Tag: WSBK

WSBK – Episode 7 Of Greg’s Garage Pod With Jason Pridmore

WSBK – Episode 7 Of Greg’s Garage Pod With Jason Pridmore

Jason and Greg Interview Alex Lowes on Episode 7 Of Greg’s Garage Pod. Greg’s Garage Pod with Co-Host Jason Pridmore – A motorcycle racing Pod about MotoGP, MotoAmerica and World Superbike and more. In this episode Co-Hosts Greg White and Jason Pridmore talk: MotoAmerica – New rules package expected soon, including alternative homologated…

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WSBK – Sports minister elated with response to Qatar Motorsports Academy

WSBK – Sports minister elated with response to Qatar Motorsports Academy

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali has lavished praise on Qatar Motorsports Academy (QMA) and said he was confident that Qatari champions will graduate from the academy in the future.Last month, Losail Circuit Sports Club (LCSC), Dorna Sports SL and Aspire Academy joined forces to launch the QMA,…

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WSBK – World Superbike confirms a third race at every round in 2019

WSBK – World Superbike confirms a third race at every round in 2019

Back in October we already broke the news that the World Superbike championship would see important, if not radical, changes for the 2019 season, and now the SBK Commission confirmed that the structure of each of the 13 rounds from next year’s calendar will have three races for the Superbike class. Next season the main…

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WSBK – WorldSBK

WSBK – WorldSBK

Details are still scarce, but the main news is already known: Honda Racing Corporation will be a part of the 2019 FIM Superbike World Championship. At EICMA, HRC announced a partnership with Althea and Moriwaki that will lead to the Japanese manufacturer fielding two factory-backed Fireblades on next year’s grid. Leon Camier and…

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WSBK – WorldSBK

WSBK – WorldSBK

As thoughts are turning to the 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship battle, during the SBK Commission, held on the 30th November, in Madrid composed of Gregorio LAVILLA (WorldSBK Sporting Director, Chairman), Takanao TSUBOUCHI (MSMA) and Paul DUPARC (Deputizing for Rezsö BULCSU & secretary of the meeting), also present Charles HENNEKAM (FIM CTI Coordinator),…

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WSBK – WSBK: World Superbike three races per round expansion confirmed for 2019

WSBK – WSBK: World Superbike three races per round expansion confirmed for 2019

The World Superbike Commission has officially confirmed and explained the radical format shake-up which arrives in 2019. Last month it was announced the race weekend format would undergo a big changes next season by expanding to three races per round with the addition of a new sprint race on Sunday morning. The change has been largely fuelled…

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WSBK – WSBK: Bautista explains MotoGP to World Superbike transition

WSBK – WSBK: Bautista explains MotoGP to World Superbike transition

Alvaro Bautista has detailed how he’s adapting to the World Superbike championship with Ducati over the winter ahead of his switch from MotoGP in 2019. Bautista made his debut with Aruba.it Racing Ducati at the two-day Jerez test at the end of November to gain his first experience with the new Ducati V4 R Superbike in…

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WSBK – WorldSBK champion Jonathan ray was… the Doctor, Valentino Rossi

WSBK – WorldSBK champion Jonathan ray was… the Doctor, Valentino Rossi

Quite unusual and rare news: professional motorcyclist, athlete, in General far from accurate and any other science – Jonathan ray received his doctorate from the University of Ulster in Jordanstown. RACING.RU, December 10, 2018 – Today it became known that the famous Northern Irish motorcycle racer, the knight of the Order of the British Empire,…

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WSBK – WorldSBK champion Jonathan ray was… the Doctor, Valentino Rossi

WSBK – WorldSBK champion Jonathan ray was… the Doctor, Valentino Rossi

Quite unusual and rare news: professional motorcyclist, athlete, in General far from accurate and any other science – Jonathan ray received his doctorate from the University of Ulster in Jordanstown. RACING.RU, December 10, 2018 – Today it became known that the famous Northern Irish motorcycle racer, the knight of the Order of the British Empire,…

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WSBK – The WSM SBK Combines Classic Looks With Modern Components

WSBK – The WSM SBK Combines Classic Looks With Modern Components

Have you ever wanted a racing superbike you could ride on the street? Walt Siegl Motorcycles, the New Hampshire creator of hand-built, Ducati-powered motorcycles, has provided just what you’re looking for, appropriately named the SBK. WSM’s previous models have exclusively used Ducati’s two-valve air-cooled engines. The SBK is available not only with this engine but…

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WSBK – WorldSBK

WSBK – WorldSBK

It’s time to rev back into action for the second MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship pre-season test of the winter, as momentum for 2019 continues to build. Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto is the setting for the second test of the off season, as the teams travel to the south of Spain and…

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WSBK – Pere Riba (Jonathan Rea crew chief) – Q&A Interview

WSBK – Pere Riba (Jonathan Rea crew chief) – Q&A Interview

Since stepping up to become a crew chief at the factory Kawasaki World Superbike team in 2010, Riba has formed an unbeatable partnership with Jonathan Rea when the Northern Irish rider signed for the team in 2015. Former rider Riba – who competed against Rea in his final years of racing – gives insight into…

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WSBK – GRT Yamaha Step Up to WorldSBK with Melandri and Cortese in 2019 • TotalMotorcycle

WSBK – GRT Yamaha Step Up to WorldSBK with Melandri and Cortese in 2019 • TotalMotorcycle

Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with Marco Melandri and Sandro Cortese that will see the two riders campaign race proven, factory supported Yamaha YZF-R1 machines for the GRT Yamaha Team, who will step up to contest the FIM World Superbike Championship in 2019. The move to the…

WSBK – WSBK EXCLUSIVE: Pere Riba (Jonathan Rea crew chief) – Q&A Interview

WSBK – WSBK EXCLUSIVE: Pere Riba (Jonathan Rea crew chief) – Q&A Interview

Since stepping up to become a crew chief at the factory Kawasaki World Superbike team in 2010, Riba has formed an unbeatable partnership with Jonathan Rea when the Northern Irish rider signed for the team in 2015. Former rider Riba – who competed against Rea in his final years of racing – gives insight into…

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WSBK – Jonathan Rea Under Lap Record As Testing Concludes At Jerez (Updated)

WSBK – Jonathan Rea Under Lap Record As Testing Concludes At Jerez (Updated)

Jonathan Rea. Photo courtesy of Dorna/www.worldsbk.com. Editorial Note:  The current World Superbike lap records for Jerez are: Circuit Best Lap Record (Qualifying) 1:38.960, Marco Melandri, 2017; Race Lap Record 1:40.938, Marco Melandri, 2017. The current MotoGP lap records for Jerez are: Circuit Best Lap Record (Qualifying) 1:37.653, Cal Crutchlow, 2018; Race Lap Record 1:38.735,…

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