Articles Posted in the " World Supersport " Category

  • Yamaha Superbike: Laverty Recovering

    Yamaha Superbike: Laverty Recovering

    2011 World Superbike

    Eugene Laverty has excelled in many areas since he first came into the World Superbike fold after two fruitful years in World Supersport racing.

    At Donington World Superbike, he was also on course for good raceday results but a big crash in race one almost scuppered his weekend in its entirety.


  • 2011 Donington World Supersport: Results

    2011 Donington World Supersport: Results

    World Supersport

    Separated by only 0.270 of a second at the checkered flag, Luca Scassa and Chaz Davies gave the Yamaha ParkingGO team its first 1-2 World Supersport win at Donington Sunday.

    It was Scassa who just beat his teammate on the YZF-R6; the Italian now has a perfect 50 points, and Parkes is in second with 31.



  • Phillip Island Supersport: Close Finish Return

    Phillip Island Supersport: Close Finish Return

    World Supersport

    The outstandingly close finish to the Phillip Island Supersport World Championship race last weekend was, remarkable as it sounds, a return to business as usual in this class.

    The top three World Supersport riders were covered by only 0.033 seconds after 21-laps of action, but close finishes are something of a specialty in Australia.




  • Salom on Phillip Island Supersport Pole

    Salom on Phillip Island Supersport Pole

    World Supersport

    David Salom (Kawasaki Motocard.com) emerged as the surprise pole sitter for Sunday’s World Supersport race at Phillip Island, Australia, after practice and qualifying was turning into a battle between Fabien Foret (Hannspree Ten Kate Honda) and Broc Parkes (Kawasaki Motocard.com).


  • World Supersport: Phillip Island Q1 Results

    World Supersport: Phillip Island Q1 Results

    World Supersport

    On Friday, former champion Fabien Foret posted the quickest time during the World Supersport Qualifying 1 session at Phillip Island, Australia.

    The Fast Frenchman had to work for it aboard the Ten Kate Honda CBR6000RR, as right until the last minute the time sheets were headed by the young Spanish rider David Salom (Kawasaki Motocard.com).



  • World Supersport: Foret Leads Day 1

    World Supersport: Foret Leads Day 1

    World Supersport Phillip Island Test

    On a totally dry track the lap times came tumbling in the second session and after 90 minutes of testing, the quickest time in World Supersport had been set by Fabien Foret, the Frenchman getting back to the top end of the results sheets on his new Hannspree Ten Kate Honda machine.



  • 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.


  • World Supersport: Scassa Talks Yamaha

    World Supersport: Scassa Talks Yamaha

    World Supersport

    When the 2011 World Supersport lineup was released, the last-minute surprise was that the BE1 ParkinGO Team of Chaz Davies and Luca Scassa will be switching from Triumph Daytona 675 motorcycles to a pair of Yamaha YZF-R6 machines.


  • Supersport: 16 Nations, No Americans

    Supersport: 16 Nations, No Americans

    World Supersport

    The 2011 World Supersport grid will feature riders from 16 different nationalities, but no Americans. There has always been a high-level of global interest in the series, and this year 29 World Supersport riders from various countries will compete at 12 rounds (WSS will not run at the US round of World Superbike at Miller Motorsports Park).


  • Supersport: Rea Test Step Honda at Aragon

    Supersport: Rea Test Step Honda at Aragon

    World Supersport

    Gino Rea and the Step Racing Team (formerly known as Intermoto) have finished a positive two day World Supersport test at the Aragon Circuit albeit in cold and bitter conditions.

    The test on the Step Racing Team Honda CBR600 went well, providing the team with nearly 2 days to get through parts they couldn’t at Portimao.


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