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2015 Supersport World Championship
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The 2015 Supersport World Championship was the seventeenth season of the Supersport World Championship—the nineteenth taking into account the two held under the name of Supersport World Series. Kenan Sofuoğlu claimed the title for the fourth time in the championship's history with one race to spare.[1]

Contents

Race calendar and resultsEdit

2015 calendar[2][3]
Round Country Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning rider Winning team
1   Australia Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 22 February   Jules Cluzel   Kenan Sofuoğlu   Jules Cluzel MV Agusta Reparto Corse
2   Thailand Chang International Circuit 22 March   Kenan Sofuoğlu   Jules Cluzel   Ratthapark Wilairot Core" Motorsport Thailand
3   Spain Motorland Aragón 12 April   Jules Cluzel   P. J. Jacobsen   Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki Puccetti Racing
4   Netherlands TT Circuit Assen 19 April   Jules Cluzel   Jules Cluzel   Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki Puccetti Racing
5   Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 10 May   Jules Cluzel   Jules Cluzel   Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki Puccetti Racing
6   United Kingdom Donington Park 24 May   Kenan Sofuoğlu   Jules Cluzel   Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki Puccetti Racing
7   Portugal Autódromo Internacional do Algarve 7 June   Jules Cluzel   Kenan Sofuoğlu   Jules Cluzel MV Agusta Reparto Corse
8   Italy Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli 21 June   Jules Cluzel   Jules Cluzel   Jules Cluzel MV Agusta Reparto Corse
9   Malaysia Sepang International Circuit 2 August   P. J. Jacobsen   Kenan Sofuoğlu   P. J. Jacobsen Core" Motorsport Thailand
10   Spain Circuito de Jerez 20 September   Kenan Sofuoğlu   P. J. Jacobsen   Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki Puccetti Racing
11   France Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 4 October   P. J. Jacobsen   P. J. Jacobsen   P. J. Jacobsen Core" Motorsport Thailand
12   Qatar Losail International Circuit 18 October   Kenan Sofuoğlu   Kyle Smith   Kyle Smith Pata Honda World Supersport Team

Entry listEdit

2015 entry list[4]
Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
CIA Landlords Insurance Honda Honda Honda CBR600RR 4   Gino Rea[5] All
35   Stefan Hill[6] 12
36   Martín Cárdenas[7] 1–11
41   Aiden Wagner[8] 9–12
43   Kevin Manfredi[9] 8, 10–12
59   Ratthapong Wilairot[8] 9
74   Kieran Clarke[4] 1–6
84   Riccardo Russo[10] 1–8
117   Miguel Praia[11] 7
San Carlo Puccetti Racing
Kawasaki Puccetti Racing
Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-6R 5   Marco Faccani[12] All
54   Kenan Sofuoğlu[13] All
181   Abdulaziz Binladin[6] 12
Team Go Eleven Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-6R 6   Dominic Schmitter[14] All
11   Christian Gamarino[15] All
Core" Motorsport Thailand Honda Honda CBR600RR 9   Ratthapark Wilairot[4] 1–5
67   Andy Reid[16] 6
99   P. J. Jacobsen[11] 7–12
Catbike/exit Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-6R 10   Nacho Calero[4] 1
24   Marcos Ramírez[4] 1
34   Ezequiel Iturrioz[17] 3–7
Orelac Racing Team Honda Honda CBR600RR 10   Nacho Calero[17] 3–12
Pladas Racing Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 13   Šarūnas Pladas[18] 10
Kawasaki Intermoto Ponyexpres Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-6R 14   Lucas Mahias[4] 1–6
41   Aiden Wagner[19] 5–6
99   P. J. Jacobsen[4] 1–6
MG Competition Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 14   Lucas Mahias[18] 10–12
MV Agusta Reparto Corse MV Agusta MV Agusta F3 675 16   Jules Cluzel[4] 1–9[N 1]
87   Lorenzo Zanetti[4] All
88   Nicolás Terol[20] 10–12
Sam Lambert Racing Triumph Triumph Daytona 675 17   Sam Lambert[21] 1
SMS Racing Honda Honda CBR600RR 19   Kevin Wahr[4] All
Team Lorini Honda Honda CBR600RR 20   Alex Phillis[21] 1
24   Marcos Ramírez[16] 6–10
31   Sergio Gadea[6] 12
44   Roberto Rolfo[22] All
69   Luigi Morciano[17] 3–4
81   Alessandro Nocco[22] 2, 5
96   Xavier Pinsach[23] 11
Yohann Moto Sport Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R600 23   Cédric Tangre[23] 11
Autos Arroyo Pastrana Racing Team Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 24   Marcos Ramírez[17] 3
42   Jorge Arroyo[17] 3
89   Christian Palomares[18] 10
Race Department ATK#25 MV Agusta MV Agusta F3 675 25   Alex Baldolini[4] All
A.P. Honda Racing Thailand Honda Honda CBR600RR 27   Thitipong Warokorn[24] 2
59   Ratthapong Wilairot[24] 2
Yamaha Thailand Racing Team Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 30   Decha Kraisart[24] 2
65   Chalermpol Polamai[24] 2
Renzi Corse Srl SSD Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-6R 33   Flavio Ferroni[9] 8
Kallio Racing Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 38   Hannes Soomer[23] 11
66   Niki Tuuli[16] 6
Oz Wildcard Racing Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 41   Aiden Wagner[21] 1
DMC Racing Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 52   Vladimir Leonov[18] 10
161   Alexey Ivanov[17] 3, 6, 8
Team Factory Vamag MV Agusta MV Agusta F3 675 53   Nicola Jr. Morrentino[18] 10
VFT Racing Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 61   Fabio Menghi[4] All
AARK Racing Honda Honda CBR600RR 68   Glenn Scott[4] All
Pacedayz European TrackDays Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 77   Kyle Ryde[16] 6
Profile Racing Triumph Triumph 675 R 80   Luke Stapleford[16] 6
94   Sam Hornsey[16] 6
Schmidt Racing Honda Honda CBR600RR 92   Dávid Juhász[9] 8, 10–11
119   János Chrobák[9] 8, 10–11
GRT Racing Team MV Agusta MV Agusta F3 675 95   Miroslav Popov[18] 10
Pata Honda World Supersport Team Honda Honda CBR600RR 111   Kyle Smith[25] All
Key
Regular rider
Wildcard rider
Replacement rider

