The second day of the World Superbike Championship round at Silverstone was an emotional one as the riders paid tribute to Andrea Antonelli before Eugene Laverty earned his first-ever Tissot-Superpole.
The Victorian Government announced the GP Circuit will host the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three years. High-level competition entertained the 61.500 spectators over the 3 days.
The perfect Sunday for UK fans was completed by Sam Lowes’ World Supesport win.
Sam Lowes rode his Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha to his second World Supersport win in 2013.
Another Tissot-Superpole to "Watch-man" Tom Sykes! Sam Lowes on Supersport pole position on the Netherlands TT Circuit.
It was a close battle for the provisional pole in the opening round of the World Superbike at Phillip Island.
Marco Melandri's third win in the season means a big step up in the points for the Italian, who is now 32 points away from new Championship leader Sylvain Guintoli.
The first race at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was shorten by 14 laps with two major crashes: Danny Eslick and Roger Hayden.
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In the World Supersport qualifying, it was again Sam Lowes but Kenan Sofuoglu did put up a fight.
After the weekend on American soil, Sykes is still the World Superbike Championship leader with a 23 point advantage over Laverty
The Hudderfield-born rider has led every single lap of Race 2 to cross the line as the winner for the 10th time in his WSBK career.
Sylvain Guintoli earned the World Superbike series Tissot-Superpole at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca event in California, USA
In the World Supersport race, Lowes has scored probably the most important win of the season so far.
Rain, wind and cold did not make for first day on track at Donington Park. For the World Supersport riders, Sam Lowes waited until the very last minutes to enter the track and top the timesheets.
Tom Sykes rode his Kawasaki to his 15th career Tissot-Superpole. Sam Lowes grabs the his ninth pole in World Supersport.
Leon Haslam crashed at Turn 7 in morning practice sustaining injuries to his left leg. In the World Supersport classification, it was Antonelli who stormed to the top on the very wet Assen TT Circuit
Laverty and Sofuoglu winners of the Turkish round.
Tom Sykes enters the round in Russia as the first Kawasaki rider, after 19 years, to lead the World Superbike standings.
The 23 year old, Davide Giugliano, from Rome managed to time in 1'34.676 lap-time to secure first place ahead of Chaz Davies.
Leon Camier (FIXI Crescent Suzuki), had a high-side at Turn 10 early in the session and was transferred first to the Medical Centre, where he was diagnosed with a left knee dislocation
Davide Giugliano did all he could to stay with the winner, eventually finishing a lonely second.
The CDI held a hearing in the case at the FIM headquarters in Mies (Switzerland) on 16 July 2013.
Sylvain Guintoli leads the way in Qualifying 1 at the series new venue.
Monza awaits the eni FIM Superbike World Championship
Friday qualifying at Mazda Race Laguna Seca for the World Superbike riders prepares the teams for the run for the pole tomorrow.
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Great expectations are placed upon home riders, who are eager to battle for the top positions in front of their local fans on this weekend.