Motorcycle Racing News 2015 World Superbike Rider List | Provisional

2015 World Superbike Rider List | Provisional

The World Superbike provisional rider-entry list swelled to 26 riders for the 2015 season, which will occur over 14 rounds.

This year, eight manufacturers will be represented during 2015 World SBK – Aprilia (RSV4 RF), BMW (S1000RR), Ducati (1199 Panigale R), EBR (1190 RX), Honda (CBR1000RR SP), Kawasaki (ZX-10R Ninja), MV Agusta (F4RR) and Suzuki (GSX-R1000).

The season begins February 22 at Phillip Island in Australia, where Sylvain Guintoli will began defending his title. Guintoli secured the 2014 title with Aprilia, but has signed with Team Pata Honda, where he will ride next to the 2014 World Supersport Champion Michael van der Mark.

Following is the provisional rider list for 2015 World Superbike:

1 – 81 Jordi Torres / ESP / Aprilia RSV4 RF / Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils

2 – 91 Leon Haslam / GBR / Aprilia RSV4 RF / Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils

3 – 65 Jonathan Rea / GBR / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Kawasaki Racing Team

4 – 66 Tom Sykes / GBR / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Kawasaki Racing Team

5 – 1 Sylvain Guintoli / FRA / Honda CBR1000RR SP / PATA Honda World Superbike Team

6 – 60 Michael van der Mark / NED / Honda CBR1000RR SP / PATA Honda World Superbike Team

7 – 7 Chaz Davies / GBR / Ducati Panigale R / Aruba.it Racing-Ducati Superbike Team

8 – 34 Davide Giugliano / ITA / Ducati Panigale R / Aruba.it Racing-Ducati Superbike Team

9 – 14 Randy De Puniet / FRA / Suzuki GSX-R1000 / VOLTCOM Crescent Suzuki

10 – 22 Alex Lowes / GBR / Suzuki GSX-R1000 / VOLTCOM Crescent Suzuki

11 – 15 Matteo Baiocco / ITA / Ducati Panigale R / Althea Racing

12 – 18 Nicolas Terol / ESP / Ducati Panigale R / Althea Racing

13 – 44 David Salom / ESP / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Team Pedercini

14 – TBA / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Team Pedercini

15 – 23 / Christophe Ponsson / LUX / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Grillini SBK Team

16 – 51 / Santiago Barragan / ESP / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Grillini SBK Team

17 – 2 Leon Camier / GBR / MV Agusta 1000 F4 / MV Agusta Reparto Corse

18 – 10 Imre Toth / HUN / BMW S1000 RR / BMW Team Toth

19 – 75 Gábor Rizmayer / HUN / BMW S1000 RR / BMW Team Toth

20 – 36 Leandro Mercado / ARG / Ducati Panigale R / BARNI Racing Team

21 – 20 Sylvain Barrier / FRA / BMW S1000 RR / BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike Team

22 – 24 Toni Elias / ESP / BMW S1000 RR / JR Racing Team

23 – 86 Ayrton Badovini / ITA / BMW S1000 RR / JR Racing Team

24 – 40 Roman Ramos / ESP / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Team Go Eleven

25 – 59 Niccolò Canepa / ITA / EBR 1190 RX / Team Hero EBR

26 – 72 Larry Pegram / USA / EBR 1190 RX / Team Hero EBR

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