Superbike Addict : Tests 2019, news and races

news from Monday, June 24, 2019

- Jonathan Rea feels claiming a pair of wins at Misano was vital for his World Superbike campaign as he eats into Alvaro Bautista’s championship lead. The Kawasaki rider backed up his race one win in the wet with a nervy victory in the second full-distance race, just hours after crashing in the Superpole race and remounting to fifth place....

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- Alex Lowes says the changing wet weather conditions in the Misano opening race triggered his fall from the lead as he aquaplaned off, as the British rider apologises to his Pata Yamaha team for “at worst a podium”. The British rider bolted clear of the chasing pack with Jonathan Rea at the start and on Lap 7 moved into the lead in front of the reigning World Superbike champion. But two laps l...

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- Loris Baz is eyeing World Superbike Championship podiums this season as he prepares for his return to the series with Ten Kate Racing, the Frenchman’s appetite for success having been whetted by his first test on the new Yamaha.Former MotoGP rider Baz will be back on the grid in Jerez this weekend for round six of the 2019 WorldSBK season, where he will swell the ranks on a fifth Yamaha R1....

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