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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.
Former MotoGP rider Eugene Laverty led a shock 1-2 result for BMW in a wet qualifying session for the French round of the World Superbike championship at Magny-Cours.
GRT Yamaha rider Garrett Gerloff set the pace in wet Friday practice for the penultimate round of the World Superbike season at Magny-Cours, snatching the top spot at the last minute from Jonathan Rea.
Chaz Davies insists he isn't interested in a satellite Ducati World Superbike ride in 2021, and feels he "deserves better" following his victory in last weekend's Barcelona round.
Ducati rider Chaz Davies became the seventh different rider to win a World Superbike race in the 2020 season after taking top honours in the final encounter of the weekend in Barcelona.
Michael van der Mark scored his maiden win of the 2020 World Superbike season in the Superpole race in Barcelona after Honda rider Alvara Bautista crashed out from the lead.
Jonathan Rea claimed pole position for the Barcelona round of World Superbike Championship on Saturday, as his championship rival Scott Redding qualified on the third row of the grid.
Toprak Razgatlioglu led a Yamaha 1-2-3 in Friday practice for the sixth round of the 2020 World Superbike season in Barcelona, as Ducati’s Scott Redding was only ninth-fastest.
Ana Carrasco's hopes of contending for a second World Supersport 300 title have been dealt a heavy blow by a testing crash that left her with two broken vertebrae.
Leon Haslam has suggested his future within the Honda World Superbike stable hinges on what form the championship takes next year.
Scott Redding admits he feels he and the factory Ducati World Superbike team are "just surviving, not swimming" after conceding considerable ground in the title race last weekend at Aragon.
World Superbike's newest race winner Michael Ruben Rinaldi "deserves" a step up to the factory Ducati team next year, believes Jonathan Rea.
Jonathan Rea stretched his World Superbike championship lead with victory in the final race of this weekend's second Aragon round after a late pass on Michael Ruben Rinaldi.
Scott Redding inflicted Jonathan Rea's first defeat in a Superpole race of the 2020 World Superbike season by grabbing victory in Sunday's first encounter of the day at Aragon.
Michael Ruben Rinaldi secured his first World Superbike race victory with a dominating performance in the first race of the weekend at Aragon ahead of Jonathan Rea, as Scott Redding crashed out.
Ducati rider Michael Ruben Rinaldi set the pace in Friday's two free practice sessions for this weekend's second Aragon World Superbike round.
Reigning MotoE champion Matteo Ferrari will make his World Superbike debut in this weekend's second Aragon round, replacing the injured Leandro Mercado.
Alvaro Bautista says the Honda World Superbike team is still chasing its "real target" of a victory after recording the marque's first podium finish of its works comeback at Aragon last weekend.
The MIE Honda World Superbike team will scale back to a single bike from next weekend's second Aragon round as a result of splitting with partner squad Althea Racing.
Jonathan Rea won the second Aragon World Superbike feature race ahead of Chaz Davies despite making a late mistake and losing the lead.
Scott Redding led a 1-2 finish for Ducati in the first World Superbike race at Aragon, as Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea lost his championship lead after finishing third.
Kawasaki star Jonathan Rea claimed his pole position at Aragon on Saturday - his first at the Spanish venue - leading the Ten Kate Yamaha of Loris Baz in a closely-contested qualifying session.
Ducati rider Chaz Davies set the pace across Friday's two free practice sessions for this weekend's Aragon World Superbike round.
BMW has announced it will continue with 2013 World Superbike champion Tom Sykes for the 2021 season.
Ex-MotoGP rider Jonas Folger will make his World Superbike debut in next month's Barcelona round, as he targets a full-time move to the series.
Roman Ramos has been chosen to replace the injured Sandro Cortese for the upcoming rounds of the World Superbike Championship at the Pedercini Kawasaki team.
Scott Redding says he is relieved after a “tough” World Superbike Championship weekend at Portimao, having secured a podium at a track that didn’t suit the strengths of the Ducati.
Kawasaki star Jonathan Rea dominated the third race at Portimao on Sunday to move into the World Superbike championship lead for the first time in 2020.
Reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea claimed his second successive victory of the Portimao weekend in the Superpole race on Sunday to further cut the deficit to championship leader Scott Redding.
Yamaha rider Toprak Razgatlioglu set the pace in Friday practice for this weekend's third round of the World Superbike season at Portimao.
Reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says he will "try to forget" the final race of the Jerez weekend as he laboured to sixth place, his worst-ever finish as a Kawasaki rider.
Scott Redding doubled up at Jerez with victory in the second World Superbike feature race to increase his championship lead as reigning champion Jonathan Rea struggled to sixth.
Scott Redding converted his maiden World Superbike pole into his first series win after beating Jonathan Rea in the first feature race at Jerez.
Scott Redding snatched his maiden World Superbike pole by 0.034 seconds from Jonathan Rea at Jerez, while championship leader Alex Lowes was 14th after a crash.