Category archives for: World Superbike

Rea Sweeps Phillip Island Opener

Jonathan Rea has signed a two-year contract extension with the Kawasaki Racing Team. (WorldSBK Photo)

Reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea took the first double win at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit since Carlos Checa in 2011 on Sunday after another hard fought battle with Chaz Davies.

Rea Opens World Superbike Defense In Style

Jonathan Rea (1) leads the way during Saturday's World Superbike opener at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. (WorldSBK Photo)

Jonathan Rea kicked off defense of his 2015 World Superbike championship with an incredible last lap victory over Ducati rider Chaz Davies on Saturday in the opening race of the season at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

Guintoli Leads Opening Day At Phillip Island

Sylvain Guintoli opened the 2016 World Superbike season on top of the practice charts on Friday at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. (WorldSBK Photo)

Sylvain Guintoli will lead the charge into World Superbike superpole qualifying on Saturday after pacing the first day of practice at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on Friday.

Althea BMW Debuts 2016 Bikes

Althea BMW Racing Team and BMW Motorrad Motorsport debuted their 2016 bikes ahead of the World Superbike season.

The Althea BMW Racing Team and BMW Motorrad Motorsport opened the doors of the evocative “Moto dei Miti” Museum, located next to the Althea Racing Department, to host the presentation of the team ahead of the 2016 season.

Althea BMW Takes On World Superbike

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Althea Racing announced its cooperation with BMW Motorrad Motorsport for the World Superbike Championship and the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup 2016 on Saturday.

Laguna Seca Confirms 2016 Events

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has announced its 2016 schedule of events. (Richard Dole/LAT Photo)

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will celebrate 59 consecutive seasons of hosting motorsports events in 2016 with a packed major events schedule showcasing national and world championship series’ of sports car, open wheel and motorcycle racing, as well as one of the most prestigious annual historic car racing events in the world.

Torres, Haslam Finish SBK Season Strong

Leon Haslam completed a perfect Sunday for Aprilia by winning race two in Qatar. (SBK photo)

The final WorldSBK race of the season was decided Sunday on the final lap after another race-long fight by Leon Haslam (Aprilia Racing Team-Red Devils), who took his second win of the year by .110 seconds ahead of championship runner-up Chaz Davies ( Racing-Ducati SBK Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team).

Twilight Superpole For Tom Sykes

Tom Sykes will start from the pole for the season-ending World Superbike doubleheader in Qatar on Sunday. (WorldSBK Photo)

Tom Sykes secured the 30th Tissot-Superpole of his career during night qualifying Saturday for the World Superbike finale at the Losail Int’l Circuit.

Rea Speeds During Qatar Night Practice

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New World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea set the pace during Friday’s nighttime practice at Qatar’s Losail Int’l Circuit.

Hayden Lands World Superbike Ride

Michael van der Mark (left) and American Nicky Hayden (right) will lead Honda's 2016 World Superbike assault. (Honda Photos)

Honda has confirmed the team that will spearhead its campaign in the 2016 World Superbike championship on the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP.


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