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Articles for World Superbike 2013 News

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.

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.

Aprilia Racing Official SBK Team Launch 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013
The 2013 Aprilia Racing team, consisting of riders Eugene Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli, was officially launched during a celebration in Milan.

2013 Team SBK Ducati Alstare Livery Unveiled

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Team SBK Ducati Alstare presented the official livery of the 1199 Panigale R for the 2013 World Superbike season.

BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team Launch

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The BMW Motorrad GoldBet World Superbike team, consisting of riders Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies, celebrated its official launch at an event in Munich.

Play MotoUSA's Fantasy Superbike 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013
MotoUSA presents Fantasy Superbike 2013, giving players the chance to win a VIP trip to the 2013 World Superbike round at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Kawasaki Racing Team Launch 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013
The 2013 Kawasaki Racing Team officially unveiled the latest race version of their Ninja ZX-10R with teammates Tom Sykes and Loris Baz in tow during a recent event in Barcelona.

2013 Kawasaki Racing Live Internet Unveiling

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The 2013 Kawasaki Racing Team is set to be unveiled during a live Internet broadcast from Barcelona on Thursday January 31, 2013.

Leon Camier Undergoes Successful Operation

Friday, January 25, 2013
Leon Camier undergoes successful wrist surgery.

Pata Honda Completes Jerez Test

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Pata Honda's Leon Haslam and Jonathan Rea wrapped two days of testing at the Jerez circuit in Spain, riding for the first time in the new livery for 2013.

Pirelli's New Tire Range for WSBK 2013

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Pirelli has announced its new range of 17-inch tires designed for the 2013 World Superbike Championship.

Poor Weather Hampers Aprilia's Jerez Test

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Poor weather at the Jerez circuit in Spain hampered Aprilia Racing Team's testing schedule, though some spots of sun allowed the team to put in a number of laps.

Bad Weather Cuts Ducati Alstare's Jerez Test

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Despite planning for three days of testing, Team SBK Ducati Alstare got just over three hours on track due to persistently bad weather at the Jerez circuit in Spain.

FIXI Crescent Suzuki Wraps Almeria Test

Friday, January 18, 2013
Leon Camier and Jules Cluzel ended their two day test at the Almeria circuit in Spain and were pleased with their progress despite frustrating weather conditions.

Ducati Alstare to Test 1199R Panigale at Jerez

Friday, January 18, 2013
Team Ducati Alstare's Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini will test the new Ducati 1199R Panigale at Jerez Saturday January 19, 2013, their first test of the year ahead of the 2013 World Superbike season.

FIXI Crescent Suzuki Tests at Almeria

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Jules Cluzel and Leon Camier kicked off their 2013 World Superbike season with a testing session at the Almeria circuit in Spain.

2013 WorldSBK Calendar Changes Continue

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The schedule for the 2013 World Superbike Championship continues to develop, with the newly added Buddh Circuit in India now set at the season finale.

2013 WorldSBK Provisional Calendar Update

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Slight changes were announced regarding the 2013 World Superbike provisional calendar, with one date changed and another stop reclassified as "subject to contract."

Simon Says: Meeting with Dorna

Thursday, January 3, 2013
PTR boss Simon Buckmaster reports on his meeting with Dorna and, as always, offers his own opinion on proposed technical changes and cost savings measures for the World Superbike/Supersport paddock.

Tom Sykes Looks Forward to 2013

Monday, December 31, 2012
Kawasaki's Tom Sykes is looking forward to the 2013 World Superbike season with confidence that he will be in contention for the championship.