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Camier signs for MV Agusta in WSB

Leon Camier will be the lone MV Agusta factory rider in the 2015 and 2016 Superbike World Championships after signing a deal with the Italian manufacturer at the EICMA show recently. Camier rode the F4RR for the team at the...


Fabrizio sets out to rebuild his career

Michel Fabrizio left the Iron Brain Grillini Kawasaki squad many months ago after a disappointing start to his 2014 year on the privateer Ninja. Since then he has been evaluating his future and has had some dark moments, which he...


Terol finds his feet on 2015 Ducati

New Althea Racing Ducati rider Nico Terol had his first chance to ride the all-new 2015 spec machine delivered to his team by Ducati at the Jerez tests, on Monday 24th, after riding the Evo version at Valencia recently. He...


Haslam scores big on day one of Jerez test

Leon Haslam (Red Devils Aprilia) opened his 2015 test account with the best time of all in setting a 1?43.4 lap, despite not trying for ultimate performance in iffy track conditions after overnight rain. After persistent rain made the track...


Former 125GP champ Terol tastes Panigale power

While the official Ducati team were riding the full 2015 WSB version of the 1199 Panigale R at Motorland Aragon the Althea Racing Ducati team - which now features former 125ccGP champion and three time Moto2 race winner Nicolas Terol,...


Work to do for Sykes and Rea

After two days of testing at Motorland Aragon Tom Sykes and new KRT riding partner Jonathan Rea had tough introductions to the world of 2015 technical regulation changes. The new spec of official Ninja ZX-10R engine appears to have lost...


2015 WSB calendar revealed

Dorna have at last revealed the 2015 World Superbike calendar, but with selected rounds confirmed already the rest of the calendar brings no major surprises to next season. The season kicks off as usual at Philip Island in late February,...


Rea makes Kawasaki WSB debut

Jonathan Rea kicked off his career as a factory Kawasaki World Superbike rider at the Aragon Motorland circuit in Spain today. Rea who has spent his entire racing career competing on Honda?s made the switch to Kawasaki to race alongside...


Haslam: "There were always options"

Despite having to wait until the vast majority of his WSB rivals had signed contracts for 2015, Leon Haslam is arguably the big winner having inherited the 2014 championship-winning Aprilia RSV4. ?I have always had a lot of options for...


Haslam?s waiting game pays with Aprilia WSB ride

After looking like he may miss out on all the plum rides in WSB in 2015, Leon Haslam has been confirmed with the Red Devils Roma Aprilia team, running top-level factory machinery with a revamped engine design on the latest...


Jonathan Rea joins Sykes at Kawasaki

As reported by MCN months ago, Jonathan Rea has today confirmed that he will join the Kawasaki Racing Team for 2015, lining up alongside Tom Sykes for an all-British bid for the World Superbike title. Rea, who has been a...


World champion Guintoli to Pata Honda for 2015

The new World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli will leave his world championship winning Aprilia squad, announcing instead that he will take over from Jonathan Rea at Pata Honda alongside World Supersport champion Michael Van Der Mark, for the 2015 World...


WSB Qatar: Sylvain Guintoli is the 2014 World Superbike champion

Sylvain Guintoli has taken the 2014 World Superbike title with an imperious display under the floodlights at Losail. Taking his first ever double victory, the Frenchman controlled the second race from the front to win by only three points from...


WSS Qatar: Van der Mark signs out in style

Michael van der Mark has signed off his career in the World Supersport championship in style, taking the win easily in Qatar to complement his world title and maintain a podium record of almost 100%. He made a break away...


Qatar WSB: Title goes down to the wire as Guintoli takes race one

The 2014 World Superbike championship is set to go down to the wire in the final race of the season, after Sylvain Guintoli took the race one victory to close the gap to Tom Sykes to only three points. Sykes?...


WSB Qatar: Guigliano on pole as Sykes gains upper hand

Davide Guigliano will start tomorrow?s Qatar World Superbike races from P1, setting a phenomenal lap at the end of the Superpole session to become the fastest ever superbike racer around the fast track. His 1'57.033 lap beats Ben Spies? from...


