2016 WORLDSBK RIDERS LIST RELEASED

The Final Entry List for the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championships has been released by the FIM ahead of the season opener in Philip Island in Australia next weekend 26th to 28th February, 2016 The FIM has registered and provided a list of 24 riders, 14 Teams and 6 Manufacturers for the 2016 World Superbikes Championship. Jonathan Rea appears battle-ready to defend his crown aboard the new Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja with the all-new and conquering Yamaha R1 back for the challenge after being starved of both action and victory. 

2006 MOTOGP World Champion Nicky Hayden lines up the WorldSBK grid aboard the Honda World Superbike Team livery as 2015 British Superbikes Champion Josh Brookes spearheads the BMW’s guest for glory on the Milwaukee BMW S1000RR with another former Grand Prix racer Jordie Torres on the same bike but with the Althea Racing outfit.

Aprilia back with the RSV4 1000F and its pair of new riders led by former MotoGP rider Alex De Angelis while Suzuki has withdrawn from the Championsip to focus on their MOTOGP Project

And finally the provisional list;

1 – 1 Jonathan Rea / GBR / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Kawasaki Racing Team

2 – 66 Tom Sykes / GBR / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Kawasaki Racing Team

3 – 7 Chaz Davies / GBR / Ducati 1199 Panigale R / Aruba.it Racing – Ducati

4 – 34 Davide Giugliano / ITA / Ducati 1199 Panigale R / Aruba.it Racing – Ducati

5 – 60 Michael van der Mark / NED / Honda CBR1000RR SP / Honda World Superbike Team

6 – 69 Nicky Hayden / USA / Honda CBR1000RR SP / Honda World Superbike Team

7 – 21 Markus Reiterberger / GER / BMW S1000 RR / Althea BMW Racing Team

8 – 81 Jordi Torres / ESP / BMW S1000 RR / Althea BMW Racing Team

9 – 22 Alex Lowes / GBR / Yamaha YZF R1 / Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team

10 – 50 Sylvain Guintoli / FRA / Yamaha YZF R1 / Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team
11 – 12 Xavi Forés / ESP / Ducati 1199 Panigale R / Barni Racing Team

12 – 11 Saeed Al Sulaiti / QAT / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Pedercini Racing

13 – 20 Sylvain Barrier / FRA / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Pedercini Racing

14 – 2 Leon Camier/ GBR / MV Agusta 1000 F4 / MV Agusta Reparto Corse

15 – 40 Román Ramos / ESP / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Team GOELEVEN

16 – 9 Dominic Schmitter / SUI / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Grillini Racing Team

17 – 16 Josh Hook / AUS / Kawasaki ZX-10R / Grillini Racing Team

18 – 10 Imre Toth / HUN / Yamaha YZF R1 / Team Toth

19 – 56 Peter Sebestyen / HUN / Yamaha YZF R1 / Team Toth

20 – 15 Alex De Angelis / RSM / Aprilia RSV4 1000 F / IodaRacing Team

21 – 32 Lorenzo Savadori / ITA / Aprilia RSV4 1000 F / IodaRacing Team

22 – 17 Karel Abraham / CZE / BMW S1000 RR / Milwaukee BMW

23 – 25 Joshua Brookes / AUS / BMW S1000 RR / Milwaukee BMW
24 – 61 Fabio Menghi / ITA / Ducati 1199 Panigale R / VFT Racing

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