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Sun 27 Jul 2003
Brands Hatch: Michelin race report

Brands Hatch: Michelin race report

Ducati's 2003 Superbike season is perfect so far. The Italian manufacturer has won all 18 races and is the new World Champion. Ducati shares 14 of those 18 victories with Michelin. Race One John Reynolds (Suzuki) took the early lead with Regis...

Brands Hatch: Team Ducati race report

Brands Hatch: Team Ducati race report

Brands Hatch (England), 27 July 2003: Neil Hodgson edged closer to the 2003 World Superbike title with a second and a fifth place in the two races at Brands Hatch, as Shane Byrne picked up both race wins for Monstermob Ducati. Team-mate Ruben Xaus...

Brands Hatch: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

Brands Hatch: Van Zon Honda TKR race report

Disappointment for Van Zon Honda TKR at Brands Hatch It was a hot day at Brands Hatch, a welcome surprise after the previous wet weather of the weekend. But the change in weather made it difficult for teams to arrive at a working setting. Iain...

Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda race notes

Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda race notes

Vermeulen extends championship lead by two points. Chris Vermeulen increased the gap at the top of the World Supersport Championship with a steady sixth place at Brands Hatch. The title leader struggled for grip during the race after taking ...

Sat 26 Jul 2003
Brands Hatch: Ducati qualifying notes

Brands Hatch: Ducati qualifying notes

Xaus and Hodgson sixth and eleventh quickest in wet Superpole session at Brands Hatch. Brands Hatch (England), 26 July 2003: Ruben Xaus will start tomorrow's European Round of the World Superbike championship from sixth place on the grid while...

Fri 25 Jul 2003
Brands Hatch: Team Ducati preview

Brands Hatch: Team Ducati preview

Brands Hatch (England), Thursday 24 July: The Ducati Fila team faces a crucial time this weekend at Brands Hatch as the World Superbike Championship moves to the legendary British circuit for round 9 of 12. The Laguna Seca results, which saw Neil...

Brands Hatch: Team Ducati Friday report

Brands Hatch: Team Ducati Friday report

Brands Hatch (England), Friday 25 July: Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) was the master of the appalling weather conditions in Friday qualifying at Brands Hatch as the Spanish rider put in a quick lap at the end of the session to take provisional pole.

Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda first qualifying report

Brands Hatch: Ten Kate Honda first qualifying report

Rain fails to stop play for Ten Kate Honda at Brands Hatch Ten Kate Honda rider Karl Muggeridge shrugged off appalling conditions at Brands Hatch for the first timed qualifying session for round eight of the World Supersport ...

Wed 23 Jul 2003
Mid-Ohio crucial to standings

Mid-Ohio crucial to standings

DUBLIN, Ohio (July 22, 2003) - With just three events left on the American Motorcyclists Association (AMA) U.S. Superbike Tour, championship points are as scarce as ever. Hosting a Wiseco Superbike 100 doubleheader as well as Supersport, ...

Brands Hatch: Michelin preview

Brands Hatch: Michelin preview

Hodgson at home World championship leader Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila-Michelin) can expect a hero's welcome at Brands Hatch this week-end. The Michelin man has had a tremendous season so far. His championship tally says it all: Hodgson leads on...

Mon 14 Jul 2003
Laguna Seca: Team Ducati race report

Laguna Seca: Team Ducati race report

Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) put the seal on a great days' racing at Laguna Seca circuit in California in front of 92,000 spectators with a win in race 2 after crashing out of the lead in the first race. Championship leader Neil Hodgson twice finished...

Laguna Seca Ducati Saturday notes

Laguna Seca Ducati Saturday notes

Ruben Xaus and Neil Hodgson will start from row 2 of the grid for the US Round of the World Superbike Championship at Laguna Seca after setting seventh and eight quickest time in this afternoon's Superpole session. Multiple AMA Superbike...

Laguna Seca Ducati Friday report

Laguna Seca Ducati Friday report

Neil Hodgson and Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) recorded sixth and eleventh quickest times respectively at Laguna Seca as multiple AMA champion Mat Mladin set the pace in first qualifying for the US Round of the World Superbike Championship. Hodgson...

Laguna Seca: Ducati preview

Laguna Seca: Ducati preview

Neil Hodgson and Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) will be bringing the Ducati 999 Factory '03 to the United States of America for the first time as they go head-to-head with a determined bunch of American wild-card riders at Monterey's spectacular Laguna...

Laguna Seca: Michelin race report

Laguna Seca: Michelin race report

Race one A first-corner pile-up meant the race had to be red-flagged. Several riders were involved in the incident including Pierfrancesco Chili, Aaron Yates (Suzuki), Eric Bostrom (Kawasaki), Troy Corser (Foggy Petronas Racing-Michelin) and...

Tue 08 Jul 2003
Laguna Seca: Michelin preview

Laguna Seca: Michelin preview

Hodgson and Xaus lead the championship Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila-Michelin) comes to Laguna Seca with 315 world championship points. His team-mate Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila-Michelin) is second in the standings on 208 points. The Spaniard won both...

Mon 23 Jun 2003
Misano: Michelin race report

Misano: Michelin race report

Misano double for Xaus Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila-Michelin) won both races today at Misano. Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila-Michelin) crashed out of race one and finished second behind Xaus in the next race. The two factory Ducati riders now lead the ...

Misano: Team Ducati race report

Misano: Team Ducati race report

Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) scored a superb double victory today in searing heat in the San Marino Round of the World Superbike Championship at Misano Adriatico, notching up the third and fourth wins of his career after two scintillating races with...

