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2007 World Superbike Photo Gallery

2007 World Superbike - Check out the action in this MotorcycleUSA.com photo essay

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Biaggi's first test on the Alstare Suzuki WSB bike.
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Phillip Island Test
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Phillip Island Test
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Phillip Island Test
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Phillip Island Test
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Phillip Island Test
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Qatar
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Qatar
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Toseland looked good in his Hannspree debut, scoring a 2-1 finish at the 2007 season opener - Qatar
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Max Biaggi was able to notch a 1-2 finish during the season opener - Qatar
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Troy Corser managed a third-place finish in Race 2, but fell to ninth in the first contest - Qatar
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Troy Bayliss claimed the Superpole - Phillip Island
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Troy Bayliss claimed the Superpole - Phillip Island
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Regis Laconi - Phillip Island
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Fonsi Nieto - Phillip Island
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Bayliss was back to his usual timechart-topping self during a recent two-day test at Valencia.
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Steve Martin found himself out in the cold after the DFX Honda team announced it would be unable to continue his ride due to lack of financial support.
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JT celebrates his points lead and solid showing at The Island - Phillip Island
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Did you know Tosleand is from merry old England? That's what the St. George's Cross flag means you bleedin' ignoramous! - Phillip Island
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Toseland leads the Yamahas at The Island - Phillip Island
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There's a reason why JT is always leading in these pics - he's really, really fast - Phillip Island
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Troy Bayliss got his '06 campaign on the right track at PI, but will it be the same story in '07? - Phillip Island
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YZF Yamaha's Shinichi Nakatomi - Phillip Island
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Haga was able to find the podium at The Island with his 4-3 results - Phillip Island
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Nitro Nori in action during Round 2 - Phillip Island
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Troy Corser's 45 points also represent the distance between himself and Toseland in the championship - Phillip Island
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King James is looking good so far - Phillip Island
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Number 2 in the title hunt, don't discount Mad Max, who already has a win and three podiums to his credit in WSB - Phillip Island
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Yukio Kagayama did not race, falling victim to injury due to a crash in qualifying - Phillip Island
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Alto Evolution Honda's Joshua Brookes - Phillip Island
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Muggas - AKA Alto Evolution Honda's Karl Muggeridge - Phillip Island
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The action gets underway at The Island - Phillip Island
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Biaggi has been impressive thus far - Phillip Island
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Troy Bayliss is the reigning champion, but Toseland is giving him all he can handle - Phillip Island
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Bayliss waives the Australian standard after securing his first victory of the year in front of the home crowd - Phillip Island
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Toseland is on pace to reclaim the title he held in 2004 - Phillip Island
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Troy Bayliss - Donington
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Troy Bayliss and James Toseland did not have the Donington results they wanted - Donington
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No Pirelli hat for Haga on the Race 2 podium - Donington
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Haga and Toseland battle it out, with Toseland victorious in Race 1 but Haga the victor in Race 2. - Donington
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Five was the number of the day for Lorenzo Lanzi. The Xerox Team Ducati rider finished fifth in the first race, fifth in the second race, and is fifth in the overall point standings with 66.
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Hannspree Ten Kate Honda rider Roberto Rolfo was the first Honda across the finish line in Race 2 with a seventh-place finish.
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James Toseland won the first race in front of the homegrown British crowd but a mechanical problem kept him from duplicating the feat in Race 2.
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Troy Bayliss in the Ducati garage, one would assume before losing part of his right little finger in a nasty crash - Donington
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The former factory Ducati riding Laconi (55) holds an advantage over his eventual replacement Lanzi (57) - Donington
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Kawasaki PSG-1 Corse rider Regis Laconi enjoyed two consistent rides at Donington with a seventh-place finish in Race 1 and a sixth-fastest time in Race 2. - Donington
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Fonsi Nieto was the top Kawasaki pilot in Race 1 at Donington with a sixth-place finish. - Donington
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Noriyuki Haga puts the pass on Ruben Xaus here and later slipped by Biaggi on the last turn of Race 2 at Donington to emerge victorious. - Donington
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Troy Corser made it a good day for Yamaha as the Motor Italia rider finished on the podium in both races. - Donington
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James Toseland up front at Dongington.
