Tag Archives: Eugene Laverty

Laverty takes first WSBK victory


Eugene Laverty took the first WSBK victory of his career after a dominant performance in the opening race of the day at Monza. The Irishman capitalised on a mistake by Max Biaggi with eight laps to go to open a … 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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Magnificent Melandri storms to race one victory


A superb performance from Marco Melandri gave the ex-MotoGP star his first career World Superbike victory after the opening race of the day at Donington Park. The Italian started ninth but took the chequered flag first after a stunning comeback … Continue reading

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Practice analysis from Donington Park shows Checa’s dominace


With practice and qualifying completed at Donington Park a clear picture has developed as to what to expect in tomorrow’s races. Carlos Checa once more dominated proceedings on his Ducati but with a more in depth look at his performance … Continue reading

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Checa to the fore once more


A scintillating lap from Carlos Checa secured a second consecutive pole position for the championship leader during today’s Superpole session. The Spaniard, riding for the Althea Ducati squad, topped Superpole 2 and 3 to claim the World Superbike pole position … Continue reading

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