Name
SBK

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Poster


Established
1988 (30 years old)

First Recorded Event
2016-02-28

Sport
Motorsport

Location
International

Gender
Male

Alternate Names
SBK
World Superbike
WSB
or WSBK

Last Edit
smudgie: 30 Jul 2018
Site
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Latest Results
Qatar Round - Race 2 (27 Oct 2018)
Qatar Round - Race 1 (26 Oct 2018)
Motul Argentinian Round - Race 2 (14 Oct 2018)
Motul Argentinian Round - Race 1 (13 Oct 2018)
French Round - Race 2 (30 Sep 2018)
French Round - Race 1 (29 Sep 2018)
Portuguese Round - Race 2 (16 Sep 2018)
Portuguese Round - Race 1 (15 Sep 2018)
Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round - Race 2 (08 Jul 2018)
Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round - Race 1 (07 Jul 2018)

Description

Superbike World Championship (also known as SBK, World Superbike, WSB, or WSBK) is the worldwide Superbike racing Championship. The championship was founded in 1988. The Superbike World Championship season consists of a series of rounds held on permanent racing facilities. Each round has two races and the results of each race are combined to determine two annual World Championships, one for riders and one for manufacturers.

The motorcycles that race in the championship are tuned versions of motorcycles available for sale to the public, by contrast with MotoGP where purpose built machines are used. MotoGP is the motorcycle world's equivalent of Formula One, whereas Superbike racing is similar to touring car racing.

Europe is Superbike World Championship's traditional centre and leading market. However, rounds have been held in the United States, Malaysia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Australia, Russia, Qatar, and South Africa and the series plans on keeping extra-European circuits in rotation. An Indonesian race was also proposed for the 2008 season, but this was later canceled by the FIM.

The championship is regulated by the FIM, the international governing body of motorcycle racing, and managed and promoted by FGSport. FGSport became part of the Infront Group in 2007 and in 2008 was rebranded as Infront Motor Sports.As of 2013 the championship is organised by Dorna.

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2016 Season 2017 Season 2018 Season

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