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Barcelona WSBK: Rinaldi wins, Razgatlioglu retakes points lead Barcelona
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Barcelona WSBK: Rinaldi wins, Razgatlioglu retakes points lead

Michael Ruben Rinaldi beat Toprak Razgatlioglu to victory in a red-flagged final World Superbike race of the Barcelona weekend, as Jonathan Rea lost the points lead with a laboured run to sixth place.

Barcelona WSBK: Rea beats Razgatlioglu in dramatic Superpole race Barcelona
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Barcelona WSBK: Rea beats Razgatlioglu in dramatic Superpole race

Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea fended off World Superbike title rival Toprak Razgatlioglu in a dramatic Superpole race in Barcelona, which was red-flagged following a collision between Chaz Davies and Lucas Mahias.

Redding says he was 'either finishing first or in the gravel'

Scott Redding says he was taking a 'win-or-bust' approach to the closing stages of the Barcelona World Superbike opener after completing a remarkable recovery from ninth to win.

Barcelona WSBK: Redding recovers from P9 to win, Bassani stars Barcelona
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Barcelona WSBK: Redding recovers from P9 to win, Bassani stars

Scott Redding scored a remarkable victory in the opening World Superbike race of the weekend at Barcelona, recovering from ninth place in wet conditions to lead home an all-Ducati podium.

Barcelona WSBK: Sykes grabs pole to snap Rea's streak Barcelona
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Barcelona WSBK: Sykes grabs pole to snap Rea's streak

BMW rider Tom Sykes put an end to Jonathan Rea's streak of World Superbike pole positions by beating Toprak Razgatlioglu to the top spot in qualifying at Barcelona.

Locatelli handed two-year Yamaha WSBK contract extension

Andrea Locatelli will remain a factory Yamaha World Superbike rider until the end of 2023 after being handed a two-year contract extension by the Japanese manufacturer.

Barcelona WSBK: Razgatlioglu edges title rival Rea in practice

Yamaha’s Toprak Razgatlioglu set the pace in Friday practice for this weekend's Barcelona round of the World Superbike Championship, pipping title rival Jonathan Rea to the top spot.

Gerloff feels he's put GRT "through hell" in WSBK this year

Garrett Gerloff admits he feels he has put his GRT Yamaha team "through hell" in World Superbike this year with a spate of incidents and a lack of performance in recent rounds.

Yamaha reveals special anniversary livery for Barcelona

Yamaha's four works-entered R1 World Superbike challengers will run in a special anniversary livery for this weekend's Barcelona round.

Moto2 rider Vierge set to replace Haslam in Honda WSBK line-up
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Moto2 rider Vierge set to replace Haslam in Honda WSBK line-up

Moto2 rider Xavi Vierge is poised to replace Leon Haslam at Honda’s factory team in World Superbike next year, Motorsport.com has learned.

Redding denies BMW World Superbike move a step backwards

Scott Redding says critics who question his move to BMW for 2022 overlook the progress the German manufacturer has made in World Superbike over the last few years, and his own role in Ducati's success.

WSBK to press ahead with Argentina round despite COVID fears

The World Superbike Championship will press on with the Argentine round of the championship next month despite South America being one of worst-affected continents by COVID-19.

KTM MotoGP outcast Lecuona set for 2022 Honda WSBK switch
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KTM MotoGP outcast Lecuona set for 2022 Honda WSBK switch

Tech 3 KTM MotoGP outcast Iker Lecuona has reached a deal to join Honda’s factory World Superbike effort for the 2022 season, Motorsport.com has learned.

Australian rider Epis latest to join Pedercini WSBK team Barcelona
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Australian rider Epis latest to join Pedercini WSBK team

Australian rider Lachlan Epis has been drafted in to complete the World Superbike season at Pedercini Racing in place of American Jayson Uribe.

Rabat splits with Barni Ducati World Superbike team

Ex-MotoGP rider Tito Rabat has parted ways with the Barni Ducati World Superbike team with five rounds remaining this season.

Rea hoping for Imola 2002-style WSBK title showdown

Jonathan Rea says he hopes that his fight for this year's World Superbike title against Toprak Razgatlioglu will go down to the final race of the season much like the famous 2002 'Showdown at Imola'.

Haslam keen to stay at Honda WSBK team after Bautista's exit

Leon Haslam has expressed his desire to remain at Honda’s factory World Superbike squad next year, saying he has proved his worth against Ducati-bound teammate Alvaro Bautista.

Rea: Kawasaki "needs to make a step" to fight Razgatlioglu Magny-Cours
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Rea: Kawasaki "needs to make a step" to fight Razgatlioglu

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea admits his Kawasaki team "needs to make a step" if it is to fight Yamaha and Toprak Razgatlioglu for this year's title after losing ground at Magny-Cours.

Motorsport.com's Top 20 motorcycle racers of 2019, Part 2 Prime

Motorsport.com's Top 20 motorcycle racers of 2019, Part 2

In the second part of Motorsport.com's countdown, we name the 10 standout motorcycle racing competitors of the 2019.

Motorsport.com's Top 20 motorcycle racers of 2018, Part 2 Prime

Motorsport.com's Top 20 motorcycle racers of 2018, Part 2

Motorsport.com reveals who makes its top 10 in its first-ever countdown of the top motorcycle racers of the year.