World Superbike News

Redding on Misano "triple whammy"
Rea 'has to accept' winless round
Rinaldi: Misano wins silence critics
Razgatlioglu wins Misano finale
Ducati's Rinaldi wins again

Ducati rider Scott Redding admits there were "no good points" about his performance last weekend at Misano, as he failed to score a podium for the first time in his World Superbike career.

Rea 'has to accept' winless Misano WSBK weekend Misano
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Kawasaki World Superbike star Jonathan Rea has conceded that he didn’t have the pace to fight for victory in Misano, describing the weekend as “damage limitation."

Michael Ruben Rinaldi feels his double win at Misano will serve to silence those critics who were “bashing” him following a lacklustre start to his first World Superbike season with Ducati.

Misano WSBK: Razgatlioglu clinches first Yamaha win of 2021 Misano
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Toprak Razgatlioglu claimed Yamaha’s first win of the 2021 World Superbike season in the final race at Misano, denying Ducati’s Michael Ruben Rinaldi a clean sweep of the weekend.

Misano WSBK: Ducati’s Rinaldi scores another home win Misano
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Ducati’s Michael Ruben Rinaldi charged to a second successive World Superbike win at Misano, passing both Jonathan Rea and Toprak Razgatlioglu to take top honours in the Superpole race.

Misano WSBK: Ducati's Rinaldi scores impressive home victory Misano
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Misano WSBK: Ducati's Rinaldi scores impressive home victory

Michael Ruben Rinaldi claimed his maiden victory as a factory Ducati rider at his home turf in Misano, as reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea survived a major moment to finish third.

BMW rider Laverty declared unfit for first Misano WSBK race

BMW rider Eugene Laverty has suffered multiple contusions and functional neck impairment after a crash in practice and will miss the opening World Superbike race of the weekend at Misano.

Misano WSBK: Rea smashes lap record for third pole of 2021

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea smashed the Misano lap record to claim his third consecutive pole position of the 2021 World Superbike season, beating the Yamaha of Toprak Razgatlioglu.

Misano WSBK: Rinaldi dominates Friday practice on home turf Misano
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Misano WSBK: Rinaldi dominates Friday practice on home turf

Michael Ruben Rinaldi set the overall pace on Friday at Misano in his third World Superbike weekend as a factory Ducati rider, beating Kawasaki duo Alex Lowes and Jonathan Rea.

Baz move shows MotoAmerica's level, says Gerloff

World Superbike rider Garrett Gerloff believes that Loris Baz’s move to MotoAmerica this year shows the high level of the domestic American Superbike championship.

Redding hints at Ducati concept weakness versus Kawasaki

Scott Redding believes Ducati’s inability to perform consistently at all World Superbike tracks could be down to the Panigale V4 R having a conceptual weakness compared to the Kawasaki ZX-10RR.

Honda WSBK's challenger losing time "in all areas"

Honda's World Superbike challenger is losing out to its rivals "in all areas" and there is no one single focus for future improvement, according to Alvaro Bautista.

WSBK stars blast yellow flag rule for "ruining" qualifying

Leading World Superbike riders Alex Lowes and Chaz Davies have lashed out at the new yellow flag rule for “ruining” qualifying for the second round of the season at Estoril.

Razgatlioglu "doesn't understand" jump-start penalty

Yamaha World Superbike rider Toprak Razgatlioglu says he "doesn't understand" why he was given a double long-lap penalty in the final race of the weekend at Estoril after he jumped the start.

Rea: Estoril no longer a "bogey" track after wins

Six-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says Estoril is no longer his “bogey” track after scoring a brace of wins at the Portuguese track on Sunday.

Redding “pissed off with myself” after costly Estoril crash

Scott Redding admits he wasn’t patient enough in his battle for victory with Jonathan Rea as he crashed out of the final race of the Estoril World Superbike weekend.

Estoril WSBK: Rea wins final race as Redding crashes Estoril
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Estoril WSBK: Rea wins final race as Redding crashes

Jonathan Rea won the third and final race of the Estoril World Superbike weekend to extend his championship advantage, as Scott Redding crashed shortly after being passed by his rival.

Estoril WSBK: Rea beats Razgatlioglu to win Superpole Race Estoril
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Estoril WSBK: Rea beats Razgatlioglu to win Superpole Race

Jonathan Rea scored his third race win in five World Superbike races so far this season with a victory over Toprak Razgatlioglu in Sunday morning's Superpole Race at Estoril.

Estoril WSBK: Redding takes victory after tyre gamble Estoril
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Estoril WSBK: Redding takes victory after tyre gamble

Ducati rider Scott Redding secured victory in the first victory of the Estoril World Superbike weekend after gambling on Pirelli's soft-compound SCX rear tyre.

Estoril WSBK: Rea beats Redding for back-to-back poles

Jonathan Rea made it two pole positions from two events in the 2021 World Superbike season so far as he beat Scott Redding to the top spot in qualifying at Estoril.

Estoril WSBK: Razgatlioglu leads Redding, Rea on Friday

Yamaha rider Toprak Razgatlioglu topped both practice sessions on Friday ahead of this weekend’s World Superbike round at Estoril, as several satellite riders broke inside the top 10.

Sykes: BMW pace "completely different" to last year

One-time World Superbike champion Tom Sykes has praised BMW for the jump in performance it has made with the introduction of the new M1000RR bike at Aragon.

Lowes glad to put 2020 slump behind him with triple podium

Kawasaki rider Alex Lowes says he had a ‘big smile on his face’ after starting the 2021 World Superbike season with a triple podium finish at Aragon, following a largely disappointing 2020 campaign.

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