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Dec 16

Gamarino rides with Team Grillini for WorldSBK opener

The Italian will debut in the premier class to take part in the first five rounds of the season

Christian Gamarino is ready to make his debut at Phillip Island next February as a Grillini Team rider, alongside the already confirmed Roberto Rolfo for the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Dec 13

Entry lists for the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

21 riders appear on the Provisional Permanent Entry List for the upcoming WorldSBK campaign

The heavyweights of the top class in Superbike racing are measured against both new rivals in the next edition of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Dec 01

Kawasaki Racing Team secure the triple crown

Take a look back over a stunning season for the green team

Barcelona-based Kawasaki Racing Team can celebrate yet another stunning season in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as they secured the Team’s World Championship alongside Jonathan Rea taking his third title for the team. Finishing off the podium on just one occasion in 2017, we take a look back over their season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Jacobsen signs with TripleM Honda for 2018

American ready to make the step up to WorldSBK

PJ Jacobsen will make his MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship debut next season with the TripleM Honda squad, following the announcement that Triple M Honda will be running the official satellite Honda team for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Jonathan Rea nominated for Sports Personality of the Year

2017 World Champion recognised for his achievements in the UK

It has been announced this evening that Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) has been nominated for the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the Year award, and he will go head to head with 11 other British sportsmen and women on Sunday 17th December as the British public decide who should take the crown. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 23

Sykes ends day three at Jerez under lap record pace

Kawasaki continue to dominate in Jerez test

Day three of testing commenced at Circuito de Jerez with the winter sun continuing to beat down, and the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship had more track activity to compete with, as they were joined by MotoGP™ riders out on track.

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Nov 20

WorldSBK prepares for 2018 at Jerez

What to expect in the first pre-season test this week

Thoughts are now turning to 2018 in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship and teams are heading to Circuito de Jerez this week for the first pre-season test.

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Nov 08

Ducati call upon WorldSBK stars at EICMA

Italian factories premiere attracts attention from around the world

Thoughts are already turning to the 2018 season and with the world famous EICMA underway this week in Milan, Ducati were the first manufacturer to give a preview of their new motorcycles which will take the world by storm next year.

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Nov 04

Rea signs off fantastic season with Losail victory 

Qatar WorldSBK Day 3

Triple World Champion concludes 2017 campaign with another triumph, whilst Davies and Lowes join him on the podium. The final race of the 2017 season at the Acerbis Qatar Round on Saturday night brought another win for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) as he crossed the line just under two seconds ahead of Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati), with Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) in third.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Mahias secures WorldSSP crown in Jerez 

French rider defies all odds to be crowned WorldSSP champion  

Lucas Mahias (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team) crossed the line at Losail International Circuit as 2017 FIM Supersport World Champion, achieving his dream following a tough season full of ups and downs. Bouncing back from injury to put in a stunning performance, Mahias has wrapped up the title at Qatar in an emotional display. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

Qatar WorldSBK Day 2 – Runaway Rea wins penultimate race of the season

Losail International Circuit Day Two

Triple World Champion takes victory ahead of Davies and Melandri. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) produced a masterclass in the Qatari desert on Friday night at the Losail International Circuit, getting away brilliantly from pole to dominate the penultimate race of season and eventually cross the finish line a clear 4.944s distance ahead of second placed Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

Brand new podium experience introduced in Qatar

Parc Ferme closer than ever before to the fans

Brand new podium experience introduced in QatarEver popular and unique to the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, the Paddock Show is a fan favourite and is continuing to grow year on year, and in Qatar it bring it even closer, with an all new look which will introduce a brand new podium experience for the fans and riders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

All lights on the final battle 

WorldSBK heads into the final round of a historic 2017 season

They say it changes when the sun goes down, and this is certainly the case as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the Losail International Circuit for the final round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Don’t miss out the last round of 2017 WorldSBK under the floodlights

Tickets still on sale for the Acerbis Qatar Round

For the fourth year in a row, Losail International Circuit is set to host the finale of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Qatar from 2nd – 4th November 2017.

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Oct 27

ACERBIS set to back Qatar WorldSBK Round

Italian action sports company to support final 2017 Round

ACERBIS set to back Qatar WorldSBK RoundAs the curtains are set to close on the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, ACERBIS and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce their partnership will spread to the shining lights of Qatar, for the ACERBIS Qatar Round from 2nd – 4th November. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

2018 Regulation Changes

The 2018 regulations have been agreed following the consideration of multiple aspects of the Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

Garcia crowned inaugural WorldSSP300 Champion

Spaniard comes out on top as title comes down to the wire

Marc Garcia (Halcourier Racing) has marked his name in the history books as he has become the very first FIM Supersport 300 World Champion, taking fourth postion in a tense battle around his home circuit of Circuito de Jerez.

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Oct 22

Michael Ruben Rinaldi crowned STK1000 Champion 

Rinaldi becomes 10th Italian to take the crown

21 year old Italian Michael Ruben Rinaldi (Aruba.it Racing – Junior Team) secured the European Superstock 1000 Championship in style, at the Pirelli Spanish Round. In just his second full season in the series, Rinaldi has had a stunning season in 2017, taking the title at the final round and securing four victories overall. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

Double Jerez win sealed by champion Rea (updated)

At the Pirelli Spanish Round

KRT man wraps up a successful Round 12 in Spain with another win and is joined on podium by Ducati pair Melandri and Davies.

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Oct 21

Rea secures first ever Jerez win (updated)

Pirelli Spanish Round

Race 1 at Jerez was won by the World Champion after a late technical issue for provisional leader Melandri, with Davies and Sykes also on the podium.

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