Miguel was born in LaSalle, Quebec on May 28, 1968 and is the son of the legendary racer Yvon Duhamel. Miguel grew up watching his father at the track and rode his first motorcycle at the age of 3. He started his professional racing career in 1988 and was a team Honda factory rider in 1991 as well as from 1995-2008. During this period his list of accomplishments while riding for Honda include a record 5 time winner of Daytona 200 and 5 time AMA Supersport 600cc National Champion. Miguel is also the last Canadian racer to ride full time in the Grand Prix World Championship premier class (1992). This will be Miguel’s first visit back riding on a Canadian track since 1990 when he rode and won the National Superbike Series race held at Shannonville Motorsports Park.
The CBR250R race series kick off will be May 28th, 2012 with the first race licensing school at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Mosport International Raceway) development track where the new batch of CBR250R riders will show case their talent for the first time. Make sure your part of it.