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Toseland's points lead took a big hit, but he is still five points up on Biaggi - Donington
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Max Biaggi watched as Race 2 slipped through his grasp but sits just five points behind Toseland in the championship - Donington
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Ruben Xaus tallied the best privateer finish of the season with a fourth-place result - Donington
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Jacob Smrz tallied some impressive top-10 finishes at Dongington for the Scuderia Caracchi Ducati team.
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Troy Bayliss returned to Valencia with a shortened pinky, but it didn't slow him down - Valencia
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Just rub some dirt on it and it will be fine... Valencia
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Bayliss took Superpole at Valencia, again.
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Ruben Xaus claimed the victory in Race 1 - Valencia
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Troy Bayliss, who had won Superpole, looked good until he made mistakes due to an imperfect race set-up, but still scored in both races only two weeks after having his throttle hand little finger amputated. - Valencia
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Two was Biaggi's number at Valencia - He scored a second place finish in the second race and is second in the WSB points standings with 138. - Valencia
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Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Max Biaggi holds the inside line against Hannspree Ten Kate Honda's Roberto Rolfo. - Valencia
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Biaggi returned the favor to Haga this week, swooping past the Yamaha Motor Italia rider on the last lap of Race 2 to finish second behind Toseland. - Valencia
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Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Yukio Kagayama on his GSX-R1000 rode to a 15th-place finish in Race 1 and a 13th-place finish in Race 2. - Valencia
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Lorenzo Lanzi aboard his factory Ducati was in the thick of things for both races, garnering a sixth-place finish in Race 1 and a fifth-place finish in Race 2. - Valencia
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Michel Fabrizio rode his DFX Corse Honda consistently but was over 25 seconds behind the winners in both races. - Valencia
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Nitro Nori followed up last week's checkered flag by being the only rider to podium in both races at Valencia. - Valencia
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Toseland's crew made the right adjustments to the vibrations he experienced in Race 1 as he was able to capture the victory in Race 2 and retain the overall WSB point standings lead with 151. - Valencia
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King James had to deal with vibrations in his rear tire during Race 1 that prevented him from landing on the podium. - Valencia
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Corser led early in Race 1 and finished fourth overall, but machine difficulties in Race 2 prevented him from challenging the frontrunners. - Valencia
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Local rider Ruben Xaus gave the Spanish fans something to cheer about as he brought home the victory in Race 1 at Valencia. - Valencia
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Haga had problems during the Superpole and started from 15th - Assen
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James Tosleand claimed the Superpole - Assen
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The race to the finish line in Race 2 was down to the thousandths of seconds - Assen
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Andrew Pitt is back in WSB as a substitute rider for the Hannspree Ten Kate Supersport team - Assen
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Max Biaggi leads the World Superbike field through the first turn - Assen
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Haga went from 15th to 2nd in Race 1 but withdrew from Race 2 with mechanical problems - Assen
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Ronald Ten Kate and James Toseland watch the screens - Assen
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Karl Muggeridge is having an awful year and earned his second double-mechanical DNF of the season - Assen
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Lorenzo Lanzi was fifth in Race 1 but crashed out of fourth-place in Race 2 - Assen
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Biaggi is winless since the season opener but The Emperor has been consistent and sits second in the championship - Assen
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Max Biaggi tasted champagne on the Race 2 podium with a third-place finish - Assen
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Michel Fabrizio's 12th-place finish in Race 1 wasn't too impressive but his sixth-place in Race 2 was better - Assen
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Nitro Nori was let down by his R1 in Race 2 - Assen
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Rolfo hasn't seen the same grand success of his points-leading teammate, Toseland - Assen
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Somebody needs to remind Ruben Xaus that as a privateer he's not supposed to be scoring podium finishes - Assen
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James Toseland is on pace to take the 2007 title with ease - Assen
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Bayliss is doing his best to gain on Toseland in the title hunt, but even with a victory the defending champ fell further behind in Round 5 - Assen
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Corser is still looking for the win in 2007 - Assen
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Just when it looks like Corser has things headed in the right direction something goes wrong, like his Race 1 DNF - Assen
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Hello... Hello... Helloo... Hello my baby, hello my honey, hello my rag-time gaaaallll.... Podium barbershop trio. It won't happen, but wouldn't it be cool if it did? - Assen
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At long last Yukio Kagayama found the top-10 with a seventh-place finish in Race 1 - Assen
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Carl Fogarty will be back in World Superbike for 2008, the former champ teamming up with Italian marque MV Agusta and racing the new F4 R312.
