Tag Archive: worldsbk.com

Mar 24

Pirelli to be main sponsor for Aragon, Riviera di Rimini, French and Spanish Rounds

Tyre supplier paves way for WorldSBK into Spain, Italy and France

Pirelli to be main sponsor for Aragon, Riviera di Rimini, French and Spanish RoundsPirelli are delighted to continue to provide their unwavering support of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in 2017, as it is announced alongside Dorna WSBK Organization they are to sponsor four of the much anticipated European rounds of 2017; at MotorLand Aragon, Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Circuit Nevers Magny-Cours and Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

WorldSSP300 revs up for opening round

Official FIM Supersport 300 World Championship Launch

WorldSSP300 revs up for opening roundMotorLand Aragon will welcome the launch of the new rookie class for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Paddock Show stage will be the perfect setting to introduce the thrilling series on Friday 31st March at 17:50.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

WorldSBK and MotoGP™ sign five-year deal to be broadcast on OSN Mena 

World Superbike and MotoGP to be shown in over five million homes across the Middle East and Africa, from 2017-2021

WorldSBK and MotoGP™ sign five-year deal to be broadcast on OSN Mena Dorna and OSN Mena are delighted to announce an exciting new five-year television agreement, with the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship and FIM MotoGP™ World Championship set to be broadcast on OSN Sports Action 1 across the region from 2017 to 2021. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

VFT Racing to make wild card appearances in WorldSBK for 2017

Italian team to return to class this season

VFT Racing have announced they will participate in MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship rounds across the 2017 season in wild card appearances, aboard a Ducati machine. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Motul Thai Round concludes with another win for Rea in a restarted race, with Sykes and Melandri also on rostrum

Fourth successive win for dominant Rea

The second round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship concluded with another superb victory for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) on Sunday at the Chang International Circuit, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Thailand WorldSBK Day 2 – Runaway Race One Victory for Rea 

World Champion dominates, as Melandri starts Race 2 from pole

Thailand WorldSBK Day 2 - Runaway Race One Victory for Rea The third race of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Thailand on Saturday brought a third successive victory for defending WorldSBK champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), after he set a new pole record lap earlier in the day. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) joined Rea on the podium after a 20 lap race in stiffling temperatures of 36°C. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Rea takes first Asian honours in Buriram (updated)

Kawasaki dominate Friday’s Free Practise

MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship riders took to the 34 degree Thai heat for free practise two, as they battled it out for the final spots in Superpole 2, which will take place before Saturday’s opening race at the Chang International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Manufacturers ups and downs at Buriram

Who’s been flying high and who has work to do in Thailand

Manufacturers ups and downs at Buriram The best results for Aprilia at Buriram came two years ago, when Leon Haslam was second on two occasions behind Jonathan Rea, starting from the 2nd grid spot. Last year their best result was a ninth in both Races, recorded by De Angelis in Race 1 and Savadori in Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

On and Off Track at MOTUL Thai Round

Keep up with all the events around the Destination of Speed

Round Two of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is right around the corner, and there are plenty of activities on and off track not to be missed at Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Pirelli to host Pirelli SBK® Track Days during WorldSBK rounds for third consecutive year

Beginning at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand

Pirelli to host Pirelli SBK® Track Days during WorldSBK rounds for third consecutive year Dorna WSBK Organization are thrilled to support Championship tyre supplier Pirelli once again, bringing exclusive Pirelli SBK® track day experiences for 2017; providing the tyre brand fans the chance to sample MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship circuits first hand. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

#WorldSBK racing in Asia

Did You Know?

WorldSBK racing in Asia The WorldSBK Championship has run one tenth of its races in Asia: 76 out of 722. Asia has been present on the WorldSBK calendar since its first season in 1988, and then continued to be included every year until 2003. The only years without Asian races were 2004 and from 2010-2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

WorldSBK takes on the Destination of Speed

Title fight heads East for Round Two

WorldSBK takes on the Destination of Speed Just two weeks after the sensational season opener at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to Thailand for Round Two, as riders will be looking to build on results or improve on their opening performance of 2017.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

MotorLand Aragon yickets now on sale

Don’t miss out on WorldSBK’s European Opener

Tickets for the much anticipated Aragonese event of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, from March 31 to April 2 are now on sale.

Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 2 – Rea triumphs as tactics prevail 

Champion wins opening thriller with Lowes set to take pole in Race 2

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 2 - Rea triumphs as tactics prevail Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit was the backdrop for a stunning first race of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) took a superb win, to start the season in style. Rea beat Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) by just 0.042s across the line as the pair battled hard to the last corner, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

WorldSBK TV coverage to reach new levels for 2017

Greater television and online presence for World Superbikes

WorldSBK TV coverage to reach new levels for 2017 Dorna WSBK Organization are pleased to announce that their worldwide broadcasting coverage is set to expand into 2017. With more air time and channels than ever before, WorldSBK will be enjoyed in over 20 networks.

Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Official WorldSBK App updated for 2017

Keeping up with new technologies, the Official WorldSBK App has new updates ahead of the new season

WorldSBK App With the support of Tissot heading into the 2017 season, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship will once again be offering a free App to keep up with all track action; from onsite to online. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

WorldSBK 2017 official 2017 launch

The 2017 World Superbike season officially launched at sunny Phillip Island 

WorldSBK 2017 official 2017 launch The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship got underway on Thursday at Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit, with the Official launch of the championship under scorching sunny skies in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

WorldSBK 2017 officially launched, WorldSBK 2017 starts its engines

The 2017 World Superbike season officially launched at sunny Phillip Island

WorldSBK 2017 officially launched, WorldSBK 2017 starts its engines Anticipation swirled around the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit as the season was officially launched in front of the world’s media and circuit officials.

Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

On and Off Track at #AUSWorldSBK

Heading over to the stunning circuit to soak up the unmistakable atmosphere?

Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit The gloves are coming off as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is set to kick off this week, at the now traditional season opener held at Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit.

Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Start your engines, WorldSBK goes Down Under

Phillip Island preview, what’s in store in WorldSBK Round One

Phillip Island preview, what’s in store in WorldSBK Round One Australian summer sun awaits the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock heads to the legendary Phillip Island. Set on the glorious Southern Island, the 4.4km flowing circuit is a favourite of many riders, and doesn’t take fools on lightly as it twists over the hills for 12 corners of pure speed and racing action.

Read the rest of this entry »

Older posts «