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Scott Redding says he's "not bothered" by World Superbike rival Jonathan Rea's record-beating pace in a private test last week at Aragon.
The World Superbike Championship has issued another update to the 2021 calendar, with a new race in Czech Republic added in August and the Australian round cancelled altogether.
Reigning champion Jonathan Rea remained on top for Kawasaki as the sole official pre-season test of the 2021 World Superbike season came to a conclusion at Barcelona on Thursday.
Reigning champion Jonathan Rea topped the opening day of World Superbike's official pre-season test at Barcelona for Kawasaki on Wednesday.
Kawasaki has become the fourth World Superbike manufacturer to unveil its 2021 bike after Ducati, Honda and Yamaha.
Yamaha has revealed a revised livery for its R1 bike for the 2021 World Superbike Championship season.
Honda has revealed the 2021-spec Honda CBR1000RR-R with which it will fight for World Superbike championship honours this year.
Kawasaki rider Alex Lowes made his return to World Superbike action this week in a private test at Jerez, following the shoulder injury he sustained last month.
The start of the new World Superbike season has been pushed back further following the news that the planned curtain-raiser in Estoril has been indefinitely postponed.
Kawasaki World Superbike rider Alex Lowes has injured his shoulder in a flat track training crash and will miss a test at Jerez this week as a result.
The World Superbike Championship has issued a provisional entry list for the 2021 season, with 24 riders representing 16 teams and five different manufacturers.
Ousted Ducati factory World Superbike rider Chaz Davies says he is confident he will receive the Italian marque's full backing for the upcoming season as he joins satellite team Go Eleven.
World Superbike veteran-turned team manager Leon Camier has admitted that he lost the motivation to continue racing at the top level after a series of injuries in the last three years.
Six-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea should be ranked as "one of the five best riders in the world", including MotoGP riders, believes his Kawasaki crew chief Pere Riba.
Departing MotoGP rider Tito Rabat has signed a one-year deal with Barni Ducati to switch to the World Superbike Championship in 2021.
Pedercini Racing intends to field two Kawasakis in next year's World Superbike Championship, and has signed Loris Cresson as its first rider.
Tito Rabat is poised to switch to the World Superbike Championship with the Barni Ducati team in 2021 after being left without a seat in MotoGP.
Ousted factory Ducati World Superbike rider Chaz Davies will continue to represent the Italian marque in the series next year with the satellite Go Eleven team.
BMW has announced that it will add two satellite teams to its World Superbike roster in 2021, with ex-MotoGP riders Eugene Laverty and Jonas Folger signed as riders.
Toprak Razgatlioglu expects next year's Yamaha R1 to be “very strong” after testing some parts of the Japanese marque’s 2021 World Superbike challenger in Jerez.
Jonathan Rea says the 2021-spec Kawasaki World Superbike challenger has left him "really satisfied" after sampling the new machine in this week's Jerez post-season test.
Yamaha has explained why it didn’t promote Garrett Gerloff to its factory World Superbike team for 2021, despite the American rider’s impressive run of form in his rookie season.
Yamaha believes Michael van der Mark made the “wrong decision” to leave the Japanese manufacturer and join BMW for the 2021 World Superbike season.
Michael Ruben Rinaldi admits that his late-season World Superbike form will not be good enough to satisfy Ducati's expectations next year, when he moves up to the factory team.
Alvaro Bautista has admitted that he liked "nothing" about Honda's new World Superbike challenger when he first rode it and was worried that he made a bad choice to leave Ducati.
Chaz Davies says it is “impossible” not to take Ducati’s decision to drop him from its World Superbike line-up personally, after a seven-year stint with the Bologna marque.
Loris Baz says that far from having signed a deal to stay at Ten Kate Racing in World Superbike next season, he isn't certain the Yamaha satellite team will even be on the grid.
Scott Redding has questioned the wisdom of the Ducati World Superbike team's decision to replace Chaz Davies with Michael Ruben Rinaldi for the 2021 season.
Jonathan Rea says he "couldn't imagine" winning his sixth consecutive World Superbike crown after a poor start to the season and a calendar he feels didn't play to the strengths of his Kawasaki bike.
Chaz Davies says he was left feeling emotional by the tributes paid by his Ducati mechanics after he ended a seven-year World Superbike stint with the marque with victory at Estoril.
Chaz Davies capped off his stint as a factory Ducati rider with a fine victory in the final race of the 2020 World Superbike season at Estoril, leading a 1-2 for the Italian manufacturer.
Yamaha rider Toprak Razgatlioglu scored his second successive victory in the Estoril season finale with a dominant performance in Sunday’s Superpole race.
Jonathan Rea clinched a record sixth World Superbike title with a fifth place finish in Race 1 at the Estoril decider, as Yamaha rider Toprak Razgatlioglu claimed his second victory of the season.
Toprak Razgatlioglu claimed a maiden World Superbike pole position in a dramatic Superpole session at Estoril, as Jonathan Rea and Scott Redding qualified near the back after suffering separate crashes.
Ducati rider Scott Redding was fastest in both Friday practice sessions ahead of this weekend's World Superbike title decider at Estoril.
BMW says it is talking to as many as three teams to run a satellite outfit in the World Superbike Championship in 2021.
Leon Haslam will remain at the factory Honda World Superbike team for the 2021 season after being handed a fresh contract extension.
Michael Ruben Rinaldi will replace Chaz Davies in Ducati’s factory line-up for the 2021 World Superbike line-up, it has been announced.
Chaz Davies feels Ducati should recognise the role he has played in turning the Italian marque into a World Superbike title contender when deciding its rider line-up for the 2021 season.
Ducati rider Scott Redding says he “wanted to prove a point” by defeating Jonathan Rea in a straight fight and winning the final World Superbike race at Magny-Cours.
Tom Sykes has hit out at GRT Yamaha’s Garrett Gerloff for a “thoughtless and reckless” move that wiped out both BMWs at the start of the first World Superbike race at Magny-Cours.
The Puccetti Kawasaki team has signed World Supersport champion Lucas Mahias for the 2021 World Superbike Championship, replacing Xavi Fores.
Jonathan Rea believes a lack of standing water on track caused him to slip from first to fourth in the second World Superbike race at Magny-Cours, postponing his title coronation until Estoril.
Scott Redding charged to victory in a wet World Superbike race at the Magny-Cours circuit on Sunday to take the championship fight to the final round of the season at Estoril.
Jonathan Rea moved one step closer to clinching his sixth World Superbike with a comfortable victory in a wet Superpole race at Magny-Cours on Sunday.
Jonathan Rea held off Loris Baz to win the opening World Superbike race of the weekend at Magny-Cours, as the leading BMWs were wiped out in a start crash.