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Max Biaggi leads the World Superbike field through the first turn - Assen
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Ducati Xerox rider Troy Bayliss got in on the record breaking at Monza by setting the best-ever SBK top speed during Superpole, 315 kmph (195.73 mph) - Monza Superpole
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Noriyuki Haga's 1'44.941 lap and 198.73 kmph average speed shattered the previous track record. - Monza Superpole
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Bayliss battled Biaggi all afternoon and finished atop the podium in both races, a second-place finish in Race 1 and a third-place finish in Race 2. - Monza
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MotoGP racer Loris Capirossi offers fellow Ducati racer Troy Bayliss encouragement before the Monza races fired up. - Monza
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Troy Corser made it an all-round good day for the Yamaha Motor Italia team, nailing down a fifth- and sixth-place finish to complement Haga's double podium feat. - Monza
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Haga was king at Yamaha Motor Italia's home circuit, winning both races at Monza. - Monza
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The grandstands at Monza were filled as attendance was estimated at 108,000. - Monza
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Max Biaggi's third-place finish in Race 1 was all the more impressive considering the Roman rider almost ran off the track at the chicane on Lap 14. - Monza
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Biaggi was able to hold off Corser to earn valuable championship points. - Monza
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Monza upheld its reputation as one of the fastest tracks on the WSBK circuit. - Monza
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The Kawasaki PSG-1 Corse team had its share of problems at Monza, as engine problems and chattering kept Nieto from finishing either race. - Monza
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Roberto Rolfo ran with the leaders in Race 1 until tire problems dropped him out of contention. - Monza
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Troy Bayliss - Silverstone
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Troy Bayliss took the win in adverse conditions at Silverstone. - Silverstone
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The Ducati Xerox team celebrates the victory at Silverstone thanks to Troy Bayliss' gritty run through the rain. - Silverstone
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It was a good weekend for reigning champion Troy Bayliss who took both Superpole and Race 1 but was denied the double when rain cancelled Race 2. - Silverstone
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Mad Max survived a near highside that sent the Emperor into the air, but somehow was able to land back on the bike. He did hurt his right leg as he hit the footpeg with such force that the peg was broken. - Silverstone
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Third on the podium was early leader, Troy Corser (Yamaha Motor Italia), four seconds down after some great games of high risk between the leading trio in treacherous conditions. - Silverstone
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Yamaha Motor Italia enjoyed a good day despite the weather, with Corser and Haga running the R1s to third and second place finishes respectively. - Silverstone
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Nitro Nori continues to be a regular on the podium and closed the gap between him and Toseland with his second place finish at Silverstone. - Silverstone
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The bad weather and driving rain made for treacherous racing conditions but the show still had to go on. - Silverstone
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Lorenzo Lanzi managed to keep his Xerox Ducati upright and on-course for a seventh place finish. - Silverstone
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Fonsi Nieto maintained the 7th position until he crashed just a few laps before the end. - Silverstone
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Ten Kate Honda's Roberto Rolfo finished in fourth place and picked up 13 points to climb to eighth place in the championship standings. - Silverstone
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Noriyuki Haga, Troy Bayliss, and Troy Corser enjoy their moment atop the podium after a challenging day of racing at Silverstone that saw Race 2 get cancelled because of inclement weather. - Silverstone
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Racers jockey for position heading into Turn 1 at a rain-soaked Silverstone. - Silverstone
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Championship points leader James Toseland had a rough day. He crashed in Lap 3, restarted in 18th place with a banged-up bike, but clawed his way back to an eigth place finish, earning him valuable points. - Silverstone
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Troy Corser took the Superpole at Misano.
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Troy Bayliss took the double at Misano.
