A two-day test for the SBK Pirelli development teams at Valencia in Spain was kicked off in bright and sunny conditions, with James Toseland (Ten Kate Honda) posting the fastest time of the day. He made in excess of 50 laps, and his best time was faster than that set in race conditions in the 2006 Superbike race, and even faster than Superpole.
Close behind came the 2006 champion, Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) with his team-mate, Lorenzo Lanzi, just a tenth behind.
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American Honda Motor Co. Inc. and Cycle Motion Experience LLC, operating entity for Corona Extra Racing, have signed a multi-year agreement to support Corona Extra Racing in the AMA Superbike Championship. The Team - Corona Extra Honda Racing, will enter one or more riders in the Superbike class riding CBR1000RRs. Selection of rider(s) will be forthcoming soon.
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The Italian Air Force celebrated the Ducati 999’s success in World Superbike by painting an F-16 Hornet’s drop cell "Ducati red" and marking it with the 999 logo. The red external fuel tank created an impressive contrast against the all-silver aircraft.
The F-16 pilot also sent his congratulations to the team from up high with a sign that read "Ducati 999 SBK – World Champion (...)