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Corser and Fogarty: SBK 1999 video

26 April, 2020
We go back to the year 1999 on Phillip Island to see two great heros fighting it out. Remember Carl Fogarty #1? And Troy Corser #11? Watch to see how it panned out.

MotoGP and World Superbikes to be run under Dorna

24 April, 2020
When Bridgepoint private equity group, who already owned the MotoGP series decided to buy Infront Sports and Media - who also owned the World Superbike championship run by the Flammini brothers last year, you didn’t need a crystal ball to…

Werner Daemen asking for more media support!

22 April, 2020
Team Yoshimura Van Zon won the 8 Hours of Francorchamps in Belgium with their two riders Werner Daemen and Olivier Depoortere. The Suzuki was too fast for the Metiss, from the Team Birh Metiss. Twowheels was present at Francorchamps and…

World Superbike Championship on Italian Radio

21 April, 2020
FG Sport has discovered that Radio RAI Italy has decided to dedicate a broadcast to the World Superbike Championship 2008. From Sunday April 6, and then every Sunday from 6-6:30pm until the final race of the season, journalist Paolo Zaul…

SBK news: Smrz and Guandalini

15 April, 2020
Good news from the Italian Guandalini SBK Team. The Guandalini Team confirmed today at Twowheels, that Jakub Smrz signed again and will be racing in 2009 for the team from Bologna. Not really a big surprise, Kuba told before during…

Deal closed for Ducati SBK and MotoGP?

13 April, 2020
Good ride for Niccolo Canepa during the two day test session in Brno after the race. Niccolo performed a good 7th place during the test with Ducati and only 1.7 seconds slower than World Champion Casey Stoner. Casey rode again…

Casey Stoner and WSBK?

10 April, 2020
HRC Executive Vice President Shuhei Nakamoto was at Phillip Island last weekend for the MSMA - Dorna meeting to talk about how to reduce costs in World Superbikes for the not to distant future.Officially Honda is not in World Superbikes…

World Superbike Alfa Romeo MiTo special editions

9 April, 2020
Cars and motorcycles are becoming even more entwined as manufacturers decide to launch special editions, and Alfa Romeo has opted to celebrate their long collaboration with the World Superbike championship (they are one of top sponsors of the series and…

Supersport BMW S 1000 RR road version

6 April, 2020
Finally arrived is the road version of the S 1000 RR, BMW’s superbike effort that will be presented at the World Superbike Championships at Phillip Island in March. After recent tests in Portimao and Valencia, riders Troy Corser and Ruben…

SBK with more British riders?

5 April, 2020
James Toseland has said he would like more British riders in the SBK. “Carl Fogarty, Neil Hodgson and I won 7 WSB titles in 15 years. Today only Chris Walker is returning to the Championship and it’s mid-season. We have…

Chris Walker on the Fireblade

31 March, 2020
Chris Walker, known as “the Stalker”, speaks on video about his return to the SBK with the Vent Axia VK Team. Recorded at Oulton Park during his first test-session, watch and listen to his review on the Honda Fireblade, saying…

Tom Sykes with a Wild-Card at Donington

31 March, 2020
The British Superbike rider Tom Sykes will ride as Wild-Card rider during the next round of World Superbike on September 7 at Donington. Tom rode also as Wild-Card rider during the last SBK round at Brands Hatch and finished 7th.…

Videos: Kiyonari sliding for 3 minutes at Donington

28 March, 2020
Have a look at this great movie and see the winner of the last SBK race at Donington sliding for more than 3 minutes. Commentary is in Italian but I am sure you will like the intonation from the presenter.…

Kawasaki suspends MotoGP team

27 March, 2020
In a press release from today, Kawasaki announced today that it suspended its factory MotoGP racing activities for this year.Kawasaki said they can not recover the impact of the financial crisis and it pushed them to take this unpleasant decision.…

Fun at the SBK bowling event

23 March, 2020
During a World Superbike event there’s also some time for fun. At Brno a group of racers and the media were invited to take part in a ten pin bowling competition held in a huge shopping complex outside the centre…

James Toseland on SBK and MotoGP

23 March, 2020
Some years SBK riders leave the Championship for the MotoGP and some others return to SBK. What will is the difference? Is it harder to race in the MotoGP? James Toseland explains something.James believes winning doesn’t make a difference. When…

FGSport anounces new Official timing Sponsor

18 March, 2020
After a renewed contract with Pirelli, FGSport has also announced a new agreement.Meccaniche Veloci is the new official timing sponsor of the HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship and will appear at this weekend’s race in Brno for the first time.Meccaniche…

Suspension tests on the Vallelunga racetrack

15 March, 2020
More SBK activity on the Italian Vallelunga racetrack. Last week some SBK teams went to Vallelunga for some tyre testing with Pirelli and today Yamaha Motor Italia went with Ohlins for some electronic suspension tests. Troy Corser and teammate Noriyuki…
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