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Dec 12

Swann Insurance joins WSBK at the Australian Round

Protect What You Love

Philip Island GP Circuit ambience box Australia’s opening round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, next February 20-22 at Phillip Island, will welcome Swann Insurance to the track, as the Australian insurer has backed the event as the Event Main Sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

All set for the second edition of Superprestigio DTX

Troy Bayliss and other WorldSBK stars to take part in the dirt track event.

The second edition of Superprestigio DTX will take place this Saturday at Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi, the impressive indoor sporting arena that is part of the 1992 Olympic Ring complex. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

WSBK to head to Thailand in 2015

Chang International Circuit, in Buriram, Thailand, will host eni FIM Superbike World Championship

WSBK - Chang Intl Circuit_Thailand Dorna WSBK Organization and the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) are glad to announce that a new circuit will enter the WSBK calendar in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Guintoli does the double and takes the title

The Frenchman took the lead on lap 5

WSBK - Guintoli title win Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) is the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Champion after a nail biting season final race held under floodlights at the Losail International Circuit.

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Nov 02

Guintoli wins race 1 to pile the pressure on Sykes

Thanks to his fourth win of the year, Guintoli is now only 3 points short of series leader and reigning champion Tom Syke

WSBK Losail Race 1 podium The penultimate race of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, the first ever to be held under floodlights has been won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) who pulled away in the final four laps to cross the line a lonely winner ahead of compatriot Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team), in what was one of the most enthralling races of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Giugliano breaks Losail best lap to claim Tissot-Superpole

This is the second time this year for Giugliano as pole sitter, the third one so far in his WSBK career.

WSBK - Davide Giugliano Day 2 The first ever floodlit Tissot-Superpole has been won by Ducati Superbike Team’s Davide Giugliano, who will line up for tomorrow’s two 17 lap encounters alongside Loris Baz and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), who will join him on the front row.

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Oct 31

Giugliano shines on WSBK’s maiden nocturnal sessions

Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) wasted no time in improving after missing the second session

WSBK Davide Giugliano Day 1 After numerous changes, the final Tissot-Superpole participants of 2014 were decided in the final minutes of this evening’s FP3 under floodlights in the Qatari desert. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Incident packed Doha boat trip for the WSBK stars

This weekend’s event at the Losail International Circuit will see history being made

WSBK - DOHA - All riders skyline The final round of the 2014 eni FIM World Superbike Championship began earlier today with Thursday’s traditional Media event.

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Oct 27

All set for the 2014 WSBK season finale in Qatar

The final round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Champion takes place this weekend at the Losail International Circuit in Doha, Qatar.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black For the first time in WSBK history, the event will be held under floodlights thanks to the impressive lighting system that powers the entire venue, allowing riders to race under conditions that are similar to daylight.
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Oct 09

FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships and FIM Superstock 1000cc Cup

Decision of the Superbike Commission

FIM logo The Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs Javier Alonso (WSBK Executive Director), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Executive Director, Sports) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA Representative), took the following decisions by means of an electronic decision-making procedure last week end. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Rejuvenated title hopes for Guintoli after home round success

Sylvain Guintoli narrowed the gap to leader Tom Sykes

WSBK - Sylvain Guintoli Day 3 The penultimate round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World witnessed a change of momentum for the title race, which will be decided on November 2nd at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar.

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Oct 05

Melandri edges out Guintoli for the win in Race 2

Melandri elevates himself to third place in the standings

WSBK - Race 2 Podium In similar conditions to the opening race of the day, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won Race 2 at Magny-Cours as he crossed the finish line with a 2.6 second advantage over Sylvain Guintoli.

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Oct 05

Guintoli wins Race 1 and narrows the gap to championship lead

Thanks to his 3rd win of the year

WSBK - Race 1 podium Local rider Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) has won Race 1 in front of an enthusiastic crowd by edging out at the finish line his teammate Marco Melandri. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Twenty-fourth career Tissot-Superpole for Tom Sykes

Alongside Sykes on the front row tomorrow will be Davide Giugliano and Jonathan Rea

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The penultimate Tissot-Superpole of the season has gone to Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), courtesy of a circuit best lap of 1.36.366 after a fast and furious session saw the top spot change repeatedly in the final minutes.

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Oct 04

The X-802R SBK Official Helmet unveiled at the Paddock Show

“Our helmets have been designed and produced 100% in Italy for 42 years”

WSBK - Melandri X-802R Paddock Show At the SBK Paddock Show Nolangroup presented today the new X-802R ULTRA CARBON Superbike Official Helmet. On the stage Marco Melandri, Alberto Vergani (Nolangroup) and Marc Saurina (Dorna WSBK). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Giugliano ends opening day in France on top

At Magny-Cours

WSBK - Giugliano Day 1 The afternoon session at Magny-Cours finished with Italian Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) setting the fastest time in 1’37.866s, to head the combined classification after FP1 and FP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

High stakes for the penultimate round at Magny-Cours

The penultimate round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship will take place this weekend at Magny-Cours.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The stakes are high for this year’s title as series leader Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) heads to France with a 31 point advantage with Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team).

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Sep 10

Pirelli confirmed as Official Tyre Supplier for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship for the 2016-2018 seasons

The agreement confirms Pirelli in its current role of sole tyre supplier for all the classes

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Dorna WSBK Organization, promoter and organiser of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, in agreement with the FIM, the International Motorcycling Federation, is pleased to announce that Pirelli has been confirmed as the Official Tyre Supplier of the series, having won the tender scheduled from Monday 28 July to Monday 25 August 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Melandri dominates race day as Guintoli narrows the gap to Sykes

Sunday Extra Content

WSBK - Melandri Day 3 The Spanish Round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship proved to be as important as expected for this year’s title race.

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Sep 07

Melandri does the double, van der Mark clinches WSS title

The experienced Italian rider elevated himself into the lead in the final third of the encounter

WSBK - Race 2 podium Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) took his second double of the year today after another dominating performance at Jerez in race 2.

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