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Apr 30

Full house for Ducati’s Davies in spectacular Race 1

Ducati’s Davies takes victory from pole and smashes lap record

WSBK - Ducati’s Davies takes victory from pole and smashes lap record A stunning performance from Aruba.it rider Chaz Davies saw him take a comfortable victory in Race 1 at Imola, as Kawasaki pairing Rea and Sykes were left to fight it out for the other podium positions. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Gaerne announced as sponsor of WorldSBK

Italian motorcycle boot manufacturer extends links with MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

Gaerne announced as sponsor of WorldSBK Dorna WSBK Organisation (DWO) is delighted to announce a new sponsorship agreement with Gaerne, the Italian producer of high quality, high-performance motorcycle boots.

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Apr 29

WSBK: Chaz Davies on top on day 1 at Imola (updated)

Ducati rider flies the home flag for Italian manufacturer at home

Chaz Davies remained on top of the timesheets at the end of FP2 on Friday, with a 1’47.014 seeing him head Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea.

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Apr 28

WorldSBK goes medieval in Imola

#ImolaWorldSBK Pre-Event: Fire at will…

WorldSBK goes medieval in Imola WorldSBK, WorldSSP and STK1000 stars get medieval as WorldSBK goes back in time. The Rocca Sforzesca di Imola played host to the pre-event for the Motul Italian Round at Imola, with WorldSBK paddock stars getting into character in medieval costume before taking each other on on a different kind of battlefield.

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Apr 27

Some numbers and stats ahead of the Motul Italian Round at Imola

“Did You Know?”

WSBK - Some numbers and stats ahead of the Motul Italian Round at Imola 204 – Tom Sykes is the only rider who has managed to score more than 200 points at this track. Noriyuki Haga, next up in this ranking, stopped at 199. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Everything happening at the Motul Italian Round at Imola

On and Off Track

WSBK - Everything happening at the Motul Italian Round at Imola Everything happening during the Motul Italian Round, on the track and at the circuit. During the WorldSBK weekend at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, the thrills aren’t confined to the track – they extend throughout both the circuit and the race weekend.

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Apr 25

Motul named Event Main Sponsor for Italian Round at Imola

Title sponsor of the Championship takes top billing at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari

Motul named Event Main Sponsor for Italian Round at Imola Dorna WSBK Organisation is happy to say that Championship title sponsor Motul will be the Event Main Sponsor for the WorldSBK weekend in Imola, with the French lubricant giant topping the timesheets for the race weekend at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Italy. The newly crowned Round will be called the Motul Italian Round. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

WSBK: Fortune favours the brave

The track of myths and legends awaits as WorldSBK heads to Ducati heartland

WSBK - Fortune favours the brave Italy is a country steeped in both motorsport history and modern glory, with a passion for motorcycling on another level to many other nations. Two wheeled heroes and motorcycle manufacturers from one of the cultural capitals of Europe make up a gallery that tells its own story, and the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari is a showpiece that crowns the exhibit. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Rea completes the pair as van der Mark gets the crowd back on their feet at Assen

WorldSBK Race 2: Roll the Dice

WSBk - Rea completes the pair as van der Mark gets the crowd back on their feet at Assen KRT rider Jonathan Rea took another incredible win in the Netherlands in Race 2 as a half-wet half-dry race saw tyre decisions play the key role. Joined on the podium by teammate Tom Sykes and local hero Michael van der Mark, Race 2 was characterized by nervous glances at the sky as the riders dealt their cards. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

#DutchWorldSBK Race 1: He Who Dares: Rea takes Race 1 as Assen hosts a modern classic (updated²)

Rea takes the victory, Davies stays close, and Hayden hits the podium

Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea has won Race 1 at the TT Circuit Assen as he cements his place as second most successful rider at the Dutch track. Chaz Davies took a well-fought P2, and Honda rider and MotoGP Legend Nicky Hayden got to the WorldSBK podium for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

#DutchWorldSBK: Lowes leads the rush to Tissot-Superpole at Assen (updated)

Wet weather characterises Day 1 as low grip shuffles the deck

WSBK - Lowes leads the rush to Tissot-Superpole at Assen After a weather forecast that seemed to hint Day 1 in Assen may be hit by the first real wet weather of the season, FP1 at the TT Circuit Assen got underway with rain falling and a wet track under grey skies. With the forecast for the rest of the weekend still unsure, the usual lack of track action in wet conditions was replaced by a good amount of activity on the circuit and riders were keen to begin working on a wet setup should it be needed for either of the WorldSBK races this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

First practice session in Assen gets underway in rainy conditions

WorldSBK FP1: Rain Slows Play

After a weather forecast that seemed to hint Day 1 in Assen may be hit by the first real wet weather of the season, FP1 at the TT Circuit Assen got underway with rain falling and a wet track under grey skies.

