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by WorldSBK
Tue May 21, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: WSBK 2019
Replies: 185
Views: 23877

Re: WSBK 2019

I am not British but do admire Britain for having so many talented racers at the world stage. MotoGP is the Formula 1 of motorcycle racing, nobody contests that. But it seems that we lost sight that WSBK is a world championship where many other countries would like to see their own racers/teams comp...
by WorldSBK
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: WSBK 2019
Replies: 185
Views: 23877

Re: WSBK 2019

Great races !!

Yes, Rea is still great but will have to put up with more hungry wolves now :D
by WorldSBK
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: WSBK 2019
Replies: 185
Views: 23877

Re: WSBK 2019

There were a lot of fights during the super pole race
also ... great to see Haslam giving Rea such a hard time in Race2
by WorldSBK
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: WSBK 2019
Replies: 185
Views: 23877

Re: WSBK 2019

Race1 : what a race at Phillip Island !!!

Haslam & Lowes fought Rea
then Melandri and Lowes in the last lap battles ...
by WorldSBK
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: WSBK 2019
Replies: 185
Views: 23877

Re: WSBK 2019

Will be fun to watch Bautista, Sykes, Melandri, Lowes ... BMW, Yamaha, Honda, Ducati ... ALL ... chasing the man to beat !!!
by WorldSBK
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: WSBK Testing started
Replies: 22
Views: 6408

Re: WSBK Testing started

Glad to see BMW team already pretty good!

When will the factory Honda team start testing ? Aren't they wasting precious time ?
by WorldSBK
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: MotoGP Class
Topic: Will Marquez become the greatest racer of all Time?
Replies: 251
Views: 19900

Re: Will Marquez become the greatest racer of all Time?

... the ability to save it that seperates him from the other riders ... Yes. Totally agree. >Will Marquez become the greatest racer of all Time? Hard to tell, as young kids who are watching MM93 now will be inspired to do the same and better. In a few generations, I think saving a crash "a la Marqu...
by WorldSBK
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: State of world superbikes
Replies: 98
Views: 21028

Re: State of world superbikes

The way Bautista rode that MotoGP Ducati at Phillip Island this year was quite impressive. Looking forward to watching him fight with Davies, Rea, Melandri ...
by WorldSBK
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: State of world superbikes
Replies: 98
Views: 21028

Re: State of world superbikes

Or come up with a new rule stating if one has won 3 championship titles with the same team, one needs to move on to another team. Is that feasible or impossible ?

MM93 is doing to motoGP what JR65 has done to WSBK.
by WorldSBK
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: Ducati V4
Replies: 70
Views: 12341

Re: Ducati V4

DucV4/Bautista is looking like it has the potential to challenge Kawa/Rea Prediction (based on almost no real info :) ) 2019 - Bautista for race wins 2020 - Bautista to fight for the world championship What do you think about Chaz Davies ? He fought well in 2018. Will he be able to fight for the ch...
by WorldSBK
Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: WSBK silly season to start?
Replies: 28
Views: 6057

Re: WSBK silly season to start?

Eugene Laverty will ride a Ducati V4 R with team Go Eleven in 2019 :

http://www.worldsbk.com/en/news/2019/La ... ti+in+2018
by WorldSBK
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: MotoGP Class
Topic: 2019 Testing
Replies: 149
Views: 8108

Re: 2019 Testing

Looking forward to seeing the young kids "disturbing" the hierarchy ;)
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by WorldSBK
Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: Honda back to WSBK
Replies: 10
Views: 3033

Re: Honda back to WSBK

More details about Honda's plan in WSBK :

http://www.bikesportnews.com/news/news- ... dsbk-plans
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by WorldSBK
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: Need help: What does the rule say ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1927

Re: Need help: What does the rule say ?

Thank you SO much for the link !!
Got my answers :D
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by WorldSBK
Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: Need help: What does the rule say ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1927

Need help: What does the rule say ?

Need some help here please in WSBK. Let's say after the race starts, rider A crashes out completely, the bike is severely damaged; rider B crashes later too, bike slightly damaged but can still be used for racing; rider C's bike leaks oil causing the red flag. Before the race restarts, are A's B's a...
by WorldSBK
Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: WSBK silly season to start?
Replies: 28
Views: 6057

Re: WSBK silly season to start?

Grid slots are filling; Signed Kawasaki Racing Team -Jonathan Rea, Leon Haslam Aruba.it Ducati - Chaz Davies, Alvaro Bautista Honda World Superbike Team - Leon Camier, Ryuichi Kiyonari PATA Crescent Yamaha - Michael van der Mark, Alex Lowes BMW World Superbike Team SMR - Tom Sykes, Markus Reiterber...
by WorldSBK
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: Honda back to WSBK
Replies: 10
Views: 3033

Re: Honda back to WSBK

Yeaaaaaaahhhhh !!!
GRT Yamaha confirm step up to WorldSBK with Melandri and Cortese

http://www.worldsbk.com/en/news/2019/GR ... nd+Cortese
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Come on Suzuki ! Get in the fight !!!
by WorldSBK
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: State of world superbikes
Replies: 98
Views: 21028

Re: State of world superbikes

" For the life of me I can't see why electronics haven't been outlawed already as they contribute nothing to the racing." - (1) because they are being developed for the road, (2)they allow factories to win races. That's what racers do. I'd say they haven't been outlawed for point (1) "As a viewer I...
by WorldSBK
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: Honda back to WSBK
Replies: 10
Views: 3033

Re: Honda back to WSBK

Good to hear that Honda factory is back to SBK, BMW too.
Suzuki, Aprilia and MV Agusta are still MIA
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by WorldSBK
Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: Suzuki coming back to WorldSBK in 2019 ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2351

Re: Suzuki coming back to WorldSBK in 2019 ?

No news from Aprilia, MV Agusta and Suzuki for 2019 ... yet ...
by WorldSBK
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: State of world superbikes
Replies: 98
Views: 21028

Re: State of world superbikes

MiniNinjaMk5 wrote: For starters they need to cap spending and technology on the big teams (Kawasaki, Ducati specifically) and try and reduce costs, bring it closer to a production series to help attract more teams.
Agreed.
by WorldSBK
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: State of world superbikes
Replies: 98
Views: 21028

Re: State of world superbikes

Please don't get me wrong. I love MotoGP. At this year's race in the Netherlands, there were SO many battles there. This is where you see the best motorcycle racers fighting each others and delivering an outstanding show. Marquez deserved to win that race. Brilliant !! That said, do I think that I w...
by WorldSBK
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: State of world superbikes
Replies: 98
Views: 21028

Re: State of world superbikes

Which? :? Sachsenring. MM93 ate his competitors alive in such an easy way. Besides a few passes by Petrucci, Rossi, Vinales & Lorenzo, there wasn't much. Silverstone. Lot of waiting. Not really a race as there was no race at the end. So... 1 race. Catalunya. Besides Lorenzo making a winning pass ov...
by WorldSBK
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: World Superbikes And Supersport
Topic: State of world superbikes
Replies: 98
Views: 21028

Re: State of world superbikes

Personally, I found myself falling asleep while watching some of the MotoGP Which? :? Sachsenring. MM93 ate his competitors alive in such an easy way. Besides a few passes by Petrucci, Rossi, Vinales & Lorenzo, there wasn't much. Silverstone. Lot of waiting. Not really a race as there was no race a...