WorldSBK introduce independent teams and riders for 2018 season
Pirelli and Dorna WSBK Organisation have announced the introduction of Independent Teams and Riders into the series for 2018, as they prepare for a sensational new season of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. Bringing yet another dynamic spin to the world renowned WorldSBK Championship, this season will see... Read more
WorldSBK, Phillip Island – Day one roundup: World Superbike, World Supersport
World Superbike Lorenzo Savadori (Milwaukee Aprilia) stole the headlines and the timesheets on Day 1 of the Yamaha Finance Australian Round, leading the charge to Tissot-Superpole 2 with a 1:30.407 set in FP2 to go fastest overall. Behind the Noale factory machine at the top, Leon Camier (Red Bull... Read more
Industry news: BT Sport to continue as the home of MotoGP until 2021
BT Sport has signed a new three-year deal to continue as the exclusive live broadcaster of MotoGP™ in the UK and Ireland until the end of the 2021 season. Fans of the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship will once again be able to enjoy every minute of the action... Read more
WorldSBK, Phillip Island preview: World Superbike & World Supersport
World Superbike Short, fast, sweeping, unpredictable, undulating, breath-taking, 4.4km of pure adrenaline. Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is the perfect backdrop for the opening round of the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and it’s set to be a season to remember. Everything restarts here, and if previous experience... Read more
WorldSBK Test, Phillip Island: Rea ends on top as one second covers the top ten
Keen to get out on track for the final day of the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship pre-season, the weather was kinder to riders Down Under on Tuesday and they took advantage of two full sessions on track. With less than three days to go until the first... Read more
WorldSBK Phillip Island Test: Day one roundup – World Superbike, World Supersport
World Superbike Windy conditions welcomed riders to the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit as the final pre-season test of 2018 was underway, but there were no surprises from the timing screens as Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) ended the day on top, followed by the Kawasaki Racing Team... Read more
Thailand MotoGP test, day two: Marquez blasts below the 1:30 bracket at Buriram
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) celebrated his 25th birthday in style at the #ThaiTest, leaving it late to set the first ever sub-1:30 laptime of Buriram quite a way through a mammoth 90+ lap workload for the six-time World Champion. That took the top spot back from teammate Dani... Read more
Buriram test, day 1: Crutchlow and Rins take first honours in Thailand
Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) topped the first day of testing at Chang International Circuit, taking over from reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) later in the session to set a 1:30.797. Despite setting the fastest lap so far by a MotoGP™ rider at the new venue, the... Read more