Articles Posted in the " Leon Haslam " Category



  • 2011 Superbike Monza Qualifying

    2011 Superbike Monza Qualifying

    World Superbike Qualifying Results

    Most of us in California were asleep at 6 a.m. when the World Superbike riders took to the Monza circuit in Italy for Superpole.

    There was the traditional shake-up in the time sheets that were established in the practice and qualifying sessions on Friday and Saturday.





  • WSBK: Haslam & SPARKS Childrens Charity

    WSBK: Haslam & SPARKS Childrens Charity

    World SBK News

    Leon Haslam has again chosen children’s charity SPARKS as his nominated charity for the year and in 2011 will make a contribution directly linked to his racing performance.

    The BMW factory rider will give SPARKS £10 ($16) for every World Championship point he scores in 2011 in addition to supporting the charity with its popular golfing programme.





  • 2011 WSBK Team Preview: Alstare Suzuki

    2011 WSBK Team Preview: Alstare Suzuki

    World Superbike

    An evocative name in all forms of racing inside the Superbike World Championship paddock, the Alstare team once more represents the might of Suzuki GSX-R1000 in 2011.

    Financial realities means that the team, run and owned by Francis and Patricia Batta, will only field one Suzuki in 2011 WSBK.


  • Haslam: Top 2011 WSBK Contender?

    Haslam: Top 2011 WSBK Contender?

    2011 World Superbike

    There is often a kind of poetic resilience and quiet pride inherent in being a runner-up, like that of an overlooked groomsman.

    The resulting strength of character carries a certain beauty to it-especially when contributing factors may be to blame for being relegated to the second fiddle position.


  • BMW WSBK: Further Testing in Australia

    BMW WSBK: Further Testing in Australia

    BMW Superbike Prep

    The BMW Motorrad Motorsport Team of Troy Corser and Leon Haslam didn’t stop working after the first official test of 2011 World Superbike last week at Portimao.

    The WSBK pilots of the BMW S1000RR continued prep for the upcoming season by traveling to Phillip Island, Australia, for two more days of superbike testing.


  • WSBK: Dainese Sponsors Leon Haslam

    WSBK: Dainese Sponsors Leon Haslam

    World Superbike

    At the recent BMW Motorrad Italia World Superbike tests in Eastern Creek, Australia, Leon Haslam was donning new leathers from Dainese.

    The Italian racing leathers company has sponsored Haslam, and will supply the British WSBK rider with a Dainese suit, boots, gloves and all protections from neck to toe as he competes on the BMW S1000RR.


  • WSBK: BMW Motorrad Winter Test Wrap

    WSBK: BMW Motorrad Winter Test Wrap

    World Superbike Prep

    As many other World Superbike teams are participating in the three-day official Infront Motorsports test at Portimao, Team BMW Motorrad Motorsport privately prepped during a three-day session in Eastern Creek, Australia.


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