2012 Superbike World Championship season

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2012 Superbike World Championship season
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The 2012 Superbike World Championship season was the 25th season of the Superbike World Championship. It began on 26 February at Phillip Island and ended on 7 October in Magny-Cours after 14 rounds.

Aprilia rider Max Biaggi clinched his second SBK championship, pipping Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes by just half a point.

Race calendar and results[edit]

The provisional race schedule was publicly announced by the FIM on 24 September 2011 with thirteen confirmed rounds and two other rounds pending confirmation.[1] Russia will appear for the first time in the calendar with a round at the brand-new Moscow Raceway.[2] The calendar was updated in October 2011 with the confirmation of the Imola round, for a total fourteen rounds.[3] All races with the exception of Miller Motorsports Park – races held on Memorial Day Monday – will be held on Sundays.

Round Country Circuit Date Superpole Fastest Lap Winning Rider Winning Team Report
1 R1 Australia Australia Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 26 February United Kingdom Tom Sykes[N 1] Italy Max Biaggi Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia Racing Team Report
R2 Spain Carlos Checa Spain Carlos Checa Althea Racing
2 R1 Italy Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 1 April United Kingdom Tom Sykes Spain Carlos Checa Spain Carlos Checa Althea Racing Report
R2 United Kingdom Tom Sykes Spain Carlos Checa Althea Racing
3 R1 Netherlands Netherlands TT Circuit Assen 22 April United Kingdom Tom Sykes France Sylvain Guintoli France Sylvain Guintoli Team Effenbert Liberty Racing Report
R2 Spain Carlos Checa United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Honda World Superbike Team
4 R1 Italy Italy Autodromo Nazionale Monza 6 May France Sylvain Guintoli Race Cancelled[N 2] Report
R2 United Kingdom Tom Sykes United Kingdom Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing Team
5 R1 United Kingdom United Kingdom Donington Park 13 May United Kingdom Tom Sykes Italy Max Biaggi Italy Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad Motorsport Report
R2 Italy Max Biaggi United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Honda World Superbike Team
6 R1 United States United States Miller Motorsports Park 28 May Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Italy Marco Melandri Spain Carlos Checa Althea Racing Report
R2 Spain Carlos Checa Italy Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad Motorsport
7 R1 San Marino San Marino Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli 10 June United Kingdom Tom Sykes Spain Carlos Checa Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia Racing Team Report
R2 Italy Max Biaggi Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia Racing Team
8 R1 Spain Spain Motorland Aragón 1 July United Kingdom Tom Sykes Italy Marco Melandri Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia Racing Team Report
R2 Italy Marco Melandri Italy Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad Motorsport
9 R1 Czech Republic Czech Republic Masaryk Circuit 22 July United Kingdom Tom Sykes Spain Carlos Checa Italy Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad Motorsport Report
R2 United Kingdom Tom Sykes Italy Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad Motorsport
10 R1 United Kingdom United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit 5 August Czech Republic Jakub Smrž Italy Ayrton Badovini France Loris Baz Kawasaki Racing Team Report
R2 France Loris Baz France Sylvain Guintoli PATA Racing Team
11 R1 Russia Russia Moscow Raceway 26 August Spain Carlos Checa United Kingdom Leon Haslam United Kingdom Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing Team Report
R2 Italy Marco Melandri Italy Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad Motorsport
12 R1 Germany Germany Nürburgring 9 September Italy Max Biaggi Italy Max Biaggi Italy Max Biaggi Aprilia Racing Team Report
R2 Spain Carlos Checa United Kingdom Chaz Davies ParkinGO MTC Racing
13 R1 Portugal Portugal Autódromo Internacional do Algarve 23 September United Kingdom Tom Sykes Spain Carlos Checa United Kingdom Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing Team Report
R2 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty Aprilia Racing Team
14 R1 France France Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 7 October United Kingdom Tom Sykes France Sylvain Guintoli France Sylvain Guintoli PATA Racing Team Report
R2 Italy Davide Giugliano United Kingdom Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing Team
Footnotes
  1. ^ Superpole cancelled; grid for both races established from the two qualifying sessions.[4]
  2. ^ After the first attempt to run the race was stopped as riders were completing the third lap, the race was abandoned after it was deemed unsafe for a restart.[5][6]