Misano: Van Zon Honda race report

Misano: Van Zon Honda race report

Disappointment in San Marino for Van Zon Honda TKR The Van Zon Honda TKR team had a terrible race day in the searing heat at the circuit Santa Monica for the seventh round of the World Supersport championship. Werner Daemen failed to finish...

Misano: Ten Kate Honda race report

Misano: Ten Kate Honda race report

Ten Kate Honda hit zero at Misano A day of disappointment for the Ten Kate Honda Supersport team in Italy for the seventh round of the World Supersport championship with both riders crashing out at the same turn on different laps. Karl ...

Sat 21 Jun 2003
Misano: Team Ducati Saturday report

Misano: Team Ducati Saturday report

British rider Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) once again crushed the opposition in a World Superbike Superpole session. Pole ...

Fri 20 Jun 2003
Misano: Team Ducati Friday report

Misano: Team Ducati Friday report

Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila) set fourth quickest time today in first qualifying for the San Marino Round of the World Superbike Championship at a scorching hot Misano Adriatico circuit. The Spanish rider was two places ahead of team-mate and ...

Misano: Ten Kate Honda Friday report

Misano: Ten Kate Honda Friday report

Ten Kate top in sweltering Misano heat Chris Vermeulen took the provisional pole position in this afternoon's qualifying ahead of the San Marino round of the World Supersport championship. The Australian, who celebrated his 21st Birthday ...

Misano: Team Ducati preview

Misano: Team Ducati preview

Just one week after racking up his fifth double win of the season, Britain's Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) continues his red-hot championship pace this weekend as the World Superbike championship comes to a scorching Misano Adriatico circuit in Italy.

Sun 15 Jun 2003
Silverstone: Tean Ducati race report

Silverstone: Tean Ducati race report

Hodgson (Ducati Fila) crowns glorious day for Ducati with double win at Silverstone; Two podium finishes for Xaus. Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) crowned one of the greatest days in Ducati's history when he notched up win ...

Michelin Silverstone race report

Michelin Silverstone race report

Hodgson scores home double Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila-Michelin) delighted his fans with two home wins at Silverstone today. Ruben Xaus (Ducati Fila-Michelin) was third in both races. Hodgson now leads the championship by 130 points. Race ...

Ten Kate Honda WSS Silverstone race report

Ten Kate Honda WSS Silverstone race report

Vermeulen takes emphatic Silverstone win Chris Vermeulen took yet another win in the 2003 World Supersport championship, taking an emphatic win at round six in Silverstone. After qualifying down in sixth, Vermeulen knew he'd have to make a ...

Van Zon Honda Silverstone race report

Van Zon Honda Silverstone race report

Silverstone set up problems for WSS Van Zon Honda TKR The Van Zon Honda TKR team struggled with the tough track conditions at Silverstone, with a combination of bumps, slow and fast turns and heat conspired to make qualifying a nightmare for the...

Sat 14 Jun 2003
Team Ducati Silverstone first qualifying report

Team Ducati Silverstone first qualifying report

Xaus and Hodgson (Ducati Fila) eighth and ninth quickest in Silverstone first qualifying Ruben Xaus and Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) set eighth and ninth quickest times respectively in Friday's first qualifying session for the British Round of the...

Team Ducati Silverstone Saturday qualifying report

Team Ducati Silverstone Saturday qualifying report

Championship leader Hodgson (Ducati Fila) sweats it out to claim fifth Superpole of the year - row 3 start for Xaus Neil Hodgson had to endure a nerve-racking final ten minutes of Superpole before clinching his fifth pole position of the year ...

Ten Kate Honda Silverstone final qualifying report

Ten Kate Honda Silverstone final qualifying report

Heavy traffic keeps Ten Kate Honda off front row For only the second time this season the Ten Kate Honda team will start a World Supersport race without a rider on the front row of the grid. Both riders, championship leader Chris Vermeulen and...

Fri 13 Jun 2003
Ten Kate Honda Friday qualifying report

Ten Kate Honda Friday qualifying report

WSS Ten Kate Honda: Muggeridge and Vermeulen get to work at Silverstone Ten Kate Honda riders Chris Vermeulen and Karl Muggeridge got straight down to work at the sixth round of the World Supersport championship at Silverstone. Both riders...

Silverstone: Team Ducati preview

Silverstone: Team Ducati preview

Championship leader Hodgson (Ducati Fila) goes for home wins at Silverstone Championship leader Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) returns home this weekend for the British Round of the World Superbike Championship at the legendary Silverstone circuit...

Tue 10 Jun 2003
Silverstone: Michelin preview

Silverstone: Michelin preview

World championship leader Hodgson comes home Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila-Michelin) comes to his home round as World Superbike's new star. The British rider has won no less than 9 of this year's 10 races. He leads the world championship on 245 ...

Sun 01 Jun 2003
Ocschersleben: Team Ducati final qualifying report

Ocschersleben: Team Ducati final qualifying report

Hodgson (Ducati Fila) clinches exciting Superpole battle in Germany - row 2 start for Xaus. Neil Hodgson (Ducati Fila) Clinched His Fourth Pole Position Of The Year At The Oschersleben Track In Germany After A Superb Battle In The Final Few ...

Ocschersleben: Ten Kate Honda final qualifying report

Ocschersleben: Ten Kate Honda final qualifying report

Ten Kate Honda shine in Oschersleben storms. Rain storms threatened to ruin the final qualifying of the fifth round of the World Supersport championship in Oschersleben, Germany. But as the Supersport field took to the track for their final ...