Magny-Cours: ‘Did you know?’
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The Partnership continues with Italian Manufacturer
Fassi and Dorna WorldSBK Organisation are delighted to announce their ongoing partnership as Fassi is named Event Main Sponsor of Round 11 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Round will therefore be called the Fassi French Round.
The Assault For The Title Continues – All eyes are on Rea ahead of the Fassi French Round
Situated in the centre of France, some 250 kilometers south of Paris, the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours is an iconic staple of French Motor Racing and Round 11 will mark the 25th anniversary of WorldSBK at Magny-Cours.
Rea Rules in Dramatic Wet Race, New riders join the Champion on the podium
Kawasaki Racing Team’s Jonathan Rea found redemption in Race 2 on Sunday at the Lausitzring in a dominant performance, seeing him win by a 9.3 second margin ahead of newcomers to the WordSBK podium IodaRacing Team’s Alex De Angelis and Barni Racing Team’s Xavi Fores.
Davies’ Masterclass at Round 10 – Ducati rider makes history with 10.5 second lead
Aruba.it Racing – Ducati’s Chaz Davies won Race 1 at the Pirelli German Round with a 10.5 second lead in a flawless performance, beating Kawasaki Racing Team’s Tom Sykes into second ahead of Honda World Superbike Team’s Nicky Hayden completing the top three.
The rookie leads the way to Tissot-Superole 2 shoot out
WorldSBK rookie Lorenzo Savadori (IodaRacing Team) gave a glimpse of what could come ahead of the weekend’s races, by topping the timesheets on Friday afternoon at the Pirelli German Round. Local hero and Althea BMW Racing Team rider Markus Reiterberger made a solid comeback from injury to come home in second position, while Kawasaki Racing Team’s Tom Sykes put in a strong lap to round out the top three.
MotoGP rider set to join Ten Kate squad to partner Nicky Hayden
2011 Moto2 World Champion Stefan Bradl is set to replace 2014 WorldSSP Champion Michael van der Mark at Honda World Superbike Team, with the German confirmed to ride alongside 2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in 2017.
Veteran rider back in the WorldSBK paddock to partner Championship contender Davies
Marco Melandri is set to make a return to the World Superbike paddock in 2017, as the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team announce the Italian as partner to staying talent Chaz Davies. Davies was widely expected to stay with the Borgo Panigale factory as has been officially confirmed to be doing so.
Aruba.it Ducati rider quickest out the blocks in California
Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider Chaz Davies owned the timesheets on Day 1 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, as the Welshman returned to the track on which he did the double last year to lay down a marker as he gets ready to attack the second half of the season.
“Did You Know?”- A few stats and facts ahead of the GEICO Motorcycle US Round
17 – A European rider won here for the first time after 16 races: it was Frankie Chili, in the first 2003 Race. Since then, the winds have changed and the only non-European rider who has won in Laguna Seca is Australian Chris Vermeulen, with a double in 2004.
San Francisco sights for WorldSBK ahead of Laguna Seca
The paddock has arrived in California and the dreaming is replaced by reality – Round 9 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is upon us and to celebrate, action kicked off with a cable car tour of the City by the Bay – the Californian jewel of San Francisco.