Tag: Phillip Island
The World Superbike season has barely begun and a top rider has already hit a speed bump. BMW competitor Marco Melandri, who was one of the preseason favorites to win the motorsports title after finishing third overall last year, recently underwent surgery on his right shoulder. The pain had been nagging the Italian throughout the winter [...]
The 2013 World Superbike season kicked off at Phillip Island, Australia, over the weekend. Sylvain Guintoli and Eugene Laverty finished in the top two of both races, swapping wins to emerge with 45 points each after the first round of the motorsports series was complete. In the first race, Guintoli came from behind during the 15th [...]
World Superbike is making a triumphant return to the motorsports world Feb. 24 when all competitors will descend on Phillip Island, Australia, as the first of 14 rounds get underway. With last year’s champion, Max Biaggi, retiring in the offseason, the top spot is anyone’s for the taking. All eyes will be on veteran rider [...]
World Superbike has completed its final testing before the start of the season, and an unlikely candidate has emerged as a contender after a strong showing. The testing period, which ran for two days at Phillip Island in Australia, was the last official opportunity for tinkering before the motorsports season kicks off Feb. 24 on the same [...]
The 2013 World Superbike season is right around the corner, and many of the riders from the motorsports series were in Phillip Island, Australia, for a few days of unofficial testing before the last official test. It was the first time back on the track for several of the 14 riders present – and it [...]
World Superbike officials have been working around the clock to clear up issues with its scheduled race in New Delhi, India, but circumstances forced the motorsports series to push back the event.
Jorge Lorenzo clinched the MotoGP title two weeks ago at Phillip Island, and now he has a chance to close out the season in front of a home crowd in Valencia, Spain. The newly crowned champion is one of the favorites to win as the riders enter the final round of the motorsports series. “This [...]
The FIM recently announced that Australian racer Anthony West failed a drug test earlier in the year and will face a one-month ban from motorsports as a result.
Casey Stoner may have won the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island over the weekend, but it was Jorge Lorenzo who left as the big winner after clinching the MotoGP World Championship.
There are only two MotoGP rounds remaining, and Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa are set to battle for each remaining point as they fight for the crown.