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World Superbike season -SBK

The eni FIM Superbike World is set for another exciting season of that will officially on February 23rd at the Phillip Grand Prix Circuit, following a two-day official scheduled on 17-18 of the same The Victorian Circuit, a riders’ is also the most visited in the of WSBK, as the 2014 edition be the 24th held on the Island.

The Island Grand Prix features a fast and flowing and produces the fastest average lap in WSBK (and MotoGP). At the end of the track was completely resurfaced, it faster than ever.

The QBE will witness the introduction of changes on both the technical and sides of the series, along the arrival of new manufacturers, teams and

The 2014 edition will the new Superbike EVO class to run alongside the we have seen developing the past seasons. In essence, the EVO is a road-based Superbike machine its chassis and engine strictly its engine being similar to we already have in Superstock. Ten will be using EVO bikes year, while in 2015 all will be EVO-spec.

Pirelli, Official Tire for the Championship for the 11th consecutive in the light of the introduction of the Superbike has taken a special focus on solutions for the new class in order to the performances of the field.

A new Tissot-Superpole and a time schedule will add some fresh challenge for and teams. From the second onwards, WSBK Race 1 and 2 will start at 10:30 and respectively. Due to TV broadcast needs and the difference between Europe and the Phillip Island event schedule is different: Race 1 at Race 2 at 14.40.

After revealed last year, in each and every race in will be opened by the sighting lap of the new Safety Car of the Superbike World the stunning Alfa Romeo

Reigning Champion Tom Sykes Racing Team) is more than ever to begin his defense campaign after an winter testing schedule helped him improving his feeling the  ZX-10R and evaluating new and solutions developed by the team for the season. Sykes has though accomplished at Phillip Island the of results he had on other tracks, scored so far only one podium in 2012, in Race 2. Last he was twice fifth, in a weekend was fully dominated by Aprilia and official riders. With Baz once again alongside the and David Salom selected to and race the EVO version of the ZX-10R, the factory effort by  Kawasaki  is to build on the success of 2013.

The  Aprilia  Racing has changed half of its rider with the arrival of WSBK race winner and former World Champion Marco The 31 year old Italian has joined Sylvain Guintoli, who is still not following a recent right surgery he underwent last The Frenchman joined back the for a two-day private test week at Jerez and showed good signs of improvement.

Not Melandri is fully fit, but the ankle problem did not bother him the RSV4 in the last outing. On the side of Aprilia, Team Red Roma will continue the partnership started last with former Moto2 Toni Elias.

Voltcom Suzuki  embarks in its 2014 campaign with a new main and a brand-new duo of riders that showed some great in private testing. 2013 Eugene Laverty and reigning BSB Alex Lowes are both for results and the 2014  GSX-R  appears to be on a different level its predecessor, thanks to the massive put in by the Verwood-based squad over the

Big changes also on the WSBK by  Ducati . as Chaz Davies and Giugliano are the ones chosen to the Ducati Superbike Team’s  Panigale R  machines. Ducati also be represented in the EVO class by Racing Team and its sole Niccolò Canepa.

No differences on the Honda  side, with Rea and Leon Haslam riding the new SP and hoping for a drastic change in from a difficult 2013.

the realignment of  BMW  official support in Superbike, the BMW Motorrad Italia Team is back to its roots and field an EVO-spec BMW   for two-time and reigning Champion Sylvain Barrier.

Two new will enter the series in making an impressive total of 8 and will make their at the first Round in Australia: the MV Agusta is back to international with factory support to year’s World Supersport winning team, Yakhnich still headed by Claudio with Natalia Lyubimova as Manager. The MV Agusta Reparto – Yakhnich Motorsport team be contesting this year’s edition with former rider Claudio Corti a full-Superbike spec MV Agusta  F4 RR .

After several years of in the American Superbike Championship, the EBR  Team lands on the international with all-American rider consisting of Geoff May and Aaron riding the brand-new Erik Racing  1190RX . The US brand’s headquarter is located in Northern and the team managed by Claudio and Giulio Bardi.

Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition


The 2014 edition of the FIM Supersport Championship has plenty of reasons to be one to given the high level of that teams and riders once again provide to the Kenan Sofuoglu (Mahi Team India Kawasaki) be part of the show for the 7th time, the aim of taking back the title he last year in the battle Sam Lowes. He is currently the most rider in the history of the series, 3 titles and 26 race wins his belt.

The 29 year old Turk have to deal with a full of keen opponents, from returning Jules who in 2012 was 21 points short of the Supersport title despite an second half of the season, in he took the battle to Sofuoglu but to come out on top. The Frenchman ride the MV  F3 675 fielded by  MV Agusta Corse – Yakhnich Motorsport with Russian Vladimir as team-mate.

The Pata Honda World Team will return to with the same rider as 2013 and the goal to win back the prize that was last by the Ten Kate outfit in 2008. Michael van der Mark and Lorenzo will tackle their year in the series.

After an rookie season, Irishman Kennedy joined one of the two PTR teams, CIA Honda, and he is confident in making step forward to the top of the field. The PTR squad, CORE PTR Honda, line-up former 250cc and rider Ratthapark Wilairot

Ponyexpres Kawasaki has decided to on young talents by signing Patrick “PJ” Jacobsen and Tony Covena, whilst Frenchman Florian Marino to rider status. Former squad DMC Racing, helped by new sponsor Panavto, made the to Yamaha to put two R6 in the hands of confirmed Kev Coghlan and Alexey Ivanov.

Italian outfit Team Go Kawasaki is aiming high season following the deal with experienced Roberto to join confirmed rider Gamarino, who was promoted to WSS after a year in the Superstock 600 European

A last minute addition saw Honda Team re-entering the after signing a deal former STK1000 and MotoGP Bryan Staring, who is going to his WSS debut in front of his home at Phillip Island.

The first of the season for the Supersport World will also witness one-off appearances, as home Ryan Taylor will the event with the OZ Wildcard Team, whilst British-based Triumph squad will on another One Event World participation (the first at Phillip Island) with Billy McConnell and Englishman Gowland.

Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition
Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition
Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition

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