World Superbike News

American Uribe joins Pedercini team
Bautista doubts Honda podium chances
Davies explains Assen "turnaround"
Lowes secures new Kawasaki deal
Locatelli reflects on first podium

The Pedercini Racing Kawasaki team has signed MotoAmerica regular Jayson Uribe for the remainder of the current World Superbike campaign.

Alvaro Bautista says he doesn’t expect Honda to be in a position to challenge for World Superbike podium positions as the Japanese manufacturer’s struggles with the Fireblade continue into 2021.

Chaz Davies says he feels he made a "big turnaround" in the final race of last weekend's Assen World Superbike round following a difficult run of form with his injured shoulder.

Lowes signs new multi-year Kawasaki World Superbike deal
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Alex Lowes will remain with the Kawasaki World Superbike team for the 2022 season after agreeing a new multi-year contract with the Provec-run outfit.

Yamaha rookie Andrea Locatelli says he never expected to score his first World Superbike podium finish at Assen after leading the first half of the weekend's final race ahead of Jonathan Rea.

Rea, Redding accuse Gerloff of lack of respect after Turn 1 crash Assen
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Rea, Redding accuse Gerloff of lack of respect after Turn 1 crash

Yamaha World Superbike rider Garrett Gerloff has been accused of a lack of respect after causing the Turn 1 collision that eliminated Toprak Razgatlioglu from Sunday's final race of the weekend at Assen.

Razgatlioglu slams Gerloff's "stupid mistake" after clash Assen
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Razgatlioglu slams Gerloff's "stupid mistake" after clash

Toprak Razgatlioglu has slammed fellow Yamaha World Superbike rider Garrett Gerloff for his "stupid mistake" at Turn 1 that led to the Turkish rider crashing out of the final race of the weekend at Assen.

Assen WSBK: Rea completes treble as Yamahas collide Assen
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Assen WSBK: Rea completes treble as Yamahas collide

Jonathan Rea romped to a third successive World Superbike victory in Sunday's final race of the weekend at Assen, as Yamaha riders Toprak Razgatlioglu and Garrett Gerloff collided at Turn 1.

Assen WSBK: Rea wins again in Superpole race Assen
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Assen WSBK: Rea wins again in Superpole race

Kawasaki's Jonathan Rea took another straightforward World Superbike victory in Sunday morning's Superpole race at Assen to further extend his points advantage.

Folger, Mahias sidelined for Sunday Assen WSBK races Assen
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Folger, Mahias sidelined for Sunday Assen WSBK races

Jonas Folger and Lucas Mahias have both been ruled out of Sunday's World Superbike races at Assen following their crashes during Saturday's opening race at the Dutch circuit.

Assen WSBK: Rea retakes points lead with comfortable win

Jonathan Rea converted pole into victory in the opening World Superbike race of the weekend at Assen to retake the points lead, as Scott Redding beat Toprak Razgatlioglu to second.

Assen WSBK: Rea on pole, Razgatlioglu second after crash

Jonathan Rea continued his unbeaten run of 2021 World Superbike pole positions by topping his fifth Superpole session at Assen, as points leader Toprak Razgatlioglu recovered to second after crashing.

Rea not ruling out potential MotoGP 2022 switch

Reigning six-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has responded to links to Petronas SRT in MotoGP in 2022, stating “never say never” despite having a multi-year Kawasaki WSBK deal.

Assen WSBK: Rea tops Friday practice from Gerloff

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea topped Friday practice for the Assen round of the World Superbike championship, leading the GRT Yamaha of Garrett Gerloff.

Honda suffering from 'unrealistic expectations' in WSBK
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Honda suffering from 'unrealistic expectations' in WSBK

Honda World Superbike team boss Leon Camier says the marque has suffered from “unrealistic” expectations as its struggles in the championship continue.

Gerloff to remain in WSBK with Yamaha in 2022 Assen
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Gerloff to remain in WSBK with Yamaha in 2022

Garrett Gerloff has signed a new contract to remain with Yamaha in the World Superbike Championship next year, although his team is yet to be announced.

Laverty's BMW satellite team to skip Dutch WSBK round

The RC Squadra Corse team that operates a one-bike BMW satellite operation for former MotoGP rider Eugene Laverty will not take part in this weekend’s World Superbike round at Assen due to “internal structuring”.

Rabat reflects on "very bad" start to WSBK career
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Rabat reflects on "very bad" start to WSBK career

Ex-MotoGP rider Tito Rabat admits he has suffered a "very bad" start to his career in the World Superbike championship with the satellite Barni Racing Ducati team.

Gerloff: Independence Day podium feels "awesome"

GRT Yamaha rider Garrett Gerloff says it felt “awesome” to stand on the World Superbike podium on Independence Day at Donington Park last weekend.

Redding boosted by Razgatlioglu 'ruffling Rea's feathers'

Ducati rider Scott Redding feels Toprak Razgatlioglu is ‘ruffling the feathers' of Jonathan Rea after the reigning World Superbike champion crashed out of the lead in Sunday's final race at Donington Park.

Sykes elated after scoring new BMW's first WSBK podiums

BMW World Superbike rider Tom Sykes has expressed his delight after scoring the German marque's first World Superbike podium finishes with its revised M1000RR bike at Donington Park.

Rea explains crash that cost him World Superbike points lead Donington Park
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Rea explains crash that cost him World Superbike points lead

Jonathan Rea has explained his crash out of the lead in Sunday's final World Superbike race at Donington Park that handed the championship lead to Toprak Razgatlioglu.

Donington WSBK: Razgatlioglu wins again as Rea crashes Donington Park
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Donington WSBK: Razgatlioglu wins again as Rea crashes

Yamaha rider Toprak Razgatlioglu moved to the top of the World Superbike championship standings with victory in the final race of the weekend at Donington Park, as Jonathan Rea crashed out of the lead.

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