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WorldSBK Phillip Island Superpole Results 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013
World Superbike riders enjoyed warm temperatures and clear skies during Superpole qualifying at Phillip Island, but competition was close in the final minutes, with the Ducati 1199 Panigale taking the top spot just before the end of the session.

2013 World SBK Televised on beIN SPORT

Friday, February 22, 2013
The 2013 World Superbike series shifts from SPEED to beIN SPORT, with fans now able to watch races streamed live on www.beinsport.tv.

World SBK Phillip Island Friday Results 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013
The 2013 World Superbike season commenced with qualifying practice on Friday at Phillip Island, with Aprilia rider Michel Fabrizio setting the pace in both sessions.

World SBK Suzuki Season Preview 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Leon Camier returns with FIXI Crescent Suzuki for the 2013 World Superbike championship, and is joined by premier-class rookie Jules Cluzel.

World SBK Kawasaki Season Preview 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Tom Sykes and Loris Baz return with Kawasaki Racing in 2013 and the Pedercini Team fields two entries, Alexander Lundh and Federico Sandi, in the 2013 World Superbike Championship.

World SBK Honda Season Preview 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Longtime Honda rider Jonathan Rea is joined by returing Honda pilot, Leon Haslam, to see if they can bring Pata Honda a World Superbike title in 2013.

World SBK Aprilia Season Preview 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Two factory-backed and two satellite Aprilia RSV4's will be on the grid for the 2013 World Superbike Championship, with Eugene Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli leading the way for the defending world champion Aprilia Racing Team.

World SBK Ducati Season Preview 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Ducati 1199 Panigale will finally be tested in the premier-class production series, with Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini heading up Team Ducati Alstare in 2013.

World SBK BMW Season Preview 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The BMW Motorrad GoldBet Team has been streamlined and welcomes new rider, Chaz Davies, to contest the 2013 World Superbike championship alongside teammate, Marco Melandri.

World Superbike Season Preview 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The 2013 World Superbike season is just days away and there have been some major changes to the series since 2012, including numerous rosters changes, administrative shake-ups and a new Ducati on the grid.

WorldSBK Phillip Island Test Day 2 Results 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
With cooler temperatures, riders were given some new challenges on Day 2 of World Superbike testing at Phillip Island.

WorldSBK Phillip Island Test Day 1 Results 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013
Following a two-day unofficial test at Phillip Island the previous week, World Superbike riders took to the Australian circuit once again on Monday for the first of two planned official tests.

Win MCSS $50 Gift Card in Fantasy SBK 2013

Friday, February 15, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com is offering a $50 dollar gift card to one randomly selected MotoUSA Fantasy Superbike player after every round of the 2013 World Superbike season.

Incident Packed Unofficial WorldSBK Test Ends

Friday, February 15, 2013
A number of teams assembled to conduct two days of unofficial World Superbike testing at Phillip Island, with many running into trouble following wrecks that sent some to the hospital.

FIXI Crescent Suzuki Phillip Island Test Day 1

Thursday, February 14, 2013
FIXI Crescent Suzuki wrapped the first day of testing at Phillip Island with Leon Camier posting the second fastest lap of the day.

Biaggi Wins 2012 Title by Slimmest Margin Ever

Monday, February 11, 2013
Max Biaggi earned the 2012 World Superbike title by just half a point over Tom Sykes, the closest margin ever in the history of the sport.

Wet Weather/Dubious Track Conditions in 2012

Monday, February 11, 2013
Wet weather and difficult track conditions plagued a number of World Superbike rounds in 2012, and each proved pivotal in the title chase.

Joan Lascorz at Imola

Monday, February 11, 2013
Sadly, not all made it out of the 2012 World Superbike season unscathed as Joan Lascorz suffered a life changing fall at Imola.

World SBK and MotoGP Under One Roof

Monday, February 11, 2013
In 2012, World Superbike and MotoGP were brought together under singular ownership, with long term ramifications still uncertain as the 2013 season begins.

2012: Tom Sykes' Breakout Year

Monday, February 11, 2013
Tom Sykes of Kawasaki Racing had one of the best seasons of his career in 2012, making it to within half a point of the title and making the ZX-10R a viable competitor on the grid.