Xavi Fores claims Ducati World Superbike title sponsor Aruba.it has “played with my livelihood”, as it "insisted" his team Barni Racing replace him with Michael Ruben Rinaldi for the 2019 season.
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Jonathan Rea eased to victory in the inaugural World Superbike race at Villicum to collect his ninth consecutive win and secure the manufacturers' title for Kawasaki.
Ducati rider Marco Melandri dominated qualifying to take the first-ever World Superbike pole position at Villicum by 0.440s from newly-crowned four-time champion Jonathan Rea.
World Superbike bosses have announced the series will run three races a weekend in 2019, while bringing back the double-race format on Sundays for the first time since 2015.
Ana Carrasco has told Motorsport.com she expects to remain in the World Supersport 300 championship in 2019 to defend her historic title.
Yonny Hernandez has been sacked by the Pedercini World Superbike team just weeks after penning a 2019 deal with the squad.
World Superbike rider Jordi Torres has been released from contract by his MV Agusta team in order to allow him “to fully focus on his MotoGP races”.
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.
Newly-crowned four-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea completed the double by winning the second Magny-Cours race after an early battle with Chaz Davies, Michael van der Mark and Marco Melandri.
Ana Carrasco has become the first ever female motorcycle road racing world champion, after clinching the World Supersport 300 title in a dramatic finale in France.
Jonathan Rea has won a record fourth successive World Superbike title after dominating the opening race at Magny-Cours ahead of Kawasaki teammate Tom Sykes.
Tom Sykes snatched World Superbike Magny-Cours pole away from Kawasaki teammate Jonathan Rea with a new lap record.
Jonathan Rea ended the opening day of the French World Superbike weekend fastest by 0.201 seconds from Kawasaki teammate Tom Sykes.
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.
Jonathan Rea's perceived lack of charisma has recently been blamed for World Superbike's decline in popularity. But Lewis Duncan argues the Kawasaki rider isn't to blame, and says some out-of-the-box thinking is required to excite the fans again.
Dorna's World Superbike Sporting Director Gregorio Lavilla says part of the reason for the series' decline in popularity is that triple world champion Jonathan Rea in “not the most charismatic guy”.
Jonathan Rea battled hard to secure the World Superbike double in Portugal to put one hand on the title, while Michael van der Mark and Marco Melandri completed the podium.
Eugene Laverty demolished the Portimao lap record to claim Aprilia's first World Superbike pole since 2015 by 0.060 seconds from Jonathan Rea.
Jonathan Rea ended Friday practice for the Portugal World Superbike round fastest of all ahead of Marco Melandri, while Chaz Davies will face SP1 after a fiery FP3 crash.
Chaz Davies' participation in the Portugal World Superbike round appears in doubt, after he suffered a collarbone injury while training in Aragon.
Ducati MotoGP boss Paolo Ciabatti has explained the Italian marque's reasoning for replacing Marco Melandri with Alvaro Bautista in its factory World Superbike line-up.
World Superbike Championship rivals Jonathan Rea and Chaz Davies are fighting a new battle – for the mantle of most popular rider in the Global Fan Survey.