Tag Archives: Marco Melandri

Friday action trackside at Losail


The final round of the 2014 World Superbike championship takes place this weekend in Qatar with Sylvain Guintoli chasing down Tom Sykes in the standings in what looks set to be a winner takes all showdown in the final race … Continue reading

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Simoncelli was good but not a MotoGP Legend


Marco Simoncelli will be honoured as a MotoGP legend at the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in June. The Italian tragically lost his life at the Malaysian Grand Prix in October 2011 after an opening lap crash. Simoncelli, racing for … Continue reading

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Laverty looking for points in Montmelo


Michael Laverty will start 20th for the Catalan Grand Prix but the BPM rider is confident of a strong performance on race day. Having used a high mileage engine throughout Friday and used hard compound tyres during the morning practice … Continue reading

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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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Laverty showed his class at Monza


Eugene Laverty took the first World Superbike victory of his career at Monza on Sunday after a dominant performance in the opening race of the day saw him capitalise on a mistake by reigning champion Max Biaggi to open a … Continue reading

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