WSS Qatar: Cluzel denies van der Mark at the flag for pole

French MV Agusta rider Jules Cluzel has denied the new World Supersport champion Michael van der Mark of the championship?s inaugural floodlit race, aiding from a tow on the Losail circuit?s long straights to take the P1 spot off the...


WSB Qatar: Sykes eighth after opening Losail salvoes

The defending World Champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) had a tough first evening at Losail under the floodlights as he finished only eighth after three free practice sessions that count towards qualifying. His only championship rival Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia...


WSS Qatar: Champion makes solid early start

Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda) ended his first day under floodlights at Losail with the fastest practice time of all, a 2?02.206. This was already under the lap record pace, if not quite at track best so far. After...


Sykes relishing title conclusion under floodlights

Tom Sykes is relishing the opportunity to lift his second World Superbike title this weekend under the floodlights at Qatar, with the reigning champion saying he can?t wait to return to a track he loves. Twelve points clear of Aprilia...


Randy de Puniet joins Crescent Suzuki WSB squad

Former MotoGP podium finisher Randy de Puniet will join the Voltcom Crescent Suzuki team for the 2015 World Superbike championship. De Puniet, who has been testing the new Suzuki GSX-RR MotoGP project for the past year, will continue with that...


Magny Cours WSB: Melandri defiant in victory

Marco Melandri defied team orders to take victory in the second race at Magny Cours and his 100th WSB race. It was again Jonathan Rea who took the lead and this time out managed to stay at the front ahead...


Magny Cours WSS: Cluzel wins red-flagged race

Jules Cluzel took victory in his home race after the supersport race was red-flagged on lap 13. Cluzel was a little fortunate to take the full 25 points, as Kenan Sofuoglu streaked ahead into the lead before crashing out. Newly-crowned...


Magny Cours WSB: Guintoli splashes to race one win

Sylvain Guintoli cut the gap to championship leader Tom Sykes to just 19 points with victory at a wet Magny Cours today. Both Sykes and Guintoli benefited from team orders, with their team-mates letting them through. With the rain coming...


Magny Cours WSB: Sykes on pole

Reigning champion Tom Sykes will start tomorrow's races from pole position after setting a new circuit best lap of 1'36.366. Sykes will be joined on the front row by Ducati's Davide Giugliano and Honda's Jonathan Rea, who will be looking...


Magny Cours WSB: Laverty sizzles to second

After confirming that he was heading to MotoGP in 2015 with the Aspar Honda team in 2015, Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) found enough pace on the first day at Magny-Cours to finish second in the combined qualifying sheets, 0.272...


Magny Cours WSS: van der Mark on top

After two WSS free practice sessions Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda) headed up the field on his Honda with a 1?41.744, with the surprise appearance of Roberto Tamburini (San Carlo Puccetti Racing Team Kawasaki) second and local French star...


Corser's BMW team springs to life

After an aborted attempt to run a BMW Aussie dream team in 2014 an announcement is soon to be made about the former double World Champion?s plans to compete with a two-rider squad in WSB in 2015. Leon Camier and...


Magny Cours WSB: Guintoli heads Sykes in first session

Sylvain Guintoli got his home round in Magny Cours off to a positive start by topping the time-sheets in the opening Free Practice session. The factory Aprilia rider is fighting to keep his world championship hopes alive with the Frenchman...


Guintoli playing a waiting game, but focused on PATA Honda switch

Aprilia?s number one man in the WSB title standings Sylvain Guintoli, has almost been forgotten in the maelstrom of other Aprilia news. With every passing day it appears less likely there will be an official Aprilia team for him to...


Aprilia WSB Decision Looming

When Aprilia announced that they were heading to MotoGP one year earlier than planned, the future of a 2015 official WSB effort looked at best uncertain. With the announcement that Alvaro Bautista would be one of their expected two riders...


Le Mans 24hr: Honda take second ahead of strong British field

The Honda Racing team of MCE BSB racers Julien Da Costa, Freddy Foray and Jason O?Halloran, joined by former world champion Sebastian Gimbert, will start tomorrow?s Le Mans 24hr race from second place. The Lincolnshire based team formerly known as...


WSB extend Pirelli tyre contract until 2018

World Superbike organisers have extended their one-make tyre deal with Pirelli until the end of the 2018 season, extending the deal until its fifteenth year. Javier Alonso, WSBK Executive Director said: ?We are glad to continue with Pirelli for a...


