2011 World Superbike
The Castrol Honda World Superbike team hasn’t had the best of luck in the 2011 WSBK season.
First, pilot Jonathan Rea fractured his wrist during a warm-up crash in Misano, causing him to miss that round and the subsequent two at Aragon and Brno.
German Superbike Championship
Racing icon Jeremy McWilliams will be onboard a third KTM RC8R Superbike contesting the remainder of the IDM season for the KTM-Akrapovic Team as of Assen. McWilliams joins KTM’s Stefan Nebel and Kai-Boerre Anderson, who stands in for the injured Didier van Keymeulen on the starting line at the traditional Dutch circuit.
After winter-long testing of various products from VP Racing Fuels and other fuel companies, MGM Racing Performance announced a switch to VP’s M8-1 racing fuel. The move paid immediate dividends as Jörg Teuchert of Team YAMAHA Motor Germany won both the recent IDM Superbike races in Lusitz, Germany.