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.
Former World 250cc and World Superbike champ to take part in two day test
The perfect Sunday for UK fans was completed by Sam Lowes’ World Supesport win.
9th for Canepa, 10th for Checa and 14th for Badovini
Tom Sykes rode his Kawasaki to his 15th career Tissot-Superpole. Sam Lowes grabs the his ninth pole in World Supersport.
At the end of today’s qualifying Canepa was lying twelfth, Checa fifteenth and Badovini sixteenth.
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.
Donington Park hosted the first ever World Superbike Round on April 3rd 1988.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini joined by wildcard entry Niccolò Canepa plan to be fighting fit and ready for Round 5 of the World Superbike Championship next weekend at Donington Park