1. Phillip Island played host to the official WorldSBK opening ceremony.

  2. Fourth on Monday and second on Tuesday, the Brit seems to be exceeding initial expectations

  3. A formidable quintet of factory-backed outfits will be gunning for the title in 2019

  4. Riders and teams flock out to Phillip Island set on turning pre-season questions into answers

  5. Many strong contenders but no clear-cut favourite for the 2019 title