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Leon Haslam recovering from nerve surgery

26 April, 2020
Pata Honda’s World Superbike team will be testing ahead of the Aragon round, at the Motorland Aragon circuit on April 2-4 and then at the Alcarras circuit, always in Spain, on April 7-8.Leon Haslam who joined the Dutch based team…

Marco Melandri: We're starting on the right foot

26 April, 2020
One of our guys from Motoblog.it was in Munich yesterday at BMW’s headquarters for the 2013 BMW Motorrad Goldbet SBK team presentation and had a chance to interview Marco Melandri, who gave the German manufacturer their first important victories last…

Serious injury for Joan Lascorz during WSBK Imola test

26 April, 2020
At 12.54 today, just minutes before the end of morning session of official Superbike testing at Imola, Spanish rider Joan Lascorz lost control of his Kawasaki in the uphill section of the circuit from Tosa to Piratella and crashed. The…

Marco Melandri signs with Aprilia factory WSBK team

26 April, 2020
Marco Melandri will be riding for Aprilia's WSBK factory team next season. The official statement was released the other day when Melandri's contract with the BMW Goldbet squad expired.It wasn't exactly the best kept secret in the paddock, at the…

Carlos Checa on provisional pole at Nurburgring

26 April, 2020
This afternoon’s first qualifying session at the Nurburgring circuit went to Carlos Checa who jumped to the top of the timesheets with his last flying lap after his team mate Davide Giugliano (fastest this morning in FP1) and Tom Sykes…

Leon Camier renews with Fixi Crescent Suzuki

26 April, 2020
With FIXI set to remain Crescent Suzuki’s title sponsor in 2013 and team principal Paul Denning to take over as team manager from Jack Valentine, the team has confirmed that Leon Camier will stay with them also in 2013.While Camier…

WSBK Portimao: Carlos Checa takes the win in race 1

26 April, 2020
Carlos Checa gave himself a great birthday gift (he turned 39 yesterday) by taking another victory, his 15th of the season by taking the win in race 1 at Portimao. The Althea Ducati rider who still has announce where he’ll…

WSBK Aragon rider quotes with highlight videos

26 April, 2020
Thank God that Italian’s Marco Melandri and Max Biaggi each won a race in today’s 8th round of the World Superbike championship at the Motorland Aragon circuit and kept Italy’s honour high as the Italian soccer team just got their…

WSBK Miller – The Texas Terror Takes Seven

25 April, 2020
Ben Spies took his seventh consecutive Superpole yesterday at Miller Sportspark and while he was at it also broke fellow American Doug Polen’s record that had been standing since 1991.The first stint of the session saw Jamie Hacking, who is…

Brett McCormick injury update

25 April, 2020
Effenbert Liberty World Superbike team has yet to release any further news regarding Brett McCormick’s conditions following what turned out to be a terrible and injury packed crash during Race 2 at Assen, but his father Grant on McCormick’s personal…

Max Biaggi drives the Alfa Romeo 4C SBK Safety Car video

25 April, 2020
At the recent Silverstone round of the World Superbike Championship, current WSBK Champion Max Biaggi - now a commentator for the Italian TV - was invited to drive the new Alfa Romeo 4C on the historic British circuit, and you…

Dani Pedrosa's second surgery deemed successful

25 April, 2020
Dani Pedrosa’s second surgery on his fractured collarbone has been deemed successful by Dr. Xavier Mir, Chief of the Pathology Unit of the Hand of Dexeus USP, and Dr. Cesar Garcia Madrid, vascular specialist of the Institute Planell at Teknon…

Tom Sykes grabs the Superpole in wet Misano

25 April, 2020
If someone would have said that Tom Sykes would be in pole position for tomorrows’s World Superbike round at Misano, they would have been judged nuts, but they didn’t take in account a rain shower that drenched the Italian circuit…

WSBK MMP: Carlos Checa pips Smrz in Superpole

25 April, 2020
The riders prayers were answered during today’s Superpole at Miller Motorsports Park, the rain held off for the 36 minute session and the track went from full wet in SP1 to patchy dry in SP3 and consequently lap times improved.…

Marco Melandri confirms talks with Kawasaki and Aprilia

25 April, 2020
Marco Melandri was expecting to be a title contender this season, but the Italian between his shoulder problems at the start of the year and finding a feeling with his BMW, has seen the podium only six times in fourteen…

Aprilia to take part in Superstock 1000 FIM Cup

25 April, 2020
Aprilia is set to take part in this year’s edition of the Superstock 1000 FIM Cup with a factory team. The Italian manufacturer, which has just returned to Superbike after a six-year absence, will be tackling the highly-competitive Superstock championship…

Leon Haslam breaks foot bone in official WSBK test

25 April, 2020
The official Infront Superbike tests officially kicked off today and we’ve got another injury to add to the list of injured Superbike riders.BMW Motorrad’s Leon Haslam crashed his S1000RR at Swan Corner’s during the morning session and had trouble walking…

John Hopkins to return to action at Imola

25 April, 2020
John Hopkins will finally be able to debut in this season’s World Superbike Championship during this weekend’s second round at Imola.The unlucky Crescent Fixi Suzuki rider who had broke his right hand in a pre-season test at Phillip Island that…

Buddh Circuit to be modified for World Superbike round

25 April, 2020
The second round of the 2013 World Superbike Championship will be heading for the first time to the Buddh International Circuit in India and to order to host the event the Indian circuit will be modifying the current track layout…

Niccolò Canepa waiting to undergo surgery

25 April, 2020
Niccolò Canepa sufferd a bad crash with his Red Devils Ducati at turn 5 during Saturday’s second free practice at Nurburgring sustaining a compound fracture to right tibia and fibula.The former MotoGP rider was transferred to the Josef Krankenhaus Clinicwhere…
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