Andrew Gosling's Shots From The Phillip Island WorldSBK Test, Day 1


The Ducati Panigale V4R looked menacing in the hands of Alvaro Bautista on the first day of the test at Jerez


New team, new color scheme, more support from HRC. But will it be enough for Leon Camier?


Old team, new teammate. Leon Haslam joins Jonathan Rea for 2019


Anti-wheelie, but pro-motion


The tradition of German-speaking Yamaha riders in WorldSSP continues. Swiss rider Randy Krummenacher replaces Sandro Cortese, who moves up to WorldsBK


Michael van der Mark, voted Rotterdam Sportsman of the Year, has seen his teammate make a step forward in 2019. There is work still to do


A change of capacity for Maria Herrera: the Yamaha YZF-R6 has more weight and more power than a WorldSSP300 bike, and Herrera is still adapting


Toprak the Turkish Terror will hope to challenge the KRT Kawasakis this year, and will hope to teach journalists to spell his last name correctly


Best thing about WorldSBK is that they don't hide their bikes away behind the modesty screens like the MotoGP teams do


Downloading data from Rob Hartog's Kawasaki ZX-6R


Tom Toparis aiming to make Australian fans proud at Phillip Island


Chaz Davies was a faller on Monday


Sacrilege: A BMW with symmetrical headlights. Markus Reiterberger looked solid on Monday, while teammate Tom Sykes was positively impressive


Bautista, the bike


Bautista, the rider, and his crew chief Giulio Nava, formerly with Aprilia in MotoGP


Mickey letting it all hang out


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