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Articles for World Superbike 2013 News

Interview with Kawasaki's Loris Baz

Monday, December 31, 2012
Loris Baz joined the Kawasaki World Superbike team halfway through 2012 and secured a full-time seat in 2013. Read what he has to say about his rise to the big leagues in this short interview.

Pata Honda to be Introduced in Verona

Friday, December 14, 2012
The 2013 Pata Honda World Superbike and World Supersport team will officially be introduced at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Italy in January 2013.

Voltcom Group Backs FIXI Cresecent Suzuki

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Voltcom Group is joining FIXI Cresent Suzuki World Superbike team for the 2013 racing season.

Althea and Aprilia Together for 2013 WSBK

Monday, December 3, 2012
Team Althea Racing and Aprilia have partnered to contest the 2013 World Superbike Championship with pilot Davide Giugliano at the helm of the RSV4.

WSBK Jerez Test Ends, Six-Week Ban in Effect

Friday, November 30, 2012
BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet and Team Ducati Alstare took over the second half of the week-long testing program at Jerez, which was cut short due to rain. A six-week ban on World Superbike testing is now in effect.

2012 Superbike Official Book Now Available

Friday, November 30, 2012
The 2012 edition of the Superbike Official Book is now available in bookshops and online.

Guintoli to Aprilia Racing for WSBK 2013

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Sylvain Guintoli has been confirmed as the rider to take Max Biaggi's vacated seat on the Aprilia Racing Team for the 2013 World Superbike Championship.

World Superbike Jerez Test 2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
A number of World Superbike teams are in the midst of testing at Jerez before a six-week ban is enforced, stalling any further tests until after the New Year.

WSBK Aragon Test Stalled by Wet Weather

Thursday, November 15, 2012
A number of World Superbike riders attempted a two-day test at Motorland Aragon, but were hampered by wet weather until the afternoon on Day 2.

Ducati and Team Alstare WSBK 2013-2014

Sunday, November 11, 2012
Ducati and Team Alstare have joined to form Team Ducati Alstare and will contest the 2013-2014 World Superbike seasons with Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini.

Team Toth and PTR Honda Join for 2013

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Team Toth and PTR Honda have joined forces for the 2013 World Supersport Championship with Imre Toth heading up the two-man team.

Max Biaggi Retires from World Superbike

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
After proving that old age and treachery trump youth and exuberance by capturing the World Superbike championship for the second time in three years, Max Biaggi has announced his retirement.

BMW Motorrad Testing at Jerez

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
BMW Motorrad factory riders Marco Melandri and newcomer Chaz Davies wrapped two days of testing at Jerez in the south of Spain, though track time was limited due to inclement weather.

Sam Lowes to Yakhnich WSS 2013

Friday, November 2, 2012
World Supersport rider Sam Lowes has signed a three-year contract with Yakhnich Motorsport and will ride alongside new teammate Vladimir Leonov.

2012 WSBK Organizer and Media Awards

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Infront Motor Sports announced that the Donington Park circuit in the United Kingdom was the winner of the 2012 Superbike Organizer Award.

Ducati Confirms Carlos Checa for 2013

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Ducati has confirmed that Carlos Checa will pilot an 1199 Panigale for the 2013 World Superbike season, but has cut ties with Althea Racing.

Eurosport and Infront Extend WSBK Partnership

Monday, October 29, 2012
The Eurosport Group and Infront Sports & Media have extended their partnership of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship through 2015, with new exclusivities in four markets.

Jules Cluzel to FIXI Crescent Suzuki in 2013

Monday, October 29, 2012
French rider Jules Cluzel has joined with FIXI Crescent Suzuki to contest the 2013 World Superbike season in the premier-class.

Sofuoglu and Foret with Kawasaki in 2013

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kenan Sofuoglu and Fabien Foret have announced plans to remain with Kawasaki Racing for the 2013 World Supersport Championship season.

Marco Melandri's Tour of Germany

Monday, October 22, 2012
BMW Motorrad's Marco Melandri took a recent tour of Germany, making stops at BMW's Prototype Mechanical Machining department in Munich and then taking to the track at Hockenheimring to run demo laps aboard the S1000RR.