Donington BSB: Kiyo takes the double to set up Showdown

Ryuichi Kiyonari celebrated his second double win of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship, holding off a hard-charging Shane 'Shakey' Byrne in the second race at Donington Park, as the Title Fighters now prepare for the Showdown opener at Assen....


Donington BSB: Kiyo from Byrne in epic first race

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship 'War for Four' titles continued to rage between Ryuichi Kiyonari and Shane 'Shakey' Byrne in an epic opening race at Donington Park as the pair scrapped for the victory at the Leicestershire circuit. Byrne...


Jerez WSB: Melandri wins as Guintoli keeps title fight alive

The drama in race 2 at Jerez began almost immediately as best EVO classified rider in race one David Salom (Kawasaki Racing Team) crashed out on lap one with Davide Giugliano (Ducati Superbike Team) retiring with a technical problem on...


Jerez WSS: Van Der Mark wins title in style with epic race victory

A race long fight at the front involving 5 riders raged in Spain this afternoon as Michael van der Mark (Pata Honda World Supersport Team) became the 2014 World Supersport Champion in style by winning at Jerez as his closest...


Jerez WSB: Melandri wins Spanish thriller

In of the closest races of the season so far Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has taken the win in race one at Jerez after a 20 lap encounter that saw the leading group of eight riders exchanging places at...


Jerez WSB: Baz storms to pole with new circuit record

An intense Tissot-Superpole second session has been won by Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) who claimed Pole Position today at Jerez. the young Frenchman will move off ahead of everyone else in the two Sunday races for the second time...


Baz hits back at teammate Sykes

Loris Baz has hit back at Kawasaki WSB teammate Tom Sykes ahead of this weekend?s round at Jerez, after a number of incidents all year long have increased tensions in the reigning champions? pit box. The issues, which have been...


Bimota out of World Superbikes

Bimota have now been officially blocked from further competition in the 2014 World Superbike championship, after failing to make the minimum production quantities needed for FIM homologation. Under FIM rules, which were significantly relaxed at the start of the season...


Sykes to remain with Kawasaki until 2016

Tom Sykes will remain with his world championship winning Kawasaki team for the next two seasons, as the Yorkshireman extends his five year deal with the team to the end of the 2016 season. The move could see Sykes, the...


Suzuka 8hr: Haslam makes it two from two as Rea's TSR Honda crashes out

The MuSASHi Honda team of Michael van der Mark, Leon Haslam and Takumi Takahashi have taken their second consecutive victory in the Suzuka 8hr, after bad luck once again robbed their WSB teammate Jonathan Rea of what looked like an...


Suzuka 8hr: Tsuda breaks circuit record to take Yoshimura Suzuki to pole

Takuya Tsuda has dipped under the Suzuka absolute lap record to secure pole position for his Yoshimura Suzuki team in tomorrow?s 8hr race. His incredible 1:06.703 lap means that he will line up front of the grid alongside teammates Randy...


Haslam with 'lots still to do' despite Suzuka provisional pole

Leon Haslam says that despite teammate Michael van der Mar putting their Musashi Honda team on provisional pole for Sunday?s Suzuka 8hr race, the Derbyshire man still has a lot of work to do to find the sort of times...


Suzuka 8hr: Van der Mark takes pole for Musashi Honda at record pace

Michael van der Mark has blown away the opposition with a record pace lap to take provisional pole position for the Musashi Honda squad in the Suzuka 8hr. The young Dutchman set a lap of 2:07.839, beating the nearest opposition,...


Suzuka 8hr: Watching live

With the Suzuka 8hr race notoriously difficult to tune into from the UK, MCN have collated all the info you need to watch the ultra-prestigious Japanese race, as the biggest line-up of Brits for decades compete on a variety of...


Suzuka 8hr: Rea leads the day in opening qualifying

Jonathan Rea on the FCC TSR Honda has topped the timesheets on the opening day of practise for the Suzuka 8hr race, taking the top spot after dicing for most of the session with the Monster Yamaha Austria team of...


Honda Racing set clear Suzuka goal

The Honda Racing have made their targets for the Suzuka 8hr race perfectly clear, as the Lincolnshire based team look to get their Endurance World Championship into top gear after a disappointing DNF at the opening round of the series...


