Official 2013 WSB calendar dates

Indian round postponed to November

Posted: 18 January 2013
by Visordown News

India won't see this until November

THE schedule of this year's World Superbike championship schedule has been revised, with the key change being the shifting of the Indian round to 17 November. 

We'd recently reported that customs issues were threatening the Indian round, originally pencilled in for 10 March.

However the FIM's official reason for postponing the round to November is "an insufficient period of time to properly finalise the training of the marshals and medical staff around the racetrack". 

Indian racing fans, who have been gearing up for the first ever Indian WSB race, will now have to park their excitement for a few more months. But the rescheduling means that the country could host a thrilling season finale (or a damp squib if the championship is already decided by then). 

FIM representatives will be at New Delhi's Buddh International circuit this weekend to carry out the final racetrack homologation and provide seminars about various aspects of the event.

The latest WSB schedule is still a provisional version: June's WSB races are still unclear, with one race yet to be allocated, and two (Portimao and Imola) subject to contract. 

World Superbikes 2013 calendar dates schedule

Round 1 - Phillip Island, Australia 24 February

Round 2 - Motorland Aragon, Spain 7 April

Round 3 - Assen, Netherlands 28 April

Round 4 - Monza, Italy 12 May

Round 5 - Donington Park, UK 26 May

Round 6 - Portimao*, Portugal 9 June

Round 7 - (TBA), 23 June

Round 8 - Imola*, Italy 30 June

Round 9 - Moscow Raceway, Russia 21 July

Round 10 - Silverstone, UK 4 August

Round 11 - Nurburgring, Germany 1 September

Round 12 - Laguna Seca, USA 29 September

Round 13 - Magny-Cours, France 6 October

Round 14 - Jerez, Spain 20 October

Round 15 - Buddh International Circuit, India 17 November


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i bet the teams can't wait to ship everything out to India for a quite possibly meaningless final round in the middle of November !

Posted: 18/03/2013 at 10:59

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