Tag Archives: Sylvain Guintoli

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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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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Things I think following the opening round of the World Superbike season


The start of any season is greeted with excitement from fans but the opening round of the World Superbike season also left fans with much to contemplate. Here are some of my thoughts after seeing Carlos Checa dominate “Down Under”. … Continue reading

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Analysis from the opening two days at Philip Island


With practice and qualifying completed at Philip Island a picture has developed as to what can be expected in both World Superbike races. This article analyses the lap times from the leading contenders. That statistics for each rider takes into … Continue reading

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Checa sets the pace in qualifying at Philip Island


Carlos Checa’s vice like grip on the Philip Island circuit continued in final qualifying with the Spaniard setting the pace once more ahead of Superpole. Checa was unable to set a faster time than in the first qualifying session but … Continue reading

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Checa continues to lead the way ahead of qualifying


Ducati may not have a factory entry in World Superbikes this year but that has not stopped the Italian manufacturer from dominating a Philip Island. In final practice at the Australian venue Carlos Checa and Sylvain Guintoli topped the timesheets … Continue reading

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Checa heads Q1 but Guintoli and Laverty impress


Ducati may not have a factory team in World Superbikes in 2011 but that did not stop the Italian factory from leading the way in opening qualifying at Philip Island. Carlos Checa continued to set the pace but surprisingly it … Continue reading

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