World Superbike News

BSB champion Mackenzie to finally make WSBK debut at Donington

Reigning British Superbike champion Tarran Mackenzie will get his first opportunity to race in the World Superbike Championship at Donington Park next month.

Bautista to remain at Ducati in World Superbike next year

Alvaro Bautista has agreed a contract extension with Ducati for the 2023 World Superbike Championship season after a successful reunion with the Italian marque this year.

Razgatlioglu completes Yamaha MotoGP test at Aragon

World Superbike champion Toprak Razgatlioglu completed his first day of testing on a Yamaha MotoGP bike at Motorland Aragon on Tuesday.

Ducati considering ex-MotoGP rider Petrucci for 2023 WSBK season

Ducati has revealed that it could place Danilo Petrucci in the World Superbike Championship in 2023, as it remains keen to retain the ex-MotoGP rider in its ranks for another year.

Razgatlioglu: First win of 2022 "incredible" but Ducati too quick

Yamaha’s Toprak Razgatlioglu has described his first victory of the 2022 World Superbike season in the Misano Superpole race as “incredible”, but felt that Ducati was otherwise too quick over the weekend.

Rea "frustrated" after struggling for pace in Misano WSBK

Jonathan Rea admitted that a lack of pace left him “frustrated” at Misano after struggling to keep up with World Superbike title rivals Alvaro Bautista and Toprak Razgatlioglu last weekend.

Bautista prepared for 'his turn to suffer' amid purple patch in WSBK

Ducati rider Alvaro Bautista says he is aware that his early run of success in the 2022 World Superbike season will eventually end and that he must be prepared for his "turn to suffer".

Honda WSBK rider Vierge suffers multiple fractures in Misano crash

Honda rider Xavi Vierge has been diagnosed with multiple fractures following a high-speed crash in last weekend’s final World Superbike Championship race at Misano and will undergo a surgery on Thursday.

Misano WSBK: Bautista outduels Razgatlioglu to win again

Ducati’s Alvaro Bautista overcame a stern challenge from Yamaha rival Toprak Razgatlioglu to claim his second victory of the Misano World Superbike weekend and extend his lead in the riders’ standings.

Misano WSBK: Razgatlioglu ends victory drought in Superpole race

Yamaha’s Torpak Razgatlioglu scored his first win of the 2022 World Superbike Championship season with a dominant performance in the Superpole race at Misano.

Misano WSBK: Bautista wins opener, Razgatlioglu retires

Alvaro Bautista defeated Jonathan Rea in a thrilling duel to claim victory for Ducati in the opening World Superbike race at Misano, while defending champion Toprak Razgatlioglu retired with a mechanical problem.

Misano WSBK: Bautista scores Ducati's first 2022 pole

Alvaro Bautista scored his first pole position in the World Superbike Championship since returning to Ducati this year, beating both Toprak Razgatlioglu and Jonathan Rea in Saturday’s qualifying session at Misano.

Misano WSBK: Bautista leads the way for Ducati in Friday practice

Alvaro Bautista set the pace for Ducati in Friday practice ahead of the fourth round of the 2022 World Superbike season at Misano.

Rea says Lowes crew way of working "hard to understand"

Jonathan Rea has questioned why there is such a big difference in the set-up philosophies within the Kawasaki World Superbike garage, amid teammate Alex Lowes' struggles to match the established frontrunners.

Rabat to replace injured Mahias in Misano WSBK

Former MotoGP rider Tito Rabat will return to the World Superbike Championship this weekend at Misano to replace injured racer Lucas Mahias at the Puccetti Kawasaki team.

Haslam drops out of Misano World Superbike round

Leon Haslam will miss this weekend's Misano round of the World Superbike championship owing to his Suzuka 8 Hours commitments for Kawasaki.

Lowes says confidence "slowly coming back" in WSBK

Kawasaki rider Alex Lowes feels he is slowly regaining confidence in the World Superbike Championship this year after a troubled 2021 campaign riddled by injuries.

Super-sub Fores feels he showed he still belongs in WSBK

Xavi Fores believes his performances in his last-minute World Superbike appearance for the GoEleven Ducati team last month at Estoril show he still deserves a place in the series.

Redding: Mikhalchik not the right choice for BMW substitute

Scott Redding feels BMW bringing back Ilya Mikhalchik to replace the injured Michael van der Mark would not be the right choice for its World Superbike programme.

Yamaha rules out Razgatlioglu MotoGP move for 2023

Yamaha has ruled out a move to MotoGP for World Superbike star Toprak Razgatlioglu in 2023 following the marque's split with satellite partner RNF Racing for next year.