WorldSBK release Rev Limit Guidelines Ahead of Cataluyna-Barcelona Round

May 4, 2023Speed Trap Magazine

WorldSBK released a press release regarding the reduction of rev limits for Ducati and increased the limit for Kawasaki. These changes come in an effort to balance the performance of the grid. With Ducati’s continued dominance we expected a change such as this. The details on the limitations are below.

From the Press Release: The below information was not authored by Speed Trap Magazine Staff

Changes will come into immediate effect for the fourth round of the 2023 World Superbike season

After receiving the analysis of the relative performance of the machines over the first three rounds of the 2023 season, the maximum rev limit for Ducati will be decreased by 250 rpm – as per article* of the regulations. Also starting from this weekend, Kawasaki has elected to use 5 concession points to benefit from a 250 rpm rev limit increase as per article of the regulations.

*The rev limit may be updated (according to Art. at the end of every 3rd event provided at least 3 events remain in the season.

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