2022 World Superbikes | TV Times, Calendar, Riders and Teams

World Superbikes Round 3 Estoril TV Times_01

 

World SuperBikes Round 3, Estoril - TV Coverage

Friday 20th May 2022 - LIVE coverage from 10:20

Round 2 Highlights

Eurosport 2

09:25 - 10:20

LIVE - Free Practice 1

Eurosport 2

10:20 - 11:30

Highlights - Free Practice 1

Eurosport 2

14:25 - 14:50

LIVE - Free Practice 2

Eurosport 2

14:50 - 16:00

Highlights - FP1 and 2

Eurosport 2

19:00 - 20:00

Highlights - FP1 and 2

Eurosport 1

22:30 - 23:30

 

Saturday 21st May 2022 - LIVE Coverage from 09:30

Highlights - FP1 and 2

Eurosport 2

08:30 - 09:30

LIVE - Superpoles

Eurosport 2

09:30 - 11:40

LIVE - Race 1

Eurosport 2

12:30 - 16:00

Highlights - Superpole and Race 1

Eurosport 2

19:00 - 20:00

Highlights - Superpole and Race 1

Eurosport 1

10:30 - 11:30

 

Sunday 22nd May 2022 - Sadly, due to the Roland Garros Tennis, there's NO live coverage on Sunday!

Highlights - Superpoles and Race 1

Eurosport 2

08:00 - 09:00

Highlights - Superpole Race and Race 2

Eurosport 2

21:05 - 23:00

 

Tuesday 24th May 2022 - Free-to-Air highlights

Highlights - Race 1, Superpole Race and Race 2

ITV4

20:00 - 21:00

All times are BST

 

Where can I watch World Superbike races live this year?

As well as subscription and free-to-view TV programming detailed below, you can watch every test session, timed practice, qualifying and race session on the WSBK video pass. Keep an eye out for discount deals, especially when bundled with Amazon Prime deals.

 

What TV channels will World Superbikes be on this year?

TV coverage will vary from race to race, but generally, live coverage will be shown on Eurosport, who have now secured TV rights until 2025. Highlights coverage is yet to be agreed, but is expected to be secured by ITV and shown on the ITV4 channel as per the 2021 season.

We'll update this page with all the TV schedules for each round, so keep coming back to make sure you don't miss any of the action.

ITV4 is available on Channels 25 and 60 (+1) on Freeview, Channels 118 (SD), 175 (+1) and 178 (HD) on Virgin Media, Channel 132 on Virgin Media Ireland, Channel 117 and 118 (+1) on Freesat, and Channels 120 (HD), 220 (+1) and 818 (SD) on Sky. It's also available streaming via the ITV Hub (UK only).

 

What's new for 2022?

The winter break is the traditional time for the powers-that-be to gather heads and review the rule book for the coming race season. For the 2022 season, only minor tweaks have been made to the rule book - most of which won't be apparent to casual observer (changes to the appeals process for example) - but a couple may show up during the course of the year:

  • Restarted Superpole races must run for a minimum of 8 laps (previously 5 laps);
  • protests, appeals and decisions may now be displayed on timing screens and shall be considered official (previously, these had to be displayed on official communications boards);
  • riders taken to the Medical Centre will now have their crash helmets inspected and (if the rider has loss of consciousness, concussion or other head injury), the helmet may be subjected to further inspection.

With a further meeting yet to be held to agree technical and homologation rule changes, we'll keep this page updated with any other changes as, and when, they happen.

 

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2022 World Superbike Calendar

Date

Event

Circuit

8-10 April 2022

Aragon Round

Motorland Aragón

22-24 April 2022

Dutch Round

TT Assen Circuit

20-22 May 2022

Estoril Round

Circuito Estoril

10-12 June 2022

Emilia-Romagna Round

Misano World Circuit "Marco Simoncello"

15-17 July 2022

UK Round

Donington Park Circuit

29-31 July 2022

Czech Round

Autodrom Most

9-11 September 2022

French Round

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours

23-25 September 2022

Catalunya Round

Circuit de Barlcelona-Catalunya

7-9 October 2022

Portuguese Round

Algarve International Circuit, Portimão

21-23 October 2022

Argentinean Round

Circuito San Juan Villicum

11-13 November 2022

Indonesian Round

Pertamina Mandalika International Street Circuit

18 - 20 November 2022

Australian Round

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

 

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2022 World Superbike Standings (after 2 rounds)

No - Rider (NAT)

Team/Bike

Points

To Next

To Top

19 - Alvaro Bautista (ESP)

Aruba.it Racing - Ducati Panigale V4R

109

-

-

65 - Jonathan Rea (GBR)

Kawasaki Racing Team World SBK - Kawasaki ZX-10RR

91

18

18

1 - Toprak Razgatlioğlu (TUR)

Pata Yamaha with Brixx WorldSBK - Yamaha YZF-R1

64

27

45

55 - Andrea Locatelli (ITA)

Pata Yamaha with Brixx WorldSBK - Yamaha YZF-R1

55

9

54

7 - Iker Lecuona (ESP)

Team HRC - Honda CBR1000RR-R

50

5

59

21 - Michael Ruben Rinaldi (ITA)

Aruba.it Racing - Ducati Panigale V4R

43

7

66

47 - Axel Bassani (ITA)

Motocarsa Racing - Ducati Panigale V4R

30

13

79

97 - Xavi Vierge (ESP)

Team HRC - Honda CBR1000RR-R

30

0

79

22 - Alex Lowes (GBR)

Kawasaki Racing Team World SBK - Kawasaki ZX-10RR

28

2

81

76 - Loris Baz (FRA)

Bonovo Action BMW - BMW M1000RR

28

0

81

31 - Garrett Gerloff (USA)

GRT Yamaha World SBK Team - Yamaha YZF-R1

25

3

84

45 - Scott Redding (GBR)

BMW Motorrad World SBK Team - BMW M1000RR

19

6

90

5 - Philipp Öttl (GER)

Team Goeleven - Ducati Panigale V4R

15

4

94

44 - Lucas Mahias (FRA)

Kawasaki Puccetti Racing - Kawasaki ZX-10RR

14

1

95

60 - Michael van de Mark (NED)

BMW Motorrad World SBK Team - BMW M1000RR

11

3

98

50 - Eugene Laverty (IRL)

Bonovo Action BMW - BMW M1000RR

10

1

99

23 - Christophe Ponsson (FRA)

Gil Motor Sport - Yamaha YZF-R1

8

2

101

29 - Luca Bernadi (SMR)

Barni Spark Racing Team - Ducati Panigale V4R

6

2

103

36 - Leandro Mercado (ARG)

MIE Racing Honda Team - Honda CBR1000RR-R

1

5

108

2 - Roberto Tamburini (ITA)

Yamaha Motoxracing WorldSBK Team - Yamaha YZF-R1

0

1

109

3 - Kohta Nozane (JPN)

GRT Yamaha World SBK Team - Yamaha YZF-R1

0

0

109

35 - Hafizh Syahrin (MAS)

MIE Racing Honda Team - Honda CBR1000RR-R

0

0

109

52 - Oliver König (CZE)

Orelac Racing Verdnatura - Kawasaki ZX-10RR

0

0

109

Images: @photopsp_lukasz_swiderek / FIM / WorldSBK

 

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