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Jonathan Rea stuns to do the double Down Under

The season-opening Yamaha Finance Australian Round at Phillip Island saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) wrap up a double victory from ninth position, in a superb Sunday race. Starting from a re-shuffled grid, Aruba.it Racing – Ducati pair Chaz Davies [...]

February 26, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Rea triumphs as tactics prevail

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit was the backdrop for a stunning first race of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) took a superb win, to start the season in style. Rea beat Chaz [...]

February 25, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

The 2017 World Superbike season officially launched at sunny Phillip Island

Anticipation swirled around the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit as the season was officially launched in front of the world’s media and circuit officials. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati), Stefan Bradl (Red Bull Honda [...]

February 23, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Start your engines, WorldSBK goes Down Under

Australian summer sun awaits the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock heads to the legendary Phillip Island. Set on the glorious Southern Island, the 4.4km flowing circuit is a favourite of many riders, and doesn’t take fools on [...]

February 22, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Jonathan Rea ends on top as Official Phillip Island test concludes 

Basking in the summer sun at the stunning Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit, MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship riders were able to take advantage of the four hours they have out on track, following a disrupted day on Monday before [...]

February 21, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Xavi Fores stuns in official test to end day one on top

As riders took to the fast and flowing Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit for the first session of the Official test, changeable weather conditions caused disruption throughout the morning session. Determined to get some solid testing time in, the MOTUL [...]

February 20, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Dorna launches new mobile-ready WorldSBK.com

Now more responsive and socially-focused, WorldSBK.com takes another step towards improving browsing experience. Creating a new and improved online home for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, 2017 sees the brand new website for the world´s fastest production-based motorcycle series [...]

February 15, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

SEAT sponsors the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

The Leon CUPRA, the most powerful model in SEAT history, will be the Official Safety Car of WorldSBK. SEAT and Dorna WSBK Organization have signed a sponsorship agreement for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Leon CUPRA will become [...]

February 13, 2017 Latest News, World Superbikes

Ducati Team Prepare for 2017 Superbike World Championship Challenge

Partnership renewed and reinforced between Aruba.it and Ducati. After six successive wins in the 2016 season, the team is now aiming for the 2017 Riders’ and Manufacturers’ titles Continuity guaranteed for the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team thanks to two-year [...]

February 8, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Yamaha bLU cRU joins the WorldSBK Championship

Unveiling its racing future as part of the global press conference on Tuesday 7th February, Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. introduced the next generation of up-and-coming short circuit riders who will take on the R3 bLU cRU Challenge for 2017. Held [...]

February 8, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Pata Yamaha Spearheads 2017 Road Racing Challengers

Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. presented its powerhouse of Road Racing challengers to the international media today, during the prestigious Official Race Teams Press Conference event held at the headquarters of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team in Gerno di Lesmo, Italy. [...]

February 7, 2017 Latest News, World Superbikes

WSBK and WSS Championships – 2017 Final Calendar

MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship/ FIM Supersport and Supersport 300 World Championships/ European Superstock 1000 Championship 2017 Calendar DATE COUNTRY CIRCUIT WorldSBK WorldSSP WorldSSP300 STK1000 24-26 February Australia Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit X X 10-12 March Thailand Chang International [...]

February 7, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes, World Supersport

Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team unveiled at Hangar-7

The famous Hangar-7 facility in Salzburg, Austria, provided the stunning backdrop for the unveiling of the Red Bull Honda World Superbike team, which will charge into the 2017 WorldSBK season with Nicky Hayden and Stefan Bradl riding the brand-new Honda [...]

February 6, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Honda and Akrapovič join forces for the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship

Honda Motor Europe is delighted to announce a partnership with Akrapovič for the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship, which will see Nicky Hayden and Stefan Bradl’s Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 machines being fitted with the state-of-the art exhaust systems provided [...]

January 23, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Donington Park reveals race event calendar for 40th anniversary year

Donington Park has revealed its provisional calendar for the 2017 motorsport season at the Leicestershire venue, featuring the usual mix of international events and top line national racing to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the circuit’s re-opening by Tom Wheatcroft [...]

January 5, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

2017 Provisional Calendar World SBK Calendar

MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship/ FIM Supersport and Supersport 300 World Championships/ European Superstock 1000 Championship 2017 Provisional Calendar, 25 November  DATE COUNTRY CIRCUIT WorldSBK WorldSSP WorldSSP300 STK1000 24-26 February Australia Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit X X     [...]

November 25, 2016 Latest News, Superstock 1000 FIM Cup, World Superbikes, World Supersport

Nicky Hayden undergoes successful knee surgery

Nicky Hayden had successful surgery on a detached right knee medial collateral ligament (MCL), which was carried out by Dr. David Chao at the Oasis Surgery Center in San Diego, California, at 7am PST (GMT -8) today. The Honda WorldSBK [...]

November 24, 2016 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

UK WorldSBK round confirmed for Donington – 26/27/28 May 2017

Donington Park are proud to announce that the Leicestershire track will once again host the only UK Round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship next year, with the date confirmed for 26-28 May 2017. Retaining the now traditional late [...]

November 2, 2016 Latest News, World Superbikes

Davies Dominates the Ultimate Showdown in Qatar

The final race of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship had it all; Ducati dominating proceedings, a Pedercini Kawasaki flaming inferno and an admirable show of team spirit by the current World Champion. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing- Ducati) shattered [...]

October 30, 2016 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes

Davies Paints the Desert Red While Rea Takes his Crown

The penultimate Race of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship got off to a shining start under the stars and floodlights of the Losail International Circuit. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) won the race in dominant style with [...]

October 29, 2016 Latest News, Racing, World Superbikes
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