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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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Get, Set, Vroom – SBK at Phillip Island

FINALLY! Nothing could have ruined Saturday for me. Nothing! Not the fact that I couldn’t get the WSBK and WSS Superpole sessions live on television. Not the fact that I couldn’t get it either on my WSBK VideoPass (yes, it seems like I am only eligible for OnDemand. Oh ye Gods!) Not even the fact… Read More ›

Sykes sets record pace in final pre-season test

The official eni FIM Superbike World Championship test at Phillip Island concluded Tuesday afternoon with Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) fastest in the fourth and final session. The Irishman was not however the fastest overall as none of the top 15 riders did not improve during the last two hours on track. After combining all… Read More ›

EXCLUSIVE: 2014 Is Going To Be One Helluva Ride: Interview with Amit Sandill

Last year they were a young team that entered the WSS melee with much fanfare, and backed by a big Indian name, a cricketer who has women swooning, and men puffing up. A year later, the Mahi Kawasaki Racing Team India has established itself as a serious competitor. After all, it isn’t often that a… Read More ›

Laverty and Sofuoglu top official testing

Sunny conditions were the order of the day as the World Superbike riders got on track at Phillip Island for the first official test of the season. After the morning’s close results the times were even closer as eight of the top ten riders narrowed the gap to pacesetter Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) who,… Read More ›

Where Art Thou SBK?: A Junkie’s Nightmare

I am sure the title of this piece resonates with you. That is if you follow me on Twitter. I can’t help but count the times, and trust me there were many times, when I shouted at the television and yelled at the Indian sports channels on Sundays. I would surf trying to find a… Read More ›