the brand-new Chang International Circuit in Thailand. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Vallelunga run comes to an end for Max Biaggi and Aprilia Racing

Max Biaggi has completed three days of testing at Vallelunga in Italy.

The WorldSBK Champion of 2010 and 2012 carried out the run at his home circuit as Aprilia Racing looked to be as prepared as possible ahead of the first ever Chang Thai Round next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Pirelli’s review of the Australian Round

WSBK – Phillip Island

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Haslam snatches victory from Rea at finish line

Davies is again third, van der Mark and Torres crash out of promising position

WSBK - Chaz Davies 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.

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Feb 21

Rea and Kawasaki win at first-ever attempt

Incredible final lap decides first podium of 2015

WSBK - Jonathan Rea - Kawasaki Racing Team 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Update on the condition of David Salom

Spaniard undergoing medical checks.

After crashing spectacularly in Superpole 2 as he entered the start and finish straight on a hot lap, Spaniard David Salom (Team Pedercini) was transported after initial checks at the Phillip Island circuit to the Royal Melbourne hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Jonathan Rea tops red-flagged Australian Tissot-Superpole

Davies and Haslam on the front row, Sykes and Guintoli in 8th and 9th place.

WSBK - Jonathan Rea 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

The 2015 WorldSBK Live Experience app now available for iOS and Android devices

The new 2015 WorldSBK Official App is the only app with Live Audio Commentary, Live Tracking and Live Timing

WorldSBK offers fans the one and only official application to enhance enjoyment of the 2015 World Superbike Championship, with a new interface, improved functionality and a wide variety of contents. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Lowes clings to top spot on Day 1 in Phillip Island

The Briton on lap record pace on the opening day of WorldSBK action

2015 - WSBK 04With 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

The 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship has begun

Pictures from the WorldSBK Season Opener at Phillip Island

2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship - 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Phillip Island celebrates 25th WorldSBK anniversary as new season begins

Kicking things off was a Welcome Press Conference

Phillip Island celebrates 25th WorldSBK Aerial photo The 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship officially began with a series of events that also celebrated 25 years of WorldSBK competition at the iconic Phillip Island GP Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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