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Fri 19 Jun 2009
Phillip Island: Series Sunday notes

Phillip Island: Series Sunday notes

Haga (Ducati) and Spies (Yamaha) kick-start new WSB careers with wins at Phillip Island Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox) took his 1098R to the win in his first race for the factory Ducati squad in the opening round of the Hannspree FIM Superbike ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Imola: Yamaha Sunday notes

Imola: Yamaha Sunday notes

Spies fights hard in Imola to keep championship title in sight It was never going to be easy for Yamaha World Superbike rider Ben Spies at Imola. Race one saw Spies in fifth off the start line, chasing Haga, Fabrizio, Rea and Biaggi. As the...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Brno: Series Friday notes

Brno: Series Friday notes

Italian flavour for opening Brno qualifying Two Italians, Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing) and Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) powered to the top two slots on the opening day of World Superbike qualifying at Brno in the Czech Republic. The multiple ...

Donington: Series Saturday notes

Donington: Series Saturday notes

Spies gets back to Superpole domination at Donington Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) soon got back to his Superpole winning ways with his eighth pole of the year in nine races at Donington Park in the UK. The 24 year-old Texan was the only ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Paul Bird Motorsport 2009 season preview

Paul Bird Motorsport 2009 season preview

PARKES AND TAMADA READY TO ROLL... The 2009 World Superbike Championship gets underway at Phillip Island in Australia next weekend (March 1st) with the Paul Bird Motorsport Team hoping to turn the fortunes around for the Kawasaki World ...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
Portimao: YZF Yamaha Friday notes

Portimao: YZF Yamaha Friday notes

DONI TATA PRADITA 20TH Kenan Sofuoglu (Honda) has been the fastest rider in the first free practice session, in front of the World Championship leader Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha) and his main opponent Eugene Laverty (Honda). Doni Tata...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Ben Spies to leave WSBK for MotoGP in 2010

Ben Spies to leave WSBK for MotoGP in 2010

Ben Spies to move to MotoGP in 2010 Yamaha Motor Company., Ltd herewith confirms that Ben Spies, currently 2nd in the World Superbike Championship, will be moving to the MotoGP Championship in 2010 to join the Tech 3 Yamaha Team. The Texan ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
WSS: Nurburgring: YZF Yahama Sunday notes

WSS: Nurburgring: YZF Yahama Sunday notes

DONI TATA PRADITA UNFORTUNATE Doni did a good race at the Nurburgring, still suffering from his injured shoulder. He tried very hard and went as high as the 15th position during the race. But there was a technical problem with only one lap to...

Yamaha newsletter 2009-07-07

Yamaha newsletter 2009-07-07

Yamaha dominates the racetrack with wins across the board Yamaha Racing is shining across the globe as its star riders continue to bring success in an incredible number of championships and race series both on and off road. In MotoGP both ...

WSS: Derby qualifying times

WSS: Derby qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Cal Crutchlow Yamaha YZF R6 1:31.701 2. Eugene Laverty Honda...

WSS: Team YZF Utah Sunday notes

WSS: Team YZF Utah Sunday notes

SPLENDID 11TH POSITION FOR DONI TATA PRADITA Excellent race today for the young Yamaha Indonesia rider who finishes 11th after a great fight with riders having a top reputation like Anthony West and Robbin Harms. This is the best ever result...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
WSS: Team YZF Yamaha Valencia Friday notes

WSS: Team YZF Yamaha Valencia Friday notes

20TH TIME FOR DONI TATA PRADITA The young rider Doni Tata Pradita for Yamaha Indonesia was 20th of the first free practice session on Friday in the Supersport class on his R6. The quickest man was Spaniard Joan Lascorz on a...

WSS: Yamaha Phillip Island Saturday notes

WSS: Yamaha Phillip Island Saturday notes

Crutchlow on the front row for World Supersport debut Young British rider and World Supersport rookie Cal Crutchlow put in an impressive performance in his first ever qualifying session for the Yamaha World Supersport team and will start the ...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Portimao: Warmup times

Portimao: Warmup times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Ben Spies Yamaha YZF R1 1:43.476 2. Jonathan Rea Honda...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
PBM Kawasaki announce 2010 line-up

PBM Kawasaki announce 2010 line-up

SYKES JOINS VERMEULEN AT KAWASAKI Following on the recent announcement that Chris Vermeulen will race a factory-backed Kawasaki in next season's World Superbike Championship, team owner Paul Bird has today announced that it will be Yorkshireman...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
WSS: Magny-Cours: Race results

WSS: Magny-Cours: Race results

Pos Rider Team Bike Laps Time Gap to 1st --- ------------------------- ----------------------------------- ---------------- ----- ----------- ----------- 1. Joan Lascorz ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Brno: Statement from Infront Motor Sports

Brno: Statement from Infront Motor Sports

With reference to several declarations published recently by daily newspapers and weekly magazines, according to which the organizer of the Grand Prix World Championship is reported to be evaluating the possible participation of bikes equipped...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Yamaha Team unveils its 2009 colours

Yamaha Team unveils its 2009 colours

The Yamaha World Superbike Team has unveiled their new racing livery for 2009, showing its new sponsors and 'war paint' for the upcoming season. The team now fully belong to the Yamaha Motor Europe operations and so have been renamed 'The Yamaha...

