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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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Sep 07

Melandri wins an exciting race 1

Melandri scored his 4th win as factory Aprilia rider and the 17th of his career.

WSBK - Race 1 podium In one of the closest races of the season so far Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has taken the win in race one at Jerez after a 20 lap encounter that saw the leading group of eight riders exchanging places at almost every turn in the early stages. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Baz spoils the party and takes pole, Faccani new STK600 champion

The young Frenchman will move off ahead of everyone else in the two Sunday races

WSBK - vd Mark Day 2 An intense Tissot-Superpole second session has been won by Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) who claimed Pole Position today at Jerez.

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Sep 06

Baz takes Tissot-Superpole and sets new best lap at Jerez

Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) will join Baz on the front row

WSBK - Baz action An intense Tissot-Superpole second session has been won by Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) who claimed Pole Position today at Jerez. the young Frenchman will move off ahead of everyone else in the two Sunday races for the second time this year. Baz also recorded the new best lap of the track for the Superbike class in 1’40.298, beating the previous record by 0.322s. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Baz storms to first place on opening day

The 26 riders contesting the Spanish round in Jerez this weekend were soon up to speed.

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 1 Temperatures soared into the 30s for Free Practice 2 leaving many to think that few riders would better their times from the morning’s session. This was looking the case until the final 6 minutes when several fast laps completely changed the running order.
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Sep 04

Riders attend Equestrian show as WSBK returns to Spain

A selection of riders have attended a special show performed by the Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre

WSBK - All_riders_entrance As a prelude to the Spanish Round about to get underway, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship paid a visit to one of the most famous institutions of both Jerez de la Frontera and the whole Country of Spain.

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Sep 01

WSBK action resumes at Jerez for Round 10

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Jerez for the tenth round of the season.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white This is the second year in a row that the series heads to the Andalusian circuit, and the third time overall after a trip down to the south of Spain in 1990. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Bimota halted from further competition in FIM Superbike World Championship

Plans for participation in the 2014 FIM Superbike World Championship emerged and they were in contact with the FIM and Dorna.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The Italian manufacturer reappeared under new management and showed promise when they announced their new model, the Bimota BB3 at the EICMA show in Milan last November. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

SBK Commission decision

The proposal did not receive the required consensus

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization inform that the possibility to compensate for the amount of points that will be missed through the cancellation of the South African Round has been denied. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Eni FIM Superbike World Championship 2014 calendar update

As announced, the final prize-giving ceremony for both WSBK and WSS classes will take place in Doha, Qatar

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization wish to announce that the Free State South African Round which was cancelled (Press Release of 31 July) will not be replaced by any other event. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Eni FIM Superbike World Championship 2014 Calendar update

The venue was on the WSBK calendar for five consecutive years between 2005 and 2009

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization would like to announce the confirmation of the Qatar Round at Losail International Circuit, scheduled for 2 November 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Tyre supplier call for tender

The application for the tender procedure can be submitted starting from Monday 28 July

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Dorna WSBK Organization, in agreement with the FIM, announce the open call for tender for those companies willing to be the sole tyre supplier of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship from 2016 onwards, as the agreement with the current tyre supplier will expire at the end of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Sykes ends official test at Portimao on top

The reigning champion and his teammate Loris Baz mainly focused on fine-tuning

WSBk - Tom Sykes Portimao The two day official DWO test drew to a close today at Portimao’s Autodromo International do Algarve with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) the quickest rider thanks to his 1’42.719s lap time set this morning.

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Jul 13

Sykes wins a hectic Race 2 at Laguna Seca

“The aim was to win the race” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Laguna Seca - Tom Sykes Day 3 The second WSBK race at Laguna Seca was as hot on track as the air temperature as after two red flags and restarts, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) came out victorious in the 7 lap sprint race that put an end to the ninth round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which saw a total 49,408 attendants during the three days.

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Jul 13

Melandri heads Aprilia one-two in first race

The Italian rider adds another victory to his tally of 16 WSBK race wins

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black After 25 thrilling laps, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won the opening race of the day at Laguna Seca.

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Jul 12

Sykes raises the bar with pole position and new best lap

“It was a really exciting Superpole” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Tissot-Superpole top-3 The Tissot-Superpole ahead of tomorrow’s two WSBK races has been won by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a blistering lap in hot and sunny weather at the Laguna Seca circuit in California.

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Jul 12

Chaz Davies heads the WSBK field on opening day

Great speed and consistency on the opening day of action

WSBK - Laguna Seca - Chaz Davies Chaz Davies (Ducati Superbike Team) has set the fastest lap in the Free Practice combined times today at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 1’23.293s, edging second place Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) by only 21 thousandths of a second.

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Jul 10

WSBK riders meet sea wonders at Monterey Aquarium

Near Laguna Seca circuit

WSBK - Media Event Riders - Monterey Aquarium Earlier today a selection of WSBK riders kick started the US round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship with a trip to the renowned Monterey Aquarium.

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