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Yamaha has announced that Michael van der Mark will be departing its factory World Superbike outfit at the conclusion of the 2020 season.
Jonathan Rea has signed a new multi-year deal to remain with Kawasaki in the World Superbike Championship.
Scott Redding had a hard time with the "professional aspects" of MotoGP and is more suited to a career in World Superbikes, believes his former team boss Francesco Guidotti.
Called into replace an injured Casey Stoner for two rounds in 2012, Jonathan Rea made a splash, but never dived full-time into MotoGP. Achieving legendary status in World Superbikes in the years since, what Rea did on the factory Honda more than warranted a permanent stay in MotoGP...
Ousted Ducati MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci would be "competitive right away" in World Superbike if he chose to switch to the series in 2021, according to his former team boss Francesco Guidotti.
The World Superbike Championship has issued an update on the 2020 calendar amid the coronavirus crisis, with the first round since the Phillip Island season opener now locked in for early August.
World Superbike front-runner Toprak Razgatlioglu has already attracted interest from MotoGP teams and could make the move in future with the right offer, says his manager Kenan Sofuoglu.
Ducati Corse sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has expressed an interest in working with Oli Bayliss in future, describing him as a "little clone" of his multi-World Superbike title-winning father Troy.
Honda's World Superbike project with its new-for-2020 Fireblade is still only at "30 percent", believes Alvaro Bautista.
The delays in resuming the 2020 World Superbike season will continue through April after organisers confirmed the Dutch round at Assen has been postponed to August.
Next weekend's Qatar round of the World Superbike championship has been postponed, become the latest high-profile motorsport event to be affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Honda has a "really big margin" to improve following the first World Superbike race weekend for the Japanese marque's factory team and its CBR1000RR-R bike, believes Alvaro Bautista.
Alex Lowes secured his first World Superbike victory since 2018 after holding off Kawasaki teammate Jonathan Rea in a thrilling finish to the final race of the weekend at Phillip Island.