How to watch the FIM Superbike World Championship (WSBK) online in Australia
Follow the 2020 Superbike World Championship (WSBK) on TV or live stream in Australia.
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The 2020 edition of the Superbike World Championship is underway. This is the 33rd Superbike season, with some of the best riders in the world battling it out on tuned versions of motorcycles available for sale to the general public.
Each round of the championship features two full-length races and a recent inclusion, the Superpole race. This is an additional 10-lap sprint. The results of all three races are combined for each round. At the end of the year, a World Championship is awarded for both a rider and a manufacturer.
Heading into 2020, record-breaking Northern Irishman Jonathan Rea is the 5-time defending series champion, along with his manufacturer, Kawasaki.
Where to watch the Superbike World Championship
In Australia, Fox Sports has the broadcast rights for the Superbike World Championship, offering full live coverage of every round. You can watch with a Foxtel iQ subscription or stream the races through Kayo Sports or Foxtel Now. You won't find any live coverage on free-to-air TV, but SBS does broadcast highlights. Here's a quick rundown on how to keep up with the 2020 WSBK competition live.
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Live stream the Superbike World Championship with Kayo Sports
Kayo Sports offers coverage of over 50 sports from all over the world, including several motorsport events. You can stream every race of the 2020 Superbike World Championship with Kayo Sports, with replays also available. A Basic subscription to the platform will cost you $25/month and lets you stream on 2 screens at the same time, while a Premium subscription supports 2 simultaneous streams for $35/month.
Whichever option you choose, you will gain access to Kayo Sports' entire library of content. For Motorsport fans, this also includes extensive coverage – every practice, qualifying session and race – of the 2020 V8 Supercars series, the MotoGP world championship, Formula 1 and more. New subscribers get a 14-day free trial.
Besides content, Kayo Sports also comes with exciting features meant to make sports streaming a breeze. You can watch up to four sports on the same screen with SplitView or use the No Spoiler setting to hide scores when you can't tune in live. Key Moments lets you go right to the action that matters in selected match-ups, while Kayo Minis offer a condensed version of an event in 20 minutes or less. You can read more in our comprehensive Kayo Sports review.
On top of all that, the interface is user-friendly and the service comes with excellent device compatibility. Sports fans can stream content live via web or download the Kayo Sports app to smartphones, tablets or laptops. Users can also watch on the big screen – the platform works with Apple TV, Telstra TV, Android TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later), Sony Bravia TVs, plus Chromecast and AirPlay.
Watch the Superbike World Championship with Foxtel iQ
With coverage of every round of the Superbike World Championship live on Fox Sports, you can catch all the motorbike action on TV with a Foxtel iQ subscription. You just need to add on the $25/month Sports HD channel pack. Alternatively, subscribers can also stream races to their laptops or mobile device with the Foxtel GO app. The app is available for free to all Foxtel iQ users.
The Sports HD channel pack comes on top of the base Entertainment pack ($49/month). Subscribers get iQ4, the telco's most advanced set-top box, which lets you watch some content in 4K and record live TV. Foxtel iQ deals are always available, so you can save big on fees and score discounts if you're willing to bundle multiple channel packs.
Stream the Superbike World Championship with Foxtel Now
Fox Sports is also available with Foxtel Now, the streaming service that lets you watch Foxtel channels live and catch up with content on demand. To stream the 2020 Superbike World Championship you will need the Sport channel pack, which costs $29/month. This is a Premium channel pack, so you can only add it to your subscription if you already have the base Essentials pack. This one costs $25/month and includes several Pop and Lifestyle channels. New subscribers get a 10-day free trial.
Who will come out on top?
After Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) won a record-extending fifth consecutive title in 2019, he has to be the man to catch once more in 2020. But Alex Lowes, Toprak Razgatlioglu, Alvaro Bautista and Michael van der Mark are just some of the names aiming to finally knock Rea off his perch this season.
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