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Articles for World Superbike 2012 News

Melandri Claims Confidence on BMW

Thursday, February 2, 2012
BMW Motorrad factory rider Marco Melandri says he is very confident about the BMW S 1000RR.

Bryan Staring Replaces Injured Mercado

Thursday, February 2, 2012
Injured Leandro Mercado will be replaced by Bryan Staring for the 2012 World Superbike opening round at Phillip Island.

Althea Ducati Presents 2012 SBK Team

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Althea Racing officially presents its 2012 World Superbike outfit to sponsors and members of the press at the team’s headquarters in Civita Castellana.

Haslam and Melandri Test at Valencia

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Team BMW Motorrad Motorsport continued its preparation for the 2012 season with two days of testing at Valencia in Spain.

Crescent Suzuki Gets Yoshimura Parts

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The Crescent Suzuki World Superbike team has recieved its first batch of parts from racing partner Yoshimura.

Tom Sykes and Joan Lascorz Test in Spain

Friday, January 20, 2012
Joan Lascorz and Tom Sykes recently joined forces with Kawasaki for it's first test of 2012 in Almeria, Spain.

Rea and Aoyama Begin 2012 WSB Testing

Friday, January 20, 2012
Jonathan Rea and Hiroshi Aoyama got the 2012 World Superbike season underway at Phillip Island after conducting a three-day test at the Australian circuit.

2012 World Superbike Entry List Confirmed

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The 2012 World Superbike and World Supersport entry lists have been released, with Noriyuki Haga absent in SBK and two young Americans contesting Supersport.

Andrew Pitt Retires from Racing

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Two-time World Supersport Champion Andrew Pitt retires from motorcycle racing.

Kawasaki Signs Salom & Mercado for 2012 WSB

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The Pedercini Kawasaki Team has announced that it has come to an agreement with Spaniard David Salom and Argentinean Leandro 'Tati' Mercado for the 2012 World Superbike Championship.

Rea and Aoyama Prepare for WSB Test

Monday, January 16, 2012
Honda's Jonathan Rea and Hiroshi Aoyama are preparing for a three-day World Superbike test at Phillip Island aboard Honda's 2012 CBR1000RR Fireblade.

John Hopkins has Fingertop Amputated

Sunday, January 15, 2012
John Hopkins recently underwent an operation to amputate the top of his middle finger following complications after his crash at the Brno MotoGP race in 2011.

Marco Melandri Trains with Husky TC 250

Friday, January 13, 2012
During the winter break from the World Superbike Championship, Italian Marco Melandri is keeping in shape on the Husqvarna TC 250.

Crescent Suzuki Set for 2012 WSBK Season

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
With the start of the 2012 World Superbike season coming up, Suzuki Racing caught up with Paul Denning at the new Crescent-Yoshimura backed Suzuki World Superbike Team for a chat about 2012 wsbk season.

Max Biaggi Assembles 2012 World SBK Crew

Friday, December 23, 2011
Max Biaggi will contest the 2012 World Superbike season with an all-new crew, with his long-time crew chief headed to MotoGP.

Ruben Xaus to Lead Bimota Racing Effort

Thursday, December 15, 2011
Bimota looks to Ruben Xaus to pilot its return to racing on the world stage as the company fields a Moto2 effort and possible SBK entry.

World Superbike 2011 Official DVD Released

Thursday, December 8, 2011
New racers, new winners, new champion: The Superbike World Championship 2011 Official Review released on 2-disc DVD.

PJ Jacobsen Gets PTR World Supersport Ride

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
ONE of the hottest young racing talents from the USA - Patrick 'PJ' Jacobsen - will race in the 2012 World Supersport Championship for PTR Honda.

Laverty Tops Three-day WSB Portimao Test

Thursday, December 1, 2011
Eugene Laverty topped the timesheets as Aprilia, BMW and Suzuki World Superbike teams conclude testing at the Portimao circuit.

WSBK Lines Up in Moscow For Celebrations

Friday, November 25, 2011
Russian Round presentation, new championship identity and 25 exciting years.