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  • Rea maintains a perfect record of four straight victories

  • Tom Sykes scored podium spots for both races in Buriram

  • Both Racing team riders scored one podium spot individually

It was a great day filled with drama and events especially for WorldSBK rider Jonathan Rea in Round Two of the 2017 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship. After finishing on top in Race 1 yesterday, the Kawasaki Racing Team rider continued his assault with another victory in Race 2 making a total of four straight victories for the 30 year old Brit rider. (more…)

  • Jonathan Rea dominated Race 2 with new race format

  • Ducati duo Chaz Davies and Marco Melandri completed podium spots

With a win in Race 1, Rea looked to have a challenge laid out for him with the new race format. The new ruling meant that Rea had to start the second race from the back of the third row in P9 but that did not stop him from being victorious. The top spot was fought viciously between four riders; Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), Chaz Davies and Marco Melandri ( Racing) together with Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team). The win also marked Rea’s 40th career victory in WorldSBK. (more…)

  • Rea from Kawasaki Racing Team wins Race 1 from pole position

  • Chaz Davies finished second and Tom Sykes placed third

    From left: Chaz Davies, Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes

It was a brilliant season opener for the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship with Jonathan Rea from Kawasaki Racing Team winning the first race at Phillip Island. Rea won the race from pole position but not without a few great fights from a number of different riders. Chaz Davies came in strong in second with just 0.042 seconds between him and Rea. The other Kawasaki Racing team rider and Rea’s team mate, Tom Sykes, completed the podium in third place. (more…)

  • Ducati Panigale 1199 R

  • Chaz Davies and his new team mate, Marco Melandri

The Ducati Superbike Squad from WorldSBK has unveiled their 2017 livery ahead of the season opener in Phillip Island, Australia in two weeks time.  Chaz Davies together with Racing has acquired their latest team mate and legendary former MotoGP rider, Marco Melandri. (more…) Racing Ducati WSBK Team reveals new 2016 livery and donned on Ducati Panigale R race bike. (more…)


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