WSBK » India to join WSBK calendar in 2013

Buddh International Circuit representative Sameer Gaur reveals that India will join Indonesia in being included on the 2013 World Superbike Championship calendar.

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cruachan - Unregistered

June 09, 2012 5:31 PM

As much as I like Suzuka as a track I can't see it. Reason 1 is safety, I beleive the FIM revoked Suzuka's homologation after Daijiro Kato's death and Reason 2 is that the Suzuka 8 Hours is the premier event at the circuit and is also for Superbikes. I doubt the promoters would want the comparison, much like SBK and AMA run on different layouts at Miller Motorsports Park.

Mates29 - Unregistered

June 09, 2012 5:37 PM

Not excited about this at all.Is sbk heading the same direction as F1,racing on plastics a absolutely boring circuits???What i want to see is return to Sugo or Kyalami.Keep the classics tracks.

tucker - Unregistered

June 09, 2012 7:57 PM

Great so now all we need is a race in Japan and it really will be the WORLD SBK championship. It amazes me that most of these bikes are Japanese and they don't have a race there! Means we could get some wildcards back as well, I follow the MFJ All Japan Series and there are a couple of riders in the SBK class who would be able to compete of the World SBK lot came to town e.g. Takumi Takahashi, Katsuyuki Nakasuga and Kosouke Akiyoshi

Bic is no joke - Unregistered

June 10, 2012 12:37 AM

@Mates29, that shows how immature you are. BIC is considered now the best circuit in the world & beats kayalami, sugo old circuits handsdown. It is a modern circuit with very well thought elevations, turnings etc. It would probably also mean the 2nd fastest race track on the calendar.
I watched F1 @ BIC & was flabbergasted. No sugo kayalami stands chance before BIC. Even most of the drivers including the top three were madly in love with the circuit. Go India, go BIC.

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