Category Archives: World Superbikes

Qatar eyeing “big surprises” with Formula 1 bid confirmed and potential Dakar Rally discussed

While Qatar’s aspirations to host a Formula 1 race have been known for some time the decision to aim for a street race around Lusail has taken many by surprise. With the Losail International Circuit just miles from Lusail these … Continue reading

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Saturday action from Losail

Holloween has passed but the Losail International Circuit was still quite ghostly given the lack of spectators and the silence around the track as everyone waited for the practice and Superpole sessions to start…

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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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Race day action trackside at Jerez

Being used to a routine at a race weekend is a necessary part of reporting from the paddock. Everyone in the paddock (photographers, jouranlists, mechanics, riders, hospitality workers…) all work on a schedule defined to the minute but this weekend was a … Continue reading

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Saturday action trackside at Jerez WSBK

Saturday at Jerez saw Loris Baz set a scorching pace en route to pole position. Here’s some photos from the day….Coming out of Turn 5 (Sito Pons) onto the back straight riders are spectacular as they get on the power … Continue reading

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Friday action at Jerez WSBK

Change of pace this weekend for me with a trip to Jerez for World Superbike action…. Opening practice for this weekend’s races at Jerez saw a very sparse crowd and gave the distinct impression that this was a test session. Sylvain … Continue reading

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Fast families: What’s the advantage of a racing brother?

Alex and Marc Marquez made history in Montmelo by becoming the first brothers to win Motocycle Grand Prix races on the same day. The Marquez brothers may have made history but they are just two siblings currently plying their trade … Continue reading

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