2006 Supersport World Championship

2006 Supersport World Championship
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Support series:
Superbike World Championship
FIM Superstock 1000 Cup
European Superstock 600 Championship

The 2006 Supersport World Championship was the eighth FIM Supersport World Championship season—the tenth taking into account the two held under the name of Supersport World Series. The season started on 25 February at Losail and finished on 8 October at Magny-Cours after 12 races.

The riders' championship was won by Sébastien Charpentier with a total of 6 race wins. It was Charpentier's 2nd World Supersport Championship. The manufacturers' championship was won by Honda.

Race calendar and resultsEdit

Round Date Round Circuit Pole position Fastest lap Race winner Report
1 25 February   Qatar Losail   Sébastien Charpentier   Sébastien Charpentier   Sébastien Charpentier Report
2 5 March   Australia Phillip Island   Sébastien Charpentier   Broc Parkes   Sébastien Charpentier Report
3 23 April   Spain Valencia   Sébastien Charpentier   Sébastien Charpentier   Sébastien Charpentier Report
4 7 May   Italy Monza   Sébastien Charpentier   Sébastien Charpentier   Yoann Tiberio Report
5 28 May   Europe Silverstone   Sébastien Charpentier   Broc Parkes   Sébastien Charpentier Report
6 25 June   San Marino Misano   Broc Parkes   Broc Parkes   Massimo Roccoli Report
7 23 July   Czech Republic Brno   Kevin Curtain   Yoann Tiberio   Kevin Curtain Report
8 6 August   Great Britain Brands Hatch   Broc Parkes   Kevin Curtain   Broc Parkes Report
9 3 September   Netherlands Assen   Sébastien Charpentier   Kevin Curtain   Kenan Sofuoğlu Report
10 10 September   Germany EuroSpeedway Lausitz   Kevin Curtain   Kenan Sofuoğlu   Kenan Sofuoğlu Report
11 1 October   Italy Imola   Sébastien Charpentier   Sébastien Charpentier   Sébastien Charpentier Report
12 8 October   France Magny-Cours   Sébastien Charpentier   Kenan Sofuoğlu   Sébastien Charpentier Report