Entire Pata Honda WSB team set for Suzuka 8hr

The entire Pata Honda World Superbike and World Supersport squad will be lining up on the grid for the start of this year?s prestigious Suzuka 8hr race, with last year?s winning combination of Leon Haslam and Michael van der Mark,...


Rumblings from the Laguna Seca paddock

The silly season started for real at Laguna and looks set to gather pace as WSB enters it?s long eight week summer break. Aprilia man Sylvain Guintoli, both Kawasaki Racing Team Riders and Pata Honda?s duo have all yet to...


Laguna WSB Race 2: Sykes wins crash-strewn dash to lead championship into summer break

With Chas Davies not returning to the grid - after a particularly large high-side in the earlier race saw him sent to the medical centre with concussion - the British contingent were short of one rider at a sunny Laguna...


Laguna WSB Race 1: Melandri leads Aprilia one-two at Laguna Seca

Despite a great start from Melandri in Laguna Seca, turn one still saw Sykes take the lead and - with his qualifying pace preceding him - what looked set to be another race win. But, after all his ruminations over...


Summer break too far for Lowes

After Laguna Seca has been completed the SBK hoards will head back to Europe, with some of the teams heading to Portimao for a (now increasingly rare) testing opportunity on 21 and 22 July. Some others ? Pata Honda and...


Guintoli ready to risk more

Sylvain Guintoli knew even before he got to Laguna Seca that he would have to go for it at this race and every other one, as Sykes was in an enviable championship position, so the prospect of Sykes taking more...


Bryan Staring making progress

In the first free practice at Laguna Seca the name Bryan Staring was well into the top ten positions in a field of 27 riders. Staring admitted that it was only FP1 at that early stage but he put his...


Laguna Seca WSB: Sykes takes pole

Reigning world champion Tom Sykes claimed his 23rd World Superbike pole position at Laguna Seca ahead of tomorrow's races. The Kawasaki rider set a best time of 1'21.811 to hed the front row ahead of Sylvain Guintoli and Chaz Davies....


Camier's first MV steps

Leon Camier was thrown into the SBK mix once again in 2014 despite having no regular ride, as he took over control of the MV Agusta Reparto Corse F4 vacated for one race by injured regular Claudio Corti. A rider...


Lowes hits early high

Among a short handful of WSB riders who were taking their first experiences of the Laguna Seca circuit this weekend Alex Lowes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) did best of all after one day, in fifth place after first qualifying. He found...


Riders Mystified By Laguna Schedule

The weekend schedule at Laguna Seca in 2013 featured a race on Saturday and one on Sunday, but in 2014 the WSB weekend featured two races on Sunday as per most rounds. One major departure from the norm was featuring...


Camier back in WSB to deputise for injured Corti

Leon Camier will once again return to the World Superbike championship this weekend at Laguna Seca, deputising for the injured Claudio Corti on the factory MV Agusta machine. Corti, who crashed out of Superpole 1 at Portimao last weekend, has...


WSB: Rea wins Race Two with Ducati doubling-up behind

With the Portimao track now soaking wet from the downpour that began in the World Supersport race, the second run- now shortened to eighteen laps because of the conditions - looked to be a completely different prospect from that which...


WSS: Vd Mark glimpses title as Kennedy grabs second

With pole-sitter, Kenan Sofuoglu needing a win to stand any chance of finishing the year with the World Supersport championship to his name, this was always going to be a fascinating race; especially with the current leader Michael Vd Mark...


WSB: Sykes extends championship lead with race one victory in Portimao

After yesterday?s blistering qualifying session where Tom Sykes firmly answered his critics and his own criticisms of the undulating track, an all British front-row and the clouds looking suspiciously grey and familiar to those top three riders, the first race...


WSB: Sykes climbs to Pole in Portimao

The qualifying sessions of round eight in the World Superbike Championships took place in perfect track conditions today in Portimao, Portugal.With Melandri looking to continue showing the form he?d displayed in the previous Free Practice sessions and the contingent of...


Sykes and Rea Come Close But Melandri Leads Day One

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) made a strong push in second practice session on Friday at Portimao but Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing) edged them out thanks to his first session time set earlier...


