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Carlos Checa Retires

Carlos Checa Retires

The motorsports world is saying goodbye to another legend. Carlos Checa, who won the World Superbike Championship just two years ago, is retiring at the age of 41. He recently sustained a hip injury at the round at Istanbul Park, and as such was unable to compete in the final event at Jerez, but he made […]

2013 World Superbike Portimao Results

2013 World Superbike Portimao

Surprise Winners Take Over At Portimao World Superbike took its competition to the Portimao circuit in Portugal, and there were a few surprises by the time all of the motorsports riders crossed the finish line. In the first race, BMW’s Marco Melandri narrowly edged out standings leader Sylvain Guintoli for the win. It took a […]

2013 World Superbike Donington Park Results

2013 World Superbike Donington Park 2 Winner's Podium

Tom Sykes Dominates At Donington Park Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes got his first ever double win at the World Superbike event at Donington Park in the U.K. Sykes dominated the weekend from the outset, leading every session from the qualifying laps to the main events. The victories pus Sykes in a prime position to challenge […]

World Superbike Introduces Newest Phone App

World Superbike Introduces Newest Phone App

Motorsports enthusiasts are known for their passion. Many of them just can’t get enough of racing and everything that goes into it, and luckily for these fans, the most recent app from World Superbike can bring the action right to their fingertips. As the latest app from World Superbike, which has been releasing similar programs […]

Marco Melandri Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Marco Melandri Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

The World Superbike season has barely begun and a top rider has already hit a speed bump. BMW competitor Marco Melandri, who was one of the preseason favorites to win the motorsports title after finishing third overall last year, recently underwent surgery on his right shoulder. The pain had been nagging the Italian throughout the winter […]

World Superbike Returns This Weekend

World Superbike Returns This Weekend

World Superbike is making a triumphant return to the motorsports world Feb. 24 when all competitors will descend on Phillip Island, Australia, as the first of 14 rounds get underway. With last year’s champion, Max Biaggi, retiring in the offseason, the top spot is anyone’s for the taking. All eyes will be on veteran rider […]

World Superbike Completes Testing

World Superbike Completes Testing

World Superbike has completed its final testing before the start of the season, and an unlikely candidate has emerged as a contender after a strong showing. The testing period, which ran for two days at Phillip Island in Australia, was the last official opportunity for tinkering before the motorsports season kicks off Feb. 24 on the same […]

Marco Melandri, Eugene Laverty Shine At World Superbike Testing

Marco Melandri, Eugene Laverty Shine At World Superbike Testing

Riders from World Superbike and MotoGP were present for winter testing at Jerez, but it was the superbike teams who stole the show on their final day of motorsports before the break.

Ducati Finds A New Motorsports Partner

Ducati Finds A New Motorsports Partner

Ducati’s World Superbike team has signed a two-year agreement with Team Alstare, a Belgian motorsports organization run by Francis Batta.

Carlos Checa Moves To Ducati After Split With Althea

Carlos Checa Moves To Ducati After Split With Althea

Following the news that Ducati Corse split with its long-time World Superbike partner Althea after the end of the 2012 season, the fate of rider Carlos Checa was up in the air.