Season standings[edit]

Riders' standings[edit]

Pos Rider Bike AUS
Australia
ITA
Italy
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
EUR
United Kingdom
USA
United States
SMR
San Marino
SPA
Spain
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RUS
Russia
GER
Germany
POR
Portugal
FRA
France
Pts
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2
1 Italy Biaggi Aprilia 1 2 4 4 4 8 C 5 5 2 3 3 1 1 1 4 6 4 Ret 11 3 Ret 1 13 4 3 Ret 5 358
2 United Kingdom Sykes Kawasaki 4 3 2 2 DNS 6 C 1 3 3 8 5 4 7 Ret 8 2 2 8 12 1 2 4 5 1 Ret 3 1 357.5
3 Italy Melandri BMW 2 6 6 10 9 4 C 4 1 Ret 2 1 Ret 4 2 1 1 1 7 8 2 1 Ret Ret Ret DNS 2 Ret 328.5
4 Spain Checa Ducati Ret 1 1 1 3 17 C 7 6 Ret 1 Ret 2 Ret 3 7 4 3 5 6 Ret 4 12 6 2 5 Ret 7 287.5
5 United Kingdom Rea Honda 7 4 9 5 Ret 1 C 6 4 1 4 2 5 2 16 5 Ret 12 4 9 Ret 7 Ret 4 6 2 13 2 278.5
6 Republic of Ireland Laverty Aprilia Ret 8 5 6 5 3 C 3 15 Ret 5 6 7 Ret 5 2 5 5 10 4 4 Ret 2 2 13 1 7 4 263.5
7 France Guintoli Ducati 3 Ret Ret 11 1 2 C Ret 8 5 12 10 8 Ret 12 13 16 1 Ret 11 6 10 3 4 1 3 213.5
8 United Kingdom Haslam BMW 12 5 3 3 Ret 5 C 2 2 15 10 8 12 3 7 6 7 7 6 17 6 Ret 7 Ret 19 Ret 5 Ret 200
9 United Kingdom Davies Aprilia DNS DNS Ret 14 Ret Ret C 12 12 7 7 4 6 Ret 4 3 11 6 14 7 Ret 3 3 1 DNS Ret Ret 8 164.5
10 Italy Giugliano Ducati 9 13 Ret Ret 2 9 C 8 7 Ret 11 7 3 Ret 8 10 Ret 11 9 Ret Ret 6 Ret 7 DNS Ret 8 6 143
11 Italy Fabrizio BMW 6 Ret Ret Ret 6 10 C Ret 10 13 9 12 14 6 6 11 8 10 2 13 5 Ret Ret Ret 10 8 12 Ret 137.5
12 Italy Badovini BMW Ret Ret 15 15 Ret 7 C 10 11 6 14 13 11 5 Ret 9 Ret Ret 3 Ret 12 8 9 9 9 6 6 9 133
13 France Baz Kawasaki 16 8 15 14 Ret 8 Ret 20 3 8 1 2 11 9 Ret 8 7 7 10 Ret 122
14 United Kingdom Camier Suzuki 17 12 Ret 8 Ret 14 C 15 9 4 13 11 10 15 9 Ret 14 9 Ret Ret 15 5 5 3 11 Ret Ret 10 115.5
15 Czech Republic Smrž Ducati 5 11 11 7 7 Ret C 9 14 Ret 6 9 9 9 Ret DNS 10 13 17 3 92.5
16 France Berger Ducati 13 7 12 12 11 Ret C 13 13 Ret 16 15 13 11 10 12 9 15 11 5 11 14 4 11 92
17 Italy Zanetti Ducati 11 14 8 13 14 Ret C 14 18 12 Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 14 16 16 12 16 8 10 8 11 16 12 Ret 13 68
18 Japan Aoyama Honda 8 9 18 Ret 12 13 C 11 17 10 17 Ret 16 12 14 15 Ret Ret 13 14 13 Ret 10 15 8 Ret Ret 14 61.5
19 United States Hopkins Suzuki 13 Ret Ret 11 C DNS Ret 16 17 14 15 Ret 15 14 Ret 10 9 12 13 13 12 11 DNS DNS 44
20 Italy Canepa Ducati 20 10 10 Ret 8 Ret C 17 19 11 Ret Ret 18 13 11 17 Ret 15 7 Ret DNS DNS 42.5
21 Spain Salom Kawasaki 14 Ret 19 17 13 12 C DNS Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 16 18 Ret 15 Ret 10 13 DNS DNS Ret 13 22
22 Canada McCormick Ducati 16 16 DNS Ret DNS DNS 15 Ret 5 9 19
23 Spain Lascorz Kawasaki 15 Ret 7 9 17
24 Italy Corti Kawasaki 9 12 11
25 Italy Brignola BMW 17 19 13 17 Ret DNS 17 17 17 15 11 15 10
26 Argentina Mercado Kawasaki 14 Ret 10 15 C 16 Ret Ret Ret 17 19 16 Ret 18 Ret DNS 9
27 Italy Lanzi Ducati 14 16 18 10 8
28 Italy Baiocco Ducati 15 10 15 Ret 8
29 Sweden Lundh Kawasaki 14 14 16 Ret 14 14 DNS DNS 8
30 United Kingdom Hickman Suzuki NC 9 7
31 Australia Staring Kawasaki 10 16 6
32 Italy Polita Ducati 12 Ret 4
33 Australia Aitchison BMW 18 Ret 17 18 15 16 C Ret NC 14 3
34 Australia Brookes Suzuki 16 15 1
South Africa McFadden Kawasaki 16 Ret 0
Hungary Kispataki Honda 17 18 0
Italy Sandi BMW 20 17 0
Italy De Rosa Honda Ret 17 0
United States Turpin Ducati 18 19 0
United States Holden BMW 19 18 0
Australia Johnson BMW 19 Ret 0
Kawasaki Ret DNS
Italy Alfonsi Honda Ret Ret 0
United Kingdom Mason Kawasaki Ret Ret 0
Spain Gadea Kawasaki C Ret 0
Pos Rider Bike AUS
Australia
ITA
Italy
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
EUR
United Kingdom
USA
United States
SMR
San Marino
SPA
Spain
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RUS
Russia
GER
Germany
POR
Portugal
FRA
France
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Manufacturers' standings[edit]