Portimao WSB: Sykes and Rea come close but Melandri leads day one

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) made a strong push in second practice session on Friday at Portimao but Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing) edged them out thanks to his first session time set earlier...


Portimao WSS: Kennedy and Coghlan open up inside top five

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Mahi Racing Team India) pulled out the best lap of the first day of WSS action at Portimao in the morning session, and it survived a second session onslaught from championship leader Michael van der Mark (Pata...


WSB Brits clash ahead of Portimao race

The general consensus as to why WSB is suffering from dwindling spectator interest despite its close racing is a combination of no terrestrial TV coverage and a lack of personalities and character coming out in the riders. While the riders...


Rea and Haslam back with Honda for Suzuka 8hr

Honda has confirmed their factory line-up for the prestigious Suzuka 8hr; one of the most important races of the year for the Japanese manufacturers and held at Honda?s own circuit. Honda are looking to extend a record this year that...


?Damage limitation? for Laverty in Misano

Voltcom Crescent Suzuki rider Eugene Laverty has walked ? or limped ? away from the Misano round of the World Superbike championship having limited the damages to his championship efforts with a ninth and seventh place, after the Northern Irishman...


Misano WSB: Sykes takes double in Misano race two

Tom Sykes has completed another double World Superbike double at Misano, taking yet another controlling victory ahead of teammate Loris Baz to give the Kawasaki team their eighth one-two of the season. Davide Guigliano was the early leader, pulling clear...


Misano WSS: Cluzel breaks away to win in style

Jules Cluzel has taken another race win on the MV Agusta at Misano, taking the victory in a controlling style by breaking away from the off and crossing the chequered flag by 1.5 seconds despite a late charge from Michael...


Misano WSB: Sykes cruises to race one win

Tom Sykes has cruised to victory in the opening World Superbike race of the day at Misano, taking the win from teammate Loris Baz after leading from the opening laps before clearing off at the front of the race. Tony...


Misano WSB: Superpole king Sykes reigns again

Superpole king Tom Sykes has broken the absolute lap record of Misano on way to taking pole position for tomorrow?s WSB races at the Italian circuit, equalling Carl Fogarty?s 21 career pole positions in the process. The first superbike rider...


Cluzel loses sponsor but not pace

Despite the recent split between Yakhnich Motorsport and the official MV Agusta Reparto Corse team in WSB and WSS, Jules Cluzel took his factory F3 675 to the fastest time in the opening two practice WSS sessions at Misano, holding...


Rea and Pata Honda welcoming return to Misano

The Pata Honda squad of Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam are looking forward to a return to Italy this weekend, as the World Superbike championship moves to a track that the team's two British riders believes will suit the characteristics...


Barrier return to BMW WSB leaves Camier high and dry

Sylvain Barrier will return to the World Superbike Championship next weekend at Misano, having sat out the first six rounds of the series following a road traffic collision back in March that left him hospitalised with serious injuries. The Frenchman?s...


Sepang Race Two: Melandri sparks championship race

Despite the Kawasaki's of Baz and Sykes both being fired up for a redemptive second stint -a first corner collision in race one saw both of them crash out - it was the British-based Frenchman, Guintoli, who grabbed the race...


Sepang Race One: Melandri takes Aprilia-lead podium

Marco Melandri took his first win for Aprilia, in a strong 1-2 for the Italian team with Guintoli taking second. But it was a turn one incident that saw both of the Kawasaki Racing teammates of Baz and Sykes collide...


Sepang WSS: Jules Wins Pre-Race Pot With Three Of Diamonds

Jules Cluzel survived a spat on track with Lorenzo Zanetti late in the single qualifying session at Sepang to claim his second pole position of the season on the ever-improving three-cylinder MV Agusta F3. He is the first rider to...


Sepang: Guintoli takes second pole of the campaign

After leading through free practice for the entire weekend, Sylvain Guintoli became the first rider to score two superpole wins for the 2014 season with a blistering qualifying display at Sepang. Although there was a late push from Kawasaki man...


Guintoli The Day One Leader As Aprilias Run Amok

The three Aprilia riders in the 2014 WSB entry list dominated the opening day of practice at Sepang in the first ever visit of the WSB paddock to the regular GP circuit in Malaysia.Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing) held off his...