Championship standingsEdit

Riders' championshipEdit

Pos. Rider Bike PHI
 
CHA
 
ARA
 
ASS
 
IMO
 
DON
 
POR
 
MIS
 
SEP
 
JER
 
MAG
 
LOS
 
Pts
1   Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki 6 2 1 1 1 1 2 11 4 1 2 2 233
2   P. J. Jacobsen Kawasaki 10 3 2 4 4 5 196
Honda 3 2 1 2 1 5
3   Lorenzo Zanetti MV Agusta 2 Ret 5 6 3 4 5 3 3 3 4 3 158
4   Jules Cluzel MV Agusta 1 Ret Ret 2 2 2 1 1 2 WD 155
5   Kyle Smith Honda 4 Ret 3 3 15 Ret 6 Ret 5 4 5 1 116
6   Gino Rea Honda 3 10 4 14 7 8 4 4 8 Ret 7 Ret 97
7   Roberto Rolfo Honda 8 6 10 5 10 11 8 12 6 10 11 7 88
8   Alex Baldolini MV Agusta 7 9 6 9 Ret Ret Ret 5 10 7 Ret 8 67
9   Marco Faccani Kawasaki 12 7 Ret 8 5 Ret 12 9 16 6 10 9 66
10   Christian Gamarino Kawasaki 11 13 9 Ret 11 14 7 7 9 8 9 Ret 62
11   Martín Cárdenas Honda Ret 8 Ret 11 9 13 9 10 7 14 8 55
12   Lucas Mahias Kawasaki Ret 4 Ret 7 Ret Ret 51
Yamaha Ret 3 4
13   Ratthapark Wilairot Honda 5 1 Ret 19 6 46
14   Dominic Schmitter Kawasaki 9 15 8 13 13 Ret 14 13 11 11 12 11 46
15   Fabio Menghi Yamaha 15 Ret 7 12 12 Ret 10 6 12 Ret 20 10 44
16   Riccardo Russo Honda Ret Ret 11 10 8 12 Ret 8 31
17   Kevin Wahr Honda 16 12 12 Ret Ret Ret Ret 14 13 9 6 Ret 30
18   Nicolás Terol MV Agusta 5 14 6 23
19   Kyle Ryde Yamaha 3 16
20   Aiden Wagner Yamaha 13 13
Kawasaki 14 Ret
Honda 14 13 13 Ret
21   Marcos Ramírez Kawasaki 19 12
Yamaha 14
Honda 17 11 Ret 15 12
22   Ratthapong Wilairot Honda 5 17 11
23   Luke Stapleford Triumph 6 10
24   Sam Hornsey Triumph 7 9
25   Glenn Scott Honda 14 14 18 Ret Ret 16 13 15 Ret 16 19 DNS 8
26   Niki Tuuli Yamaha 9 7
27   Andy Reid Honda 10 6
28   Decha Kraisart Yamaha 11 5
29   Sergio Gadea Honda 12 4
30   Nacho Calero Kawasaki Ret 3
Honda 17 17 Ret 18 16 17 18 20 22 13
31   Alexey Ivanov Yamaha 13 Ret Ret 3
32   Abdulaziz Binladin Kawasaki 14 2
33   Luigi Morciano Honda 15 15 2
34   Kevin Manfredi Honda 18 Ret DNS 15 1
35   Xavier Pinsach Honda 15 1
36   János Chrobák Honda Ret 15 17 1
37   Miguel Praia Honda 15 1
38   Kieran Clarke Honda 18 Ret 16 16 16 15 1
  Stefan Hill Honda 16 0
  Cédric Tangre Suzuki 16 0
  Dávid Juhász Honda 16 19 18 0
  Thitipong Warokorn Honda 16 0
  Christian Palomares Yamaha 17 0
  Ezequiel Iturrioz Kawasaki 20 18 17 Ret DNS 0
  Alex Phillis Honda 17 0
  Miroslav Popov MV Agusta 18 0
  Flavio Ferroni Kawasaki 19 0
  Jorge Arroyo Yamaha 19 0
  Hannes Soomer Yamaha 21 0
  Šarūnas Pladas Yamaha 21 0
  Vladimir Leonov Yamaha Ret 0
  Nicola Jr. Morrentino MV Agusta Ret 0
  Chalermpol Polamai Yamaha Ret 0
  Alessandro Nocco Honda DNS DNS 0
  Sam Lambert Triumph DNS 0
Pos. Rider Bike PHI
 
