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Tag: SBK

Too Fast And Really, Really Furious

  So the first WSBK race of the season was a lot of things, but boring was not one of them. The setting was stunning, there were no seagulls to be seen, the sea was calm and the bikes were ready. Things were no longer that calm though, by the end of the first race… Read More ›

WSBK 2016 For Dummies

Early tomorrow morning the good people of Delhi will stretch lazily to welcome yet another weekend. But there will be some homes that will be alive, abuzz with the sounds of roaring superbikes. Racing season is back and the World Superbike Championship is kicking it off at the fantastic, scenic, terribly challenging and seagull-infested circuit… Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

SBK’s Donington Promo Video Redux

WSBK released a promo video highlighting some of the key moments from Donington Park, 2014. Wait, though. Did you get a bit of deja vu while reading this? It’s not you. It’s me. I was just trying to figure out the copyright. Now that all of this is done and dusted, here it is again (If… 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 ›

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 ›