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World Superbike Introduces New Rules For 2014 Season

World Superbike Introduces New Rules For 2014 Season

The World Superbike series will undoubtedly have a new look when action kicks off in 2014. Following the news that BMW would leave the motorsports class after the close of this year’s competition, the International Motorcycling Federation announced several rule changes that will go into effect at the launch of the next season. Among the […]

BMW Motorrad To End World Superbike Involvement

BMW Motorrad To End World Superbike Involvement

Some big changes are coming to the World Superbike competition. BMW Motorrad has announced that the 2013 motorsports season will be its last – at least at this international level. Once the current season comes to a close, the organization will end its commitment to the league in an effort to focus more attention on […]

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 Monza Results

2013 World Superbike Monza Race 1 Winner's Podium

World Superbike Crowns Two Winners At Monza The World Superbike motorsports series headed to the Monza circuit in Italy for its fourth round of the year. A doubleheader event provided plenty of chances for riders to claim a bit of glory, but the same three competitors took spots on the podium in each race. In […]

Tom Sykes, Eugene Laverty Claim World Superbike Wins

Tom Sykes, Eugene Laverty Claim World Superbike Wins

The two World Superbike races at the Assen TT Circuit in the Netherlands saw a few of the motorsports series’ top riders dominate as Kawasaki’s Tom Sykes and Aprilia’s Eugene Laverty won the first and second race, respectively. In the first race, Sykes opened up with a huge lead and cruised to his sixth career win. In the […]

Chaz Davies Takes A Double Win In World Superbike

Chaz Davies Takes A Double Win In World Superbike

The second round of the FIM World Superbike Championship took place at MotorLand Aragon in Spain this past weekend, and the motorsports series thrilled the thousands of spectators in attendance. BMW rider Chaz Davies won the two main events to sweep the podium. He narrowly edged out Sylvain Guintoli, the current standings leader, in both races, while Marco […]

Norton Motorcycles Buys Donington Hall Estate For Headquarters

Norton Motorcycles Buys Donington Hall Estate For Headquarters

Norton Motorcycles has been a shining example of British manufacturing for some time, and a recent move should only further connect the brand to its English roots. The company recently purchased the Donington Hall estate. Set on 26 acres in the English countryside, the grounds are home to a 40,000-square-foot mansion, built in 1790, as […]

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 Gets Underway In Australia

World Superbike Gets Underway In Australia

The 2013 World Superbike season kicked off at Phillip Island, Australia, over the weekend. Sylvain Guintoli and Eugene Laverty finished in the top two of both races, swapping wins to emerge with 45 points each after the first round of the motorsports series was complete. In the first race, Guintoli came from behind during the 15th […]

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 […]