Pos Manufacturer AUS
Australia
ITA
Italy
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
EUR
United Kingdom
USA
United States
SMR
San Marino
SPA
Spain
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RUS
Russia
GER
Germany
POR
Portugal
FRA
France
Pts
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2
1 Italy Aprilia 1 2 4 4 4 3 C 3 5 2 3 3 1 1 1 2 5 4 10 4 3 3 1 1 4 1 7 4 444.5
2 Germany BMW 2 5 3 3 6 4 C 2 1 6 2 1 11 3 2 1 1 1 2 8 2 1 7 9 9 6 2 9 421
3 Italy Ducati 3 1 1 1 1 2 C 7 6 5 1 7 2 9 3 7 4 3 5 1 7 4 6 6 2 4 1 3 416
4 Japan Kawasaki 4 3 2 2 10 6 C 1 3 3 8 5 4 7 Ret 8 2 2 1 2 1 2 4 5 1 7 3 1 397.5
5 Japan Honda 7 4 9 5 12 1 C 6 4 1 4 2 5 2 14 5 17 12 4 9 13 7 10 4 6 2 13 2 293.5
6 Japan Suzuki 16 12 13 8 Ret 11 C 15 9 4 13 11 10 14 9 Ret 14 9 Ret 10 9 5 5 3 11 11 Ret 10 136.5
Pos Manufacturer AUS
Australia
ITA
Italy
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
EUR
United Kingdom
USA
United States
SMR
San Marino
SPA
Spain
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RUS
Russia
GER
Germany
POR
Portugal
FRA
France
Pts
  • The second races at Monza and Silverstone were stopped early and half points were awarded.

