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Kawasaki World Superbike rider Alex Lowes has injured his shoulder in a flat track training crash and will miss a test at Jerez this week as a result.
World Superbike veteran-turned team manager Leon Camier has admitted that he lost the motivation to continue racing at the top level after a series of injuries in the last three years.
Six-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea should be ranked as "one of the five best riders in the world", including MotoGP riders, believes his Kawasaki crew chief Pere Riba.
Toprak Razgatlioglu expects next year's Yamaha R1 to be “very strong” after testing some parts of the Japanese marque’s 2021 World Superbike challenger in Jerez.
Yamaha has explained why it didn’t promote Garrett Gerloff to its factory World Superbike team for 2021, despite the American rider’s impressive run of form in his rookie season.
Yamaha believes Michael van der Mark made the “wrong decision” to leave the Japanese manufacturer and join BMW for the 2021 World Superbike season.
Michael Ruben Rinaldi admits that his late-season World Superbike form will not be good enough to satisfy Ducati's expectations next year, when he moves up to the factory team.
Alvaro Bautista has admitted that he liked "nothing" about Honda's new World Superbike challenger when he first rode it and was worried that he made a bad choice to leave Ducati.
Chaz Davies says it is “impossible” not to take Ducati’s decision to drop him from its World Superbike line-up personally, after a seven-year stint with the Bologna marque.
Loris Baz says that far from having signed a deal to stay at Ten Kate Racing in World Superbike next season, he isn't certain the Yamaha satellite team will even be on the grid.
Scott Redding has questioned the wisdom of the Ducati World Superbike team's decision to replace Chaz Davies with Michael Ruben Rinaldi for the 2021 season.
Jonathan Rea says he "couldn't imagine" winning his sixth consecutive World Superbike crown after a poor start to the season and a calendar he feels didn't play to the strengths of his Kawasaki bike.
Chaz Davies says he was left feeling emotional by the tributes paid by his Ducati mechanics after he ended a seven-year World Superbike stint with the marque with victory at Estoril.
Chaz Davies feels Ducati should recognise the role he has played in turning the Italian marque into a World Superbike title contender when deciding its rider line-up for the 2021 season.
Ducati rider Scott Redding says he “wanted to prove a point” by defeating Jonathan Rea in a straight fight and winning the final World Superbike race at Magny-Cours.
Jonathan Rea believes a lack of standing water on track caused him to slip from first to fourth in the second World Superbike race at Magny-Cours, postponing his title coronation until Estoril.
Chaz Davies insists he isn't interested in a satellite Ducati World Superbike ride in 2021, and feels he "deserves better" following his victory in last weekend's Barcelona round.
Leon Haslam has suggested his future within the Honda World Superbike stable hinges on what form the championship takes next year.
Scott Redding admits he feels he and the factory Ducati World Superbike team are "just surviving, not swimming" after conceding considerable ground in the title race last weekend at Aragon.
World Superbike's newest race winner Michael Ruben Rinaldi "deserves" a step up to the factory Ducati team next year, believes Jonathan Rea.
Alvaro Bautista says the Honda World Superbike team is still chasing its "real target" of a victory after recording the marque's first podium finish of its works comeback at Aragon last weekend.
Scott Redding says he is relieved after a “tough” World Superbike Championship weekend at Portimao, having secured a podium at a track that didn’t suit the strengths of the Ducati.
Reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says he will "try to forget" the final race of the Jerez weekend as he laboured to sixth place, his worst-ever finish as a Kawasaki rider.
Newly-crowned five-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has revealed that pre-season talk of Ducati's new bike being a 'Kawasaki killer' spurred him on throughout the 2019 campaign.
Jonathan Rea says he stands by Kawasaki's decision to bench Toprak Razgatlioglu during the Suzuka 8 Hours, even though this pushed the Turkish rider into severing ties with the marque.
Chaz Davies believes Ducati World Superbike teammate Alvaro Bautista overreacted to their Turn 1 clash in the opening race last weekend at Portimao, describing the Spaniard as "timid".
Alvaro Bautista admits he was “destroyed” after securing his World Superbike race two win in Portugal as he battled through an ongoing shoulder injury.
Michael van der Mark has described teammate Alex Lowes' impending split with the factory Yamaha World Superbike outfit as "a bit weird".
BMW World Superbike rider Tom Sykes says the situation on track at Donington Park's Melbourne Loop which led to his crash and exclusion from the Superpole race was “a joke”.
Marco Melandri says “something big” needs to change on his Yamaha World Superbike, following a tough start to the European leg of the 2019 campaign.
MotoGP convert Alvaro Bautista is the only rider who can hope to beat Jonathan Rea in World Superbike next season, believes four-time series champion Carl Fogarty.
Four-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says he could “do better” than Cal Crutchlow in MotoGP if offered the chance, but insists he is not “jealous” of the LCR Honda rider.
Newly-crowned four-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says a mid-season test at Brno “transformed” his Kawasaki into a true title contender, after it had “survived” tough opening rounds.
Jonathan Rea says he “shouldn't be blamed for the state” of World Superbike, following sporting director Gregorio Lavilla's claims his lack of charisma has contributed to the series' decline.