Championship standingsEdit

Riders' standingsEdit

Pos. Rider Bike QAT
 
AUS
 
ESP
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
SMR
 
CZE
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
FRA
 
Pts
1   Sébastien Charpentier Honda 1 1 1 3 1 11 6 4 Ret 1 1 194
2   Kevin Curtain Yamaha 2 2 2 Ret 3 6 1 2 2 2 3 Ret 187
3   Kenan Sofuoğlu Honda 3 Ret Ret 5 20 8 3 3 1 1 2 2 157
4   Broc Parkes Yamaha Ret 3 4 7 2 3 2 1 Ret 6 3 145
5   Robbin Harms Honda 6 5 5 2 5 5 Ret 4 9 4 Ret 6 117
6   Massimo Roccoli Yamaha 7 10 8 4 6 1 Ret 9 8 12 10 Ret 96
7   Yoann Tiberio Honda 4 6 1 14 Ret 4 12 Ret Ret 9 10 80
8   Johan Stigefelt Honda 5 7 Ret 8 9 9 6 11 Ret Ret 11 8 70
9   Gianluca Vizziello Yamaha 9 13 9 Ret Ret 7 5 Ret 7 6 4 Ret 69
10   Javier Forés Yamaha 4 15 7 9 7 10 12 Ret 49
11   David Checa Yamaha 13 11 4 8 21 Ret Ret 12 5 44
12   Gianluca Nannelli Yamaha 15 Ret 43
Ducati 8 15 5 7 4
13   Katsuaki Fujiwara Honda Ret 3 Ret 10 17 22 8 7 39
14   Simone Sanna Honda 2 9 Ret 11 32
15   Stéphane Chambon Kawasaki Ret 10 17 DNS 13 7 Ret 10 16 9 31
16   Christian Zaiser Ducati 8 9 Ret Ret Ret Ret 10 Ret Ret 7 17 Ret 30
17   Kai Børre Andersen Suzuki Ret Ret Ret 15 13 15 16 3 8 Ret Ret 29
18   Stuart Easton Ducati 6 15 DNS Ret Ret 10 11 14 14 26
19   Mauro Sanchini Yamaha 19 12 Ret 17 19 15 7 14 Ret 13 Ret 12 23
20   William De Angelis Honda 13 16 12 DNS DNS 12 Ret 18 Ret Ret 5 Ret 22
21   Josh Brookes Ducati 10 6 11 21
22   Barry Veneman Suzuki 25 Ret 10 Ret 18 16 Ret 15 6 DNS 13 Ret 20
23   Matthieu Lagrive Honda 8 13 Ret 19 Ret 9 Ret 18
24   Maxime Berger Kawasaki Ret Ret 17 16 12 11 Ret 13 11 Ret Ret 17
25   Fabien Foret Yamaha 3 16
Kawasaki Ret
26   Sébastien Le Grelle Honda 11 11 14 Ret Ret 21 Ret 12 Ret 16
27   Pere Riba Kawasaki 4 13
28   Arie Vos Honda 14 5 19 13
29   Cal Crutchlow Honda 5 11
30   Tatu Lauslehto Honda 24 Ret 13 11 16 20 14 17 20 15 18 Ret 11
31   Dean Thomas Kawasaki Ret 8 8
32   Leon Camier Honda 10 6
33   Vesa Kallio Yamaha 14 Ret 14 17 22 15 5
34   Stefano Cruciani Honda 12 23 4
35   Anthony Gobert Yamaha 12 Ret 4
36   Grégory Leblanc Honda Ret 17 16 23 26 18 Ret DNS Ret 19 13 3
37   Alessio Velini Yamaha 21 Ret 19 Ret Ret Ret 26 13 Ret 17 3
38   Chris Peris Yamaha 18 20 21 20 WD 22 Ret 14 15 Ret 3
39   Tom Tunstall Honda 14 18 15 Ret 22 22 18 20 16 23 21 18 3
40   Didier van Keymeulen Yamaha 16 14 DNS Ret 2
Pos Rider Bike QAT
 
AUS
 
ESP
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
SMR
 
CZE
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
FRA
 
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (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 (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole position
Italics – Fastest lap

Manufacturers' standingsEdit

Pos. Manufacturer QAT
 
AUS
 
ESP
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
SMR
 
CZE
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
FRA
 
Pts
1   Honda 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 1 1 1 1 277
2   Yamaha 2 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 240
3   Ducati 8 6 11 6 15 Ret 10 8 10 5 7 4 87
4   Kawasaki Ret 8 17 10 4 11 13 7 11 10 16 9 62
5   Suzuki 25 Ret 10 15 13 16 15 15 3 8 13 Ret 39
Pos Manufacturer QAT
 
