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Philip Island WSBK Analysis – Practice and Qualifying


In this analysis of practice and qualifying from the opening World Superbike race of the season a fast laptime is a 1’31s lap as this was the typical race pace of both race winners and a “super-fast” laptime was anything … Continue reading

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What next for Eugene Laverty following Yamaha pullout from WSBK


In the aftermath of two runner-up finishes in the British round of the World Superbike championship Irishman Eugene Laverty could have been excused for feeling rather pleased with himself. If the Toombridge native did take stock of his progress in … Continue reading

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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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Rea wins opening race at Assen


Jonathon Rea kick started his World Superbike title campaign with a hard fought victory in the opening race of the day at Assen. The Irishman battled at the front throughout the race and did enough to see off a spirited … Continue reading

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Analysis from the opening two days of WSBK action from Assen


Even though Carlos Checa took another pole position in today’s Superpole session there is clear evidence that the championship leader could face stiff competition as he seeks to maintain his near perfect start to 2011. The Althea Ducati rider has … Continue reading

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Thoughts I have following round two of the WSBK season


After the weekend of action at Donington Park I think that….. Checa is letting nothing faze him After dominating in the opening round Carlos Checa had a lot of pressure on his shoulders to maintain his form at Donington. Taking another … Continue reading

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Checa cruises to comfortable race 2 win


Carlos Checa took his third win of the season with a comfortable victory in race two at Donington Park. The Spaniard, starting from pole position, was third as the field exited the first corner but quickly stamped his authority on … Continue reading

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