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Aug 17

#GermanWorldSBK How have manufacturers performed at the Lausitzring

Last year Aprilia recorded their only Lausitzring podium with Alex De Angelis (IODARacing), 2nd in Race 2.

BMW have only raced last year at the Lausitzring, and their best results were secured by Jordi Torres (Althea BMW Racing Team) in Race 1 (4th) and Josh Brookes (Milwaukee BMW) in Race 2 (7th). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Lausitzring promises a party vibe for WorldSBK fans 

Plenty of off track action to keep fans entertained at #GermanWorldSBK

Lausitzring promises a party vibe for WorldSBK fans Right around the corner, excitement for the Prosecco DOC German Round is swiftly gaining momentum and there are plenty of activities on offer for fans to make even more of their experience. Not only will crowds be able to experience the jam packed Paddock Show, there will be the fan zone, SBK Village and live music on offer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 15

#GermanWorldSBK Did You Know

WorldSBK heads into the second part of the season so it’s time to get your head around the stats ahead of Round Nine

4000 – In the 2011 German Round Troy Corser became the first –and to date, the only- rider to reach 4000 career points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

Lausitzring Preview: Stop Pause, Press Play, WorldSBK is back

Riders are ready to take on the second half of the season

Lausitzring Preview Stop Pause, Press Play, WorldSBK is backMOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is back following a six week long summer break, and with five rounds of the season remaining, the title fight is far from over. All eyes will be on home hero Stefan Bradl (Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team), who makes his return to Lausitzring.

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Aug 11

World Superbike prepares to take on Lausitzring

Germany the destination for the series in August

In just under a week the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads into the final third of the 2017 season, as Round Nine takes place at the Lausitzring in Germany. It will be a full house at the circuit, as all classes will put on a show around the 4.25km track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Prosecco DOC German Round the location for WorldSBK in August

Leading Italian Consortium continues support of WorldSBK 

Prosecco DOC German Round the location for WorldSBK in AugustAs the European season resumes from the summer break, Prosecco DOC and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce the addition in their partnership ahead of the Prosecco DOC German Round from 18th – 20th August.
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Aug 04

Sykes back on top at Donington Park

WorldSBK race in memory of Hayden

UK WorldSBK marked an emotional weekend for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock mourned the tragic loss of Nicky Hayden, who lost his life in a training accident just weeks before. Leaving a massive hole in the paddock and an irreplaceable character, the Pata UK Round was all about racing to honour Hayden and do what he did best – race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Davies’ Ducati Domination

Welshman impresses in front of infatuated Italian fans

Round Five of the championship took place around the historical circuit of Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, where the tight and twisty nature of the circuit makes it a difficult one for riders to perfect.

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Aug 02

Double delight for Rea as dominance continues into The Netherlands

Magic in the air at Assen

World famous TT Circuit Assen was the host for the fourth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and all eyes were on Michael van der Mark (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) as he looked to securing his first podium finish with the Japanese factory.

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Aug 01

Davies brings the fight to Rea in Spain

MotorLand reigns red?

Heading to the first round in the European leg of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) was the favourite to bring the fight to Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), as the Northern Irishman was undefeated in 2017 so far.

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Jul 31

Lowes and Van der Mark take Yamaha’s third consecutive Suzuka Victory

WorldSBK duo work with Nakasuga for historic Japanese win

Suzuka 8 Hour endurance race holds a lot of importance for the Japanese factories, a gruelling series of stints in the humid Asian heat; it puts riders through a tough week of practise and qualifying in order to prepare them for the main event.

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Jul 15

What are the differences between a STK1000 and WorldSBK bike?

Take a look to see what similarities the Kawasaki Puccetti Racing machines hold

With Kawasaki Puccetti Racing present in all four classes of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, the team will have one of the greatest understandings of the differences between all the machines.

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Jul 07

Lausitzring prepares for WorldSBK action

Don’t miss the German Round in August

When the checkered flag is waved on Sunday at Laguna Seca, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is heading into the summer break. However in six weeks time, the championship will hit the final third of the season, at Lausitzring from 16th – 18th August.

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Jul 06

Manufacturers in Monterey

How have different manufacturers fared around Laguna Seca in the past?

Aprilia have won three times at Laguna Seca: with Troy Corser in Race 1, 2000, Eugene Laverty in Race 2, 2013 and Marco Melandri in 2014 Race 1. Their last podium here came three years ago with Sylvain Guintoli, who was second in Race 2. Last year De Angelis and Savadori were respectively 9th and 6th in Race 1, while neither of them were able to finish Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Fans get even closer to the action at US WorldSBK

Laguna Seca to bring plenty of entertainment for fans

Fans get even closer to the action at US WorldSBKWorldSBK rocks up the GEICO US Round from 7th – 9th July and it’s not just the thrilling on track action that is building the excitement to the eighth round of the season, as the circuit will be filled with off track activities.

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Jul 03

California Dreaming 

WorldSBK returns to Laguna Seca but who will take the advantage into the summer?

Land of the free and home of the brave, America is the destination for Round Eight of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the circus rolls into the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Jun 28

Why do riders use thumb brakes in WorldSBK?

WorldSBK.com caught up with Kawasaki Racing Team to explain the braking differences

In the highly competitive MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, riders are always on the search for new technical improvements and changes which can create a smoother riding style, and as a result faster lap times.

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Jun 27

GEICO announced as #USWorldSBK Round sponsor

American insurer supports World Championship as it revs up to California

GEICO announced as #USWorldSBK Round sponsorHeading into the eighth round of the year, GEICO Motorcycle and the Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce that the American company will sponsor the US Round for the fourth consecutive year. The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship hits the famous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca from 7th – 9th July, and the GEICO US Round won’t be one to miss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Max Biaggi leaves intensive care ward

Italian WorldSBK champion continues to recover from Supermoto crash

Two time World Superbike champion Max Biaggi has been removed from the intensive care ward in San Camillo Hospital, following successful surgery last week, as his fight for recovery continues following a Supermoto training crash in Italy on Friday 9th June. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

Max Biaggi undergoes successful surgery

Italian WorldSBK champion continues to recover from Supermoto crash

Two time World Superbike champion Max Biaggi has undergone further treatment in San Camillo Hospital, as his fight for recovery continues following a Supermoto training crash in Italy on Friday 9th June. The Italian was air lifted to hospital, and it was later announced he has suffered thoracic trauma and multiple rib fractures.

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