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Jan 21

2017 Testing is set to commence

Gentlemen, start your engines

MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship garage doors will be opened for the first time in 2017 at Circuito de Jerez next week from 24th – 25th January, ahead of a month of testing.

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Jan 20

Josh Brookes to wild card at Phillip Island

Australian aims to start 2017 with a bang

Josh Brookes will make a one off return to the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship this season, as he prepares for a wild card ride at his home round of Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Don’t miss a minute of the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team launch

Get your WorldSBK fix with a live stream on WorldSBK.com

As the anticipation for the upcoming 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship continues to build, teams are beginning to reveal their liveries, which we will become so familiar with once the lights go out Down Under for Round one at Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Luke Hopkins to take on WorldSSP300

Young Brit signs with Hopkins racing for 2017

Another piece of the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship has come together as British rider Luke Hopkins makes a step onto the world stage with Hopkins racing, following a season in the Team Green Junior Cup in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Team GOELEVEN completes successful Jerez test

Italian team satisfied with pre-season progress

Heading to the sunny Andalucían circuit of Jerez, Team GOELEVEN hit the tarmac for the first time of 2017 with all riders present to get a head start on the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

WorldSBK: What’s New for 2017

Don’t miss out on any changes in the upcoming season

The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is heading into one of its most exciting seasons yet; with the level of talent so high, returning riders, revisiting tracks as well as a new class. The series will see a new grid format on top of some technical updates to each class, meaning there will be plenty to keep up with.

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Jan 14

Anthony West set to wildcard at Phillip Island

Australian to race in his own WorldSSP Team 

Anthony West will once again race as a wild card at his home round of Phillip Island in the hotly anticipated opening round of the FIM Supersport World Championship, under West Racing on a Yamaha YZF R6. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

WorldSBK 2017 provisional calendar confirmed 

Dates confirmed for the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

The provisional calendar for the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship was announced on Friday the 25th of November, 2016.

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Nov 10

MotoGP and WorldSBK renew broadcast contracts in Australia

Incredible WorldSBK and MotoGP™ coverage to continue down under until 2018

MotoGP and WorldSBK renew broadcast contracts in Australia Dorna Sports is delighted to announce the details of WorldSBK and MotoGP™ coverage on Australian television for the next two years, following contract renewals with Fox Sports and Network Ten. The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship will continue to be available to fans down under on Fox Sports live, with the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship to be shown on both Fox Sports and Network Ten. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Prize Giving Show 

2016 Champions are celebrated in Qatar

2016 Champions are celebrated in Qatar The desert arena that is the Losail International Circuit, hosted the final showdown of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship on the 28th-30th October. Jonathan Rea was crowned World Champion for an incredible second consecutive time on Saturday, in Race 1. It was a special achievement for fans to bear witness as WorldSBK hasn’t seen a consecutive title winner since Carl Forgarty won, back to back in 1998 and 1999. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Davies paints the desert red while Rea takes his crown

Gaerne Qatar Round – #QatarWorldSBK

Davies Paints the Desert Red While Rea Takes his Crown The Northern Irishman becomes king in Qatar. The penultimate Race of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship got off to a shining start under the stars and floodlights of the Losail International Circuit. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) won the race in dominant style with a 3.9-second margin over the newly crowned 2016 World Champion, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team).

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Oct 29

Introducing your 2016 WorldSBK Champion: #ReaChamp

2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Champion – Kawasaki rider takes second consecutive title

Introducing your 2016 WorldSBK Champion ReaChamp They say it’s the luck of the Irish but Jonathan Rea will tell you once a champion, always a champion. Kawasaki Racing Team’s Jonathan Rea became the 2016 Superbike World Champion for an incredible second consecutive time on Saturday 29th of October as the Kawasaki rider sealed the deal in Race 1 at the Losail International Circuit by finishing second ahead of his Championship rival teammate Tom Sykes. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Ferocious Falcons, Arabic Coffee and Qatar!

WorldSBK riders take a tour through traditional Doha

WorldSBK riders take a tour through traditional Doha The Stars of WorldSBK have landed in Qatar for the final showdown of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Oct 26

Your ‘Insider’ Guide to #QatarWorldSBK

On & Off Track – Everything happening on and off the track at the Losail International Circuit

Your 'Insider' Guide to #QatarWorldSBK Excitement for the Gaerne Qatar Round is at an all-time high, as the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is set to be decided this weekend at Losail for the season finale.

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Oct 25

Qatar Prepares for Spectacular Season Finale of WorldSBK

Gaerne Qatar Round

For the third year in a row, the state-of-the-art Losail International Circuit will host the final Round of the Superbike World Championship from 28th to 30th October.  The event always draws a crowd as spectators come from near and far to watch blockbuster WorldSBK action, under floodlights during the night at the desert track. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

The 2016 WorldSBK Crown Awaits

As the Sun Sets on 2016, the Final Battle Begins

The 2016 WorldSBK Crown Awaits - Losail International Circuit of Qatar Qatar darkness brings the biggest gains as the Crown awaits. The Losail International Circuit of Qatar is the final battleground of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship and everything is at stake as the ultimate battle for the title resumes. Located on the coast of the Persian Peninsula, just north of Doha, the circuit sees WorldSBK riders tackle 16 turns on 5.38kms of floodlit tarmac under the stars in the Arabian desert. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Official WorldSBK Test: Lap Record Pace As Teams Test 2017 Parts

Scorching times as WorldSBK looks to new season

Pata Yamaha putting in important laps towards 2017 Following the two exhilarating World Superbike races in Jerez over the weekend, the majority of teams stayed on for Monday’s post-race test. With sunshine beating down, the test ran for eight hours between 10am and 6pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

WSBK: A Celebration of Champions at Jerez

Prize Giving Show – 2016 Winners are celebrated in Jerez

FIM Superstock 1000 Cup, FIM Europe Supersport Cup,  FIM Europe 'WILSport European Junior Cup, powered by Honda' and FIM Europe Your 2016 Winners of the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup, FIM Europe Supersport Cup,  FIM Europe ‘WILSport European Junior Cup, powered by Honda’ and FIM Europe ‘Women’s European Cup’. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

WorldSBK get an authentic taste of Jerez

Riders experience authentic Andalusia

WorldSBK get an authentic taste of Jerez The stars of WorldSBK have arrived in the sunny south of Spain for Round 12 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Oct 12

Your ‘Insider’ Guide to #JerezWorldSBK

Jerez On and Off Track – Everything happening on and around the Circuito de Jerez

Circuito de Jerez The 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the heart of Andalusia for the long awaited Gaerne Spanish Round at the Circuito de Jerez on the 14th to 16th of October.

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