Carlos Checa Sets Best Time At First World Superbike Test

The first test of the World Superbike Championship season is in the books, and it was defending champion Carlos Checa leaving Phillip Island in Australia with the fastest overall lap time. Using the official racing motorcycle tires that he’ll be equipping for competition, Checa posted the fastest time of 1:31.8 on the final day of […]

2011 World Superbike Championship Misano Results

Checa Extends Lead Over Biaggi in World Superbike Ducati rider Carlos Checa was able to pick up his eighth win of the World Superbike season and complete a weekend sweep by besting rival Max Biaggi in two races at the Misano Adriatico Circuit in Italy. Checa had the advantage going into Sunday’s race, as he […]

Chris Vermeulen announces he won’t participate in Phillip Island

Chris Vermeulen recently announced on his Twitter account that he will not be able to ride at Phillip Island due to having major surgery on his right knee about six months ago, according to Cycle News. He decided to withdraw from the World Superbike season-opener because he believes participating could damage his knee further. “We […]