Alstare formede a long-term partnership with Bimota brand and will compete in the EVO class in this year’s World Superbike Championship.
This will be a two rider team running the new 2014 EBR 1190RX, represented by riders Geoff May and Aaron Yates.
South Africa appears on the provisional calendar for the 2014 eni FIM World Superbike Championship.
The iconic Italian brand, which has a record of 37 Championship and 38 Manufacturers titles, will be officially involved at world level with the Yakhnich Motorsport Team.
Ducati announce 2014 World Superbike riders: Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano with first pre-season testing getting underway at Jerez.
Former World Superbikes champion announces early retirement
SBK Ducati Alstare drivers Xavi Forés and Ayrton Badovini secured 9th and 13th place finish in Jerez respectively.
Sam Lowes wins his last Supersport race in Jerez, Spain,
Xavi Fores and Ayrton Badovini qualified in eighth and thirteenth position respectively for tomorrow’s races.
In Jerez, during the final SBK round of the 2013 season, the Spanish rider, after twenty years or racing and success, has confirmed his decision to retire.
In World Supersport, Yakhnich Motorsport one-two in Qualifying 1
The race at Jerez mark the final round of the BMW Motorrad factory in the Superbike World Championship.
At the penultimate Magny-Cours round, which took place one week ago, Badovini and substitute rider Michele Pirro took mixed results.
BMW Motorrad Goldbet STK Team celebrating factory rider, Sylvain Barrier (FRA) winning the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup for the second year in succession.
Michele Pirro was sixth to cross the line in race one, before unfortunately suffering a crash in race two.
The Championship leader got a perfect start out of pole and steadily pulled away, to place a considerable gap between himself and the chasing duo of Eugene Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli.
Having taken third and eighth respectively in the dry session on Friday, Chaz Davies and Marco Melandri secured their place in Superpole.
Ayrton Badovini qualified sixth while Michele Pirro, suffering a crash in the final stages, will start from tenth position in tomorrow’s races.
The French round for the World Superbike series saw the points leader secure his 8th Superpole of the season.
Guintoli edges Sykes after first qualifying session.
Tight fight for the FIM World Superbike riders in France this weekend. Sam Lowes can wrap-up the World Supersport as he holds a 49-point advantage.
The squad and factory riders Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies return to Europe as the next races are already scheduled for this coming weekend.
Badovini would like to finish the season in a positive way, earning as many points as possible for the championship standings.
Factory rider Marco Melandri finished an exciting race in third after only narrowly missing the podium in fourth yesterday
Team SBK Ducati Alstare was unfortunately unable to secure the kind of results it had hoped for in the second Superbike race at Laguna Seca
After the weekend on American soil, Sykes is still the World Superbike Championship leader with a 23 point advantage over Laverty
Chaz Davies claimed second in first race of the US round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship. His team-mate Marco Melandri missed the podium narrowly, finishing fourth.
Substitute rider Niccolò Canepa crashed out of the race while injured Ayrton Badovini finished in a valiant ninth position.