A Brief History Of World Superbike circuits
Although World Superbike is regulated by the FIM, the race series is managed and promoted by Octagon Sports, based in Milan, Italy. Octagon run the series under a company called SBK International, whos president is Paolo Flammini
Superbike racing is a category of motorcycle racing that employs modified production motorcycles. The Superbike category is highly popular with manufacturers. Because the race bikes are built from production road bikes, the marketing value of a Superbike victory is significant. A common motorsport expression is "Win on Sunday, sell on Monday."