Entry list[edit]

2012 Entry List
Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
Crescent Fixi Suzuki[8] Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000 2 United Kingdom Leon Camier[9] All
21 United States John Hopkins[10] 2–4, 6–14
25 Australia Josh Brookes[11] 1
60 United Kingdom Peter Hickman[12] 5
Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia Aprilia RSV4 Factory 3 Italy Max Biaggi[13] All
58 Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty[14] All
Honda World Superbike Team Honda Honda CBR1000RR 4 Japan Hiroshi Aoyama[15] All
65 United Kingdom Jonathan Rea[16] All
Team Pedercini Kawasaki[17] Kawasaki ZX-10R 5 Sweden Alexander Lundh[18] 11–14
20 Australia David Johnson[19] 10
36 Argentina Leandro Mercado[20] 2–9
44 Spain David Salom[20] 1–4, 6–13
67 Australia Bryan Staring[21] 1
69 South Africa David McFadden[18] 11
71 Italy Claudio Corti[22] 14
101 United Kingdom Gary Mason[12] 5
Althea Racing Ducati Ducati 1098R 7 Spain Carlos Checa[23] All
34 Italy Davide Giugliano[23] All
Prop-tech ltd Honda Honda CBR1000RR 13 Hungary Viktor Kispataki[24] 9
Boulder Motor Sports Ducati Ducati 1098R 14 United States Shane Turpin[25] 6
Team Pro Ride Real Game Honda Honda Honda CBR1000RR 15 Italy Lorenzo Alfonsi[26] 2
35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa[7] 1
Grillini Progea Superbike Team BMW BMW S1000RR 16 United States Jake Holden[27] 6
18 Australia Mark Aitchison[28] 1–5
23 Italy Federico Sandi[29] 7
64 Italy Norino Brignola[30] 8–10, 12–14
Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-10R 17 Spain Joan Lascorz[31] 1–2
66 United Kingdom Tom Sykes[31] All
76 France Loris Baz[32] 5–14
199 Spain Sergio Gadea[33] 4
ParkinGO MTC Racing Aprilia[34] Aprilia RSV4 Factory 19 United Kingdom Chaz Davies[35] All
Rossair AEP Racing BMW BMW S1000RR 20 Australia David Johnson[36] 1
BMW Motorrad Motorsport BMW BMW S1000RR 33 Italy Marco Melandri[37] All
91 United Kingdom Leon Haslam[38] All
Team Effenbert Liberty Racing Ducati Ducati 1098R 50 France Sylvain Guintoli[39] 1–8
57 Italy Lorenzo Lanzi[40] 12–13
68 Canada Brett McCormick[41] 2–3, 10, 12–13
96 Czech Republic Jakub Smrž[42] 1–10
121 France Maxime Berger[42] 1–10, 12
PATA Racing Team Ducati[43] Ducati 1098R 50 France Sylvain Guintoli[44] 10–14
87 Italy Lorenzo Zanetti[43] All
Red Devils Roma[45][46] Ducati Ducati 1098R 53 Italy Alex Polita[47] 9
59 Italy Niccolò Canepa[48] 1–8, 10–12
121 France Maxime Berger[49] 14
151 Italy Matteo Baiocco[50] 13
BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet BMW BMW S1000RR 84 Italy Michel Fabrizio[51] All
86 Italy Ayrton Badovini[51] All
Barni Racing Team Italia Ducati Ducati 1098R 151 Italy Matteo Baiocco[52] 7
Key
Regular Rider
Wildcard Rider
Replacement Rider

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