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Yamaha WSBK Returns to the Track with Lowes and Guintoli

Yamaha Motor Europe’s new pairing of Alex Lowes and Sylvain Guintoli will make their debut aboard the 2016 Yamaha YZF-R1 at the Circuito de Jerez in southern Spain tomorrow in the opening test of the Japanese marque’s return to the [...]

November 2, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Haslam ends the 2015 WorldSBK season with a win

Second place Davies claims runner-up spot as Rea suffers first DNF of the season. The final FIM Superbike World Championship race of 2015 was won on the final lap after another race-long fight as Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – [...]

October 18, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Maiden win for Torres in Race 1 after spectacular battle with Rea

The Spaniard ends Great Britain’s winning streak as Sykes claims final podium place. The penultimate race of the 2015 WorldSBK season has been won under floodlights at the Losail International Circuit by Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), [...]

October 18, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Night-time Tissot-Superpole victory for Sykes in Qatar

The Briton claims pole number 30 of his career as Rea and Fores will join him on front row. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has taken his 30th career Tissot-Superpole to ensure his place at the head of the front [...]

October 17, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Rea displaces Torres to end first Qatari night on top

Sykes, Davies and van der Mark complete the top 5. After the opening floodlit session of the weekend, the second free practice session at the Losail International Circuit saw lap times tumble as the WorldSBK riders got up to speed [...]

October 17, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

WorldSBK stars try one horsepower as Qatari finale begins

Stars of the series swap two wheels for four legs in final 2015 pre-event. The final pre-event of the 2015 WorkdSBK season saw a selection of riders from the paddock head into Qatar’s capitaly city Doha for an in-depth look [...]

October 15, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Qatari floodlights to illuminate 2015 finale

The battle for second is on as WorldSBK returns to Doha. Sunday 18 October will mark the final two races in the eni FIM Superbike World Championship of 2015. All is decided in terms of Riders’ and Manufacturers’ titles, in [...]

October 12, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Honda announces 2016 World Superbike riders

Honda has today confirmed the team that will spearhead its campaign in the 2016 World Superbike championship on the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP. Current rider Michael van der Mark will be joined in the team by former MotoGP World Champion Nicky [...]

October 8, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Motul announced as new WorldSBK Title Sponsor

Solid agreement signed for the next five seasons, from 2016 to 2020. 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. Representatives Romain Grabowski of [...]

October 5, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Rea ends Fassi French Round with the double

Davies and Sykes complete Magny-Cours Race 2 podium. The second race at Magny-Cours was won by Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), the World Champion doing the double for the fifth time this year after a three-rider battle raged from the [...]

October 4, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Rea masters wet conditions in Race 1 at Magny-Cours

Sykes edged in the closing stages as Guintoli claims home podium. Rea proves his riding skills in the wet to claim his 28th career win. The opening WorldSBK race of the day at a very wet Magny-Cours has been won [...]

October 4, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Jacobsen claims Magny-Cours pole on his final lap

WSS title contenders line-up side by side for what could be a Championship decider. PJ Jacobsen (CORE Motorsport Thailand) kept the pressure on Champion elect Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) by leaving it until his final lap to steal the [...]

October 3, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Haslam splashes his way to French Tissot-Superpole win

The Aprilia rider on pole despite a late crash, Rea only 0.004s away in second. Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils) has taken the penultimate Tissot-Superpole of the 2015 season, the first fully wet qualifying of the year [...]

October 3, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

WorldSBK looks at 2 wheeled innovation in Nevers

Newly crowned Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), Niccolò Canepa (Althea Racing), Markus Reiterberger (VanZon Remeha BMW), Pawel Szkopek (Szkopek POLand POSITION) together with local riders Christophe Ponsson (Team Pedercini), Lucas Mahias (MG Competition), Jeremy Guarnoni (Team Trasimeno), [...]

October 1, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Fassi Group the Event Main Sponsor of the French Round

The Italian company to star the penultimate event of the season. Fassi Group will be the Event Main Sponsor for the French Round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, taking place this weekend at Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours [...]

September 29, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Ducati’s Davide Giugliano will be substituted by Luca Scassa and Xavi Forés

The Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team confirms that injured Davide Giugliano will be substituted by Luca Scassa at the Magny-Cours round and by Xavi Forés at the Losail round The Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team announces that it [...]

September 28, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

All focus shifts to battle for second at FrenchWorldSBK

With Rea already crowned World Champion, the series heads to Magny-Cours. Situated close to the towns of Magny-Cours and Nevers, the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours (to give it its full title) is found in the centre of France and some [...]

September 28, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Race-ready Yamaha YZF-R1 Returns to World Superbike Challenge

Yamaha Motor Europe has the media buzzing with the announcement of the company’s next step towards success in its comprehensive road racing challenge. Yesterday it was announced that, besides competing in FIM Endurance World Championship, FIM Superstock 1000 Cup, MCE [...]

September 24, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Yamaha Returns to World Superbike with Crescent Racing

Yamaha Motor Europe will make its official return to the World Superbike Championship in 2016 in collaboration with highly experienced partner Crescent Racing and title sponsors PATA. The team will place the new YZF-R1 in the talented hands of 2014 [...]

September 23, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes

Davies returns to winning ways in Race 2 at Jerez

Aprilia pair join Ducati winner on the podium as Rea and Sykes complete top 5. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team) went one better than in race 1 to win the second race of the day at a [...]

September 20, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes