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The German venue returns in 2016 hosting a round for the FIM Superbike World Championship
As part of the 2016 WorldSBK calendar, Dorna WSBK Organization (DWO) is delighted to announce the partnership with Lausitzring in Germany. The circuit will host an official round of the Motul FIM Superbike World Championship with a signed three-year period (2016-2018).
The WorldSBK Paddock Show will host a remarkable series of activities, welcome gifts and future stars of the championship
The eni FIM Superbike World Championship and EICMA (the International Motorcycle Exhibition) will be teaming up for the fifth successive year to bring the best of the 2015 racing season to the Milan show, underlining its presence as one of the highlights of this year’s edition.
Second place Davies claims runner-up spot as Rea suffers first DNF of the season
The final FIM Superbike World Championship race of 2015 was won on the final lap after another race-long fight as Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), who took his second win of the year – the fifth of his WorldSBK career – beat Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team).
The Spaniard ends Great Britain’s winning streak as Sykes claims final podium place
The penultimate race of the 2015 WorldSBK season has been won under floodlights at the Losail International Circuit by Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), with Jonathan Rea and his KRT team-mate Tom Sykes joining him on the podium.
The Briton claims pole number 30 of his career as Rea and Fores will join him on front row.
Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has taken his 30th career Tissot-Superpole to ensure his place at the head of the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s two, 17-lap final WorldSBK races of the season at Losail International Circuit.
Sykes, Davies and van der Mark complete the top 5
After the opening floodlit session of the weekend, the second free practice session at the Losail International Circuit saw lap times tumble as the WorldSBK riders got up to speed around the 5.380km Qatari track, with a flurry of improving laps in the final eight minutes.
The battle for second is on as WorldSBK returns to Doha
Sunday 18 October will mark the final two races in the eni FIM Superbike World Championship of 2015. All is decided in terms of Riders’ and Manufacturers’ titles, in favour of Jonathan Rea and Kawasaki, but the runner-up spot is yet to be sealed.
Davies and Sykes complete Magny-Cours Race 2 podium
The second race at Magny-Cours was won by Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), the World Champion doing the double for the fifth time this year after a three-rider battle raged from the start. His podium tally of 22 puts him equal with Troy Bayliss who achieved the feat in 2002, and is the second highest number of podiums in a season in the all-time list.