WSBK Features

01/14/2022 - 16:09

With Tom Sykes yet to confirm his 2022 plans, here’s a look at why a return to BSB or switch to MotoAmerica makes more sense than staying in WorldSBK.

01/13/2022 - 14:41

Why Andrea Locatelli could replace WorldSBK champion Toprak Razgatlioglu as Yamaha’s main title hope should the Turkish rider join MotoGP.

01/12/2022 - 11:24

Here’s a look at five WorldSBK riders Crash.net believes are most under pressure to perform during the 2022 season.

01/11/2022 - 15:18

Yamaha win their first WorldSBK manufacturers’ title since 2007, while Toprak Razgatlioglu claimed Yamaha’s second ever riders’ world championship, first since 2009.

01/11/2022 - 13:19

A first season without winning the riders’ championship since 2015 and injuries to Alex Lowes and Lucas Mahias proved costly to Kawasaki’s attempt at winning the 2021 WorldSBK manufacturers’ title.

01/10/2022 - 16:30

For the second year in a row Ducati finish runner-up in the WorldSBK manufacturers' championship, this time to Yamaha.

01/10/2022 - 14:12

Here’s a look at the most noteworthy stats and achievements from a thrilling 2021 WorldSBK championship.

01/10/2022 - 12:54

BMW claimed their first WorldSBK win in eight years en route to a fourth place finish in the 2021 manufacturers’ standings.

01/10/2022 - 10:21

A disappointing 2021 WorldSBK season results in Honda finishing bottom of the manufacturers standings.

01/07/2022 - 14:56

With five rookies set to take part in the 2022 WorldSBK championship, can any of them match the success of Andrea Locatelli, and to a slightly lesser extent Axel Bassani?

01/06/2022 - 13:03

Ranking our top three WorldSBK battles from the 2021 season, along with which one’s narrowly missed the cut.

01/04/2022 - 12:31

With the 2022 WorldSBK season fast-approaching, here’s a look back at our top five biggest moments of the 2021 season, a year that saw Toprak Razgatlioglu become the first ever Turkish premier class world champion. 

12/31/2021 - 09:46

After becoming the first rider to beat Jonathan Rea to a WorldSBK championship since 2015, we have ranked Pata Yamaha’s Toprak Razgatlioglu first on our top ten riders of 2021.

12/30/2021 - 09:01

After missing out on a seventh consecutive WorldSBK title, the first time that’s happened since joining Kawasaki in 2015, we have ranked Jonathan Rea second on our top ten riders of 2021.

12/29/2021 - 09:14

Seven WorldSBK wins and third overall in the 2021 championship standings means Scott Redding finishes third in our top ten riders of the year list.

12/28/2021 - 09:45

Fourth on our top ten WorldSBK riders of 2021 is rookie sensation Andrea Locatelli after the Italian finished best of the rest behind Toprak Razgatlioglu, Jonathan Rea and Scott Redding.

12/27/2021 - 10:00

He finished sixth in this year’s championship, but we have ranked BMW’s first WorldSBK race winner in eight years, Michael Van Der Mark, fifth in our top ten riders of 2021 list.

12/26/2021 - 08:13

Coming in at sixth on our top ten WorldSBK riders of 2021 is rookie sensation Axel Bassani who finished three spots lower down in the official championship standings.

12/24/2021 - 09:28

Michael Ruben Rinaldi comes in at seventh on Crash.net’s top ten WorldSBK riders of 2021, that's despite three wins and a fifth place championship finish.

12/23/2021 - 09:40

Despite finishing tenth in this year’s WorldSBK championship, we have ranked Alvaro Bautista eighth in the top ten riders of 2021.

12/21/2021 - 09:20

Garrett Gerloff finished the 2021 WorldSBK season seventh in the standings, but we have ranked the American three spots lower in 10th.

12/09/2021 - 11:58

Alvaro Bautista has already made his return to Ducati after taking part in a two-day test in Jerez following the 2021 WorldSBK season finale. But what can we expect from the Spaniard in his second stint with Ducati?

12/08/2021 - 12:02

Best known for his eight-year stint with Ducati, Chaz Davies leaves WorldSBK as one of the series' best ever riders and possibly the best to never win a premier class world title.

11/17/2021 - 12:47

WorldSBK will crown its 2021 world champion this weekend either in the form of Toprak Razgatlioglu or six-time series winner Jonathan Rea. But how does their epic 2021 battle compare to previous title deciders?