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It was a proud day for Xerox Ducati and Troy Bayliss at Misano as Bayliss claimed the crown in both races. - Misano
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Toseland lost ground to Bayliss with his 4-6 byline, but King James still retains a 21-point lead in the championship - Misano
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PSG-1 Kawasaki's Regis Laconi managed a 7-11 boxscore aboard his ZX-10R sporting new livery - Misano
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Karl Muggeridge was watching on the sidelines after his Alto Evolution team bikes were stolen earlier in the month - Misano
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Haga finished second in Race 2, but saw his championship hopes take a hit when he DNF'd out of a likely Race 1 podium - Misano
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Haga leads his teammate Corser. Both riders earned a podium on the weekend - Misano
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Troy Corser celebrates a Race 1 podium in Italy - Misano
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Biaggi found the podium in Race 2 but crashed out of a podium in Race 1 - Misano
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Biaggi leads Corser in the action at Misano.
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Biaggi (3) has seen his position in the championship flag from second to fourth - Misano
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Troy Bayliss (21) is back in business with the double at Misano.
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Yamaha Motor Italia's Noriyuki Haga was atop the timesheet after the first day of qualifying at Brno.
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Troy Bayliss leads the PSG-1 Kawasaki/Alto Evolution Honda group that spoiled his Race 1 chances at Brno.
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Down but not quite out, Bayliss still has a glimmer of hope for a title repeat, but he must start winning.
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Max Biaggi leads the pack at Brno. The Emperor would go on to author a 2-1 byline.
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It was all about Toseland and Biaggi at Brno, with the duo now 1-2 in the championship as well.
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Corser leads a group, but the problem is those riders aren't Bayliss and Toseland - Brno
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Corser's 2007 campaign has sputtered with costly DNFs - Brno
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Haga needs to start taking the checkers or else his title chances are kaput - Brno
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Karl Muggeridge has endured a long, long season with the Alto Evolution squad - Brno
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Lorenzo Lanzi's tenure aboard the Xerox Ducati may be coming to a close - Brno
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Two Alstare Corona Suzukis were atop the Race 1 podium - Brno
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James Toseland celebrates his victory at Brno.
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Can Toseland hold on to his 43-point lead in the final four rounds?
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Toseland leads Biaggi at Brno.
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Number 52 may be wearing number 1 next year, provided he doesn't make the jump into MotoGP - Brno
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Alstare Corona Suzuki's Max Biaggi landed a podium spot in Race 1 at Brand's Hatch. Pretty impressive considering it was his first WSBK race on the circuit. - Brands Hatch
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Biaggi's Alstare Corona Suzuki teammate Yukio Kagayama DNFed in Race 1 after trying to put the pass on Mad Max. - Brands Hatch
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Yamaha's Troy Corser had two podium finishes at Brands Hatch, capturing second in Race 1 and third in Race 2. - Brands Hatch
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Troy Corser held off Max Biaggi for second place in Race 1. - Brands Hatch
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Noriyuki Haga ran second in Race 1 until a slip up at Surtees dropped him out of podium contention. - Brands Hatch
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PSG-1 Corse's Regis Laconi scored points for his Kawasaki team at Brands Hatch with 8th and 9th place finishes. - Brands Hatch
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Ducati Xerox's Lorenzo Lanzi could only muster a 9th and 12th place finish at Brands Hatch. - Brands Hatch
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Fonsi Nieto crashed during qualifying and wasn't much of a factor for the PSG-1 team. - Brands Hatch
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Race 1 saw Troy Corser, James Toseland and Max Biaggi earn a podium spot. - Brands Hatch
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Troy Bayliss got to start at the head of the pack after claiming the pole on Saturday. - Brands Hatch
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Bayliss may not defend his World Superbike crown but proved that he can come out and win races on any given Sunday. - Lausitz
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Troy Bayliss rides his Ducati cowboy-style across the finish line after his victory in Race 2. - Lausitz
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Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Max Biaggi grabbed two podium finishes at Lauzitz, a second-place finish in Race 1 and a third in Race 2. - Lausitz
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Max Biaggi leads Roberto Rolfo and a train of other riders through Lausitz's twists and turns. - Lausitz
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Yamaha Motor Italia's Troy Corser made it a double podium for Yamaha in Race 1, joining race winner and teammate Haga with a third-place finish. - Lausitz
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Nitro Nori put down a valiant effort at Lausitz with a 1-2 finish. - Lausitz
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Regis Laconi parlayed his pole position into a sixth-place finish in Race 1. - Lausitz
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Yamaha's Shinichi Nakatomi winds it out at Lausitz. - Lausitz
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PSG-1 Corse's Fonsi Nieto ran consistently in both races, posting a 7-8 finish. - Lausitz
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Troy Bayliss snags one of the many Superpoles in his career, the only rider to dip his bike under the 1'36 mark at the Vallelunga circuit.