Cluzel And MV Lead The Opening WSS Exchanges

French rider Jules Cluzel (MV Agusta RC-Yakhnich F3) set the best WSS time on the opening day of action at the first-time World Supersport circuit of Sepang, his best time of the two practices being set in the opening session...


Laverty battered and bruised after Suzuki MotoGP test

Eugene Laverty (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) arrived at Sepang for the sixth round of the World Superbike championship battered and bruised after testing Suzuki?s MotoGP machine in Japan and then Australia, suffering a high-speed fall at Phillip Island. Laverty?s Phillip Island...


WSB Donington: Sykes reigns supreme with double victory at home

Tom Sykes has completed an incredible double-double World Superbike victory, backing up his two wins at Imola last time out with another two today at Donington Park in front of a home crowd; the first time ever a rider has...


WSS Donington: Van der Mark extends championship lead with another win

Dutchman Michael van der Mark has extended his lead at the front of the World Supersport championship with a last lap victory at Donington Park, after a race long battle with the MV Agusta of Jules Cluzel. Former champion Kenan...


WSB Donington: Sykes secures emphatic race one victory

Tom Sykes secured a stunning victory in the opening WSB race at Donington Park after fighting back from 11th on lap one to secure victory. The reigning WSB champion looked to be struggling in the early laps and dropped down...


WSB men pay tribute to Simon Andrews

World Superbike riders Tom Sykes, Eugene Laverty, Alex Lowes and Leon Camier were among members of the paddock that turned out to pay tribute to Simon Andrews. The hugely popular 29 year old lost his life following a crash at...


WSB Superpole: Haslam on front row

Leon Haslam made the most of the wet track conditions to storm to second position and a front row start for tomorrow?s two World Superbike races at Donington Park. The PATA Honda rider excelled in the difficult conditions to post...


Rea picks up where he left off

No fewer than 21 riders set times in the one-day test at Imola, which were held in dry conditions after the dry race weekend. To no-one?s surprise Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda) was fastest, using some new electronics strategies to set...


WSB Imola: Rea makes it two from two as he dominates in Italy

An imperious Jonathan Rea has taken a double victory at Imola by dominating race two, to complete a fairytale weekend for the Pata Honda, taking the championship lead in the process. Similar to race one, Rea led flag to flag,...


WSS Imola: Pata take a double as Zanetti wins, van der Mark second

Lorenzo Zanetti has taken a home victory in the World Supersport race at Imola, taking his first ever win in the class as Pata Honda take back-to-back victories in the supersport class after Michael van der Mark?s Assen win. Speaking...


WSB Imola: Rea goes back to back with race one win

Jonathan Rea has taken back to back wins in World Superbike, taking the first win at Imola to double up his victory last time out in Assen and heading up an all-British podium of Chaz Davies and Tom Sykes. Rea...


WSB Imola: Rea scores his first 2014 Superpole win

Following on from a race win in the wet at Assen last time out Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) fired in a strong Superpole lap at a blisteringly hot Imola to take his first pole of 2014 and only...


WSB Imola: Rea on top after early end to Friday's action

A broken drain cover on the exit of the Tamburello chicane brought the second Superbike session of the opening day at Imola to a close with 12 minutes left on the clock. British riders were in the ascendancy before the...


WSS Imola: Sofuoglu from Coghlan after one day of action

Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Mahi Racing Team India) scored the early advantage at the Imola race weekend, setting the best lap of the first two practice sessions as he tries to get back into the championship fight. Having already scored two...


WSB Assen: Rea wins race two, Lowes second

Jonathan Rea has taken a flag to flag victory in a rainswept World Superbike race two at Assen, leading from start to finish in horrid conditions to better his race one podium finish. He initially battled with race one winter...


WSB Assen: Guintoli benefitted by red flags to take race one from Sykes

Sylvain Guintoli has dominated the opening race of the weekend at Assen, taking his second World Superbike win of the year by a wide margin from Tom Sykes, but with red flags late in the race working to the Frenchman?s...


WSS Assen: Marino takes first WSS pole

Florian Marino has held off the advances of triple champion Kenan Sofuoglu and hometown hero Michael van der Mark to take his first ever World Supersport pole position ahead of tomorrow's Assen round of the championship. In a session that...