Magny Cours

  • WSB: Rea wins to clinch fifth WorldSBK title at Magny-Cours!

    WSB: Rea wins to clinch fifth WorldSBK title at Magny-Cours!

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    A five-star performance as Rea holds off van der Mark to become the first five-time WorldSBK champion! A five-star performance as Rea holds off van der Mark to become the first five-time WorldSBK champion! The Pirelli French Round will go down in the history books of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. It began with…

  • WSB: Two in a row: Razgatlioglu reigns again in Tissot Superpole Race!

    WSB: Two in a row: Razgatlioglu reigns again in Tissot Superpole Race!

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    Turkish rider storms to second successive victory as Rea sets up first title chance in Race 2 Yesterday’s comeback was impressive as Toprak Razgatlioglu (Turkish Puccetti Racing) claimed a momentous maiden victory, but the 22-year-old made it two out of two at the Pirelli French Round, clinching a stunning Tissot Superpole Race victory after another…

  • WSB:  Razgatlioglu takes historic win in 800th WorldSBK Race!

    WSB: Razgatlioglu takes historic win in 800th WorldSBK Race!

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    First Turkish winner in WorldSBK history as Razgatlioglu charges from 16th on the grid to deny Rea on the last lap The Pirelli French Round produced one of the races of the WorldSBK season so far as five different riders lead at various stages, before Michael van der Mark (Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Team) crashed out of…

  • WSB: Rea grabs Magny-Cours pole, all five manufacturers in top ten!

    WSB: Rea grabs Magny-Cours pole, all five manufacturers in top ten!

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    The world champion prevails in a rain-hit Tissot Superpole with Bautista back on the fifth row The weather continued to wreak havoc at the Pirelli French Round with heavy rain falling ahead of Tissot Superpole. The lap times tumbled all the way to the end but in a dramatic finish, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team…

  • WSB: Rea survives huge scare to lead FP2, van der Mark top overall

    WSB: Rea survives huge scare to lead FP2, van der Mark top overall

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    Heavy rain almost catches Rea out as the FP1 benchmark remains unbeaten at Magny-Cours The inclement weather continued to wreak havoc with the WorldSBK class as the second session at the Pirelli French Round began in torrential rain. As a result, the lap times were significantly slower as the riders searched for grip. Michael van…

  • WSB: Van der Mark edges out Haslam in wet FP1, both title contenders crash

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    Drying conditions lead to a late shuffle at the top of the order, with a surprising top six featuring home-hero Loris Baz and Honda’s Alessandro Delbianco The 2019 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship touches down at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, with gloomy skies greeting the WorldSBK class for the opening Free Practice session. Early…

  • WSB: French round coming up this weekend at Magny Cours – here’s 10 the top stats you need to know

    WSB: French round coming up this weekend at Magny Cours – here’s 10 the top stats you need to know

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    1.  Magny Cours Race 1 will see 2019 becoming the first WorldSBK season in history with 29 WorldSBK races in a season. So far, the record length was 28 (2008, 2009, 2012, 2013). 2. The most successful riders at the French race track are Noriyuki Haga and Jonathan Rea, with five wins each. Rea reached Haga’s total…

  • WSB: World Superbikes DATES confirmed for 2019. Here’s the FULL schedule.

    WSB: World Superbikes DATES confirmed for 2019. Here’s the FULL schedule.

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    The dates have been set for next year’s World Superbike Championship – and we don’t have that long to wait before the action starts, with the race season kicking off at Philip Island in Australia on February 24. HERE’S THE FULL CALENDAR: February 24 – Philip Island (Australia) March 17 – Buriram (Thailand) April 7…

  • WSB: Record-breaking Sykes pulls out all the stops in Tissot-Superpole

    WSB: Record-breaking Sykes pulls out all the stops in Tissot-Superpole

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    Some fastest ever laps in France see Sykes take pole number 47, ahead of teammate Rea “Mr Superpole” Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) is on pole for Race 1 at the Acerbis French Round, putting in a last push at the end of Tissot-Superpole 2 to take his 47th pole and beat teammate Jonathan Rea…

  • WSB: Davies on Fire in WSB at Magny-Cours as Friday’s Fastest Overall

    WSB: Davies on Fire in WSB at Magny-Cours as Friday’s Fastest Overall

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    Chaz Davies was the man to beat on Friday at Magny-Cours, after finishing at the top of the time sheets in both practice sessions. The Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider consistently put in faster and faster lap times that saw him break into the 1’37 bracket to earn the first seeding to Tissot-Superpole 2 qualifying on Saturday.…

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