WSBK Features

01/31/2023 - 06:35

KTM’s decision to drop Iker Lecuona at the end of the 2021 season may have been controversial but the Spaniard’s two seasons in MotoGP paved the way for him to ‘shine’ as a factory Honda World Superbike rider.

01/16/2023 - 14:58

The 2023 WorldSBK campaign will feature multiple world champions, a MotoGP race winner and a reigning British Superbike champion, but what should we expect from a very high-profile rookie line-up?

12/06/2022 - 08:55

Updated following the news that Hafizh Syahrin is staying at MIE Honda for the 2023 WorldSBK season.  

11/10/2022 - 11:16

With an 82-point lead over Toprak Razgatlioglu in the WorldSBK standings, Alvaro Bautista has his first match-point this weekend in Mandalika, but how can he win the title?

08/04/2022 - 11:33

The Suzuka 8 Hours is THE most important motorcycle race in the world [*runs for cover]

07/14/2022 - 06:00

Flying high atop the WorldSBK championship, winner of half the races that have taken place so far in 2022, Alvaro Bautista heads into Donington Park in ominous form but will it be enough to beat Jonathan Rea and Toprak Razgatlioglu at a track that’s proved difficult for Ducati? 

06/12/2022 - 16:24

Five winners and losers from round four of the 2022 WorldSBK championship as Alvaro Bautista extends his championship lead, while Toprak Razgatlioglu claims his first win as world champion.

06/09/2022 - 11:38

While MotoGP remains the pinnacle of two-wheel racing for many, World Superbike is once again delivering the type of entertainment that even MotoGP is struggling to match.

05/22/2022 - 16:47

Five winners and losers from round three of the 2022 WorldSBK championship as Toprak Razgatlioglu throws away at least two wins in Estoril.

05/19/2022 - 15:04

Here are the five key storylines to follow ahead of round three of the 2022 WorldSBK championship at Estoril, Portugal. 

03/31/2022 - 13:47

Is Garrett Gerloff the favourite for top WorldSBK independent rider honours? - Here’s a closer look at which riders are expected to be in contention.

02/22/2022 - 14:29

Here's a closer look at the official 2022 WorldSBK rider line-up after Pedercini Kawasaki became the final team to confirm their plans.

01/21/2022 - 13:34

Each of the last three WorldSBK seasons have seen no more than two riders battle for the title, but could that change in 2022 and if so, here’s five riders including last season's top two Toprak Razgatlioglu and Jonathan Rea who we think can be title contenders.

01/20/2022 - 10:22

Since 2018 seven riders with MotoGP experience have joined WorldSBK, four of which made a direct swap, leaving us to wonder who could be next to leave the grand prix paddock for Superbikes.

01/18/2022 - 14:34

With the 2022 WorldSBK season a little over two months from getting underway, here’s a look at five key storylines set to unfold.

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.