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WorldSSP – Return of the champ Kenan Sofuoglu

They say whilst the cats away the mice will play, which could have been the case in the FIM Supersport World Championship (WorldSSP), as the opening two rounds saw the absence of title favourite and reigning world champion Kenan Sofuoglu [...]

March 27, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Stunning win for Federico Caricasulo in dramatic Thai race

In a dramatic and incident packed race at the Motul Thai Round on Sunday it was Federico Caricasulo (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team) who took a superb win in the heat of the Chang International Circuit, with Thai wild card [...]

March 12, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Jules Cluzel shows his mettle for pole position

Saturday’s WorldSSP action at the Chang International Circuit saw Jules Cluzel (CIA Landlord Insurance Honda) produce a lap of 1’37.683 for pole position, in a Tissot Superpole 2 shootout which took place in scorching hot (36°C) conditions. Despite suffering a [...]

March 11, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Kyle Smith Fridays’s fastest in Thai Heat

Friday’s WorldSSP action at the Motul Thai Round in the heat of the Chang International Circuit saw Kyle Smith (GEMAR Team Lorini) complete the day as the top man thanks to a 1’38.259 time. Having also led FP1 Smith showed [...]

March 10, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

What WorldSSP could bring in Buriram as Kenan Sofugolu remains sidelined

Round One of the FIM Supersport World Championship provided unexpected drama, incredible racing and early set-backs which will be tough to beat. However with two of the main title contenders injured, Chang International Circuit is bound to throw in even [...]

March 6, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Rolfo clinches victory in sensational show

In the closest ever finish the class has seen, the first WorldSSP race of the year at the Yamaha Finance Australian Round brought immense levels of drama. With Roberto Rolfo (Team Factory Vamag) emerging victorious as he beat Lucas Mahias [...]

February 26, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Jacobsen the pole man at Phillip Island

At the Yamaha Finance Australian Round at Phillip Island on Saturday it was PJ Jacobsen (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) who took WorldSSP pole with a 1’33.128 best time. In the brilliant Australian sunshine on the Bass Straight, Jules Cluzel (CIA [...]

February 25, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: PJ Jacobsen Leads The Way on day one

American rider PJ Jacobsen quickest on Friday in Australia, with Cluzel and Caricasulo also in the Friday top three The first day of action in the 2017 season concluded with PJ Jacobsen (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) at the head of [...]

February 24, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP rides unpredictable Phillip Island seas

New season promises new challenges and WorldSSP (World Supersport) is certainly the series to look to in terms of challenges. Revving up to the magical Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit from 24th-26th February, the ever competitive class is about to [...]

February 22, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

Kenan Sofuoglu Out Of First Two Rounds As Ryde Continues Progress

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) and his new team-mate Kyle Ryde have just completed their final pre-season test sessions, at the host venue of the 2017 championship opener, Phillip Island. After struggling with the effects of a recently dislocated right [...]

February 21, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

World Supersport completes track action for day two with Jacobsen on top

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit hosted the final day of the World Supersport winter testing, with just three days to go until 2017 kicks off on track. Combined times coming through for both days means it gave riders a good [...]

February 21, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport
Jules Cluzel ends day one on top in World Supersport

Jules Cluzel ends day one on top in World Supersport

Jules Cluzel (CIA Landlord Insurance Honda) was able to take the honours in the opening World Supersport session of the Official Test with a time of 1.35.365; as the weather continued to cause minor delays around the swooping Australian circuit. [...]

February 20, 2017 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

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

Kyle Ryde Joins Kawasaki Puccetti Racing Alongside Sofuoglu

Ryde’s original 2017 racing plans had been stopped in their tracks very recently but with help and encouragement from numerous sources, including WorldSBK Champion Jonathan Rea, WorldSSP legend Kenan Sofuoglu, Kawasaki and the Puccetti team itself, a deal was struck [...]

December 21, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

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

Yamaha Reveals the Race Ready 2017 YZF-R6

Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. welcomed all thrill seekers into ‘ouR World’ with the launch of the race-ready YZF-R6 during the EICMA International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan. Inspired by YZR-M1 technology with the distinctive R-Series design, the showcasing of this full-blooded [...]

November 8, 2016 Industry News, Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Smith Wins the Final Desert Duel

The final WorldSSP race of the season was an edge-of-the-seat thriller that saw Kyle Smith (CIA Landlord Insurance Honda) come out victorious over current World Champion Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) by just 6 thousandths of a second. Jules Cluzel [...]

October 30, 2016 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Stapleford Takes Maiden Pole Under the Desert Floodlights in Qatar

Luke Stapleford (Profile Racing) turned his Friday fortunes around to take pole position on Saturday for his first time, after graduating from Tissot-Superpole 1 earlier in the evening. The Brit finished 17th overall on Friday and was able to completely [...]

October 29, 2016 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

Krummenacher Fastest Overall on Friday

WorldSSP riders battled for entry to Tissot-Superpole 2 in FP2, at 19:45 local time (GMT+3) with Randy Krummenacher (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) leading the way. Krummenacher heads into the Gaerne Qatar Round fighting for second overall and by topping the timesheets [...]

October 28, 2016 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport

WorldSSP: The Fight for Second Takes the Spotlight Ahead of Qatar

The World Supersport field head to Qatar for the final round of the season and though Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) is the newly crowned World Champion, the floodlights will shine just behind him on the riders caught in a [...]

October 24, 2016 Latest News, Racing, World Supersport
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