With almost perfect weather conditions the 25 protagonists relished the opportunity to fine tune their machines.
The Briton on lap record pace on the opening day of WorldSBK action
The 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship officially began with a series of events that also celebrated 25 years of WorldSBK competition at the iconic Phillip Island GP Circuit.
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.
Laverty fights his way back to win after poor start.
Sam Lowes wins his last Supersport race in Jerez, Spain,
Sylvain Guintoli earned the World Superbike series Tissot-Superpole at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca event in California, USA
The first race at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was shorten by 14 laps with two major crashes: Danny Eslick and Roger Hayden.
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 season starts this coming weekend in Australia.
BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team rider Davies had two victory celebrations at MotorLand Aragon circuit in Spain. He scored his his maiden Superbike World Championship win in race 1 and then landed the top spot in the second race!
Another Tissot-Superpole to "Watch-man" Tom Sykes! Sam Lowes on Supersport pole position on the Netherlands TT Circuit.
Sylvain Guintoli leads the way in Qualifying 1 at the series new venue.
After the weekend on American soil, Sykes is still the World Superbike Championship leader with a 23 point advantage over Laverty
Friday qualifying at Mazda Race Laguna Seca for the World Superbike riders prepares the teams for the run for the pole tomorrow.
World Superbike hits Europe for Round 2 at Aragon circuit in Spain
In the World Supersport qualifying, it was again Sam Lowes but Kenan Sofuoglu did put up a fight.
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.
Tom Sykes enters the round in Russia as the first Kawasaki rider, after 19 years, to lead the World Superbike standings.