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Leon Camier in Aprilia – Now it's Official

25 April, 2020
Aprilia has officially confirmed what Aprilia’s General Director Leo Mercanti already anticipated the other day, that Leon Camier has signed with the factory Aprilia team ito ride in World Superbikes next season.The 23 year old British racing rider, made his…

Bridewell Wildcard in WSBK

25 April, 2020
Tommy Bridewell will make his World Superbike Championship debut having secured a wild card entry for the final race in Portugal at the end of this month, along side other British wildcards Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow. Tommy Bridewell, brother…

WSBK: Sheridan Morais to replace Broc Parkes at Portimao?

25 April, 2020
The lastest rumors have Sheridan Morais replacing injured Broc Parkes in the Echo CRS team in the Portimao race and probably also for the third round at Valencia. Parkes who fractured his right tibia during a pre-season training incident before…

Ben Spies and Tom Houseworth explain the Yamaha YZF- R1

24 April, 2020
Think you know everything about the Yamaha R1 Superbike? How about getting some cool info from the guys who really know how this bike is, Yamaha superbike rider Ben Spies and Tom Houseworth, his long standing crewchief.Spies took 4th and…

WSBK – More from Ben Spies

24 April, 2020
Ben Spies talks to Jonathan Green of On the Throttle TV after winning his first World Superbike Championship. His thoughts on the season, Noriyuki Haga, his tatics in the Portimao races and what he expects in MotoGP.Talking to Fabrizio Calia…

Stiggy Racing Switches to Yamaha in 2010

24 April, 2020
According to Italian website Motosprint, WSBK team Stiggy Racing will be officially switching from Honda’s CBR1000RR to Yamaha’s R1 next season.Apparently the switch was made possible by Monster Energy who will be the satellite team’s official sponsor and will co-finance…

WSBK – Max Biaggi loses CAS Appeal for Monza Race

23 April, 2020
The slow wheels of justice aren’t limited only to Italy, it looks like the Swiss Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and likes to take its sweet time (7 months) before deciding on racing appeals as does Max Biaggi and…

Roberto Rolfo after the Stiggy Honda Axe

23 April, 2020
Roberto Rolfo who was axed by Stiggy Honda to make room for ex MotoGP rider John Hopkins has finally decided to talk and gave this interview to Italian website SBK Point with his side of the story: Roby, this has…

WSBK: First Look at the Reitwagen BMW Team Livery

23 April, 2020
Speedweek.com website has given us a first look at the colours of the BMW S1000RR that Austrian Reitwagen BMW Team will be showing in this year’s World Superbike Championship.The livery is silver and black with an addition of red and…

WSBK – Roger Lee Hayden signs with Team Pedercini

22 April, 2020
Roger Lee Hayden won’t be heading to Moto2 in 2010, but will debut in the World Superbike Championship on a Kawasaki with Team Pedercini..Roger Lee is the youngest of the Hayden brothers and has raced in the AMA Superspsort and…

Aprilia and Alitalia Together in 2010

22 April, 2020
Back in November we reported that Alitalia would probably sponsor Aprilia in WSBK as a marketing move to promote both Italian brands.Alitalia and Aprilia (Piaggio Group) are both part of CEO’s Roberto Colaninno’s financial empire and will officially announce in…

WSBK – Stiggy Honda Racing shuts down due to economic woes

22 April, 2020
Stiggy Honda Racing run by Johan Stigefelt has shut down and has withdrawn from the Superbike and Supersport World Championships in 2010.The decision was taken after five years of partecipation at world level due to the economic situation and pull…

WSBK: Aprilia will not use gear drive cam motor

21 April, 2020
During last month’s WSBK round at Phillip Island, Aprilia showed up with a gear driven cam motor on their Aprilia RSV4 Factory that Max Biaggi tried using during QP2, but not actually use during the two races. When rival manufacturers…

World Superbikes heading to Russia?

20 April, 2020
The World Superbike championship is becoming more Europecentric, with only two fly away races scheduled on the 2011 calendar, Phillip Island and Miller Motorsports Parks, so the rumors that WSBK organizer Infront, is looking for new racing venues is pretty…

Leon Camier on the Aprilia Superbike

20 April, 2020
Leon Camier who was crowned the 2009 British Superbike Champion at Silverstone on Sunday will be replacing injured Shinya Nakano on the Aprilia RSV4 Factory.According to Italy’s Motosprint, the Brit already has a contract from Aprilia to ride the last…

Ruben Xaus to ride for Ten Kate Honda?

19 April, 2020
Just last week at the EICMA show in Milan, Ruben Xaus who was attending the event, revealed that he was still searching for team to hook up with for the 2011 season, but MCN.com is now reporting a rumor regarding…

WSBK: James Toseland to be confirmed in BMW Italia team

19 April, 2020
The other day James Toseland and his manager Roger Burnett were spotted heading into the BMW Italia headquarters at San Donato Milanese, to conclude the deal that would see the Briton ride for the new BMW satellite World Superbike team.Toseland…

WSBK – James Toseland Returns to Base

18 April, 2020
Former two time WSBK Champion James Toseland will be returning to World Superbikes next season, after two disappointing seasons in MotoGP. Speaking to MCN, the British rider talks about how he would have liked to remain MotoGP another year and…

WSBK – Chris Vermeulen talks about his test at Cartagena

18 April, 2020
After a brief acquaintance with Kawasaki ZX-10R at the Autopolis circuit in Japan, Chris Vermeulen has finally got some decent time on his new superbike during a two-day test at the Cartagena track, in Spain.Vermeulen stated that the test proved…

Nakano linked to Aprilia?

17 April, 2020
Shinya Nakano’s name has come up once again, but this time not in conjunction with Motogp, but with the WSBK series.Nakano who lost his ride in Team Gresini to Spanish rider Toni Elias, also lost another chance to remain in…

Another video of the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R

17 April, 2020
The 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R was presented to journalists during the World Superbike round at Nurburgring and this video is from the presentation of the green machine in it’s racing trim.The new Ninja will officially debut at the Intermot fair (October…

WSBK: Broc Parkes and Echo CRS Honda part ways

16 April, 2020
Echo CRS Honda and Broc Parkes have decided to part ways before the end of this WSBK season. Parkes joined the Italian team when it made it’s WSBK debut this year after racing a season in the World Supersport championship.…
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