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Feb 22

Pirelli’s review of the Australian Round

WSBK – Phillip Island

WSBK - Phillip Island Pirelli, the Official Tyre Supplier of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, informs of the tyre selection available and the choices made by riders for the two races of the Swann Insurance Australian Round. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Haslam snatches victory from Rea at finish line

Davies is again third, van der Mark and Torres crash out of promising position

WSBK - Chaz Davies The second race of the Swann Insurance Australian Round was another one to remember, given the thrilling finale that saw Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) edging out Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) for the win at the finish line by just 0.010.

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Feb 21

Rea and Kawasaki win at first-ever attempt

Incredible final lap decides first podium of 2015

WSBK - Jonathan Rea - Kawasaki Racing Team The opening race of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship was held in hot and sunny conditions at the Phillip Island circuit with Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) taking the opening victory of the year after a titanic 22-lap fight with Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) and Chaz Davies (Aruba Ducati SBK), who completed an all-British podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Update on the condition of David Salom

Spaniard undergoing medical checks.

After crashing spectacularly in Superpole 2 as he entered the start and finish straight on a hot lap, Spaniard David Salom (Team Pedercini) was transported after initial checks at the Phillip Island circuit to the Royal Melbourne hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Jonathan Rea tops red-flagged Australian Tissot-Superpole

Davies and Haslam on the front row, Sykes and Guintoli in 8th and 9th place.

WSBK - Jonathan Rea Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start the opening races of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship from Pole Position after successfully edging out fellow Britons Chaz Davies (Aruba.it – Ducati Superbike Team) and Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), who will join him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

The 2015 WorldSBK Live Experience app now available for iOS and Android devices

The new 2015 WorldSBK Official App is the only app with Live Audio Commentary, Live Tracking and Live Timing

WorldSBK offers fans the one and only official application to enhance enjoyment of the 2015 World Superbike Championship, with a new interface, improved functionality and a wide variety of contents. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Lowes clings to top spot on Day 1 in Phillip Island

The Briton on lap record pace on the opening day of WorldSBK action

2015 - WSBK 04With just one session to go to decide the first Tissot-Superpole riders of the new 2015 WorldSBK season, Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) is the one that everyone is chasing after ending day one in Australia on top, courtesy of his FP1 time of 1.30.855s. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

The 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship has begun

Pictures from the WorldSBK Season Opener at Phillip Island

2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship - Phillip Island The 2015 edition of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship kick-started today at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia. Some of the fastest riders in the world are ready to battle for the top step of the podium in a thirteen-round journey across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Phillip Island celebrates 25th WorldSBK anniversary as new season begins

Kicking things off was a Welcome Press Conference

Phillip Island celebrates 25th WorldSBK Aerial photo The 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship officially began with a series of events that also celebrated 25 years of WorldSBK competition at the iconic Phillip Island GP Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Haslam and Torres unveil 2015 Aprilia bikes

Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils unveil RSV4 in Australia

The Phillip Island starting grid was the setting on Wednesday afternoon as Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils riders Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres officially removed the covers from their bikes ahead of the 2015 WorldSBK season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Lowes ends official test at Phillip Island on top

This morning’s first test ended with some impressive performances

WSBK - Alex Lowes Test Day 2 The second day of testing ahead of Sunday first two eni FIM Superbike World Championship races of the 2015 season saw Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) better his own time from yesterday, ending the day in top spot, 0.070s under last year’s race lap record. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Davide Giugliano ruled out of Round 1

He will not be replaced this weekend.

Italy’s Davide Giugliano will not compete in this weekend’s opening round of the 2015 WorldSBK season, having sustained injury in a Monday pre-season testing crash at the Phillip Island circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Lowes storms to first place on Day 1 of official testing

25 protagonists had the opportunity to fine tune their machines across the opening two timed periods

WSBK - Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) Two 120-minute sessions kick started the WSBK Official Test, the final pre-race test and ahead of the 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship season opener with Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) sitting pretty atop of the combined times.

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Feb 15

WSBK in Australia with FOX and SBS

Round 1 at Phillip Island

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black A new exciting season of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship will start next 20-22 February in Phillip Island and Australian fans can continue to enjoy comprehensive coverage of the season thanks to FOX SPORTS Australia and SBS Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Phillip Island to set 2015 WSBK season in motion

This year’s edition of the Australian round will be the 25th in the history of the series

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship is less than a week away from its first showing and the riders are already in Australia to prepare for the opening round, which will be preceded by a two-day official test starting next Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

World Supersport riders eager to begin new season in Australia

The FIM Supersport World Championship is about to get started with – as usual – many potential title contenders.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Three-time World Supersport champion Kenan Sofuoglu is eager to return to winning ways after a tough 2014, which saw the 30-year-old Turk struggle in the first half of the season only to find himself without a ride after the summer break.

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Feb 13

Local wildcards prepare for the Australian Round

Metcher, Lambert and Wagner on track at Phillip Island

Australian gun riders with wild cards for the opening round of Superbike and Supersport World Championships at Phillip Island’s Swann round on February 22nd, have hit the seaside circuit two weeks ago to continue their preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Marino and Coghlan attend Yamaha Motor Europe launch

Yamaha riders look to make an impression in Superstock 1000.

Yamaha Motor Europe officially launched its 2015 racing programme on Wednesday, with the scene being the headquarters of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team at Gerno di Lesmo in Italy. In this year’s FIM Superstock 1000 Cup, Florian Marino and Kev Coghlan make up an all-new line-up in their quest for the title. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Althea Racing Team presented in the Montecchio Maggiore headquarters

FIAMM will be the official sponsor of the Althea Racing Team for the 2015 -2016 seasons

The partnership between FIAMM, the leading company in the automotive component sector and energy systems, and the Althea Racing Team, a prestigious Italian motorcycling team and four-time winner of the Superbike and Superstock World Championships, was presented to the press. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Fassi Gru and WSBK together for the third year

The Fassi brand will appear at every round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship

WSBK - FASSI - Guintoli action World-leading company in the crane and industrial-lifting sector, Fassi Gru, has confirmed its presence alongside the eni FIM Superbike World Championship as Official Sponsor of the series for the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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