Alvaro Bautista back to Ducati
When Honda officially announced that they were saying goodbye to Alvaro Bautista, after two years of service, I had a feeling there’d be an announcement from the Aruba.it Racing Ducati Team very soon. And there was. Ducati’s press release, which landed in the 44teeth.com inbox 18 minutes after Honda’s,... Read more
Scott Redding BMW bound for 2022
It’s just been announced that Scott Redding will be heading to the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team for 2022. The news comes after an impressive performance at the new circuit of Most where the tattooed Ducati pilot managed three podium finishes, including a win. He’ll be teammate to the Dutch... Read more
Alex Lowes extends contract with KRT
Its just been announced that Kawasaki’s second fastest superbike rider Alex Lowes has signed a new multi-year contract to remain with the Japanese factory for another year at least. Despite getting off to a bit of a rocky start at the beginning of the year, missing a bunch of... Read more
More WSBK wins for Jonathan Rea
There was more edge-of-your seat racing from Assen this weekend, as the World Superbike Championship continued it’s stunningly unpredictable form. All three nail-bitingly close races were won by non-other than the Kawasaki riding, BBC Sports Personality of The Year short-lister Jonathan Rea. With a commanding championship lead of 37... Read more
Fast Crashers Vs World Champions
What would you rather be, the fastest rider in the world, or the World Champion? Because those two things don’t necessarily go hand in hand. Joan Mir reminded us of that last year, when he won the MotoGP World Championship after only standing on top of the podium once.... Read more
Jonathan Rea spoilt WSBK for me
I hate to say it, but my love for World Superbikes hasn’t got any stronger in recent years. And I know I’m not the only one. I put it down to one thing; the fact that Jonathan Rea just seems to be consistently that little bit better than the... Read more
Who’s going to win the 2021 WSBK Championship?
Is the 2021 World Superbike season a forgone conclusion? Will Johnny Rea make it seven out of seven? Will the Ducati boys put a stop to him? Perhaps it’s the year of the Yamaha or maybe it’s high-time Honda pulled their finger out? All will be revealed in the... Read more
Camier to manage HRC World Superbike team.
Can you remember when Leon Camier ran away with the British Superbike Championship on his blue and white Airwaves Yamaha. It doesn’t seem like yesterday, does it? Well that’s because it wasn’t yesterday, it was over 11 years ago. And it was 11 years ago that the lanky Kentish... Read more
The Finest Botty In WorldSBK?
Of course Chaz Davies and Marco Melandri haven’t launched an LP, although the album cover pic above could suggest otherwise. No, today was the turn of the Aruba.it Racing Team to unveil its 2017 colours and rider line-up in front of media, sponsors, industry bigwigs and fans worldwide. In... Read more
2017 Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team Unveiled
As if the stealthy testing colours of Nicky Hayden and Steffi Bradl’s 2017 Fireblade SP2 weren’t sexy enough, the Ten Kate team has just unveiled its racing stripes for this season at Red Bull’s Hangar-7 facility in Salzburg. Why? Because the Austrian energy drink giants have become title sponsors... Read more
Ducati TriOptions Cup: Rd3 Donington Park
The glitz and glamour of being a support race at World Superbikes? Yeah, something like that. A rumbling horde of 899s rolled into to Donington Park for a Bank Holiday weekend of Ducati TriOptions Cup action, although the action started long before circuit activity. With organisers keen to clamp... Read more
MV Agusta F4 RC
Holy fuckeroni. This new MV Agusta F4 RC is stunning: a pure racing homologation special with little regard for road etiquette, allowing MV Agusta to compete in World Superbikes with a rolling melange of exotic materials to showcase technology. Sadly, only 250 RCs will make production. And it’ll cost... Read more