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Articles for World Superbike 2011 News

Autodromo Internacional Wins Oragniser Award

Friday, December 2, 2011
2011 SBK Organiser Award goes to Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.

2012 World Superbike Test Dates

Monday, November 28, 2011
2012 testing dates have been released for the upcoming World Superbike season.

WSB Prepares for Debut in Russia

Saturday, November 26, 2011
The World Superbike series is busy extending its presence into Russia as YMS Promotion and Infront Motor Sports assembled to welcome the arrival of the world championship.

Leon Camier Prepares For Suzuki WSB Test

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Leon Camier is preparing for his first test with the Crescent Suzuki GSXR-1000 at the Portimao circuit in Portugal.

John Hopkins to Crescent Suzuki WSB

Saturday, November 19, 2011
American John Hopkins will contest the 2012 World Superbike Championship at Crescent Suzuki alongside new teammate, Leon Camier.

Castrol Honda Conducts Test at Qatar

Thursday, November 17, 2011
The Castrol Honda World Superbike team concludes 2011 action with a three day test and Qatar, where new rider Hiroshi Aoyama made his debut.

World Superbike Livens Up EICMA

Monday, November 14, 2011
The World Superbike series attended its first-ever EICMA last weekend with hundreds of fans gathering for the live SBK Paddock Show.

World Superbike Prepares for 2011 EICMA

Friday, November 4, 2011
The International Motorcycle Exhibition will include a SBK Paddock Show with entertainment, gadgets and grid girls.

Crescent Suzuki to Race World SBK in 2012

Friday, October 21, 2011
After narrowly missing the British Superbike Championship with American rider John Hopkins the British-based Crescent Suzuki team will campaign 2012 in the World Superbike Championship.

Pirelli World SBK Tires go to 17 Inch in 2013

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Pirelli, the spec tire supplier for the World Superbike Championship, has announced it will change its tire size from 16.5 to 17-inch starting with the 2013 season.

Giugliano Joins Checa at Althea Ducati

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Althea Racing has announced its upcoming plans after confirming riders Carlos Checa and Davide Giugliano for the 2012 World Superbike Championship.

Eugene Laverty with Aprilia for 2012 WSB

Monday, October 17, 2011
Irishman Eugene Laverty has signed with Aprilia for the 2012 World Superbike Championship in which he will compete aboard an official Aprilia RSV4.

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.

Portimao World Superbike Results 2011

Sunday, October 16, 2011
Althea Racing's Carlos Checa picked up one more win during the final round of the 2011 World Superbike Championship as the Spaniard brought home the Manufacturers title for Ducati.

Portimao World Superbike Superpole 2011

Saturday, October 15, 2011
Castrol Honda's Jonathan Rea posted his second consecutive pole victory on Saturday at Portimao as the 2011 World Superbike Championship prepares for its final two races of the season.

Portimao WSB Friday Qualifying 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011
With the 2011 World Superbike title already in hand Althea Racing's Carlos Checa posted the fastest lap at Portimao on Friday ahead of Eugene Laverty.

Portimao World Superbike Preview 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Though the 2011 WSBK championship title has been claimed, the action should be hot and heavy as the World Superbike paddock heads to Portugal this weekend for the final round of racing at Portimao.

New Branding for World Superbike in 2012

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Infront Sports will re-brand the FIM World Superbike Championship for 2012, with further information to be released at the upcoming EICMA Milan Bike Show.

Marco Melandri Joins BMW for 2012

Monday, October 3, 2011
BMW Motorrad Motorsport has announced the official signing of Marco Melandri to its 2012 World Superbike team.

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.