Tag: WSBK

WSBK – Bautista: Pace very good, team perfect | News

WSBK – Bautista: Pace very good, team perfect | News

Alvaro Bautista feels he is “ready to tackle the first race” after dominating the timesheet during the Phillip Island test as a final preparation for the start of the 2019 World Superbike championship. The Aruba.it Racing Ducati rider will make his series debut this weekend at the Australian circuit, having moved over from MotoGP this winter,…

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WSBK – Bautista sweeps top spot at Phillip Island test | News

WSBK – Bautista sweeps top spot at Phillip Island test | News

Alvaro Bautista has topped every session of the final pre-season test at Phillip Island for Aruba.it Racing Ducati ahead of the 2019 World Superbike championship. The Spanish rider, equipped with the new Ducati V4, will make his World Superbike debut this weekend at the Australia track and enjoyed a perfect start by leading both test…

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WSBK – Phillip Island WorldSBK test times – Tuesday (Session 2) | Crash

WSBK – Phillip Island WorldSBK test times – Tuesday (Session 2) | Crash

Official testing results from day two (session two) of the 2019 World Superbike pre-season test at Phillip Island, Australia. Session two 1. Alvaro Bautista ESP Aruba.it Racing – Ducati 1m 30.326s 32 laps 2. Tom Sykes GBR BMW WorldSBK Team 1m 30.539s 29 laps 3. Leon Haslam GBR Kawasaki Racing Team 1m 30.668s 47 laps…

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WSBK – Phillip Island WorldSBK test times – Tuesday (Session 1) | Crash

WSBK – Phillip Island WorldSBK test times – Tuesday (Session 1) | Crash

Official testing results from day two (session one) of the 2019 World Superbike pre-season test at Phillip Island, Australia. Session one 1. Alvaro Bautista ESP Aruba.it Racing – Ducati 1m 30.303s 24 laps 2. Marco Melandri ITA GRT Yamaha 1m 30.760s 20 laps 3. Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing Team 1m 30.761s 22 laps 4.…

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WSBK – SBK, Rea: “Marquez and I race with the same mentality”

WSBK – SBK, Rea: “Marquez and I race with the same mentality”

He’s the favorite for this season. Who are we talking about? Johnny Rea, of course. In Australia, he’ll be fighting for his fifth world title. At just a few miles away from the Phillip Island track, the Cannibal unveiled his ZX-10RR, challenging the competition. What the rider from Northern Ireland has accomplished in the past…

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WSBK – SBK, The Panigale V4’s trial by fire against Rea the Cannibal

WSBK – SBK, The Panigale V4’s trial by fire against Rea the Cannibal

For two-wheel enthusiasts, the long winter has come to an end, and the curtain will rise next weekend on the new Superbike World Championship season. While waiting for it to begin, teams and riders are already arriving in Australia, since engines will be starting up on Monday for the traditional test that precedes the race…

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WSBK – WorldSBK

WSBK – WorldSBK

Have you ever seen a motorcycle championship offering as much as WorldSBK does? The most famous production-based motorcycle series will celebrate its 32nd year in 2019, but we never get tired of it, as every year it surprises with its incredible racing action. 2019 will be no exception as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World…

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WSBK – SBK, Bevilacqua: “HRC is back in the World Championship to win”

WSBK – SBK, Bevilacqua: “HRC is back in the World Championship to win”

New year, new bike. This could be the slogan that accompanies Genesio Bevilacqua’s adventure with Honda Moriwaki Althea.  It will be up to him to fill the position as team manager in a team that dreams of forging ahead to aspire at playing the leading role in the next World Superbike. The wait is long,…

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WSBK – Kawasaki Racing Team launch their 2019 WorldSBK season

WSBK – Kawasaki Racing Team launch their 2019 WorldSBK season

Gordon Ritchie | February 17, 2019 Kawasaki Racing Team launch their 2019 WorldSBK season at Phillip Island—Kawasaki’s official WorldSBK Kawasaki Racing Team was launched in its final form to the world at the Silverwater Resort, near San Remo and Phillip Island, Australia, on February 16. As well as showing off the new bike colors and…

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WSBK – Tom Toparis reflects on opening day of WSS Testing at P.I.

