2011 Provisional World Superbike Rider Line Up

The provisional line-up for the 2011 World Superbike class, as issued by the FIM: 

No. Rider Nat Motorcycle Team name
2 Leon Camier GBR Aprilia RSV4 Factory Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team
3 Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia RSV4 Factory Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team
4 Jonathan Rea GBR Honda CBR1000RR Castrol Honda
7 Carlos Checa ESP Ducati 1098R Althea Racing
11 Troy Corser AUS BMW S1000 RR BMW Motorrad Motorsport
17 Joan Lascorz ESP Kawasaki ZX-10R Kawasaki Racing Team
33 Marco Melandri ITA Yamaha YZF R1 Yamaha World Superbike Team
41 Noriyuki Haga JPN Aprilia RSV4 Factory PATA Racing Team Aprilia
44 Roberto Rolfo ITA Kawasaki ZX-10R Team Pedercini
50 Sylvain Guintoli FRA Ducati 1098R Team Effenbert - Liberty Racing
52 James Toseland GBR BMW S1000 RR BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team
58 Eugene Laverty IRL Yamaha YZF R1 Yamaha World Superbike Team
66 Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki ZX-10R Kawasaki Racing Team Superbike
77 Chris Vermeulen AUS Kawasaki ZX-10R Kawasaki Racing Team
84 Michel Fabrizio ITA Suzuki GSX-R1000 Team Suzuki Alstare
86 Ayrton Badovini ITA BMW S1000 RR BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team
91 Leon Haslam GBR BMW S1000 RR BMW Motorrad Motorsport
96 Jakub Smrz CZE Ducati 1098R Team Effenbert - Liberty Racing
111 Ruben Xaus ESP Honda CBR1000RR Castrol Honda
121 Maxime Berger FRA Ducati 1098R Supersonic Racing Team
  TBA   Kawasaki ZX-10R Team Pedercini

Gabor Talmacsi is believed to be still in the running for the second Team Pedercini ride, but the Hungarian has not made up his mind about his future yet.

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Comments

Will be interesting to see what Checa can do this year.

Also, whats with Roger Lee Hayden? Will he have a ride this year.

Of the 20 Riders, 12 have ridden in the "other WC" at the top level, and 2 in the 125/2500cc...

500cc/MotoGP - Biaggi, Checca, Corser, Melandri, Haga, Rolfo, Guintoli, Toseland, Vermulen, Fabrizio, Haslam, Xaus.

125cc/250cc - Laverty, Smrz,