2018 Superbike World Championship

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2018 Superbike World Championship
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The 2018 Superbike World Championship was the 31st season of the Superbike World Championship.

2018 was the final season run with the two-race format, as a three-race format will be introduced for 2019.

Race calendar and results[edit]

2018 calendar[1]
Round Country Circuit Date Superpole Fastest lap Winning rider Winning team
1 R1 Australia Australia Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 24 February United Kingdom Tom Sykes United Kingdom Tom Sykes Italy Marco Melandri Aruba.it Racing – Ducati
R2 25 February Italy Marco Melandri Italy Marco Melandri Aruba.it Racing – Ducati
2 R1 Thailand Thailand Chang International Circuit 24 March United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 25 March United Kingdom Chaz Davies United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aruba.it Racing – Ducati
3 R1 Spain Spain Motorland Aragón 14 April Italy Marco Melandri Italy Marco Melandri United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 15 April Italy Marco Melandri United Kingdom Chaz Davies Aruba.it Racing – Ducati
4 R1 Netherlands Netherlands TT Circuit Assen 21 April United Kingdom Alex Lowes Netherlands Michael van der Mark United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 22 April United Kingdom Tom Sykes United Kingdom Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
5 R1 Italy Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 12 May United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 13 May United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
6 R1 United Kingdom United Kingdom Donington Park 26 May United Kingdom Tom Sykes United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Netherlands Michael van der Mark Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team
R2 27 May United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Netherlands Michael van der Mark Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team
7 R1 Czech Republic Czech Republic Brno Circuit 9 June United Kingdom Tom Sykes United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 10 June Italy Marco Melandri United Kingdom Alex Lowes Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team
8 R1 United States United States WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 23 June United Kingdom Chaz Davies United Kingdom Chaz Davies United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 24 June United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
9 R1 Italy Italy Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli 7 July United Kingdom Tom Sykes United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 8 July United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
10 R1 Portugal Portugal Algarve International Circuit 15 September Republic of Ireland Eugene Laverty United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 16 September Italy Marco Melandri United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
11 R1 France France Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 29 September United Kingdom Tom Sykes United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 30 September United Kingdom Chaz Davies United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
12 R1 Argentina Argentina Circuito San Juan Villicum 13 October Italy Marco Melandri United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 14 October United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
13 R1 Qatar Qatar Losail International Circuit 26 October United Kingdom Tom Sykes United Kingdom Jonathan Rea United Kingdom Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK
R2 27 October Race cancelled

Entry list[edit]

Championship standings[edit]

Riders' championship[edit]

Manufacturers' championship[edit]

Pos. Manufacturer PHI
Australia
CHA
Thailand
ARA
Spain
ASS
Netherlands
IMO
Italy
DON
United Kingdom
BRN
Czech Republic
LAG
United States
MIS
Italy
POR
Portugal
MAG
France
VIL
Argentina
LOS
Qatar
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
1 Japan Kawasaki 2 2 1 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 9 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 C 570
2 Italy Ducati 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 4 3 2 8 5 2 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 3 2 2 2 5 C 459
3 Japan Yamaha 6 5 5 2 5 4 2 3 6 6 1 1 4 1 3 4 4 2 3 2 7 3 7 6 3 C 378
4 Italy Aprilia 8 15 9 9 13 10 13 10 8 9 5 7 6 4 4 3 3 7 Ret 6 4 6 5 8 4 C 218
5 Japan Honda 7 6 4 6 12 12 14 13 16 14 10 8 9 7 10 9 9 10 13 12 11 9 10 10 9 C 151
6 Germany BMW 11 9 11 12 11 15 7 8 13 11 7 10 18 11 15 10 Ret 9 6 9 10 10 9 11 6 C 137
7 Italy MV Agusta Ret 8 10 Ret Ret 8 9 6 14 5 11 9 Ret Ret 9 7 18 Ret 7 13 12 14 13 Ret Ret C 101
8 Japan Suzuki 14 15 3
Pos. Manufacturer PHI
Australia
CHA
Thailand
ARA
Spain
ASS
Netherlands
IMO
Italy
DON
United Kingdom
BRN
Czech Republic
LAG
United States
MIS
Italy
POR
Portugal
MAG
France
VIL
Argentina
LOS
Qatar
Pts

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Leon Camier was also entered into round 5 but was replaced by Jason O'Halloran after two practice sessions due to injury.[6]

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