List of Superbike World champions

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This is a complete list of FIM World Superbike Champions, from 1988 up to and including 2012.

Riders[edit]

By season
Season Champion Motorcycle Wins 2nd pl. 3rd pl. Team
1988 United StatesFred Merkel Honda RC30 2 2 1 Rumi Honda
1989 United StatesFred Merkel Honda RC30 3 2 5 Rumi Honda
1990 FranceRaymond Roche Ducati 851 8 7 2 Squadra Corse Ducati Lucchinelli
1991 United StatesDoug Polen Ducati 888 17 4 0 Fast by Ferracci Ducati
1992 United StatesDoug Polen Ducati 888 9 4 2 Team Police Ducati
1993 United StatesScott Russell Kawasaki ZXR750-R 5 12 1 Team Muzzy Kawasaki
1994 United KingdomCarl Fogarty Ducati 916 10 4 0 Virginio Ferrari Ducati Corse
1995 United KingdomCarl Fogarty Ducati 916 13 6 0 Virginio Ferrari Ducati Corse
1996 AustraliaTroy Corser Ducati 916 7 5 1 Promotor Racing Team
1997 United StatesJohn Kocinski Honda RC45 9 4 4 Castrol Honda-HRC
1998 United KingdomCarl Fogarty Ducati 916 3 6 5 Ducati Performance
1999 United KingdomCarl Fogarty Ducati 996 11 6 2 Ducati Performance
2000 United StatesColin Edwards Honda VTR1000 SP/RC51 8 2 1 Castrol Honda-HRC
2001 AustraliaTroy Bayliss Ducati 996R 6 6 3 Ducati Infostrada
2002 United StatesColin Edwards Honda VTR1000 SP-2/RC51 11 10 4 Castrol Honda-HRC
2003 United KingdomNeil Hodgson Ducati 999F03 13 7 0 Ducati FILA
2004 United KingdomJames Toseland Ducati 999F04 3 9 2 Ducati FILA
2005 AustraliaTroy Corser Suzuki GSX-R1000 K5 8 5 5 Alstare Suzuki Corona
2006 AustraliaTroy Bayliss Ducati 999F06 12 3 1 Ducati Xerox
2007 United KingdomJames Toseland Honda CBR1000RR 8 5 1 Hannspree Ten Kate Honda
2008 AustraliaTroy Bayliss Ducati 1098 F08 13 6 5 Ducati Xerox Team
2009 United StatesBen Spies Yamaha YZF-R1 14 2 1 Yamaha World Superbike Team
2010 ItalyMax Biaggi Aprilia RSV4 1000 10 2 2 Aprilia Alitalia Racing
2011 SpainCarlos Checa Ducati 1098R 15 0 6 Althea Racing
2012 ItalyMax Biaggi Aprilia RSV4 1000 5 2 4 Aprilia Racing Team
2013 United KingdomTom Sykes Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 9 4 5 Kawasaki Racing Team
Carl Fogarty has won the Superbike World Championship a record four times
By rider
Rider Championships Year
United KingdomCarl Fogarty 4 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999
AustraliaTroy Bayliss 3 2001, 2006, 2008
United StatesFred Merkel 2 1988, 1989
United StatesDoug Polen 2 1991, 1992
United StatesColin Edwards 2 2000, 2002
AustraliaTroy Corser 2 1996, 2005
United KingdomJames Toseland 2 2004, 2007
ItalyMax Biaggi 2 2010, 2012
FranceRaymond Roche 1 1990
United StatesScott Russell 1 1993
United StatesJohn Kocinski 1 1997
United KingdomNeil Hodgson 1 2003
United StatesBen Spies 1 2009
SpainCarlos Checa 1 2011
United KingdomTom Sykes 1 2013
Ducati's v-twin motorcycles have dominated the Superbike World championship with 17 Manufacturer's titles
By nationality
Country Championships No. of Champions
 United States 9 6
 United Kingdom 8 4
 Australia 5 2
 Italy 2 1
 France 1 1
 Spain 1 1

Manufacturers[edit]

By season
Season Champion (Motorcycle) Win 2nd 3rd
JapanHonda ItalyDucati JapanSuzuki JapanYamaha ItalyAprilia JapanKawasaki
1988 Honda RC30 2 6 8
1989 Honda RC30 8 7 12
1990 Honda RC30 6 8 12
1991 Ducati 888 23 14 11
1992 Ducati 888 20 15 11
1993 Ducati 888 19 6 7
1994 Ducati 916 12 11 9
1995 Ducati 916 20 14 8
1996 Ducati 916 14 10 8
1997 Honda RC45 12 9 10
1998 Ducati 916 10 14 16
1999 Ducati 996 16 14 5
2000 Ducati 996 5 10 7
2001 Ducati 996R 15 16 7
2002 Ducati 998 F02 14 12 18
2003 Ducati 999 F03 24 20 20
2004 Ducati 999 F04 18 17 20
2005 GSX-R1000 K5 9 11 6
2006 Ducati 999 F06 12 3 3
2007 Yamaha YZF-R1 6 9 9
2008 Ducati 1098 F08 13 11 12
2009 Ducati 1198 F09 11 16 9
2010 Aprilia RSV4 10 2 4
2011 Ducati 1198R 15 4 8
2012 Aprilia RSV4 7 5 9
2013 Aprilia RSV4 10 13 13
Total 4 17 1 1 3 0