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Max Biaggi wowed the crowd at Vallelunga, grabbing a first place finish in Race 1 and a second-place finish in Race 2.
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Ducati Xerox's Troy Bayliss backed up his superpole at Vallelunga with a 1-2 finish. - Vallelunga
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Noriyuki Haga grabbed a third-place finish in Race 2 but was passed in the championship point standings by Max Biaggi. - Vallelunga
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"Next weekend at Magny-Cours is going to be crazy with everyone going for the win but I'm still confident and determined." Haga said. - Vallelunga
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Max Biaggi jumped up to second in the championship point standings and trails leader James Toseland by 29 points with one race to go. - Vallelunga
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Biaggi gave his home fans plenty to cheer about with a 1-2 finish at the Italian circuit. - Vallelunga
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Yamaha YZF's Shinichi Nakatomi posted his best results of the season, finishing in ninth place in both races.- Vallelunga
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Regis Laconi was the fastest Kawasaki in Race 1 with a seventh-place finish. - Vallelunga
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Hannspree Ten Kate Honda's Roberto Rolfo had a day of mixed results, retiring from Race 1 with a burst tire but finishing fifth in Race 2 after battling from ninth on the grid. - Vallelunga
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Championship points leader James Tosesland had a rough go of it at Vallelunga. Corser almost took him out in the first lap of Race 1 when he crashed, and then Toseland himself went down in Race 2. - Vallelunga
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Haga was so close with his double victory performance, but fell just short.
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James Tosleand took the title at Magny Cours.
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At the same time as the SBK season finale, former World Superbike compeitor Norick Abe died in a traffic accident in Japan at the age of 32.
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Yamaha's Haga fell short of the title by two points, but the Yamaha pilot's double-victory performance sealed the Manufacturers Championship for Yamaha - Magny Cours
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Max Biaggi snagged a podium on Race 2, but would have taken the title if he'd have gotten Haga's result - Magny Cours
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Biaggi fights with Corser, the Italian finished the season well ahead of the man he replaced at Suzuki - Magny Cours
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Corser (11) didn't best his Aussie rival Bayliss (21) - Magny Cours
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Haga lifts the front wheel at the season finale - Magny Cours
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Haga did just what the sign says, but it wasn't enough for the title - Magny Cours
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Lorenzo Lanzi's disappointing Magny Cours finish mirrored his entire '06 and '07 factory Ducati stint.
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The season did not go as Bayliss had intended, but the '06 did manage a podium finish - Magny Cours
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James Toseland celebrates a hard-fought championship victory - Magny Cours
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JT takes a championship victory lap - Magny Cours
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Toseland crosses the finish in sixth, good enough for a world championship - Magny Cours
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The Hannspree Ten Kate garage celebrates a SBK title - Magny Cours
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Toseland survived a Turn 1 gravel excursion to take his title - Magny Cours
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King James shows off the new hardware - Magny Cours
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Number 52 bids World Superbike farewell with the 2007 title. Now the Brit will have his 2008 sites set on MotoGP - Magny Cours
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Ducati Xerox's Michel Fabrizio at the Pirelli Winter Development test at Phillip Island.
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Regis Laconi showed more of the new ZX-10R's potential on Day 2 of the Phillip Island test, shaving a full second off of his Day 1 time.
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Ducati Xerox's Troy Bayliss broke his collarbone at Phillip Island Thursday after high-siding heading into the MG hairpin.
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Troy Bayliss looks ready for the start of the 2008 World Superbike season, posting the fastest lap at the final day of testing in Qatar.