News 3 Nov 2017

Provisional 2018 WorldSBK calendar announced

A number of changes to Superbike championship schedule next year.

Source: Supplied.

Superbike World Championship organisers Dorna Sports have unveiled the provisional 2018 calendar, with an a assortment of revisions made in the 13-round schedule for next season.

As previously confirmed, the series will once again open in February with the Yamaha Financial Services Australian round at Phillip Island, before concluding at Losail in Qatar during October.

In between however there are a number of adjustments set to take place, including a round at El Villicum, Argentina, and the return of Brno in the Czech Republic, while both Lausitzring and Jerez have been dropped.

2018 Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) provisional calendar:
Rd1 – 23-25 February – Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Australia
Rd2 – 23-25 March – Chang International Circuit, Thailand
Rd3 – 13-15 April – MotorLand Aragon, Spain
Rd4 – 20 -22 April – TT Circuit Assen, Netherlands
Rd5 – 11-13 May – Imola, Italy
Rd6 – 25-27 May – Donington Park, United Kingdom
Rd7 – 8-10 June – Brno, Czech Republic
Rd8 – 22-24 June – Laguna Seca, United States
Rd9 – 6-8 July – Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Italy
Rd10 – 14-16 September – Portimao, Portugal
Rd11 – 28-30 September – Magny-Cours, France
Rd12 – 12–14 October – El Villicum, Argentina
Rd13 – 25-27 October – Losail International Circuit, Qatar