WSBK – Tom Toparis reflects on opening day of WSS Testing at P.I.

Tom Toparis talks Phillip Island Official WSBK Test Day 1 With Mark Bracks – Images by GeeBee Tom Toparis kicked off Day 1 of the official Phillip Island WorldSBK Test today, setting the ninth fastest time in the initial session of the day, before finishing the day 14th overall on the combined timesheets. Setting a…

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WSBK – SBK, Pere Riba: “The Panigale V4? I haven’t seen anything exceptional.”

WSBK – SBK, Pere Riba: “The Panigale V4? I haven’t seen anything exceptional.”

It’s the bike that everyone wants to beat. Kawasaki has dominated the last four World Championships, but the competition is intent on ending the Japanese manufacturer’s dominance. A week after the start of the season, KRT has lots of confidence in Pere Riba. The project manager is aware of the potential of his bikes. Yet,…

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WSBK – Bautista fastest on opening day of Phillip Island test

WSBK – Bautista fastest on opening day of Phillip Island test

World Superbike debutant Alvaro Bautista has topped both test sessions on the opening day of the Phillip Island test ahead of the 2019 season opener. With track time split between the Superbike and World Supersport categories, Bautista set the standard to beat in the first session with a 1m 30.743s, under the fastest race lap…

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WSBK – Honda Racing WorldSBK Team Unveil 2019 Colors

WSBK – Honda Racing WorldSBK Team Unveil 2019 Colors

Gordon Ritchie | February 17, 2019 Honda Racing WorldSBK Team unveils 2019 colors. — One day after the all-conquering KRT squad had their global launch ahead of the final test of the pre-season at Phillip Island, the official Honda Racing WorldSBK effort unveiled its factory machines near the venue for the first round of the new-look…

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WSBK – Phillip Island WorldSBK test times – Monday (Session 2) | Crash

WSBK – Phillip Island WorldSBK test times – Monday (Session 2) | Crash

Official testing results from day one (session two) of the 2019 World Superbike pre-season test at Phillip Island, Australia. Session two 1. Alvaro Bautista ESP Aruba.it Racing – Ducati 1m 30.743s* 61 laps 2. Alex Lowes GBR Pata Yamaha 1m 31.146s* 77 laps 3. Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing Team 1m 31.189s* 58 laps 4.…

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WSBK – Moriwaki Althea Honda WorldSBK challenger finally unveiled

WSBK – Moriwaki Althea Honda WorldSBK challenger finally unveiled

The highly-anticipated unveiling of the new Moriwaki Althea Honda team has taken place at Phillip Island ahead of the final pre-season test for the 2019 World Superbike championship. Leon Camier and Ryuichi Kiyonari were on hand to reveal the new-look squad, supported by HRC and run in a joint-venture by Moriwaki and Althea, after the…

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WSBK – Phillip Island WorldSBK test times – Monday (Session 1) | Crash

WSBK – Phillip Island WorldSBK test times – Monday (Session 1) | Crash

Official testing results from day one (session one) of the 2019 World Superbike pre-season test at Phillip Island, Australia. Session 1 1. Alvaro Bautista ESP Aruba.it Racing – Ducati 1m 30.743s 37 laps 2. Alex Lowes GBR Pata Yamaha 1m 31.146s 37 laps 3. Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing Team 1m 31.189s 31 laps 4. Marco…

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WSBK – Kawasaki unveils 2019 World Superbike challenger

WSBK – Kawasaki unveils 2019 World Superbike challenger

Rea was again unbeatable in WSBK last year, becoming the rider with the most race wins in the series’ history as he claimed his fourth straight championship crown with ease. The Ulsterman signed a new contract to remain with the Provec Racing-run outfit for a further two seasons, rejecting possible opportunities to switch to MotoGP.…

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WSBK – Aprilia USA Announces Pikes Peak Motorcycle, Rider

WSBK – Aprilia USA Announces Pikes Peak Motorcycle, Rider

APRILIA USA EAGER TO TOP PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB RENNIE SCAYSBROOK ABOARD APRILIA TUONO FACTORY TO RUN IN 2019 NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 15, 2019 — Maintaining the sharp-edge of the brand ethos, Aprilia is campaigning an effort for the 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. No stranger to the mountain, Aprilia now…

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