AUS
 
ESP
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
SMR
 
CZE
 
GBR
 
NED
 
GER
 
ITA
 
FRA
 
Pts

ParticipantsEdit

No Rider Team Motorcycle Tyre
3   Katsuaki Fujiwara Megabike Honda Team Honda CBR600RR P
5   Alessio Velini Umbria Bike Yamaha YZF-R6 P
6   Mauro Sanchini Bikersdays Yamaha Moto 1 Yamaha YZF-R6 P
7   Stéphane Chambon Gil Motor Sport Kawasaki ZX-6RR P
8   Maxime Berger Gil Motor Sport Kawasaki ZX-6RR P
9   Alessio Corradi RG Team Yamaha YZF-R6 P
10   Fabien Foret Gil Motor Sport Kawasaki ZX-6RR P
11   Kevin Curtain Yamaha Motor Germany Yamaha YZF-R6 P
12   Javier Forés SLM Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
15   Andrea Berta SLM Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
16   Sébastien Charpentier Winston Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR P
17   Miguel Praia Team Parkalgar Honda CBR600RR P
18   Matthieu Lagrive Intermoto Czech Klaffi Honda CBR600RR P
19   Dean Thomas Gil Motor Sport Kawasaki ZX-6RR P
21   Chris Peris Bikersdays Yamaha Moto 1 Yamaha YZF-R6 P
22   Kai Borre Andersen Hoegee Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R600 P
23   Broc Parkes Yamaha Motor Germany Yamaha YZF-R6 P
24   Stefano Cruciani Passione Moto Honda CBR600RR P
25   Tatu Lauslehto Dark Dog Stiggy Motorsports Honda CBR600RR P
26   Alessandro Antonello Kawasaki Bertocchi Kawasaki ZX-6RR P
27   Tom Tunstall Hardinge Ice Valley M. Honda CBR600RR P
28   Arie Vos Intermoto Czech Klaffi Honda CBR600RR P
29   Vactav Bittman BRC Racing Honda CBR600RR P
30   Joan Veijer Duntep Racing Team Honda CBR600RR P
31   Vesa Kallio SLM Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
32   Yoann Tiberio Megabike Honda Team Honda CBR600RR P
33   Victor Carrasco Honda BQR Honda CBR600RR P
34   Didier van Keymeulen SLM Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
35   Jordi Torres Speed Moto Yamaha YZF-R6 P
37   William De Angelis Intermoto Czech Klaffi Honda CBR600RR P
38   Gregory Leblanc Vazy Racing Team Honda CBR600RR P
39   David Perret Scratch Moto Racing Kawasaki ZX-6RR P
40   Thomas Metro Team Moto Vitesse Réunion Yamaha YZF-R6 P
41   Kenny Noyes Yamaha - GMT 94 Yamaha YZF-R6 P
45   Gianluca Vizziello Yamaha Team Italia Yamaha YZF-R6 P
49   Anthony Gobert Yamaha - GMT 94 Yamaha YZF-R6 P
51   Pere Riba MSS Discovery Racing Kawasaki ZX-6RR P
52   Steven Neate Angel Racing Honda CBR600RR P
53   Cal Crutchlow Northpoint Eckerold Honda Honda CBR600RR P
54   Kenan Sofuoğlu Winston Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR P
55   Massimo Roccoli Yamaha Team Italia Yamaha YZF-R6 P
56   Leon Camier Northpoint Eckerold Honda Honda CBR600RR P
57   Luka Nedog Team Manila Grace SC Ducati 749R P
58   Tomas Miksovsky Intermoto Czech Klaffi Honda CBR600RR P
60   Vladimir Ivanov Vector Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
61   Simone Sanna Megabike Honda Team Honda CBR600RR P
63   Lorenzo Alfonsi RG Team Yamaha YZF-R6 P
65   Joan Lascorz CRS Grand Prix Honda CBR600RR P
66   Jesco Günther CRS Grand Prix Honda CBR600RR P
67   Günter Knobloch Yamaha Sebring Yamaha YZF-R6 P
68   David Forner Tati Team Beaujolais Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
69   Gianluca Nannelli Team Manila Grace SC Ducati 749R P
71   Sam Owens Tati Team Beaujolais Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
72   Stuart Easton Team Manila Grace SC Ducati 749R P
73   Christian Zaiser LBR Ducati Racing Ducati 749R P
75   Joshua Brookes Team Manila Grace SC Ducati 749R P
76   Bernat Martínez Edo Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
77   Barry Veneman Hoegee Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R600 P
88   Julien Enjolras Tati Team Beaujolais Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
91   Javier Hidalgo CRS Grand Prix Honda CBR600RR P
93   Stephane Duterne Tati Team Beaujolais Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 P
94   David Checa Yamaha - GMT 94 Yamaha YZF-R6 P
99   Sebastiano Zerbo RG Team Yamaha YZF-R6 P
116   Johan Stigefelt Dark Dog Stiggy Motorsports Honda CBR600RR P
121   Alessio Aldrovandi CRS Grand Prix Honda CBR600RR P
127   Robbin Harms Stiggy Motorsports Honda CBR600RR P
145   Sébastien Le Grelle Legrelle - Honda Belgium Honda CBR600RR P
Wildcard Rider

ReferencesEdit