Articles Posted in the " World Superbike Championship " Category


  • Lascorz Faces Rookie WSBK Challenge

    Lascorz Faces Rookie WSBK Challenge

    2011 World Superbike

    When Joan Lascorz joined the World Supersport series aboard a Honda in 2008, he finished fifth overall. The Spaniard then signed with Kawasaki, and bettered his overall Supersport finish to fourth in 2009, and third in 2010.


  • Roger Lee Hayden: Jennings Hot Lap

    Roger Lee Hayden: Jennings Hot Lap

    AMA Superbike Video

    With the AMA Superbike season a month away, the National Guard Jordan Suzuki team is busy prepping their GSX-R motorcycles.

    This week, the team owned by basketball-star Michael Jordan is getting some practice laps in at Jennings in Florida. This YouTube video shows newly-signed Roger Lee Hayden taking a fast lap around the Jennings GP circuit.




  • BMW Italy Unveils 2011 Superbike Livery

    BMW Italy Unveils 2011 Superbike Livery

    2011 World Superbike

    The BMW Motorrad Italy Superbike team, with riders James Toseland and Ayrton Badovina, was unveiled in its 2011 WSBK livery at Autodromo di Monza on Monday.

    The Italian team, which will make its debut in the World Superbike Championship, won the FIM Superstock 2010 Cup with Badovini at the controls.


  • 2011 World Superbike: Test Schedule

    2011 World Superbike: Test Schedule

    2011 WSBK Prep

    With less than two months to go before the start of the World Superbike Championship season, over the coming weeks the 2011 teams and riders will be making the most of the limited time available to conclude their test schedule and get ready for the opening round of the season in at Phillip Island, Australia, Feb. 27.


  • Kawasaki to Prep for 2011 World Superbike

    Kawasaki to Prep for 2011 World Superbike

    2011 WSBK Prep

    The Kawasaki World Superbike Racing Team will take advantage of favorable weather conditions in Sepang, Malaysia, to test for four days, Jan. 10-14.

    Besides the Superbike tests, the Kawasaki Provec Motocard.com WSS team is also busy preparing for the 2011 season.


  • 2010 Superbike: Season Review DVD

    2010 Superbike: Season Review DVD

    WSBK DVD

    The very first race of 2010 set the scene for one of the most thrilling seasons of World Superbike Championship racing ever, with drama all the way and the result decided by just 0.004 of second.

    The 26-race WSBK season was packed with last-gasp victories, elbow-to-elbow racing, breathtaking passes, huge crashes and an edge-of-the-seat title battle.


  • Roger Hayden: Jordan Suzuki Test | Video

    Roger Hayden: Jordan Suzuki Test | Video

    2011 AMA Superbike Prep

    Here’s some footage of Roger Lee Hayden discussing his first test aboard the Michael Jordan Motorsports National Guard Suzuki GSX-R1000 at Jennings GP in Jennings, Fla.

    After a year racing for Kawasaki in the World Superbike Championship, the youngest of the Hayden brothers, Roger Lee Hayden, returns to AMA Pro Racing.


  • MotoGP: Honda Completes Sepang Test

    MotoGP: Honda Completes Sepang Test

    2011 Honda MotoGP Prep

    Three days of MotoGP testing wrapped up Friday for Honda Racing Corporation. The Sepang, Malaysia, testing was supposed to be completed on Thursday, but heavy rains soaked the track, forcing HRC to finish Friday.


  • BMW Superbike: New Team Structure

    BMW Superbike: New Team Structure

    2011 World Superbike

    In an effort to gain future success in the World Superbike Championship, BMW Motorrad Motorsports has been doing some restructuring up top.

    In October, Bernhard Gobmeier was appointed BMW Motorrad Motorsports Director, and on Thursday three more key positions were filled.


  • Althea Ducati: 2011 Livery at Termignoni

    Althea Ducati: 2011 Livery at Termignoni

    2011 World Superbike

    The collaboration between Termignoni and Genesio Bevilacqua’s Althea Racing Ducati will get off on the best possible footing tomorrow after the team’s general manager gladly accepted the invitation to exhibit the bike that Carlos Checa will ride in next year’s World Superbike Championship at "Termignoni Day," at Predosa in northern Italy.


  • Ben Spies recognized by U.S. House

    Ben Spies recognized by U.S. House

    Ben Spies and his World Superbike Championship were recognized in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday by Congressman Louie Gohmert, R-Texas.

    "Mr. Speaker, here on the floor…of the United States House of Representatives, tribute must be paid to the incredible achievement of a constituent of the First District of Texas, from Longview, he’s already a legend, Ben Spies," Gohmert said. "Ben Spies is to be congratulated upon his winning the 2009 FIM Superbike World Championship.


  • Noriyuki Haga | 2010 WSBK Profile

    Noriyuki Haga | 2010 WSBK Profile

    Noriyuki Haga Profile

    Noriyuki Haga, also known as "Nitro-Nori", came into the public eye on an international scale when he won the Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race in 1996 alongside American rider Colin Edwards. In that same year he scored his first World Superbike podium finish, when he accepted a wild-card ride at Sugo, his home track. The following year he triumphed in the Japanese Superbike Championship to take that title, as well as achieving four top-five finishes in the World Superbike Championship while substituting for an injured Edwards.


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