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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Misano: Warmup times

Misano: Warmup times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Michel Fabrizio Ducati 1098R 1:58.668 2. Shane Byrne Ducati...

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Valencia: Starting grid

Valencia: Starting grid

@>Superpole qualifiers: Pos Rider Bike Time --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- 1. Ben Spies Yamaha YZF R1 1:33.270 2. Regis Laconi Ducati 1098R ...

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 19 Jun 2009
WSS: Yamaha Team Valencia Saturday notes

WSS: Yamaha Team Valencia Saturday notes

Crutchlow takes superb pole in flawless Valencia qualifying Cal Crutchlow powered his YZF-R6 to an impressive second pole position start in a row in the Valencia sunshine today. The British rider was rarely out of the top two for the session ...

Valencia: Yamaha Saturday notes

Valencia: Yamaha Saturday notes

Spies takes incredible third consecutive pole in Valencia In a drama filled day of incidents Ben Spies again proved his incredible riding skills, taking his third consecutive pole position start in the 2009 championship and smashing the Ricardo...

WSS: Team YZF Yamaha Valencia Saturday notes

WSS: Team YZF Yamaha Valencia Saturday notes

DONI TATA PRADITA ONLY 2 SECONDS FROM POLE POSITION Young Indonesian rider Doni Tata Pradita did a good qualifying session in Valencia (Spain) for the third round of the Supersport World Championship. He is in 18th position, only 2 seconds from...

Valencia: Kawasaki preview

Valencia: Kawasaki preview

Kawasaki Superbike Racing Team PARKES AND TAMADA AIM FOR TOP TEN IN SPAIN... The third round of the 2009 World Superbike Championship gets underway at Valencia in Spain next weekend with the Paul Bird Motorsport Team hoping for some better ...

Phillip Island: Series pre-race notes

Phillip Island: Series pre-race notes

World Superbike kicks into gear with media day at Phillip Island The 2009 Hannspree FIM Superbike World Championship switched up a gear today with the traditional pre-event media conference and official photos at the Phillip Island circuit,...

Troy Bayliss back with Ducati

Troy Bayliss back with Ducati

TROY BAYLISS WILL BE IN MONZA FOR THE SUPERBIKES AND ON BOARD THE GP9 NEXT WEEK Troy Bayliss returns to the track on a Ducati race bike! The Australian rider, who will follow this weekend's Superbike action at Monza from the Ducati garage, will...

Valencia: Ducati Sunday notes

Valencia: Ducati Sunday notes

THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM VICTORIOUS IN VALENCIA; HAGA DOES THE DOUBLE WITH FABRIZIO SECOND AND THIRD Valencia (Spain), Sunday 5th April: The Ducati Xerox Team celebrated in Valencia today as the two factory riders Noriyuki Haga and Michel Fabrizio...

Assen: Paul Bird Motorsports preview

Assen: Paul Bird Motorsports preview

ASSEN BECKONS FOR PARKES AND TAMADA Following on from a superb performance at the third round of the 2009 World Superbike Championship in Valencia last time out, Paul Bird Motorsport Team riders Broc Parkes and Makoto Tamada are hoping...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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 ...

Utah: Yamaha Friday notes

Utah: Yamaha Friday notes

Spies shows there's no place like home in the Utah sunshine As the Superbike riders got down to the first day of qualifying at the Miller circuit today it was no surprises for Yamaha World Superbike rider Ben Spies as he showed the form that's...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Kyalami: Race 2 results

Kyalami: Race 2 results

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

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 ...

Yamaha and HJC show their support for Abruzzo

Yamaha and HJC show their support for Abruzzo

Following a very public display of solidarity by the World Superbike Championship riders on the start grid at Assen in support for the Abruzzo community a charity auction is planned to give further help. Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Ben...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
WSS: Garnier Racing Team Junior Misano Friday notes

WSS: Garnier Racing Team Junior Misano Friday notes

BARRIER 10TH AND BLACK 23RD With 36 Celsius on the Misano track, it was very difficult for the riders to do a good performance. The track was too hot for that (53C) and the lap times were not even close to what they were last year. The good news...

Misano: Series Thursday notes

Misano: Series Thursday notes

WSBK riders hit Misano bullseye with crossbows A Magnificent 7 group of World Superbike riders took part in the pre-event media activity today in the historic centre of San Marino, in the build-up to this weekend's eighth round of the ...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Davide Tardozzi leaves Ducati

Davide Tardozzi leaves Ducati

DAVIDE TARDOZZI LEAVES DUCATI. A CHANGE AT THE TOP FOR THE DUCATI XEROX TEAM Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy), 9 November 2009 - Davide Tardozzi, SBK project manager, leaves the historic Bologna-based company to seek new professional ...

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 02 Oct 2009
Nurburgring: Warmup times

Nurburgring: Warmup times

Pos Rider Bike Time Gap To 1st --- ------------------------- ---------------- ---------- -------- -------- 1. Ben Spies Yamaha YZF R1 1:56.153 2. Noriyuki Haga Ducati...