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Apr 14

#DutchWorldSBK: “Did You Know?” – 25 years of history, facts and figures ahead of the Prosecco DOC Dutch Round

Some interesting recaps, stats and facts about WorldSBK at Assen ahead of the Prosecco DOC Dutch Round

WSBK - Prosecco DOC Dutch Round After 25 years on the WorldSBK calendar, Assen is set to become the second track in history to have hosted at least 50 races: Phillip Island is the other, with 51 races started so far at the Australian track. Here we go through the history books and take a look at some of the highlights and most interesting stats ahead of the 25th Anniversary weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

#DutchWorldSBK Pre-Event Pit Stop: Striking a pose in Amsterdam

Dutch city hosts WorldSBK caricatures, photos and Q&A

DutchWorldSBK Pre-Event Pit Stop Striking a pose in Amsterdam Canal-veined Dutch capital of culture Amsterdam set the stage for the upcoming Prosecco DOC Dutch Round of the Championship, with riders Michael van der Mark, Jonathan Rea, Alex Lowes, Josh Brookes and Lorenzo Savadori joined by local riders Rob Hartog and Nigel Walraven for a photo opportunity with a twist. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Manufacturers at Assen: Track Records

A closer look at the manufacturers’ performances at the TT Circuit Assen

Aprilia have won twice at Assen, with Eugene Laverty in Race 2, 2013 and with Sylvain Guintoli in Race 1, 2014: that was their last podium finish here. Last year their best result was a fourth by Leon Haslam in both races. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Everything happening at the Prosecco DOC Dutch Round, on the track and at the circuit

On and Off Track: Assen

On and Off Track Assen Everything Happening at the Prosecco DOC Dutch Round During the WorldSBK weekend at the TT Circuit Assen, the excitement extends past the on-track activities. With the Open Paddock and Paddock Show, pit walks, meet and greet sessions and a whole host of other extras to honour the 25th Anniversary of WorldSBK racing at Assen, the weekend is sure to be action packed. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Prosecco DOC announced as Event Main Sponsor for #DutchWorldSBK

Italian consortium increases involvement in World Superbike Championship

WSBK - Prosecco DOC announced as Event Main Sponsor for #DutchWorldSBK Prosecco DOC and Dorna WSBK Organisation are pleased to announce a further partnership with the Italian brand, increasing their commitment to WorldSBK by becoming Event Main Sponsor for the Round held in the Netherlands at the TT Circuit Assen. Therefore the round will be named ‘the Prosecco DOC Dutch Round’. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

#DutchWorldSBK preview: Assen awaits on 25th Anniversary

WorldSBK: Van der Mark, Get Set…GO

TT Circuit Assen The paddock returns north for the 25th anniversary of WorldSBK in Assen.  The TT Circuit Assen is a track that breathes history. Racing in the area began over 90 years ago, and the first ribbons of tarmac that would go on to form the modern circuit were first constructed in 1955, before the modifications took place that sculpted it into what it is today: a track of legend, where memories have been made and tempers frayed. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Phillip Island is here to stay

The Andrews Labor Government has secured the long-term future of our flagship motorsports events at Phillip Island

Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced the Labor Government had locked away the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix until 2026, and the Australian round of the FIM Superbike World Championship until 2027. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

WorldSBK: Davies does the double for Ducati in Aragón (updated)

KRT riders lock out the podium but Welshman sets the pace in WorldSBK’s 700th race

Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider Chaz Davies took another incredible win at MotorLand Aragón in Race 2, crossing the line 6.471 seconds clear of the nearest bike on track after another sublime ride. Kawasaki riders Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea completed the podium in Spain after being locked in another head to head. Read the rest of this entry »

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