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Sat 01 Nov 2008
Portimao: Yamaha Teams qualifying report

Portimao: Yamaha Teams qualifying report

Wet Superpole sees Corser seventh and Haga tenth A dry start to the day ended up in a wet Superpole and such were the deteriorating conditions shortly after the start of the final 50-minute session that Troy Corser (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team)...

Portimao: Starting grid

Portimao: Starting grid

@>Superpole qualifiers: Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati 1098 F08 1:58.548 2. Cal ...

Portimao: Saturday practice times

Portimao: Saturday practice times

Pos Rider Team Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati Xerox...

Portimao: Saturday qualifying times

Portimao: Saturday qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Michel Fabrizio Ducati 1098 F08 1:43.609 2. Troy Corser Yamaha...

Fri 31 Oct 2008
Portimao: Friday qualifying times

Portimao: Friday qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Troy Corser Yamaha YZF-R1 1:55.791 2. Leon Haslam Honda...

Portimao: Friday practice times

Portimao: Friday practice times

Pos Rider Team Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati Xerox...

Thu 30 Oct 2008
WSS: Yamaha YZF Jr Portimao preview

WSS: Yamaha YZF Jr Portimao preview

Barrier and Baz ready to confirm FIM Cup Superstock 1000 Sylvain Barrier, injured at Brno at the end of July, was back in Magny-Cours for the last race. He was always with the leading group and did a very courageous race, rewarded with the ...

Portimao: Yamaha YZF preview

Portimao: Yamaha YZF preview

THE FINAL RACE ON A NEW TRACK The last race of the 2008 Superbike World Championship will take place this weekend on the "Autodromo Internacional do Algarve" near Portimão in Portugal. This will be the occasion for Shinichi Nakatomi (19th with...

WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao preview

WSS: Yamaha Teams Portimao preview

Parkes and Foret out to secure final 2008 prize Broc Parkes (Yamaha World Supersport Team) and Fabien Foret (Yamaha World Supersport Team) will be out to end the season on a high note at the Parkalgar circuit in Portugal. Each rider has...

Portimao: Yamaha Teams preview

Portimao: Yamaha Teams preview

Fight for second place looming at new Parkalgar circuit The 14th and final round of the 2008 World Superbike Championship takes place at an all-new venue this weekend, and the focus for both Noriyuki Haga (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) and Troy...

Tue 28 Oct 2008
Portimao: Series preview

Portimao: Series preview

New Algarve circuit brings curtain down on 2008 WSBK season The final act of the 2008 HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship will be played out this coming weekend at the new Autodromo Internacional do Algarve circuit near Portimao in ...

Portimao: Ducati preview

Portimao: Ducati preview

2008 WORLD CHAMPION TROY BAYLISS (DUCATI XEROX) CLOSES HIS SUPERBIKE CAREER AT PORTIMAO Portimao: The 2008 World Superbike championship comes to a close this week, and factory riders Troy Bayliss and Michel Fabrizio travel to Portugal and the ...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
Brands Hatch taken off 2009 Schedule

Brands Hatch taken off 2009 Schedule

Following a period of analysis and negotiation, FGSport and MSV have decided not to stage the 2009 Superbike World Championship UK Round at Brands Hatch. Paolo Flammini, CEO of FGSport, declared: "The cooperation with MSV has always been perfect...

Tue 21 Oct 2008
FIM Superbike 2009 calendar

FIM Superbike 2009 calendar

The 2009 provisional calendar of the FIM Superbike and Supersport World Championships and Superstock 1000cc FIM Cup is the following: <pre> Dates Country Circuit Sbk Ssp Stk Mar 1 Australia Phillip Island X...

Sat 18 Oct 2008
Tommy Bridewell to be wild card for Portugal

Tommy Bridewell to be wild card for Portugal

WORLD SUPERBIKE WILD CARD FOR BRIDEWELL IN PORTUGAL Team NB Suzuki rider Tommy Bridewell will make his World Superbike Championship debut having secured a wild card entry at the season finale in Portugal at the end of this month. The...

Wed 15 Oct 2008
Shell celebrates success with Ducati

Shell celebrates success with Ducati

The iconic Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati, has very good reason to celebrate this week. Australian factory rider Troy Bayliss was crowned 2008 World Superbike Champion at the latest round in France, and in the process also secured the ...

Ducati 2009 rider lineup announced

Ducati 2009 rider lineup announced

DUCATI XEROX TEAM RIDERS CONFIRMED FOR THE 2009 SUPERBIKE SEASON Bologna (Italy) Tuesday 14 October: The Ducati Xerox Team has made a decision with regard to the 2009 season of competition in the World Superbike Championship. In recent weeks ...

Tue 07 Oct 2008
WSS: Tommy Bridewell Magny-Cours summary

WSS: Tommy Bridewell Magny-Cours summary

BRIDEWELL CRASHES OUT IN FRANCE After qualifying in a fantastic second place, any hopes that Tommy Bridewell had of rounding out an eventful season in the Suzuki GSXR750 European Cup in style vanished when he crashed heavily on the third lap of...

