Ducati CEO Dismisses Rumours of Four-Cylinder World Superbike Project

Ducati’s Claudio Domenicali officially laid to rest any rumours regarding a Ducati four-cylinder World Superbike motorcycle.   There have been a lot of rumours in the World Superbike Championship paddock referring to Ducati building a four-cylinder machine. Talking to MCN, Ducati CEO, Claudio Domenicali, officially quashed any rumours of a four-cylinder superbike replacing the 1299 […]

Chaz Davies Clinches Race 2 Win, Keeps Title Hopes Alive

Ducati rider Chaz Davies managed to win the second race of the Pirelli Malaysian WSBK Grand Prix with a last corner move on Jonathan Rea. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki) was looking to grab race 1 victory as he managed to pull a 2.6 second lead over Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) and Chaz Davies (Ducati) after the first […]

Yamaha, back to WSBK in 2016

Yamaha will return to World Superbike Championship with their new R1 motorcycle in 2016. It won’t be a full factory team, but a private-supported one. We should see the new Yamaha R1 in 2016 WSBK round alongside a private factory-supported team. This is a very common practice nowadays, with factories giving half-support to private teams […]

WSBK Philip Island: Rea and Haslam, winners of the first round

Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam won the two Superbike Races at Philip Island, Australia. Both races standings were decided in the last lap. The first Superbike race was won by Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), after a 22 laps battle with Aprilia’s Leon Haslam, which came second with only 0.039s behind. And if you think […]