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2015 Assen World Superbike Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the World Superbike teams after qualifying at Assen:

Round Number: 
4
Year: 
2015

2015 Assen World Superbike Press Release Previews

Press release previews from the organizers and some of the teams ahead of this weekend's round of World Superbikes. Includes Pata Honda documentary of Michael van der Mark:

Round Number: 
4
Year: 
2015

2015 Aragon World Superbike Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases after Sunday's WSBK round at Aragon:

Round Number: 
3
Year: 
2015

The Racing Week On Wednesday - News Round Up For The Week Of 8th April

Racing season is now truly upon us. MotoGP kicked off ten days ago at Qatar, last weekend the British Superbike championship had their first race of the year at Donington Park, and this weekend sees a bumper crop of racing. MotoGP is at Austin, where MotoAmerica also kicks off its inaugural season since taking over the AMA series from the DMG. World Superbikes heads to the Motorland Aragon circuit in Spain, where they are joined by the Superstock 1000 and Superstock 600 classes. It is going to be a busy weekend.

Despite the bustle of action, the amount of real news emerging has been limited. Teams and riders are too busy racing, absorbing the lessons of the first races while preparing for the next races, to be plotting and scheming beyond that. Here's a rundown of things you might have missed this weekend anyway.

And you thought the Stoner return was a surprise...

2015 Chang Thailand World Superbike Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the teams and the series organizer after Sunday's World Superbike races from Chang in Thailand:

Round Number: 
2
Year: 
2015

2015 Chang Thailand World Superbike Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the series organizer and the World Superbike and World Supersport teams after qualifying at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand:

Round Number: 
2
Year: 
2015

2015 Chang Thailand World Superbike Preview Press Releases

The series organizer and teams issued the following press releases ahead of this weekend's inaugural World Superbike round at the Chang International Circuit at Buriram in Thailand. This includes a press release from the series organizer with details of which broadcasters around the world will have coverage of the races:

Round Number: 
2
Year: 
2015

2015 MotoGP Qatar Test Preview - Last Chance To Prepare For 2015 For The MotoGP Teams

Who starts the 2015 MotoGP season as favorite for the championship? The final test at Qatar will give us a much clearer picture of where the factories and riders stand than the last two tests in Sepang. That is in part due to the fact that the factories have had time between the Sepang tests and now to work on further refining their bikes ready for the start of 2015.

But the Qatar test is also a little more representative for the rest of the season than Sepang is. The Malaysian circuit may have a good mix of fast and slow corners, but the tropical heat makes it tough on riders, tough on tires, and the track can lose a lot of grip as the temperatures rise. Qatar may not have the fast corners which Sepang does, but much lower track temps make the circuit a lot less greasy than Sepang.

It helps if if the track is clean, though. Sat on the edge of a desert peninsula, dust and sand all too often blows across the circuit, playing havoc with grip levels. Reports from the recent Kawasaki H2 launch at the circuit suggest the track is not too dusty, and having hordes of journalists circulating on a bike with a nice fat rear tire should have swept most of the dust from the circuit.

The other danger is the chance of dew forming on the track, a problem as the night draws on. The problem is that the dew on the track is impossible to see, meaning riders find themselves tumbling through the gravel wondering what just happened. Testing at least offers some way of avoiding the track once the dew settles, but the trick is not to get caught out in the first place.

Andrew Gosling Shoots WSBK Round 1 - 2015 Phillip Island Race Day Photos


The WSBK season opener produced some epic battles. Haslam, Rea and Davies gave the fans their money's worth


Lorenzo Zanetti's switch to MV Agusta saw him podium at the first attempt


Michael van der Mark. Made his mark on World Superbikes alright

2015 Phillip Island WSBK Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams after the thrilling opening races at Phillip Island:

Round Number: 
1
Year: 
2015

2015 Phillip Island WSBK Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the World Supersport and World Superbike teams after qualifying at Phillip Island:

Round Number: 
1
Year: 
2015

Andrew Gosling Shoots WSBK Round 1 - 2015 Phillip Island Photos From Friday


Bayliss is back


Hopes are high for #65


MV Agusta, stripped naked

2015 Phillip Island WSBK Preview Press Releases

Press release previews from the series organizers and from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams ahead of this weekend's season opener at Phillip Island:

Round Number: 
1
Year: 
2015

2015 Phillip Island WSBK Test Photos By Andrew Gosling


Alex Lowes proved the Suzuki is still fast around Phillip Island


His Chazness


Superquadro. Desmodromico. E bellissimo!

2015 Phillip Island WSBK Test Day 2 Press Releases

Press releases from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams after the final test ahead of this weekend's season opener at Phillip Island:

Year: 
2015
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