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World Superbike Rider Bios

Read about your favorite World Superbike riders like Noriyuki Haga, James Toseland and more, on the Motorcycle USA World Superbike rider bio page.
World Superbike Racer Bios
Tom Sykes
Tom Sykes earned his first World Superbike championship title in 2013 and he returns with Kawasaki in 2014 to try for the top-spot once again. Read more on the Tom Sykes bio page.
Leon Haslam
Son of the legendary Ron Haslam, Leon Haslam is poised to make his own mark on motorcycle racing history as a leading contender for the World Superbike Championship. Read more on the Leon Haslam bio page for career highlights, pictures, and news.
Eugene Laverty
Following a successful stint in World Supersport which included back-to-back runner-up finishes, Eugene Laverty is quickly building a reputation in the premier world championship. Learn more about the Irishman on the Eugene Laverty bio page.
Jonathan Rea
One of the numerous crossovers to World SBK from the British Superbike series, Jonathan Rea will be leading the Pata Honda charge once again in 2014. Learn more about Jonathan Rea on the Jonathan Rea bio page.
Marco Melandri
A multi-GP winner, Marco Melandri is chasing the 2014 World Superbike series title with Aprilia Racing. Read more on the Marco Melandri bio page.
Sylvain Guintoli
A former MotoGP rider and British Superbike competitor, Sylvain Guintoli now has his sights on the World SBK championship with Aprilia Racing. Read more on the Sylvain Guintoli bio page.
Chaz Davies
After making a name for himself in the 250 MotoGP series and winning the 2011 World Supersport Championship, Chaz Davies has become a well-known fixture in World Superbike.
Toni Elias
Fresh off winning the 2010 Moto2 Championship, Toni Elias is making his return to the premier class with LCR Honda for 2011.
Leon Camier
Former British Superbike champion Leon Camier rode for Crescent Suzuki during the 2012 and 2013 World SBK seasons aboard a GSX-R1000. Learn more on the Leon Camier bio page.
Michel Fabrizio
Since leaving Ducati Xerox in 2010 Michel Fabrizio has struggled finding results in World Superbike, but the Italian aims to rekindle his former success with Team Grillini in 2014. Learn more on Motorcycle USA's Michel Fabrizio bio page for career highlights, pictures, and news.
 
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Carlos Checa
Carlos Checa's first 500GP victory came at Catalunya, ahead of GP legend, Mick Doohan. A long Grand Prix career ensued, with Checa contesting the World Superbike championship until his retirement in 2013. Learn more on the Carlos Checa bio page.
Troy Bayliss
Troy Bayliss had emerged as one of the most dominant riders the World Superbike championship has ever seen and has established him self as a legend in the series. Read more about Bayliss on the Troy Bayliss bio page.
Neil Hodgson
Neil Hodgson is a veteran of many different championships with a british super bike and world superbike titles under his belt. Read more about Hodgson's racing career on the Neil Hodgson bio page.
James Toseland
A two-time World Superbike champion, James Toseland's career spanned both MotoGP and SBK before his retirement in 2011. Read more about King James on Motorcycle USA's James Toseland bio page.
Noriyuki Haga
The Samurai of Slide. "Nitro" Noriyuki Haga started with a pocket bike and from there, the rest is history. Learn more about Noriyuki Haga on Motorcycle USA's Noriyuki Haga bio page.
Troy Corser
Former SBK champ and most experienced rider in the paddock today, Troy Corser has earned the title Mr. Superpole due to his amazing qualifying performances. Learn more about the Aussie on the Troy Corser bio page.
Max Biaggi
Love him or hate him, Max Biaggi is one of the more popular road-racers in the world today. A long-time GP villian, Biaggi now campaigns in World Superbike. Learn more about the Roman Emperor on the Max Biaggi bio page.