Tag Archive: WSBK

Sep 12

WSBK: The final countdown: Ready, set, Germany!

Lausitzring: Preview

WorldSBK - Lausitzring WorldSBK is back on track at Lausitzring and ready to rumble as the last four Rounds of the season get underway-
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Jul 28

WSBK: The future of Ducati: Davies stays – Melandri returns

Veteran rider back in the WorldSBK paddock to partner Championship contender Davies

Marco Melandri is set to make a return to the World Superbike paddock in 2017, as the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team announce the Italian as partner to staying talent Chaz Davies. Davies was widely expected to stay with the Borgo Panigale factory as has been officially confirmed to be doing so. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

WSBK: Lausitzring test underway

Teams taking part in private test in Germany ahead of Round 10

The summer break hasn’t quite arrived for some of the WorldSBK paddock, as a host of teams are taking part in a private test at Eurospeedway Lausitz ahead of the Pirelli German Round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Jul 14

WSBK: Riders set for weather hit weekend in Germany

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WSBK - Riders set for weather hit weekend in Germany The upcoming 2017 season and the weather were the biggest talking points ahead of the German GP, some riders hoping for rain more than others.
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Jul 10

WSBK: Laguna Seca stages a showdown to remember

Rea out, dueling Ducatis and last corner drama

WSBK - Sykes took victory at Laguna Seca in Race 2 Tom Sykes has taken victory in Race 2 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, heading the Ducati duo of Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies over the line in a race that would have been impossible to script. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

WSBK: Rea reigns at Laguna Seca as Hayden hits the podium at home

Rea eventually crossed the line over a second clear to take his first victory at the US track

WSBK - Rea reigns at Laguna Seca as Hayden hits the podium at home Jonathan Rea has taken his first ever victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, beating teammate Tom Sykes into P2 with Nicky Hayden coming through under pressure to take the final spot on the rostrum. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

WSBK: Pre-round stats and facts about WorldSBK at Laguna Seca

“Did You Know?”- A few stats and facts ahead of the GEICO Motorcycle US Round 

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black 17 – A European rider won here for the first time after 16 races: it was Frankie Chili, in the first 2003 Race. Since then, the winds have changed and the only non-European rider who has won in Laguna Seca is Australian Chris Vermeulen, with a double in 2004.
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Jul 06

WSBK: All aboard for the cable car tour of San Francisco

San Francisco sights for WorldSBK ahead of Laguna Seca

WSBK - All aboard for the cable car tour of San Francisco The paddock has arrived in California and the dreaming is replaced by reality – Round 9 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is upon us and to celebrate, action kicked off with a cable car tour of the City by the Bay – the Californian jewel of San Francisco. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

WSBK: Everything happening on the track and at the circuit at Laguna Seca during the GEICO US Round

Laguna Seca on and off track

WSBK - Everything happening on the track and at the circuit at Laguna Seca during the GEICO US Round WorldSBK heads west to the Golden State for Round 9 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock sets up at the legendary Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Jun 20

WSBK: Sykes to stay with WSBK

2013 WorldSBK Champion re-signs for two years

After recently starting his 200th WorldSBK race, KRT rider Tom Sykes has signed a further 2 year contract with the Japanese factory to stay on the ZX-10R for another two seasons. Sykes, who completed his Misano weekend with two second places from pole, will continue as a key member of the Kawasaki team both on and off track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

WSBK: Misano day 1, Hayden fastest on Friday

Entry to Tissot-Superpole 2 decided as American legend leads the way

WSBK - Misano day 1, Hayden fastest on Friday The first day of track action at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli saw Kentucky Kid Nicky Hayden set the fastest lap of the day, as the American WorldSBK rookie put his Honda at the top of the timesheets. Misano veteran Hayden headed fellow WorldSBK rookie Markus Reiterberger in P2 in an impressive showing for Althea BMW, ahead of KRT rider Tom Sykes – the man who has been on pole for the last 4 weekends at Misano. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

WSBK: Donington day 3, a tale of two Kawasakis (updated)

KRT duo duel it out at Donington

WSBK - Donington day 3, a tale of two Kawasakis An incredible start for the Kawasaki Racing Team pairing of Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea saw the two Brits escape at the front of the race, beginning a more than twenty lap tussle that eventually saw Sykes earn an eighth victory at the Derbyshire track. Reigning Champion Rea crossed the line in P2 to take another podium and keep his incredible haul of points for the title increasing, and Ducati’s Chaz Davies found redemption after a tricky Race 1 in which the Welshman suffered two crashes, completing the podium in third. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Honda WSBK enters winter break after successful test at Jerez

This was the last outing of the year for the Dutch-based outfit before the start of the testing ban

Honda WSBK enters winter break after successful test at Jerez The Honda World Superbike Team completed a three-day test at Circuito de Jerez today in readiness for the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Nov 16

WorldSBK to make historical return to EuroSpeedway Lausitz

The German venue returns in 2016 hosting a round for the FIM Superbike World Championship

WorldSBK to make historical return to Lausitzring 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). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Motul announced as new WorldSBK Title Sponsor

Solid agreement signed for the next five seasons, from 2016 to 2020

WSBK - Marc Saurina, WSBK Commercial and Marketing Director with Roman Grabowski, Motul Motorsport Manager Details of the agreement between Dorna Group and Motul were revealed at Magny-Cours last Friday during the penultimate round of the 2015 WorldSBK season.

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Jul 02

WorldSBK and ESPN Brazil extend partnership for three years

The series to be broadcast in Brazil until 2018

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Major sporting TV network ESPN Brazil has extended the agreement with Dorna WSBK Organization to broadcast the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three-year period (2016-2018). The top production-based motorcycle racing series in the world will be viewable all over the Brazilian territory in both English and Portuguese languages. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

WorldSBK and Misano extend partnership for four more years

The Italian venue will continue hosting a round of the FIM Superbike World Championship.

WorldSBK fans take the pit-walk tour at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli Dorna WSBK Organization is delighted to announce the renewal of the partnership with the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” to host an official round of the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further four-year period (2016-2019). Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Shin chan joins WorldSBK in Europe

The animated series partners the Championship for the 2015 season

Shin chan joins WorldSBK The eni FIM Superbike World Championship welcomes Japanese animated series Shin chan as new addition for the European rounds of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Vallelunga to be WorldSBK back-up venue for the two-year period 2015–2016

Autodromo Vallelunga “Piero Taruffi”

Autodromo Vallelunga “Piero Taruffi” Dorna WSBK Organization and the FIM are pleased to announce that the Autodromo Vallelunga “Piero Taruffi” has become the official World Superbike back-up venue for the two-year period 2015-2016 Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Dorna WSBK is pleased to announce the arrival of a new partner for the 2015 and 2016 editions of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship

Progrip new Technical Supplier of the Superbike World Championship

Progrip new Technical Supplier of the Superbike World Championship Italian company Progrip, for 40 years involved in the production of plastic materials and already with a high-profile presence in motocross racing, will be the series’ Technical Supplier. Progrip will provide the teams with technical support, with the goal of testing its products in motorcycle racing at world level and then transfer the same technology to customers around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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