ALFA ROMEO SPONSORS SBK WORLD SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP AND DUCATI CORSE

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Italian sporting car manufacturer, Alfa Romeo, has announced its sponsorship of this year’s World Superbike Championship (WSB) ahead of the first UK round at Donington Park this weekend. As the official sponsor of the WSB Championship, the sponsorship deal includes high profile track advertising at all 13 rounds in the 2007 race calendar. Alfa Romeo livery can be seen from bridges, corners … [Read more...]

TOSELAND TAKES RACE ONE

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James Toseland dominated the first World Superbike race of the day to take an emotional win in front of his home fans at Donington Park in England. British star Toseland, 26, kept his head when race leader Troy Bayliss crashed out of the lead at high speed on lap six to take his third win of the year on his Ten Kate Honda, beating Motor Italia Yamaha rider Troy Corser by 1.368 … [Read more...]

BAYLISS POWERS TO 14TH CAREER POLE WITH RECORD BREAKING LAP

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Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox Team) set a record-breaking lap time of 1m30.370s at the Donington Park circuit to power to his 14th Superbike career pole. The Australian, who turned 38 yesterday, was seven tenths clear of second-placed Yamaha man, Noriyuki Haga and a full second quicker than Régis Laconi (Kawasaki) and James Toseland (Honda), who make up the front row of the grid. Lorenzo Lanzi made … [Read more...]

CORSER AND HAGA MAKE PROGRESS AT VALENCIA

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Yamaha Motor Italy WSB riders Troy Corser and Noriyuki Haga each worked hard to find good base settings at a very windy but dry Valencia circuit, with Corser taking fifth fastest lap of the tests on his YZF-R1, with Haga just one place behind in the final ranking. With the YZF-R1 an all-new machine this season, Haga and Corser still have many development parts to try out and after the … [Read more...]

WSB: PHILLIP ISLAND RESULTS

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Ducati's Troy Bayliss garnered his first victory of the season and Troy Corser his second as the duo split another wild pair of races at Phillip Island. The two Troys were joined of the podium both times by James Toseland and Alex Barros (yes, Alex Barros), with the Honda tandem each snaring a second and third apiece. The second battle of the WSB Trojan War went in the favor of Bayliss who ends … [Read more...]