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May 24

Acerbis named Event Main Sponsor of UK WorldSBK

Round 7 at Donington Park sees Italian company take top billing

Acerbis named Event Main Sponsor of UK WorldSBK Acerbis and Dorna WSBK Organisation (DWO) are thrilled to announce a further partnership as Acerbis are announced as the Event Main Sponsor for Round 7 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The race weekend, set to take place at Donington Park in the UK from the 27th to 29th May, will consequently be named the Acerbis UK Round. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

GEICO named event main sponsor of US WorldSBK

US insurance giant to title Round 9 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

WSBK - GEICO named event main sponsor of US WorldSBK GEICO and Dorna WSBK Organisation (DWO) are pleased to announce GEICO as the Event Main Sponsor for Round 9 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, to be held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California, July 8 – 10. The Round will be known as the GEICO Motorcycle US Round. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

There’s no place like home as the Championship leaders get back on home turf at Donington

Confidence is the preference for Tom Sykes as the paddock heads to Donington

WSBK - Donington Preview Donington Park circuit is a classic British parkland track in the heart of England, with 4km of racing tarmac that has seen legends set thousands of laps over its history-making surface. On two wheels and four, Donington has hosted some of the most spectacular moments in racing history. In WorldSBK, the modern King of the track bears one name: Tom Sykes. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

Spectacular Hayden wins in the wet (updated)

Kentucky Kid takes his first ever WorldSBK victory in stunning wet weather display

Spectacular Hayden wins in the wet Honda World Superbike Team rider Nicky Hayden crossed the line in Sepang on Sunday to take his first ever win in World Superbike. The American, a rookie in the class, took off from the pack in a supreme display of speed and control in difficult conditions. Ducati’s Davide Giugliano came home second after a late charge, ahead of reigning Champion Jonathan Rea. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Sykes takes record in stunning Tissot-Superpole

KRT pairing split by Lowes on the front row

Tom Sykes smashed the Best Lap at Sepang International Circuit in Tissot-Superpole on Saturday, beating Yamaha’s Alex Lowes and Kawasaki teammate Jonathan Rea to the top spot. The Yorkshireman beat the record after having graduated from Tissot-Superpole 1. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

WSBK: Sepang Day 1 – Savadori fastest on Friday (updated)

Rookie tops the timesheets as Sykes heads to Tissot-Superpole 1

Aprilia rider Lorenzo Savadori took the top spot on Day 1 in Malaysia IodaRacing rider Lorenzo Savadori went quickest on Friday at Sepang International Circuit, beating Honda’s Nicky Hayden to the top spot by just over two tenths of a second in the final minutes of the second practice session. Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes finds himself outside the top ten on Day 1 and heading through Tissot-Superpole 1 after heading the field in the morning. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Jonathan Rea and Kawasaki together for two more years

Jonathan leads the current WorldSBK championship standings by 35 points

Reigning FIM Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea has re-signed with Kawasaki’s official KRT effort to compete for two more years on the class-leading latest model Ninja ZX-10R.

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May 11

Fassi named event main sponsor of #SepangWorldSBK

Italian crane company furthers commitment as partner of World Superbike

Fassi named event main sponsor of #SepangWorldSBK Fassi and Dorna WSBK Organisation are delighted to announce another partnership as Fassi are named the Event Main Sponsor of Round 6 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Round will therefore be known as the Fassi Malaysian Round. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

WorldSBK: Sepang on and off track

Everything happening on the track and at the circuit in Round 6

WorldSBK - Sepang on and off track WorldSBK is back in the East once again for Round 6 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as Sepang International Circuit stages another stunning showdown of the world’s fastest production motorcycle racers.

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May 10

“Did You Know?” – Pre-Round stats and facts about WorldSBK in Malaysia

Some stats and facts about WorldSBK in Malaysia ahead of the Fassi Malaysian Round

Some stats and facts about WorldSBK in Malaysia ahead of the Fassi Malaysian Round 44 – Last year Sepang was the stage of Max Biaggi’s last podium finish: he became the oldest rider to climb on the rostrum (Race 1) at 44 years, 1 month and 7 days of age. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

WorldSBK: The heat is on

What awaits as WorldSBK heads east to Malaysia

WorldSBK - Sepang International Circuit Kuala Lumpur is a truly global city. With a long history sewing the threads of the past into the modern canvas that sees influences both old and new create skyscrapers around pillars of tradition, Sepang International Circuit is a recent jewel in the spectacular crown of the Malaysian metropolis.

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May 01

Davies completes Ducati double at home (updated)

Aruba.it rider takes a second stunning win of the weekend

Ducati title challenger Chaz Davies threw down the gauntlet to Championship leader Jonathan Rea in Race 2 at Imola as the Welshman again lead off the line from pole position and took a commanding victory. Kawasaki Racing Team’s reigning Champion Rea crossed the line second despite struggling with some issues, heading teammate Tom Sykes over the line once again. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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