Alex Lowes

It is not a fluke that Jonathan Rea is the world best at World Superbike Championship (WSBK), as he currently holds six world titles.

As Rea prepares himself ahead of the new season, the Kawasaki Racing Team WSBK rider just proves how good he is by smashing the Aragon WSBK lap record on his all-new ZX-10RR.

What other ways to send fear down the spine on everyone else than to show you are looking for the seventh WSBK title.

The British rider was in incredible form during the 3-day test in Aragon, clocking 1 minute 48.528secs, breaking his 1m48.767s that he recorded last year.

The ZX-10RR continues to be the fastest machine for 2021 WSBK as Rea’s team-mate, Alex Lowes, recorded the second-fastest time with the KRT pair racking 333 laps in three days.

Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK riders, Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes, were unable to partake in a test session set in Jerez, Spain yesterday after rain affected the whole thing. Both riders and teams were expecting some dry conditions to develop their latest 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR, but wet conditions arrived and said, “Not today, fellas.” (more…)

The Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK riders recently concluded a track test session with the new 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR. Despite mixed weather conditions, both Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes threw down some incredible lap times during the two-day test period. (more…)

  • Juara bertahan dan pemegang takhta kejohanan Formula 1 lima kali, Lewis Hamilton, telah terbabas sewaktu menunggangi motosikal superbike di atas litar.
  • Dia telah ditemani oleh para penunggang bagi pasukan Yamaha WorldSBK, Alex Lowes dan Michael van der Mark.
  • Dia kemudiannya telah meluahkan rasa sayangnya terhadap motosikal dan membuat satu permintaan buat Valentino Rossi.


  • Five-time and current Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton crashed his superbike.

  • He rode alongside Yamaha WorldSBK riders Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark.

  • He messaged his love for motorcycles and a request to Valentino Rossi afterwards.

Lewis Hamilton crashed during his track outing. He later posted his about love for two wheels and a request to visit Valentino Rossi’s ranch.

The five-time and current Formula 1 champion rode during a special track day at Jerez. Hamilton was riding a specially-prepared all-black Yamaha YZF-R1 alongside World Superbike riders Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark. The event was organized by the Pata Yamaha World Superbike Championship squad and British track day company No Limits.

However, Hamilton had a small crash at Turn 5 but was lucky to walk away from it.

He posted a few messages on his Instagram account the next day, admitting his love for motorcycle racing. But he stressed that he had no plans to switch over to two wheels.

“Miss riding the superbike already. FYI I’ve always loved two wheels more than four. Always wanted a motorbike since I was a kid however I am super grateful my dad got me a kart. But current new love is out on track on my bike.”

“I have the highest regard and respect for these motorbike riders. It’s a much different discipline however [it] require[s] some of the same basics such as time, patience, fearlessness, focus, agility and risk taking – all of which make a sport exciting.”

“And yes, I’d love to race bikes. But these guys are on another level so I think I’ll just enjoy riding and testing the limits on track.”

Hamilton concluded his post with this message: “Valentino Rossi I need to come to the ranch asap,” he said.

The Briton is no stranger to the world of motorcycles. He is the ambassador for MV Agusta who created the F4 LH44 and Brutale 800RR LH44 special models in tribute to him. He spent two days lapping around a racetrack in California with Cal Crutchlow. He even said he will join MotoGP in 2018 but later admitting that it was an April Fool’s Day prank.


  • Pasukan PATA Yamaha Official WorldSBK telah memperkenalkan jentera perlumbaan mereka bagi musim ini, iaitu Yamaha YZF-R1 2018.
  • Pelancarannya itu telah dibuat sempena ujian pra musim WorldSBK yang berlangsung di Portimao, Portugal.
  • Kedua-dua penunggang utama pasukan tersebut, Alex Lowes dan Michael van der Mark telah bersedia untuk memberikan kemenangan perlumbaan yang pertama buat Yamaha sejak tahun 2011.


The PATA Yamaha Official WorldSBK team has unveiled their title challenger for this season that is the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1.

The unveiling was done in conjunction with the WorldSBK pre-season testing in Portimao, Portugal.

Both Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark are ready to bring Yamaha their first victory since 2011.

The WorldSBK scene just got more interesting with the launch of the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1 which is going to be used by the PATA Yamaha Official WorldSBK team. Together with coveted riders Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark, the duo is set to take the 2018 season by storm. (more…)


  • Sesetengah pihak telah mengatakan bahawa format grid terbalik yang terkini dalam WorldSBK tidak membuahkan hasil seperti apa yang telah diharapkan.
  • Rancangannya adalah untuk meletakkan para penamat di atas podium bagi Perlumbaan 1 dalam kedudukan terbalik dari baris yang ketiga dengan harapan yang ianya akan memberikan peluang kepada pasukan dan penunggang namun ianya tidak berjaya.
  • Hampir 94% daripada kedudukan podium setakat ini telah diisi oleh Jonathan Rea dan Tom Sykes dari Kawasaki Racing Team dan juga Chaz Davies dan Marco Melandri dari Racing – Ducati.


Some folks have been arguing that the latest WorldSBK reverse grid format has not been working out as well as they had hoped it would be.

The plan was to get the podium finishers of Race 1 to start in reverse order from the third row in hopes that they would other riders and teams a fighting chance was doomed from the beginning.

Almost 94% of the podium finishes so far has been filled by Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes from Kawasaki Racing Team together with Chaz Davies and Marco Melandri from Racing – Ducati.

According to a recent report made by MCN, the big guns over at WorldSBK are seriously contemplating on whether to scrap the reverse grid system which was introduced into the race series earlier this year. It seems that the format is not working out as well as they had hoped for. (more…)


  • Semasa perlumbaan pertama untuk Pusingan Pireli Riviera Di Rimini WorldSBK di Misano, perlumbaan penuh aksi itu ditamatkan dengan Tom Sykes, Alex Lowes, dan Jonathan Rea melintasi garisan penamat di tempat teratas.
  • Ketika pusingan terakhir, Chaz Davies, Jonathan Rea, dan Marco Melandri yang mendahului perlumbaan pada ketika itu sebelum Melandri terbabas pada pertengahan pusingan itu.
  • Davies mengalami nasib yang sama dengan Melandri dan REa yang mengekorinya dengan rapat tidak dapat mengelaknya dan menggilis penunggang British berusia 30 tahun itu dengan jentera Kawasaki ZX-10RRnya.




  • Perlumbaan pertama untuk Pusingan Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini WorldSBK yang diadakan di Litar Dunia Misano “Marco Simoncelli” menyaksikan Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) melintasi garisan penamat di tempat pertama pada pusingan terakhir yang dipenuhi drama.
  • Ketiga-tiga pendahulu perlumbaan yang terdiri daripada Chaz Davies ( Racing – Ducati), Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), dan Marco Melandri terbabas pada pusingan terakhir perlumbaan berkenaan.
  • Alex Lowes (PATA Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) merangkul tempat kedua diikuti oleh Rea yang berjaya meraih kedudukan podium terakhir selepas pertembungan dengan Davies.


During the first race of the WorldSBK Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round in Misano, the intense race concluded with Tom Sykes, Alex Lowes and Jonathan Rea crossing the finish line.

During the final lap, Chaz Davies, Jonathan Rea and Marco Melandri who were leading the race before Melandri crashed out halfway through the lap.

Davies suffered the same front tyre wash out but Rea wasn’t able to avoid him and ran over the 30 year old Brit with his Kawasaki ZX-10RR.

During the WorldSBK Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round which ran its course at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”, it was a weekend filled with drama and action for the race series that’s probably one the climatic points in the Superbike World Championship races. (more…)


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