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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Feb 20

Phillip Island Official Test: Fores stuns in official test to end day one on top

WorldSBK sparks into action around Phillip Island

Phillip Island Official Test As riders took to the fast and flowing Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit for the first session of the Official test, changeable weather conditions caused disruption throughout the morning session. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

OVO Mobile named as Australian Telecommunications Partner for MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

This includes the opening Yamaha Finance Australian Round at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

SBK Motul logo black OVO Mobile has signed an exclusive three-year agreement with Dorna WSBK Organization, becoming the Australian Telecommunications Partner for the World Superbike Championship.

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Feb 17

Getting in gear: Phillip Island hosts final pre-season test

2017 is just around the corner

WorldSBK  Countdown is on and the season opener draws ever closer as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit for their two day official test.

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Feb 16

Leandro Mercado forced to sit out of Phillip Island

IODARacing rider suffers injury

IODARacing will not take part to the first round of the 2017 season of the World Superbike championship, in the Yamaha Finance Australian Round. The team will not be travelling to Australia as WorldSBK rider Leandro Mercado suffered a fall and has broken three ribs.

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Feb 15

Now more responsive and socially-focused, WorldSBK.com takes another step towards improving browsing experience

Dorna launches new mobile-ready WorldSBK.com

Creating a new and improved online home for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, 2017 sees the brand new website for the world´s fastest production-based motorcycle series launched, with some major updates that will enable the series to showcase its full potential. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

Manufacturers ups and downs at Phillip Island

How have different manufactures fared Down Under in WorldSBK?

Aprilia is the third most successful manufacturer in Phillip Island with six wins. The first one came with Troy Corser in 2000 and after their return to racing, they won five times in the years spanning from 2012 to 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

SEAT sponsors the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

The Leon CUPRA, the most powerful model in SEAT history, will be the Official Safety Car of WorldSBK

SEAT sponsors the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship SEAT and Dorna WSBK Organization have signed a sponsorship agreement for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Feb 10

J SPORTS and WorldSBK extend contract for 2017 

Japanese broadcaster to continue airing of WorldSBK

J SPORTS Corporation and Dorna WSBK Organization are thrilled to announce the agreement of a contract extension, assuring that every round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship will continue to be broadcast throughout Japan.

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Feb 10

MOTUL to be Event Main Sponsor for WorldSBK Thai Round 

Championship title sponsor backs Thai Round once more

MOTUL and Dorna WSBK Organization are thrilled to announce that championship partner MOTUL will once again be the Event Main Sponsor for the second round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, in Thailand. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

TT Assen tickets now on sale

Witness WorldSBK live at the historic circuit

Now’s your chance to purchase your tickets to attend the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship at the iconic TT Circuit Assen from 28th-30th April, with tickets on for the Dutch round sale here.

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Feb 08

Yamaha reveals 2017 racing liveries

12 Official Yamaha Riders take on WorldSBK

In the picturesque town of Gerno di Lesmo, Italy which is the new home to the Yamaha WorldSBK teams, the machines that will grace the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship circuits were unveiled this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship calendar update

2017 Final WorldSBK calendar announcement

SBK Motul logo black MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship/ FIM Supersport and Supersport 300 World Championships/ European Superstock 1000 Championship.

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Feb 07

Tata Communications will distribute motorcycle racing action to 80+ broadcast partners reaching 200+ million households worldwide

Tata Communications selected as exclusive video distribution partner for WorldSBK and MotoGP™

Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, has been selected by Dorna Sports as the exclusive video distribution partner for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship.

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