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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…

Max Biaggi to return to action at Portimao

22 April, 2020
Max Biaggi will be returning to action in this weekend’s last round of the World Superbike season at Portimao. The Italian missed the last three crucial rounds due to a freak incident at Nurburgring that fractured his foot, which dropped…

WSBK Portimao Superpole highlight video and rider quotes

20 April, 2020
Today’s last Superpole of the 2011 season at Portimao went to Jonathan Rea, but the main topic of the session was silly season. And more specifically why is Ducati refusing to support Althea Racing next season, after Bevilacqua’s team brought…

WSBK Portimao: Jonathan Rea leads in first free practice

19 April, 2020
The first free practice of the final round of the World Superbike season at Portimao, saw Jonathan Rea top the timesheets with a best lap of 1’43.945, pipping the newly crowned Superbike champion Carlos Checa for the spotCheca, still hasn’t…

WSBK – Tom Sykes confirmed in Kawasaki

14 April, 2020
Tom Sykes has confirmed that he’ll be riding for the Kawasaki World Superbike team next year and will partner Chris Vermeulen in the all new 2010 team line up.The British rider who’s currently 8th in the standings, has had a…

Roberto Rolfo breaks knee in bicycle accident

13 April, 2020
Roberto Rolfo who celebrated his 100th World Superbike presence at Magny Cours last weekend has broken his kneecap.The Pedercini rider was out training with his bicycle on Monday and fell sustaining a compound fracture to his left patella (kneecap). The…

WSBK: Broc Parkes to miss Portimao

13 April, 2020
Echo CRS Honda’s Broc Parkes, who missed the first round at Phillip Island after breaking his right tibia in a pre-season training accident, will also have to sit out the second round of the World Superbike championship at Portimao.The Aussie…

Jonathan Rea nabs Superpole at Portimao

8 April, 2020
Jonathan Rea took his second Superpole of 2011 during the final round of the World Superbike season at Portimao. The Northern Irishman headed the top of the timesheets when it counted the most, in SP3 he stopped the clock with…

WSBK Portimao: Carlos Checa takes provisional pole

4 April, 2020
Carlos Checa set the pace in this afternoon’s QP1 at Portimao. The Althea Ducati rider had to work for it, as the top of the timesheet changed hands several times between Jonathan Rea, Sylvain Guintoli and Eugene Laverty in the…

Chris Vermeulen Withdraws from Portimao Round (w/video)

3 April, 2020
Chris Vermeulen has decided to withdraw from the Portimao WSBK round after trying to take a couple of laps in today’s free practice. The Australian suffered torn ligaments, cartilage and muscle in his knee after the high-speed crash during race…

Wayne Gardner tests Superbikes at Portimao

30 March, 2020
Wayne Gardner, the 1987 500cc World Champion and four time winner of the Suzuka 8 Hours and motorcycle icon of the ’80’s alongside the likes of Kevin Schwantz, Eddie Lawson and Wayne Rainey, got to try seven different Superbikes marques…

Tom Sykes takes 8th Superpole at Portimao

29 March, 2020
Tom Sykes took his eighth pole position of the 2012 season in today’s Superspol session at the spectacular Portoghuese circuit at Portimao. The Kawsaki rider with his blistering lap in SP3 (he was also the fastest in SP2) in 1.41.415,…

Max Neukirchner's Superpole Crash at Portimao (w/video)

26 March, 2020
The Hannspree Ten Kate racing team had mixed fortunes in last weekend’s World Superbike at Portimao. Max Neukirchner has this very scary crash during the Superpole session which left the German rider with a deep hole in his arm.In race…

WSBK Portimao – Nakano misses final round of the season

25 March, 2020
Just three days ago it seemed that Aprilia would be fielding three bikes for this weekend’s race at Portimaom instead Shinya Nakano has decided that he would not be present for the final round as his neck injury is still…

Davide Giugliano to debut in World Superbikes at Portimao

25 March, 2020
Davide Giugliano took the Superstock 1000 FIM Cup championship crown yesterday at Magny Cours and Althea Racing team owner Genesio Bevilacqua has decided to reward his Superstock champion with a Superbike race at the final round of the season at…

Paddock Girls from Sepang and Portimao

21 March, 2020
East meets West in on two different sides of the world. Which girls do you prefer? The lovely MotoGP brolly girls from Sepang or the hot looking WSBK babes at Portimao? Sepang and Portimao Paddock Girls

WSBK – Physical Updates on Injured Riders

21 March, 2020
With WSBK round 2 at Portimao in just two weeks time, we’ve got a couple of injury updates on riders of who will be racing and who’s still in doubt.Chris Vermeulen (Kawasaki Racing) with his usual video, (thanks Chris) tells…

WSBK Portimao – Kiyonari withdraws from final round

20 March, 2020
Ryuichi Kiyonari has withdrawn from the final round of the World Superbike Championship at Portimao. Kiyonari was 11th in the standings with 141 points before his pull out.The Ten Kate Honda rider broke his right collarbone for the second time…