Superbike World Championship

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Superbike World Championship

World Championship (also as SBK) is the premier worldwide racing Championship. the championship was in 1988. The Superbike World season consists of a series of held on permanent racing Each round has 2 races and the of each race are combined to two annual World Championships, one for and one for manufacturers

Europe is Superbike Championship’s traditional centre and market. [1] However, rounds are held in Qatar and Australia. In the championship will also to the United States for the first since 2004. [2]

2003 1000cc engines

2004 control tyres

2007 Superbike return to glory

MotoGP machines reduced in from 990cc to a 800cc displacement, 1000cc Superbikes, at World Championship and top national (AMA Superbike and British ) become the most powerful bikes being road in 2007. While superbikes two or more seconds per lap slower MotoGP bikes at most they have equal or more power. [10] Troy Bayliss will his title riding once a Ducati 999.

Even though production of the 999 in 2006 and the bike was replaced by the 1098. Ducati produced 150 edition 999s to satisfy requirements. Bayliss main in his title defense include MotoGP rider Max Biaggi a Suzuki, 2004 champion Toseland riding a Honda and Haga riding a Yamaha

The of some boring races in [12] [13] and some races in SBK saw the championship’s popularity even more.

2008 1200cc twins

After introducing the Ducati in 2007 powered by a 1098cc engine Ducati requested Superbike rules be changed to v-twins of up to 1200cc compete 1000cc four-cylinder bikes. argued that they no produced a road-going 1000cc superbike [14] and that the of tuning now needed to make 999 competitive on the race track was too [15] Ducati said would quit if the rules not changed [14]. Alstare team boss Francis also said that his would quit if the new rules Ducati an unfair advantage.

The FIM eventually included the 1200cc limit for twins in the 2008 rules. According to the new rules motorcycles will be 6kg heavier four cylinders (168kg to and will also have a air restrictor fitted. The weight and the intake-restrictor size of twin will be updated, if needed, the Championship, by a system analysing the points obtained. [17]

The new rules also changed the number of bikes required to homologation. For 2008 and 2009, all regardless of total production must produce a minimum of bikes to acquire homologation. 2010 onwards, the minimum number will be increased to bikes.

In the past, smaller were allowed to build as few as 150 to meet the homologation requirements. took advantage of this by ‘homologation specials’—highly tuned of their road bikes performance parts designed for racing. [18]


from all over the world in the Superbike World Championship. The is perhaps most closely in Italy because of Ducati and the Kingdom where superbike has been the most popular of motorcycle racing. Rider Australia and the United States traditionally been successful in the

For the last couple of years no American riders have in the championship.

British rider Fogarty is the most succesful in the championship’s history winning the 4 times and a total of 59 race

Many riders such as Edwards and Chris Vermeulen used the Superbike World as a stepping stone to entering James Toseland will move to MotoGP in 2008. riders such as Max Biaggi and Barros came to SBK as an alternative they were unable to MotoGP rides.

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Except for the Raymond Roche. who won the championship in all other Superbike World were English native

Superbike motorcycles

Superbike motorcycles are derived from production models. In the past manufacturers took advantage of in the rules to create homologation motorcycles with low production made especially for racing.


Friday 1st free (60 minutes) and 1st qualifying (60 minutes)

2nd qualifying (60 minutes) and 2nd free (60 minutes)

The times of 1st and 2nd qualifying are and the 16 fastest riders qualify for The rest receive a grid based on lap time, starting 17th. To qualify for the race, must record a lap time no than 107% of the time by the pole-position rider. * Superpole go out one by one in reverse order of qualifying in Superpole, riders may use a qualifying

If Superpole is declared wet, a session takes place for all 16 to set timed laps; each may complete no more than 12 including in and out laps.

Sunday (20 minutes) Race 1 and Race 2

distance must be from a of 90km to a maximum of 110km.

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