SBK: Jonathan Rea Goes Double Dutch Sweeping Weekend at Assen

Jonathan Rea Wins Doubleheader at Assen

The venerable Assen circuit has seen many moments of drama but the latest 4.542km version delivered two Superbike World Championship races today that were right up there with the very best. The local fans enjoyed two partial home wins as well, as Hannspree Ten Kate Honda rider Jonathan Rea was victorious in each 22-lap race, […]

SBK: Leon Haslam and Noriyuki Haga Split Wins at Valencia

Noriyuki Haga and Leon Haslam Split Wins at Valencia

Two action-packed races held under clear Spanish skies saw two different winners make their mark, Leon Haslam (Suzuki Alstare) in race one and Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox) in race two. The races could not have been more different, with Haslam a clear leader in an uninterrupted contest, while Haga won an aggregate race two by […]

SBK: Cal Crutchlow Takes Second Superpole of the Year at Valencia

Cal Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda) took his second Superpole of the year for Yamaha with a 1’33.615 at Valencia, leading a front row that will comprise of Cal, Carlos Checa (Althea Ducati), Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) and Leon Haslam (Suzuki Alstare). Checa had been even faster around the 4.005km circuit today than Crutchlow was in Superpole […]

SBK: Max Biaggi Takes First Doubleheader Win at Portimao

Max Biaggi Wins Doubleheader at Portimao

In front of 77.000 people, Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) won each 22-lap race at Portimao today to go second in the championship rankings, behind the rider who took two second places, Leon Haslam (Alstare Suzuki). The margin of victory for Biaggi was 0.200 seconds in race one, and 0.191 seconds in race two, as Max […]

SBK: Brits Lead the Way in Day 1 Portimao Superbike Test

Cal Crutchlow at 2010 Portimao World Superbike Test

Three British riders powered to the front in the first day of the official Superbike test at the Portimao circuit in Portugal. Leon Haslam was the man most in form as the Suzuki Alstare rider went quickest both in the morning and the afternoon, ending the day on the 1 minute 42.778 second mark, just […]