Mon 06 Oct 2008
Magny-Cours: Paul Bird Motorsports weekend summary

Magny-Cours: Paul Bird Motorsports weekend summary

POINTS ALL ROUND AT MAGNY COURS FOR GREG AND CHRIS Despite the inclement weather that affected the 13th round of the Hannspree World Superbike Championship at Magny Cours in France over the weekend, Vent Axia VK Honda riders Gregorio Lavilla and...

WSS: Yamaha Teams Magny-Cours summary

WSS: Yamaha Teams Magny-Cours summary

Foret takes an impressive eighth place on his return to World Supersport Fabien Foret (Yamaha World Supersport Team) made a great return to World Supersport competition at his home race, finishing eighth after ending the first lap down in 15th...

Magny-Cours: Yamaha Teams weekend summary

Magny-Cours: Yamaha Teams weekend summary

Haga rules in race one and Corser performs for another podium finish Noriyuki Haga (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) took a race win and a second place at the Magny-Cours races to go second in the championship with one round remaining. Troy...

Magny-Cours: Series weekend summary

Magny-Cours: Series weekend summary

Bayliss SBK World Champion for the third time! Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) clinched the FIM Superbike World Championship for the third time today after finishing third in race 1 at Magny-Cours in front of 78,000 spectators. The Australian...

Magny-Cours: Ducati weekend and championship summary

Magny-Cours: Ducati weekend and championship summary

TROY BAYLISS (DUCATI XEROX) TRIUMPHS TO TAKE THIRD WORLD SUPERBIKE TITLE; DUCATI CELEBRATES THIRTEENTH RIDER TITLE AND FIFTEENTH MANUFACTURERS TITLE Magny-Cours (France): by taking a third place finish in Race 1 and a fantastic race 2 win today...

WSS: Yamaha Teams Superstock championship summary

WSS: Yamaha Teams Superstock championship summary

Loris Baz wins European Superstock 600 Championship with Yamaha The fifteen year-old star-in-the-making Loris Baz (Yamaha France Junior Team) took a hard fought second place in Saturday's European Superstock 600 Championship race, and in taking...

WSS: YZF Yamaha Jr Magny-Cours summary

WSS: YZF Yamaha Jr Magny-Cours summary

Brilliant 7th position for Barrier Still suffering from his crash at Brno, Sylvain Barrier did a very good race at Magny-Cours, finishing 7th only 8 seconds behind the winner. There was a great fight in the beginning between Freddy Foray...

Magny-Cours: YZF Yamaha weekend summary

Magny-Cours: YZF Yamaha weekend summary

2 POINTS FOR NAKATOMI With his 14th position in race 1, Nakatomi earned 2 points for the World Championship. The next race will be the last one of this year, at Portimao in Portugal. Troy Bayliss (Ducati) was the quickest at the start of...

Standings after Magny-Cours

Standings after Magny-Cours

@>Riders' Championship: Pos Rider Team Points --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati Xerox Team 410 2. Noriyuki Haga ...

Magny-Cours: Race 2 results

Magny-Cours: Race 2 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Troy Bayliss Ducati...

Sun 05 Oct 2008
Magny-Cours: Race 1 results

Magny-Cours: Race 1 results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Noriyuki Haga Yamaha...

Magny-Cours: Warmup times

Magny-Cours: Warmup times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Noriyuki Haga Yamaha YZF-R1 1:40.195 2. Carlos Checa Honda...

WSS: Yamaha Teams Magny-Cours qualifying report

WSS: Yamaha Teams Magny-Cours qualifying report

Parkes sublime in final Supersport qualifying Broc Parkes (Yamaha World Supersport Team) secured an outstanding seventh pole of the season today, setting a new Magny-Cours Supersport best of 1'41.543 seconds in the process. Fabien Foret...

Magny-Cours: Yamaha Teams qualifying report

Magny-Cours: Yamaha Teams qualifying report

Haga laps up Superpole win Noriyuki Haga (Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Team) was fastest qualifier going into the Superpole competition, thanks to the time he set on Friday, and he converted that into a stunning pole position with a new track best ...

WSS: YZF Jr Magny-Cours qualifying report

WSS: YZF Jr Magny-Cours qualifying report

Loris Baz champion! After a superb race, the very young Loris Baz (only 15) wins the Superstock 600 European Championship while finishing second at Magny-Cours. Loris Baz, always calm and never panicking despite the importance of ...

Magny-Cours: Series qualifying report

Magny-Cours: Series qualifying report

Haga (Yamaha) grabs first Superpole of the year at Magny-Cours Noriyuki Haga's exceptional end-of-season run of form continues at Magny-Cours this weekend as the Yamaha Motor Italia WSB rider powered to the Superpole for tomorrow's French...

Magny-Cours: YZF Yamaha qualifying report

Magny-Cours: YZF Yamaha qualifying report

HAGA IN POLE POSITION, NAKATOMI 19TH On Friday, Nakatomi was 19th of the first timed session, the track being wet and cold. On Saturday, there were still some wet spots on the tarmac and the temperature was again relatively cold, so it was ...

Magny-Cours: Ducati qualifying report

Magny-Cours: Ducati qualifying report

BAYLISS ON FRONT ROW FOR TOMORROW'S SHOWDOWN AT MAGNY-COURS Magny-Cours (Francia: In a Superpole session that remained surprisingly dry this afternoon at Magny-Cours, Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) was satisfied to conclude proceedings with a place...

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