WSBK » No South Africa replacement, three rounds remain

The cancelled South Africa WSBK event will not be replaced, meaning just three rounds of the 2014 season remain.

Sort Comments: Oldest | Newest


August 19, 2014 1:16 PM
Last Edited 623 days ago

Sorry guys, I love WSBK, I like the racing more than MotoGP, but you look like a bunch of amateurs sometimes.
How difficult would it be to move the round to Kyalami or some European venue? Or do a second round at Assen or another circuit, still better than no racing at all.
I know this season is transitional from SBK to EVO rules but I really hope that next year we'll have a levelled playing field with many rounds firmly established from the beginning of the season.


August 19, 2014 2:02 PM

Not what I wanted to hear. Last year of the real superbikes and I was hoping to see 4 more race weekends. I just prey to God they dont **** it up with something ridicilous as "double points" for the last race.


August 19, 2014 8:27 PM

Remember the good ol' days of WSB, when it was owned by Infront?
It was only a few years ago.
Good organisation.
Packed grids.
Numerous full works teams.
Genuine stars and strength in depth.
Big crowds.
Enthusiastic circuit owners.
Brands Hatch.
Growing series.

Then suddenly it all seemed to go wrong. Why on earth was that?
Oh yes, Dorna. Nuff said.


August 21, 2014 10:52 AM

Quote from my comment on the news on 31/07 that the SA round was cancelled.

""" When Dorna took over WSBK in Oct 2012. It was muted by many people that it would be the death knell for WSBK. Is the bell now slowly beginning to toll?
Get rid of the Moscow round - Easy excuse - Ukraine troubles - DO NOT REPLACE.
Get rid of SA round - At a Venue - Known from the start, that it would never come up to standard required. - IT WILL NOT BE REPLACED.

Series reduced this year. And Next Year ????????? ""

Well - PROVED CORRECT on whether there would be a replacement round !!!!

Time will tell on a reduced series next year ????

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2016 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.