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World Supersport returns to the stage of a 2015 race full of surprises

World Supersport rookie Randy Krummenacher rode his new Kawasaki brilliantly in difficult conditions at Phillip Island, with the Swiss rider inheriteinga well-deserved lead to cross the line more than two and a half seconds clear of the pack and taking [...]

March 7, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

Randy Krummenacher takes top honours first time out as teammate Sofuoglu crashes

Swiss rookie Randy Krummenacher has taken victory in the WorldSSP race at Phillip Island, beating STK600 graduate Federico Caricasulo and wildcard Anthony West to the top step of the podium. Honda’s PJ Jacobsen got the best start from P2 on [...]

February 28, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Two Tenths and One Thousandth

Margin between Sofuoglu and Cluzel remains, Krummenacher closes in Reigning Champion Kenan Sofuoglu retained his grip on at the top of the timesheets after the second WorldSSP session practice of the day, despite not setting a time in the afternoon, [...]

February 26, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

Life’s A Beach!

Phillip Island Pre-Event is the first victory of the year for class of 2016 The WorldSBK paddock was today welcomed to Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit by owner Fergus Cameron, inaugurating what is to surely be another fantastic season of [...]

February 25, 2016 Latest News, World Superbikes, World Supersport

Superstar Sofuoglu Sees Off Rookie Krummenacher On Day 2

Kenan Sofuoglu has laid down another marker in the second and final WorldSSP test session ahead of the first Round of the season. Setting his fastest lap in the final session, the Turkish rider managed a 1’33.786, keeping himself 0.669 [...]

February 23, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

WorldSSP: Rookie Krummenacher Tops Day 1

Krummenacher leads Sofuoglu for the first time as rain hits Phillip Island The Puccetti pair of Randy Krummenacher and Kenan Sofuoglu recorded a 1-2 finish in the second session of testing at Phillip Island, with track time interrupted by spots [...]

February 22, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

Sofuoglu Defends Title as Cluzel Returns

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit sets the scene: sea, speed and a new season with new regulations. After a 2015 that saw Kenan Sofuoglu take his fourth title, the state of Victoria hosts the first round of the new era [...]

February 21, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

The new era of WorldSBK begins as the Championship sets sail for Phillip Island

A few hours south of Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is a ribbon of tarmac standing alone by the sea. High speed, flowing and technical, it has been the stage for some of [...]

February 21, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

Donington Park to support Kyle Ryde in 2016 World Supersport Championship

Donington Park will support Kyle Ryde in the 2016 World Supersport Championship, which races on the prestigious World Superbike Championship undercard, with the only UK round taking place at Donington on 27-29 May. The 18-year-old from nearby Jacksdale in Nottinghamshire [...]

February 8, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

Jacobsen to spearhead Honda’s World Supersport assault in 2016

Patrick ‘PJ’ Jacobsen and the Honda World Supersport Team are ready to challenge for top honours in the upcoming 2016 FIM Supersport World Championship campaign. The 22-year-old from Montgomery, New York, will line up alongside compatriot and World Superbike rider [...]

February 4, 2016 Latest News, World Supersport

EJC Champion Javier Orellana looking forward to Supersport debut

Young rising star Javier Orellana is ready to take on a new challenge in his already extensive career, in the European Class of the FIM Supersport World Championship. The Spaniard will race with team WILSport Racedays as a direct consequence [...]

January 25, 2016 European Junior Cup, Latest News, World Supersport

Big Change to WSBK Sunday’s Race 1 to move to Saturday’s

Motul FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships  and FIM Superstock 1000 Cup Changes to Regulations for 2016 (and beyond) The Superbike Commission composed of Messrs Javier Alonso (DWO Executive Director), Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA Representative), Rezsö Bulcsu (FIM CCR Director) met [...]

December 16, 2015 Latest News, World Superbikes, World Supersport

Honda Announces Plans for 2016 Motorcycle Motorsports Activitie

In August this year, 56 years since first participating in the FIM Road Racing World Championship Series in 1959, Honda achieved an unprecedented 700 world motorcycle Grand Prix victories in all classes, following Marc Marquez’s MotoGP victory in Austin. To [...]

November 17, 2015 Latest News, MotoGP, Off-Road, World Superbikes, World Supersport

Krummenacher Joins Sofuoglu In The Kawasaki Puccetti Racing WSS Team

With Sofuoglu already signed-up some time ago the decision was made that the official Kawasaki WSS team should expand to include the talented 25-year-old Krummenacher, in order to strengthen the overall Kawasaki push in this important FIM World Championship class. [...]

November 6, 2015 Latest News, World Supersport

World Supersport on the verge of change for 2016

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), FIM Europe and DWO are pleased to announce that a new exciting format will be introduced for the upcoming season. The 2016 edition of the FIM Superbike World Championship will witness a historical change [...]

November 4, 2015 Latest News, World Supersport

Debut WSS win for Smith in Qatar as season draws to a close

A thrilling floodlit WSS finale has been won by Kyle Smith (Pata Honda World Supersport Team), who took his first win in Supersport after a tense final lap. Smith had several moments but was able to fend of 2015 Supersport [...]

October 18, 2015 Latest News, World Supersport

Sofuoglu claims record pole in Qatar

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) will start the final WSS race of the season, the annual floodlit race at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar, from the number one grid slot after clinching the 23rd pole position of his career. [...]

October 17, 2015 Latest News, World Supersport

Mahias heads WSS field after opening night in Qatar

After topping the first session earlier in the day, Lucas Mahias (MG Competition Yamaha) ended the opening day with the fastest WSS time, the French rider lapping the 5.380km Losail International Circuit in a time of 2.02.642s, just over a [...]

October 17, 2015 Latest News, World Supersport

CORE” Motorsport Thailand heads into 2016 with Ten Kate and Honda

Honda is delighted that Thailand-based CORE” Motorsport has confirmed a strengthening of existing ties with Ten Kate Racing as it prepares for the 2016 World Supersport Championship season with Patrick ‘PJ’ Jacobsen. CORE” Motorsport Thailand began the 2015 season with [...]

October 13, 2015 Latest News, World Supersport

World Supersport: Triangular Manufacturers’ shootout still to be sorted

The 2015 FIM Supersport World Championship has been a season full of raw emotion, on the track as well as off it. After two seasons off the top spot, Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) is back in business with a [...]

October 12, 2015 Latest News, World Supersport
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