The tenth round of the 2021 Superbike World Championship has concluded at Jerez in Spain, a very difficult event for all involved. Following on from the tragic accident involving Dean Berta Viñales in yesterday’s Supersport 300 race, the championship organiser decided that all classes would race today, in Dean Berta… read more.
We are all shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Dean Berta Viñales in today’s Supersport 300 World Championship’s Race 1 at the Circuit de Jerez in Spain. Honda and the entire Team HRC send their sincerest condolences to Dean’s family, friends, and team.
Leon Haslam and Alvaro Bautista ended the first day of testing at Jerez de La Frontera in fourth and sixth position respectively in the combined standings. A very good start to the weekend for Team HRC. With round nine having concluded just days ago at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit, Team HRC… read more.
Just three days after the Catalunya round, Team HRC prepares for the second of the events making up the Iberian WorldSBK triple-header. The stage for round ten of the championship is the Circuito de Jerez – Ángel Nieto in Spain. Having powered the CBR1000RR-R FIREBLADE to a podium and a… read more.
Today’s racing at the Barcelona-Catalunya track in Spain brought Team HRC its first podium of the 2021 Superbike World Championship season when Alvaro Bautista went from sixteenth on the initial race grid to a third-place finish in a (two-part) Superpole race in front of his home crowd! The Spaniard then… read more.
Today’s opening WorldSBK race at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit saw Team HRC rider Leon Haslam cross the line seventh and Alvaro Bautista ninth in what was a wet and action-packed race. After making some final set-up adjustments during the third practice session, the two Team HRC riders headed out for the… read more.
On what forecasts threaten might be the only totally dry day of the weekend, Leon Haslam makes a strong start to the Catalunya round, ending day 1 in 7th place just 0.374 tenths of a second off provisional pole position. Alvaro Bautista was one of eleven riders able to improve… read more.
Just over a week since the eighth Superbike World Championship round played out at the Magny-Cours circuit in France, Team HRC is now in Montmeló, Spain, ready for round nine, the first event in a triple-header that will see the SBK field take on the challenge of nine races in… read more.
Alvaro Bautista concludes a solid weekend in terms of both results and performance, completing the day’s races in sixth and seventh place and proving competitive throughout all sessions. Haslam leaves France with some regret, unable to translate the good speed demonstrated in qualifying and the early laps of the races… read more.
Today’s race marked Haslam’s 300th start in the Superbike class; he is only the fifth rider in history to achieve this milestone. After a strong qualifying (sixth), the Brit concluded Race 1 in tenth place. A tough Superpole session meant a fifth row start for Alvaro Bautista, but a strong… read more.