Eugene Laverty Claims First WSB Win On Suzuki

Eugene Laverty 2014 World Superbike Phillip Island Race 1 - 1st Place

Eugene Laverty stormed to victory on his Voltcom Crescent Suzuki debut in race one at Phillip Island in Australia today, securing the first World Championship win for the Japanese manufacturer since 2010. Laverty fought back from a difficult start and made his way through from seventh to hunt down the leading pack of Giugliano, Melandri […]

Eugene Laverty Joins Forces With Suzuki

Eugene Laverty Joins Forces With Suzuki

The World Superbike series only ended its season a few weeks ago, but riders and teams are already looking ahead to 2014 – and making some major changes in preparation for next year. Some of the biggest news surrounds a new signing for the Suzuki factory team, which has inked top rider Eugene Laverty for 2014. […]

Marco Melandri Rejoins Aprilia

Marco Melandri Rejoins Aprilia

When BMW announced that it was ended its relationship with World Superbike, it left many fans – and a few riders – without a team. At least one affected individual has remedied that problem, as former BMW rider Marco Melandri has signed on to compete with Aprilia next season. The Italian will ride the RSV4 […]

Carlos Checa Retires

Carlos Checa Retires

The motorsports world is saying goodbye to another legend. Carlos Checa, who won the World Superbike Championship just two years ago, is retiring at the age of 41. He recently sustained a hip injury at the round at Istanbul Park, and as such was unable to compete in the final event at Jerez, but he made […]

Motorsports Racer Ben Spies Retires

Motorsports Racer Ben Spies Retires

Anyone who has paid attention to the Superbike or MotoGP series over the past decade has undoubtedly heard of Ben Spies. The sportbike rider made a name for himself as one of the most competitive racers in the world, but he has been sidelined for months due to a shoulder injury. Because of his frequent bouts […]