2018 WorldSBK Series Set for 13 Rounds

Press Release | November 10, 2017

Brno in Czech Republic (Rnd 7) and Argentina’s El Villicum* (Rnd 12) Will Offer New Challenges.

2018 WorldSBK Series

This is a press release from WorldSBK…

With the 2017 season coming to a close, thoughts are already turning to next season and the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship provisional calendar has been released for 2018.

Taking on 13 rounds again next year, the traditional season opener of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit will remain ahead of the battle going to Chang International Circuit, before the much anticipated European opener at MotorLand Aragon. With two additions to the calendar, the WorldSBK machines will take on Brno and El Villicum in 2018, offering new challenges and pure racing. With the excitement no doubt building, Losail International Circuit will once again host the final round of the season.

FIM Supersport World Championship will take on 12 rounds, whilst the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship and FIM European Superstock 1000 Championship will run from 13th April at MotorLand, as the season finale will take place at Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours on 28th – 30th September.

The 2018 provisional WorldSBK calendar is as follows:

1- Australia – Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit – February 23–25

2- Thailand – Chang International Circuit – March 23–25

3- Spain – MotorLand Aragon – April 13-15

4- The Netherlands – TT Circuit Assen – April 20-22

5- Italy – Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola – May 11-13

6- United Kingdom – Donington Park – May 25-27

7- Czech Republic – Automotodrom Brno – June 8-10

8- United States – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – June 22-24

9- Italy – Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli – July 6-8

10- Portugal – Autodromo Internacional do Algarve – September 14-16

11- France – Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours – September 28-30

12- Argentina – El Villicum* – October 12-14

13- Qatar – Losail International Circuit – October 25-27

*STH – Subject to homologation

Official tests:

– Australia – Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit – WorldSBK & WorldSSP – February 19-20

– Portugal – Autodromo Internacional do Algarve – WorldSBK – August 23-24

 

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