2013 Portimao World Superbike Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams after Sunday's races at Portimao:

Rea maintains remarkable Portimao podium run

Pata Honda rider Jonathan Rea took his seventh career podium finish at Portimao in Portugal today by taking third place in race two of the sixth-round World Superbike championship event.

2013 Portimao World Superbike Friday Press Releases

Press releases from the World Superbike and World Supersport teams, as well as the series organizer, after the first day of practice in Portimao:

Rea sets the pace in Portugal

Jonathan Rea set the fastest time in this afternoon’s opening qualifying session at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal to take provisional pole position for Sunday’s two sixth-round World Superbike championship races.

Biaggi's First Day Of Ducati Testing: A Lot To Learn After Seven Years Away

Max Biaggi is back on a MotoGP machine, for the first time since he lost his ride at the end of the 2005 season. The reigning World Superbike champion took to the track at Mugello today to test Ben Spies' Pramac Ducati, and get a feel for a MotoGP machine again. Biaggi was invited to ride the bike by Ducati, mainly just as a friendly gesture towards an old rider, but in part also to give his input on riding the bike. With Spies still absent recovering from his shoulder injury, putting Biaggi on the bike was an interesting prospect.

Pramac Confirm Biaggi To Test, Pirro To Substitute For Spies At Barcelona

Pramac Ducati today issued the following press release, confirming the news reported yesterday, that Max Biaggi is to test the Pramac Ducati at Mugello, and Michele Pirro is to substitute for Ben Spies at Barcelona:

Max Biaggi to test Pramac Racing Team’s Ducati Desmosedici for two days at Mugello

Max Biaggi will take to the track aboard the Pramac Racing Team’s Ducati Desmosedici GP13 tomorrow for a two-day test at the Mugello circuit in Tuscany, Italy.

Max Biaggi To Test Ben Spies' Ducati At Mugello, Pirro To Replace Spies At Barcelona

Max Biaggi is to make a surprise return to riding a MotoGP machine. The former 250 and World Superbike champion will take a seat on Ben Spies' Ignite Pramac Ducati as part of a one-day test at Mugello, as part of Ducati's testing program, according to Italian site GPOne.com.

2013 Mugello MotoGP Saturday Round Up: A Prospect Of Racing, And How To Win A Championship

It looks like we may have a race on Sunday at Mugello. In fact, it looks like we might have two races, looking at the times set in MotoGP and Moto2. The last two races of the day at Mugello promise to have battles for the lead and for the podium, and could well provide some top flight entertainment.


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