The throaty roar of an inline-four, the swish of a chequered flag, the camaraderie of riding together, and the legends and their greatest hits.

Tag: WSBK

Davide Giugliano celebrates his Superpole in Portimao. He will start the race from pole position. Image courtesy Ducati Racing Team (editorial use only)

Giugliano and Ducati Rock Portimao During WSBK Qualifying

So it was that the deep red of the Ducati managed to get one up on the Racing Green. But only by the teeny-tiniest of margins – 0.116 seconds to be exact. Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team’s Davide Giugliano walked away with the pole position and the title of Superpole King at the qualifying… Read More ›

Ducati's Davide Giugliano topped the time sheets during Portimao's Friday practice sessions. Image courtesy WorldSBK.com (editorial use only)

WSBK Face Off: Kawasaki vs Ducati At Portimao Practice Sessions

Sunshiny Algarve threw up some interesting contenders during Friday’s World Superbike Championship practice session. I am guessing it was just SBK’s way of telling us not to take anything for granted! So what if we are almost at the halfway point of the season (Wait. What? How did we get here so fast? And why… Read More ›

Image courtesy Fabrizio Porrozzi @ Studio Zac (editorial use only)

WSBK Stars Head to the Isle of Man TT Races

A number of high profile World Superbike riders are heading to the Isle of Man for a parade lap around the iconic 37¾ mile circuit as part of the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. Chaz Davies, Sylvain Guintoli, Jonathan Rea, Leon Camier and Tom Sykes will be heading to the… Read More ›

Kenan Sofuoglu and Jules Cluzel fought tooth and nail at Donington Park. Image courtesy WSBK (editorial use only)

Donington Park WSS win goes to Sofouglu

WSBK Press Release: The sixth round of the 2015 World Supersport championship has been won after 20 hard fought laps by Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing), as cooler temperatures descended at Donington Park. Starting from Pole, the Turk was initially overhauled by rival Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) before regrouping and retaking the lead… Read More ›

Dominating Donington with Tom Sykes. Image courtesy WSBK (editorial use only)

WSBK: Double at Donington…Again

Sykes does the Donington double for third time in a row Lap Record tumble as the Briton dominates. Rea and Davies to complete the podium. WSBK Press Release: Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) made it two wins from two starts as he dominated WorldSBK race 2 at Donington Park to equal Carl Fogarty’s six race… Read More ›

SBK press conference at Donington Park, 2015. Image courtesy WSBK (editorial use only)

Thoughts and expectations before Donington’s battle commences

Official WSBK Press Release – Preview The official press conference of WorldSBK round six took place today at Donington Park Circuit, involving the current top-5 riders in the championship standings, four of them being native to the UK. KRT entries Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes, together with factory Aprilia duo Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres… Read More ›

Former world champion Tom Sykes had a tough start to the season. (By Graeme Brown, Image courtesy Kawasaki Racing Team,  editorial use only)

An Ode…And A Passionate Hello to the Racing Season

And so it begins… with the first race of the season. There they are, rows of superbikes growling at the wind on Phillip Island. There they are, the riders in their colors getting ready to take on the season, to battle for first place, to gather together the points and challenge for the crown of… Read More ›

Marc Marquez massacred the competition while setting a blistering Qualifying lap at the inaugural round of  Circuito Termas de Rio Hondo in Argentina. Image courtesy Repsol Honda team (editorial use only)

Qualifying Chaos: From Assen to Argentina

Come on, you have to admit it. There can be nothing like race weekend. And heart-stopping, foot-stomping, scream-at-television-worthy racing is best had in twos. Combine The Cathedral (also known as the TT Circuit Assen) with the new kid on the block, Argentina’s Circuito Termas de Rio Hondo, and you know it is a weekend that… Read More ›

It was Kawasaki all the way through. (Image courtesy Kawasaki Racing Team, editorial use only)

The Rise of the Green Machines: SBK at Aragon

The first race of the season always throws me for a bit of a loop. It is followed by over a month’s gap before the second WSBK race. So I never really know whether I should treat it as a forewarning of things to come. Or should I treat it as a teaser? Or maybe… Read More ›

updated_2014_calendar

WSBK Russia Round Cancelled

SBK today announced the cancellation of the Russian round scheduled to be held at Moscow Raceway in September because of the current political situation in the country. However, WSBK will return to the country in 2015. SBK travelled to Russia for the first time last year. Tragedy fell unfortunately when Italian rider Andrea Antonelli died following a… Read More ›

Like Us!

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,100 other followers