CHA
 
ARA
 
ASS
 
IMO
 
DON
 
POR
 
MIS
 
SEP
 
JER
 
MAG
 
LOS
 
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' championshipEdit

Pos. Manufacturer PHI
 
CHA
 
ARA
 
ASS
 
IMO
 
DON
 
POR
 
MIS
 
SEP
 
JER
 
MAG
 
LOS
 
Pts
1   Kawasaki 6 2 1 1 1 1 2 7 4 1 2 2 237
2   Honda 3 1 3 3 6 8 3 2 1 2 1 1 222
3   MV Agusta 1 9 5 2 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 3 218
4   Yamaha 13 11 7 12 12 3 10 6 12 17 3 4 90
5   Triumph DNS 6 10
  Suzuki 16 0
Pos. Manufacturer PHI
 
CHA
 
ARA
 
ASS
 
IMO
 
DON
 
POR
 
MIS
 
SEP
 
JER
 
MAG
 
LOS
 
Pts

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Jules Cluzel was also entered into the Jerez round but was replaced by Nicolás Terol after two practice sessions due to injury.[20]

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ "CIA Landlords Insurance Honda signs title fighter Rea". worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. 9 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "Losail, 16–17–18 October 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Cardenas joins CIA Landlords Insurance Honda". worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. 9 December 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  8. ^ a b "Sepang, 31 July – 2 August 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  9. ^ a b c d "Misano, 19–20–21 June 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  10. ^ "Russo joins CIA Landlord Insurance Honda". worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. 2 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  11. ^ a b "Portimão, 5–6–7 June 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  12. ^ "Positive Portimao Test Results for Sofuoglu and Faccani". worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. 24 January 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
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  14. ^ "Dominic Schmitter with Go Eleven Supersport Championship 2015!". goeleven.it. Team Go Eleven. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
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  18. ^ a b c d e f "Jerez, 18–19–20 September 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  19. ^ "Imola, 8–9–10 May 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  20. ^ a b "Spain: Terol in for injured Cluzel at Jerez". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  21. ^ a b c "Phillip Island, 20–21–22 February 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  22. ^ a b "Rolfo and Nocco to race with Lorini Honda in WSS". worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. 26 January 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  23. ^ a b c "Magny-Cours, 2–3–4 October 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  24. ^ a b c d "Buriram, 20–21–22 March 2015 – Supersport – Biographical Entry List" (PDF). resources.worldsbk.com. Dorna WSBK. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  25. ^ "WSS: Kyle Smith to defend PATA Honda title". crash.net. Crash Media Group. 24 January 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2015.

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