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.
Badovini would like to finish the season in a positive way, earning as many points as possible for the championship standings.
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
The first race at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was shorten by 14 laps with two major crashes: Danny Eslick and Roger Hayden.
Sylvain Guintoli earned the World Superbike series Tissot-Superpole at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca event in California, USA
Canepa’s best lap of a 1’23.9, ensured him of final second place, an extremely positive result that augers well for the races.
Friday qualifying at Mazda Race Laguna Seca for the World Superbike riders prepares the teams for the run for the pole tomorrow.
Due to the pain Ayrton Badovini was suffering in the first half of that first race, he decided not to compete in the day’s second race.
Laverty and Sofuoglu winners of the Turkish round.
Sylvain Guintoli leads the way in Qualifying 1 at the series new venue.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini crashed, injuring themselves in the process.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini pack their bags once more and head now to Turkey for round eleven of the 2013 World Superbike Championship.
Carlos Checa will thus line up for tomorrow’s race in eighteenth position on the grid.
Ducati rider Ayrton Badovini earned his first series Tissot-Superpole award in the FIM World Superbike Championship on the Nurburgring.
Ayrton Badovini concluded first qualifying in fourteenth place and Carlos Checa suffered a crash which meant he failed to set a qualifying time.
Prior to heading to Germany, Checa and Badovini were testing at Misano near the end of the summer break.
Loris Baz wins second race over fellow Frenchman Jules Cluzel at the Silverstone circuit with red flag on final lap due to heavy rain.
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.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini ready for the final event before the traditional summer break.
The FIM Superbike World Championship is back in action for the 9th round at Silverstone along with the World Supersport riders. It will be their first outing since the tragic death of Andrea Antonelli.
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.
Encouraging provisional fourth place for Checa and Team SBK Ducati Alstare in today’s first qualifying at Moscow Raceway
The Championship leader managed to make the difference in the final section of the track.
he Ducati Alstare team has worked hard in preparation for the upcoming event.
Tom Sykes enters the round in Russia as the first Kawasaki rider, after 19 years, to lead the World Superbike standings.
Badovini concluded the day’s two Superbike races in eighth and tenth position, Checa eleventh and twelfth.
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.
Badovini qualified in eighth position for tomorrow’s races; Carlos Checa crashed out, qualified thirteenth.
Team SBK Ducati Alstare made a very encouraging start to the weekend’s work at the Imola circuit.
In the World Supersport qualifying, it was again Sam Lowes but Kenan Sofuoglu did put up a fight.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini both made some solid progress.