The two Aprilia riders will see fierce competition from Ducati, who will be racing Carlos Checa with the Althea Racing team. The Effenbert / Liberty Racing team will also be riding the Ducati 1098R with riders Jakub Smrz and Sylvain Guintoli.
Nitro Noriyuki Haga will be gunning for the top spot on the podium this year with the help of the PATA Racing Team, while Michel Fabrizio will take aim aboard a Suzuki GSX-R1000 with the Suzuki Alstare team.
The 2011 World Superbike season starts on February 27th in Phillip Island, Australia.
2011 World Superbike Provisional Entry List
Written by Dan Evon, Courtesy of AllAboutBikes.com