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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Provisional 2021 WorldSBK calendar unveiled

A provisional calendar for the 2021 season has been confirmed, subject to the development of the COVID-19 situation.
The 2021 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is taking shape with a provisional calendar in place ahead of the new season. Spanning four continents, WorldSBK’s calendar has a refreshed look to it for the year ahead and the title fight promises to take place right until the very end of the season. 13 rounds are currently on the provisional calendar with one event to be announced (TBA) and Round 12 in Australia currently without dates; Indonesia is planned for a return for the first time since 1997 whilst Estoril will equally see a return to the calendar after a successful return to close out the 2020 season on a high. All races are subject to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent restrictions that derive from that.

Chaz Davies and Eazi-Grip supported Team Go Eleven join forces for the 2021 World Superbikes Championship

Eazi-Grip supported Team Go Eleven is glad to announce the signing of Chaz Davies for the 2021 WorldSBK Season!
Thanks to the close collaboration with Aruba.it Racing – Ducati and Feel Racing, Chaz Davies will race the next WorldSBK Championship, riding the 2021 version of the Ducati Panigale V4-R. Protagonist of 32 wins and 98 podiums in the WorldSBK class, Chaz will continue with Ducati an amazing adventure, that in the last 7 years saw him finish three times second and twice in third place in the championship standings.

Rory Skinner and Lee Jackson sign for Eazi-Grip supported FS-3 Racing Kawasaki for 2021

Scottish motorcycle racer Rory Skinner will move up to the premier Bennetts British Superbike Championship after signing with the FS-3 Racing Kawasaki squad for 2021.
The 19-year-old from Perth joins the official Kawasaki UK backed team, run by Nigel Snook and Darren Fry, on the back of becoming the youngest ever winner of the middleweight class this season. He joins new team-mate Lee Jackson on board the new-for-2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR, an evolution of the 200bhp machine which has won the Superbike World Championship for the past six years in the hands of Jonathan Rea.

How to care for your motorcycle leathers

If you ride in an open-face helmet you’ll know how much it can sting when a bug hits you. Your bike kit is constantly being bombarded with dirt, water and road salt, as well all those insects that weld themselves into the grain pattern of your leathers. As the clothing moves, the bugs and grime abrade the surface, which breaks down the thin protective polyurethane layer that’s over almost all motorcycle leather kit. Lose that layer and the hide becomes more absorbent, and more susceptible to weakening.

Australian Superbike: Provisional 2021 schedule released

Following major announcement after announcement over the past fortnight, the 2021 mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship, presented by Motul, is going to be a massive season next year.
Spanning the country and featuring major events, international competition and highly exciting 2+4 rounds is sure to thrill the fans.

Kervin Bos: Eazi-Grip supported Ten Kate and Yamaha can “learn from each other”, ‘good future’ ahead

Team manager for Eazi-Grip supported Ten Kate Racing Yamaha Kervin Bos predicts a prosperous future after a successful first full season with Yamaha in 2020...
Ten Kate Racing Yamaha team manager Kervin Bos said that his team’s 2020 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship campaign was an emotional journey as he reviewed the year in which the Dutch team returned to the podium and to the lead of WorldSBK races. Four podiums, front rows and eighth overall in the standings for Loris Baz and second Independent rider, 2020 may well have just been the start of a bright future.

Eazi-Grip supported Sacchetti: “I hope Rinaldi can get what he deserves!”

Eazi-Grip supported Team GOELEVEN’s Denis Sacchetti looks back on a race-winning campaign in 2020 and discusses the relationship with Ducati...
Few would have predicted that Team GOELEVEN would stand on the top step of the podium during the 2020 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship season but the team was able to do just that as Michael Ruben Rinaldi claimed his first victory in Race 1 for the Teruel Round, as well as two other podiums. Now, Team Manager Denis Sacchetti looks back on a “great” season in an interview with WorldSBK.com

Three Kawasaki machines will take to the track at MotorLand Aragon in the final test of 2020 as the Alcañiz circuit hosts two days of testing

One more test will take place in the 2020 calendar year with MotorLand Aragon hosting two days of testing for two MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship teams as Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK and OUTDO Kawasaki TPR take to the track for the final time in 2020. Taking place on Wednesday and Thursday, riders will be able to learn more about their machines during the test for the final track action of the year. Track action begins at 10am CET (GMT+1) each day and comes to a close at 5pm.

MotoGP: World Championship race results from Portimao

Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Tech 3) took a stunning pole position on Saturday at the Grande Premio MEO de Portugal, putting him in the perfect position to face down his home race with a clear view to Turn 1. And that clear view was never interrupted again once the lights went out as the Portuguese rider rode the race of his life to disappear at the front and decimate the field. Premier class win number two, Tech 3’s second win, another impressive victory for KTM in 2020… and in the first Portuguese Grand Prix since 2012, and the first ever held at Portimão. Sounds like a good Sunday’s work on home turf.

Innovations and intrigue: What did we learn from the Jerez WorldSBK test?

The 2020 season is over, but the 2021 build-up continues and with new machines, new riders and a new look to next year, make you sure you know the score...
The 2020 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship gave us a whole host of new names at the top and the emergence of a new breed of front runners too. However, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) still clinched a sixth consecutive crown. During the Jerez test however, the 2021 ZX-10RR debuted with an instant hit, whilst also sporting a new look. Besides that, however, what other patterns came to light under the blissful Andalucian sun on Tuesday and Wednesday?

MotoGP: Will there be a record 10th different race winner?

“History-making” has a propensity to get overused, but the 2020 FIM MotoGP™ World Championship has truly deserved the moniker. Nine different winners in the premier class – equalling the all-time record set in 2016 – is something worth celebrating. And the best news? There’s still a race left…
Rewinding to Jerez, it was Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) who took to the top step first, before rookie Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) became the second man to win in 2020 as he stormed Brno – becoming South Africa’s first premier class winner. Then it was veteran Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) in the Austrian GP as he got back to winning ways, before Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Tech 3) became another first timer on the top step – and the first Portuguese rider to take victory in the premier class – as he outfoxed them all in the Styrian GP.

Rea takes 2021 Kawasaki to the top on day two at Jerez

Testing comes to a close at Jerez with Jonathan Rea topping the times on his new-for-2021 Kawasaki machine
The two-day test at the Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto came to a close with reigning Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) topping the timesheets as he got to ride his new Kawasaki ZX-10RR for the first time after it was revealed at the start of the day as the test for MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship machines came to an end.

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