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Articles for World Superbike 2012 News

"Tribute to Joan Lascorz" Helmet Auction

Friday, October 12, 2012
Tom Sykes' "Tribute to Joan Lascorz" helmet, which he wore during the final World Superbike round of 2012 at Magny-Cours, is going up for auction with proceeds going to help Lascorz in his recovery.

2013 World Superbike Provisional Calendar

Monday, October 8, 2012
World Superbike officials recently released the provisional calendar for the 2013 WSBK season.

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 Supersport Magny-Cours Results 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012
Jules Cluzel put in a commanding World Supersport performance in front of his home crowd at Magny-Cours, avoiding the turmoil in the battle for third between Kenan Sofuoglu and Dan Linfoot.

John Hopkins Out for 2013

Sunday, October 7, 2012
John Hopkins has decided to sit out the 2013 World Superbike season to help regain full physical fitness and reexamine his goals in professional motorcycle racing.

WorldSBK Magny-Cours Results 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012
The 2012 eni FIM World Superbike title battle came down to the final laps of Race 2 at Magny-Cours, with the eventual champion claiming an advantage of just half a point.

Camier Signs with Suzuki for 2013

Saturday, October 6, 2012
Leon Camier has signed on to ride with FIXI Crescent Suzuki in the 2013 World Superbike Championship.

WorldSBK Magny-Cours Superpole 2012

Saturday, October 6, 2012
Max Biaggi was left with a small hill to climb after the Tissot-Superpole sessions at Magny-Cours if he's to protect his World Superbike points lead from Tom Sykes and Marco Melandri.

Hopkins Out for WSBK Magny-Cours

Saturday, October 6, 2012
Due to injuries sustained earlier in the season, John Hopkins will sit out the final round of the 2012 World Superbike season at Magny-Cours.

WorldSBK Magny-Cours Friday 2012

Friday, October 5, 2012
Tom Sykes started the weekend at Magny-Cours strong, posting top times in qualifying and looking hungry for a shot at the 2012 World Superbike title.

FIXI Continues as Suzuki WSBK Title Sponsor

Friday, October 5, 2012
FIXI has signed on to continue it's commitment as the Crescent Suzuki team's title sponsor for the 2013 World Superbike season.

World SBK Magny-Cours Preview 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Riders are gearing up for the final round of the 2012 eni FIM World Superbike Championship at Magny-Cours with the 2012 Superbike title still undecided.

Marco Melandri Injury Update 2012

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
After returning home, injured BMW Motorrad factory rider Marco Melandri underwent further examinations in Italy.

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 Supersport Portimao Results 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Though he didn't take the win, Kenan Sofouglu sealed up the 2012 World Supersport title at Portimao.

World Superbike Portimao Results 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Conditons on track forced officials to red flag World Superbike Race 1 at Portimao, though luckily most riders were able to line up for the restart. Conditions improved for Race 2, though the contest was no less dramatic.

Honda WSBK Announces Changes for 2013

Saturday, September 22, 2012
The Honda World Superbike and World Supersport teams are preparing for some big changes, including new rider line-ups and a new title sponsor for 2013.

World Superbike Portimao Superpole 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Kawasaki's Tom Sykes continued to dominate World Superbike Superpole, taking his eighth pole position of the season at Portimao.

2013 World Superbike Adds Laguna Seca, Jerez

Friday, September 21, 2012
Infront Motor Sports announced it has reached a three-year deal to bring World Superbike racing to both Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Jerez de la Frontera, starting in 2013.

World Superbike Portimao Friday 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012
BMW's Marco Melandri and Kawasaki's Tom Sykes are both within reach of the 2012 World Superbike title, and both posted top times during Friday's practice and qualifying sessions at Portimao.