Rd.01 – Australian Round
The beautiful Phillip Island circuit on the Bass Straight, off the coast of Victoria in Australia, is one of the most iconic and exciting venues in world motorsport. WorldSBK™ first raced at Phillip Island in 1990, just after the first MotoGP™ visit in 1989.
Phillip Island Circuit
Back Beach Road, Cowes, VIC, 3922 Phillip Island, Australia phillipislandcircuit.com.au
|Pole Record||1'29.230 (179,33 Km/h) T. Sykes (BMW S1000 RR, 2020)|
|Race Record||1'30.075 (177,65 Km/h) J. Rea (Kawasaki ZX-10RR, 2019)|
|All Time Record||1'29.230 (179,33 Km/h) T. Sykes (BMW S1000 RR, 2020)|
|2023 Race 1 Winner||A. Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4R)|
|2023 Superpole Race Winner||A. Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4R)|
|2023 Race 2 Winner||A. Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4R|
The first Superbike World Championship round draws to a close at the Philip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia. A very promising season-opener for Team HRC, with Iker Lecuona in a six-way battle for fourth in the afternoon’s second race. Closing P6, he matches his result from yesterday and demonstrates… read more.
On track at the Philip Island Circuit in Australia, Team HRC and riders Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge concluded the first World Superbike race of the season, which ran in wet conditions, in a solid sixth and seventh place. The morning brought a final free practice session in which Lecuona… read more.
The 2023 Superbike World Championship is officially a go at the Philip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia. Team HRC has completed the first practice sessions of this season-opener with factory riders Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge. Out on track for the morning’s practice, both riders were keen to make… read more.
Team HRC and its riders Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge have concluded the final pre-season test at Philip Island, Australia, as they prepare for the opening round of the 2023 Superbike World Championship this coming weekend. On track on both Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 February, Team HRC tested alongside… read more.
Not one of the WorldSBK races making up the Australian round escaped the whims of the unpredictable Australian spring weather, which meant riders had to gamble in the ever-changing conditions. Even so, Race 2 could have been an opportunity for Xavi Vierge to fight for the top five, considering his… read more.
Team HRC is currently competing in this season’s final Superbike World Championship round at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia. The first of the weekend’s races proved to be a race of two halves, with riders completing the first laps on a full wet track before switching over to slick… read more.
The curtain has gone up on the final round of the 2022 Superbike World Championship at the Philip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia. Team HRC is on track for the season finale with Xavi Vierge and HRC test rider Tetsuta Nagashima, who stands in for injured Iker Lecuona. The… read more.
Just three days after concluding the penultimate Superbike World Championship round in Indonesia, Team HRC is now on site in Australia, at the Phillip Island track, where the 2022 season finale is set to play out this coming weekend. HRC official test rider Tetsuta Nagashima will replace Iker Lecuona who… read more.
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Team HRC and factory riders Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista conclude the opening round of the 2020 FIM Superbike World Championship at the Australian track of Phillip Island with two hard-fought races and strong pace. The 10-lap Tissot Superpole race got underway at 12pm local time. Lining up fifth on… read more.
The Phillip Island circuit in Australia is hosting the inaugural round of the 2020 FIM Superbike World Championship, today’s action comprising the Superpole qualifying session and the first 22-lap race of the weekend. On track with riders Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista, Team HRC enjoyed a positive debut race with… read more.
Round one of the 2020 Superbike World Championship officially opened today at the Philip Island Grand Prix Circuit in Australia, Team HRC participating in the first practice sessions with its factory riders Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista. Heavy rainfall just twenty minutes before the start of free practice 1 did… read more.