Mon 26 Oct 2009
Portimao: PBM Kawasaki Sunday notes

Portimao: PBM Kawasaki Sunday notes

PARKES AND TAMADA SAVE THE BEST FOR LAST...! In their final rides for the Kawasaki Superbike Racing Team, Broc Parkes and Makoto Tamada posted their best cumulative score of any race meeting this season together when they contested the final...

Fri 09 Oct 2009
WSBK Series 2010 calendar

WSBK Series 2010 calendar

FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships and FIM Superstock Cup <pre> 2010 provisional calendar Dates Country Circuit Sbk Ssp Stk Feb 28 Australia Phillip Island X X Mar 28 Portugal ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Magny-Cours: Warmup times

Magny-Cours: Warmup times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Ben Spies Yamaha YZF R1 1:38.616 2. Michel Fabrizio Ducati...

Magny-Cours: Series Saturday notes

Magny-Cours: Series Saturday notes

Spies equals Superpole record at Magny-Cours Ben Spies (Yamaha World Superbike) equaled the record of 10 Superpoles in his rookie WSB season to line up in the front slot for the penultimate round of the championship at Magny-Cours. The Texan ...

Ben Spies 'wildcard' entry for MotoGP Valencia GP

Ben Spies 'wildcard' entry for MotoGP Valencia GP

Ben Spies to make 'wildcard' entry into Valencia GP Following the announcement on Thursday that Ben Spies will move to MotoGP in 2010, Yamaha Motor Company announces that it will enter the Texan as a wild card into the season-ending Grand Prix...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Nurburgring: Ducati Mugello test summary

Nurburgring: Ducati Mugello test summary

THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM CONCLUDES TESTING AT MUGELLO Mugello (Italy), Wednesday 2nd September: The Ducati Xerox Team has been on track at the Mugello circuit yesterday and this morning, as guests of the Ducati MotoGP Team, to carry out two days of...

Nurburgring: Yamaha Supersport preview

Nurburgring: Yamaha Supersport preview

Crutchlow looking to extend championship lead in Germany Following the DNF at Brno, British rider Cal Crutchlow is back from his holidays and determined to make the points up at the German round of the World Supersport Championship this weekend...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
WSS: Yamaha Kyalami Sunday notes

WSS: Yamaha Kyalami Sunday notes

Crutchlow maintains championship lead in South Africa Yamaha World Supersport rider Cal Crutchlow had a tough race in Kyalami today missing out on the race win after being held up by the pack at the start of the race. The British rider initially...

Monza: Series Saturday notes

Monza: Series Saturday notes

Spies Takes Five for Yamaha in Monza Superpole Ben Spies made it an impressive five Superpole triumphs in five races with a blistering lap in the decisive qualifying session at the Autodromo di Monza. The Yamaha World Superbike team's Texan ...

Monza: Yamaha picks up Sterilgarda as sponsor

Monza: Yamaha picks up Sterilgarda as sponsor

Sterilgarda sponsors Yamaha World Superbike Team Italian food brand Sterilgarda has joined up to sponsor the Yamaha World Superbike team for selected races of the 2009 championship season. Starting with the upcoming Monza race, the Sterilgarda...

WSS: Team YZF Qatar Friday notes

WSS: Team YZF Qatar Friday notes

QUICKER TIME FOR DONI TATA PRADITA Young Doni Tata Pradita from Indonesia was faster today than he was yesterday. This is positive, even if it is still possible for him to improve his lap times. Doni did the 28th time in 2'05.234, which is...

Changes to the 2009 Regulations

Changes to the 2009 Regulations

The Superbike Commission, composed of Messrs. Paolo Flammini (IMS), Claude Danis (FIM) and Giulio Bardi (Team representative), during a meeting held on 1 March in Phillip Island, unanimously decided to introduce the following modifications to the...

Sat 21 Nov 2009
Organiser Award goes to Magny-Cours

Organiser Award goes to Magny-Cours

Infront Motor Sports is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2009 World Superbike Organiser Award is the circuit of Magny-Cours, France. The circuit, from a promotional, logistical and sporting point of view, has guaranteed the required...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
WSS: Portimao: Qualifying times

WSS: Portimao: Qualifying times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Eugene Laverty Honda CBR600RR 1:44.836 2. Cal Crutchlow Yamaha...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Valencia: Race 1 results

Valencia: Race 1 results

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

WSS: Russell Holland Qatar summary

WSS: Russell Holland Qatar summary

Russell Holland looking forward to Valencia Still a lot to improve for the Echo CRS Grand Prix rider Russell Holland and Echo CRS Grand Prix have completed the first two rounds of the World Supersport Championship with a nineteenth position ...

Phillip Island: Honda weekend summary

Phillip Island: Honda weekend summary

Haslam Scores Podium Finish at First WSB Round Leon Haslam (Stiggy Racing Honda CBR1000RR) first took a sixth, and then a third place finish, in the 22-lap World Superbike Races at Phillip Island to leave the opening round third in the overall...

Wed 28 Oct 2009
Ducati Portimao test notes 2009-02-27

Ducati Portimao test notes 2009-02-27

THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM MOVES FORWARD, TESTING UNDERWAY AT PORTIMAO IN PREPARATION FOR 2010 Portimao (Portugal) Tuesday 27th October 2009: Just two days after the final round of the World Superbike Championship 2009 and the Ducati Xerox Team...