Category Archives: World Supersport

Yamaha pulls out of WSBK


This afternoon Yamaha announced that they will be withdrawing from World Superbikes at the end of the current campaign. The move has come as a surprise to many who viewed the manufacturers increased competitiveness in 2011 as being a sign … Continue reading

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Scassa slips past Parkes in a thrilling finish in World Supersports


On Yamaha’s return to World Supersport Luca Scassa delivered a victory for the Japanese manufacturer. The Italian, a former World Superbike racer, took victory by just 0.009s from Broc Parkes in a stirring slipstream battle at the front of the … Continue reading

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Salom takes first career pole


David Salom took the first pole position of his career in the early hours of this morning after setting the pace in qualifying ahead of tomorrow’s opening round of the World Supersport season. The Spaniard, second in each session thus … Continue reading

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Parkes delights the home crowd with fastest FP2 time in WSS


Home town hero Broc Parkes headed final practice ahead of qualifying in World Supersports at Philip Island. The Kawasaki rider ended the session two tenths clear of his teammate David Salom with Fabien Foret third fastest for the Hannspree Ten … Continue reading

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Foret leaves it late to pip Salom in Q1 at the Island


It took Fabian Foret until the last minute to set the fastest time in World Supersport’s opening qualifying session at Philip Island. The Frenchman topped the times in FP1 but had to contend with David Salom through qualifying. The Spaniard … Continue reading

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Foret leads the way after opening WSS practice


The new World Supersport season started with a familiar face leading the timesheets after opening practice at Philip Island. Fabian Foret, 2002 WSS champion, continued his testing form to end the session ahead of Brook Parkes and David Salom. The … Continue reading

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