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May 22

Remembering Nicky Hayden

Bidding farewell to a true Champion, on and off track

Remembering Nicky HaydenMotoGP™ Legend Nicky Hayden sadly passed away on Monday evening, after the American was involved in a collision with a car whilst cycling on the Riviera di Rimini last week.

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May 22

#WorldSBKis30 – 1988 WorldSBK is born

Take a trip down memory lane to the very first WorldSBK race

Take a trip down memory lane to the very first WorldSBK raceAs the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to Donington Park for the sixth round of the season, it’s set to be a pivotal round in the championships history. 2017 sees WorldSBK reach its 30th season of racing, and Donington Park was the host for the inaugural round of the championship back in 1988. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

Sykes the man to beat at Donington Park

WorldSBK ride for Hayden at Pata UK Round 

Sykes the man to beat at Donington ParkWhilst riders will be working to find the best set-up around Donington Park, a shadow will be cast over the Pata UK round as Nicky Hayden (Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team) continues to fight in hospital following a training incident last week. The American rider is in the forefront of everyone’s thoughts, as the WorldSBK paddock sends support and best wishes to Hayden and his family.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Update on Nicky Hayden

Condition remains the same for the Red Bull Honda World…

Update at 11:00 CET, Saturday: Nicky Hayden’s condition remains extremely serious. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Davies tests Ducati GP17

Ducati rider gets a taste for the MotoGP machine

Following on from an incredible weekend at his team’s home round at Imola, which saw Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) take the double victory for Ducati, images have surfaced of the British rider testing the GP17 around the iconic circuit of Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Italian WorldSBK Day Three – Davies stuns in Italian sun to take stunning victory 

Welshman grabs win from ninth on the grid, whilst Kawasaki lock out 2nd and 3rd 

Italian WorldSBK Day Three - Davies stuns in Italian sun to take stunning victory At the Motul Italian Round on Sunday it was Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider Chaz Davies who took a superb victory in front of the fans at Imola, with the podium also featuring Kawasaki Racing Team pair Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes.
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May 12

Italian WorldSBK Day 1 – Determined Davies Friday’s fastest 

Ducati man secures strong opening pace at teams home track

Italian WorldSBK Day 1 - Determined Davies Friday's fastest The first day of action at the Motul Italian Round saw Chaz Davies conclude FP2 as the fastest rider on track, with a superb 1’46.229 lap for the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider putting him ahead of his rivals on the timesheet, as Kawasaki Racing Team pair Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes also registered top three times. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Sharp Rea opens Imola weekend setting the pace

Motul Italian Round commences with Rea, Davies and Sykes in the top three in WorldSBK FP1 session

As the action got underway on the fifth weekend of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Italy on Friday morning it was Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) who led the way with a 1’47.023 best time in FP1, followed by Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) in the top three.

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May 11

Manufacturers Ups and Downs at #ItalianWorldSBK

Take a look at which manufacturers perform well around the technically demanding Italian track

Manufacturers Ups and Downs at #ItalianWorldSBKAprilia‘s only win at Imola came with their previous model – the twin-cylinder RSV1000 – back in 2001’s Race 2. Since then, ten more podiums followed: the last ones were three 3rd places in the second Races held here from 2013 to 2015. Last year the best result for Aprilia was recorded by Lorenzo Savadori, with an 8th in Race 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

Adorning Italian WorldSBK fans in for a treat at Imola 

Find out about all the fan activities Italy has in store

Adorning Italian WorldSBK fans in for a treat at Imola As the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to Northern Italy for the fifth round of the season anticipation is building, but it’s not only on track action that will keep the hoards of fans entertained over the weekend.

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May 09

Did you know? #ItalianWorldSBK in Numbers

Imola holds a strong history with WorldSBK so take a look at some of the impressive numbers

Did you know ItalianWorldSBK in NumbersWith the Italian MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship round just around the corner, keep up with all the facts and stats from the historic circuit below. With historic races and highlights all on the WorldSBK VideoPass, sign up and don’t miss out on any WorldSBK action.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 04

MOTUL Italian Round the destination for WorldSBK in May

Series title sponsor to continue support even further for 2017

MOTUL Italian Round the destination for WorldSBK in MayMOTUL are delighted to announce they will continue their support of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship even further alongside Dorna WSBK Organization, as they back the MOTUL Italian Round from 12th-14th May at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

All the facts and stats to get you through the Acerbis Dutch…

Assen Sunday Guide 

1st in the Championship: Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team). Jonathan Rea became the second rider in history with at least 10 wins at a given circuit, after Carl Fogarty scored 12 here in Assen from 1993 to 1999.

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Apr 28

Dutch WorldSBK Day 1 –  Rapid Rea ends Friday sessions on top

World Champion outpaces rivals on day one at Assen, with Davies and Sykes also in top three

Dutch WorldSBK Day 1 -  Rapid Rea ends Friday sessions on topFriday’s action at the Acerbis Dutch Round saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) set a marker for his rivals with a 1’35.383 lap to top the FP2 timesheet as he rode consistently fast around the TT Circuit Assen.

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Apr 28

Sykes the early pacesetter as Assen action commences

Friday morning in the Netherlands saw KRT man top FP1 timesheet ahead of Rea and Davies

The WorldSBK action at the Acerbis Dutch Round got started on Friday morning with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) setting the FP1 pace with a 1’35.676 lap, putting him ahead of his teammate Jonathan Rea and Welshman Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) in the top three on the timesheet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

Manufacturers ups and downs at #DutchWorldSBK

Which team should you keep an eye on in The Netherlands?

Aprilia have won twice at Assen, with Eugene Laverty in Race 2, 2013, and Sylvain Guintoli in Race 1, 2014: which was their last podium finish here. Last year the best Aprilia results were provided by Lorenzo Savadori: 6th in Race 1 and 4th in Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Fan favourite Assen to bring even more excitement 

Heading over to celebrate racing action at the Dutch WorldSBK?

Fan favourite Assen to bring even more excitement Anticipation is building as the paddock heads to the iconic TT Circuit Assen for the fourth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and fans are set to be treated to an all-round sensational weekend with free paddock access for all.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

As WorldSBK takes to the Cathedral take a look at some of the records held around the Dutch track

Did you know? #DutchWorldSBK in numbers

As WorldSBK takes to the Cathedral take a look at some of the records held around the Dutch trackMOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the iconic circuit of the TT Circuit Assen in The Netherlands, which has produced some stunning racing in the past. Remind yourself of some thrilling battles with our facts and stats, as well as the WorldSBK VideoPass.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

Acerbis launches Official WorldSBK Riding Gear and backs Dutch Round 

Italian action sport company to expand its involvement with WorldSBK for 2017

Acerbis launches Official WorldSBK Riding Gear and backs Dutch Round Acerbis are set to continue to support the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship even further in 2017, and alongside Dorna WSBK Organization are thrilled to announce they will be launching an Official Riding Gear range, fitting in perfectly as they proudly sponsor the Dutch Round, held from 28th – 30th April 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

The Cathedral awaits WorldSBK

Feel the speed as the paddock heads to TT Circuit Assen

Round Four of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is fast approaching, and adrenaline will be pumped and steaks will be high following three weeks away from the tarmac.

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