Superbikes and Moto GP unite

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The Independent Online

The organisers of rival motorcycling race series MotoGP and World Superbikes have agreed to bring their interests together for the first time.

Dorna Sports and Infront Sports & Media, who organise MotoGP and World Superbikes respectively, will integrate the two formats while continuing to manage the events as distinct championships.

The chief executive of Dorna, Carmelo Ezpeleta, said: "We're very excited to have the two top motorcycle road racing series under one roof."