2016 Donington World Superbike Superpole Results: Two Riders Missing

Superpole opened under clear English skies, but Alex Lowes wouldn't be competing as he was declared unfit due to the collarbone injury he sustained at Sepang. Sheridan Morais, standing in for Josh Hook, was also declared unfit after a crash yesterday.

Report and results follow.

2016 Donington World Supersport FP3 Results: Sofuoglu By Four Tenths

In what looks ominous for the remainder of the weekend, Kenan Sofuoglu was the first and only rider under 1'31, over four tenths quicker than PJ Jacobsen and Luke Stapleford. Gino Rea, quickest overall yesterday, was unable to match his Friday afternoon pace. 


2016 Donington World Superbike FP3 Results: Sykes Quickest Again

Making it three for three, Tom Sykes was quickest in the Saturday morning untimed session, a quarter of a second ahead of Davide Giugliano. Leon Camier, the pace setter for the first few laps, ended the session third quickest with Nicky Hayden just four thousandths of a second off his pace. Chaz Davies, on a rebuilt bike after yesterday's fire, was fifth quickest ahead of Jonathan Rea whose Kawasaki broke down near the end of the session. 


2016 Donington World Supersport FP2 Results: Gino Rea On Top

Gino Rea fended off Randy Krummenacher and Kenan Sofuoglu to head onto tomorrow's Superpole two on top. Krummenacher put in a late lap to steal second place from Sofuoglu who was quickest for most of the session until Luke Stapleford and then Rea deposed the champion. Stapleford, 2015 British Supersport champion, ended the session fourth quickest. 

Jules Cluzel ended Friday thirteenth quickest, behind Superpole one favourites Alex Baldolini and Roberto Rolfo.


Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 27 - Mugello MotoGP, and WorldSBK at Sepang and Donington

As the motorcycle racing season heats up, Neil Morrison and Steve English bring a very timely edition of the Paddock Pass Podcast. Episode 27 starts off with the inevitable long look at the rider market, after the recent rash of official announcements. Steve and Neil break down the reasons for Maverick Viñales going to Yamaha, Andrea Iannone going to Suzuki, and Dani Pedrosa staying at Honda.