Category: Superbike

Tom Sykes is the new World Superbike champion

The Superbike World Championship has a new champion: Tom Sykes. The British rider riding his Kawasaki scored his first world title in this category and its greatest success as a pilot, after falling last year to the doors, second. With the victory of Sykes, World Superbike speak English again, after the last three years could distribute titles are Italian and Spanish.

The title is playing this weekend in the last Grand Prix in Jerez de la Frontera . Yes, Sykes came with a good lead and was enough to be third in the first round to secure the title, regardless of what they did their main rivals, Eugene Laverty and Silvayn Guintolin. And that was precisely what he did, coming third after the first of the two races and champion.

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Laverty, Aprilia rider had dominated all weekend, starting from pole position and winning the victory in the first and in the second set. But as we say, to Sykes had only to finish behind Laverty and Marco Melandri and secured the title. His first championship title after running, apart from in Superbike competitions in British Supersport and British Superbike. Read more »

Mamola, Lowes and Leonov of workouts for SSP 2013 in Jerez

The team Yakhnich Motorsport Team has worked to the maximum in the Jerez circuit to tune their machines for next year’s World Supersport and Superstock 600 Championship, being the protagonists Vladimir Leonov pilots, Sam Lowes and Dakota Mamola. Pilots Leonov and Lowes have focused on various targets in this test and both have known and been able to talk and initiate contacts between them.

Mamola, Lowes and Leonov

To Leonov work has focused on the development of the new engine and suspension settings, while Lowes has had his first contact with the Yamaha R6 after having ridden a Honda CBR the last four years, therefore a change and adaptation for both drivers, so some days very positive for them and for the team, but the rain showed up and leave half the work of all. Read more »

Harley-Davidson and original gifts for Christmas

Christmas is coming and soon starts to think about the gifts and presents, so today we bring you some possibilities that we have presented Harley-Davidson and the truth is that they are the most interesting for pro bikers. With some of these objects will get converted in a moment this Christmas original and unique, unchecking the gifts of usual, being more original than your bet by Harley-Davidson, definitely a classic and biker.

Harley-Davidson and original gifts for Christmas

It is the best way to surprise the biker of the house, one who thinks that “has everything”, with these products from American. Being able to see objects like pigs hucas, cups, wrist, wall clocks, door openers, refrigerators, beverage dispenser, and etc. Read more »

Carlos Checa satisfied with the Ducati test at Motorland

The rider Carlos Checa has been this weekend at Motorland Aragon Circuit, with some pilots and World Superbike teams in some training before the 2013 season, where we have seen three full days of work on his Ducati 1199 Panigale.

Checa Panigale

Both Czech and the Althea Racing Ducati are working flat out on his bike for the 2013 season, in this spectacular Panigale which is one of the most desirable, and that currently continues its development and evolution. Czech managed a best time of 1:58.5, while teammate Giugliano stayed a second behind, so it seems that 7 is gathering pace and gradually improving on their first impressions, so much work SBK done in the face of the next season. Read more »

Gabor Talmacsi continues with SSP Prorace Honda in 2013

The pilot Gabor Talmacsi reached the World Supersport championship in 2012 when he was initiated, eager and illusions n, where a bet Prorace Honda team for the remainder season, namely eight races on the calendar, so maximum emotion for one of the veterans of the motorcycling world championship, and that was out of space and no bike in this category, reaching the SSP rebound.

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So the former world champion 125cc got a good result in these eight races, finishing the season with the 13th position in the overall standings, with 44 points and sixth position as the best result achieved at the Nurburgring. No doubt these results, feelings and has made available and the Hungarian team to agree to the next World Super sport season. Read more »

Sykes is the fastest of the day 2 SBK test at Motorland

The second practice session of Superbike World Motorland Aragon Circuit has left as the fastest runner in the world by 2012, Tom Sykes, the UK is working on a first sample of his Kawasaki 2013 and so far it seems that the thing works very well, with a time of 1’57 mark “6 after 52 laps of Aragon.

Tom Sykes Kawasaki

Behind Sykes stood the current Superbike World Champion, Max Biaggi, so both continue their fight to see who participate brand the best of times, being best man in this day Kawasaki, keeping the lap of the Italian Aprilia in 1.57.8, about two tenths behind Tom and with 52 laps on his record. Read more »

The SBK World delivers its 2012 Champions Trophy

The Superbike World had its season finale party after the meeting at the Magny-Cours circuit on Sunday, where the Championships were decided yet had no champion, including Superbike. The entrega trophies awards and has been the closure of 2012 of the most spectacular undoubtedly great racing, action, fight, overtaking and excitement, the truth is that the Superbikes this season that have gone up a run in the world of two wheels, fans / as have multiplied thanks to the fight between Czech, Sykes, Biaggi and Melandri.

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The auditorium of the French track was the place chosen by the World organization to deliver trophies, being the main protagonist Max Biaggi, World Superbike Champion 2012, and his runner, great Tom Sykes. During the presentation we saw opening gala Paolo Flammini, CEO of Infront Motor Sports, and Stephane Desprez , CEO of the International Motorcycling Federation, after the three qualifiers of five competitions that are joined under the umbrella of the World Superbike Championship , SBK, SSP, STK1000, STK600 and European Junior KTM, took the stage, all of them to receive their trophies and awards. Read more »

 

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