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Articles By Peter Thomas - Contributing Editor

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Our World Superbike man on the scene, Thomas is like a ghost, slipping quietly in and out of the media center, digging for dirt, getting the facts and providing us the inside scoop on the World Superbike series

World Superbike Magny Cours Insider 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012
Biaggi’s second World Superbike title is claimed by the slimmest of margins, as the 2012 World Superbike campaign concludes at Magny Cours. Our Insider reports from France.

World Superbike Portimao Insider 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012
The penultimate World Superbike round of 2012 at Portimao was packed with unexpected twists, from challenging weather conditions, multiple-rider crashes and a number of mechanical failures.

World Superbike Nurburgring Insider 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012
Melandri stumbles, Biaggi regains the World Superbike points lead and WSB rookie Chaz Davies has a banner weekend. Our Insider reports from Germany’s Nurburgring.

World Superbike Moscow Insider 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012
The World Superbike title fight gets turned around at the series’ first-ever visit to Moscow, with BMW Motorrad’s Marco Melandri in control with three rounds remaining. Our paddock Insider reports from Russia.

World Superbike Silverstone Insider 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012
A wet and wild World Superbike day at Silverstone had dire championship implications and plenty of controversy. Plus some fellow named Ben Spies is rumored to be on the way… Our SBK Insider explains.

World Superbike Brno Insider 2012

Monday, July 23, 2012
This week our World Superbike Insider reports from Brno, where points leader Max Biaggi was off the pace. SBK news off the track heats up as well, with one rider canned and the 2013 schedule taking shape.

World Superbike Aragon Insider 2012

Monday, July 2, 2012
Max Biaggi and Marco Melandri split the Aragon wins once again, but Aprilia men Eugene Laverty and Chaz Davies make things interesting. Our Insider also dishes on 2013 silly season rumors in the SBK paddock.

World Superbike Misano Insider 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012
Biaggi secured his grip on the 2012 World Superbike title with a masterful performance at Misano. Our SBK Insider explains how.

World Superbike Donington Insider 2012

Monday, May 14, 2012
The factory BMW team takes center stage at Donington, with a 1-2 sweep in Race 1 and getting swept out of Race 2 thanks to Johnny Rea - our Insider reports from Round 5.

World Superbike Monza Insider 2012

Monday, May 7, 2012
The SBK races at Monza produced much drama, but only eight laps of action on the track, with Pirelli tires playing a prominent role.

World Superbike Assen Insider 2012

Monday, April 23, 2012
The weather created a dramatic Round 3 of the World Superbike Championship. Our WSB insider delivers the inside scoop from Assen.

World Superbike Imola Insider 2012

Monday, April 2, 2012
Checa proves the master, while Sykes emerges a legitimate title threat at the Imola circuit. Our Insider delivers the paddock gossip.

Phillip Island World Superbike Insider 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012
Max Biaggi becomes the first winner in the 2012 World Superbike Championship while Carlos Checa suffers a nasty highside. All this and more in the Phillip Island World Superbike insider report.

Portimao World Superbike Insider 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011
Carlos Checa signs off with a final battle as teammates Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty put in their last ride with Yamaha. All this and more in the 2011 Portimao World Superbike insider.

Magny-Cours World Superbike Insider 2011

Sunday, October 2, 2011
Carlos Checa becomes the first Spaniard to take home the World Superbike crown while Jonathan Rea suffers more disappointment. All this and more in the Magny-Cours World Superbike insider.

Imola World Superbike Insider 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011
Carlos Checa's title-winning celebration is put on hold while Castrol Honda's Jonathan Rea comes away impressed by new upgrades to his CBR1000RR. All this and more in the 2011 Imola World Superbike insider.

Nurburgring World Superbike Insider 2011

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Carlos Checa delivers another dominating performance to extend his lead in the 2011 World Superbike Championship while Tom Sykes posts his first-ever win. All this and more in the Nurburgring World Superbike Insider.

Silverstone World Superbike Insider 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011
Our man on the inside reports on the latest World Superbike round at Silverstone, including Yamaha's intended withdraw from the series and Carlos Checa's latest victory.

Brno World Superbike Insider 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011
With the smell of burning rubber still lingering in his brain, our insider takes a closer look at the action from Round 8 of the 2011 World Superbike Championship.

Aragon World Superbike Insider 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011
Our insider runs through the specifics of Aragon's World Superbike race, including Max Biaggi's return to glory and BMW's lackluster performance.