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Mopar Steps Up to Sponsor Canadian Superbike Series

Mopar Steps Up to Sponsor Canadian Superbike Series

Written by  on Sunday, 11 December 2011 09:23

Frontline CSBK Inc., organizer of Canada’s National motorcycle road racing series, is excited to announce that Chrysler Canada’s Mopar® brand is the new title sponsor of the 2012 Canadian Superbike Championship.

“We are thrilled to sponsor the exciting 2012 Mopar Canadian Superbike road race series,” said Jim Kiritsis, Head of Service and Parts, Chrysler Canada. “Our shared passion for performance and dedication to the series provides a great opportunity for the Mopar brand to connect with the fans involved.”

As well as introducing the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship title, logo and branding, today’s event also included the announcement of the 2012 race schedule for the newly named National motorcycle road racing series.

CSBK’s Kevin Graham announces the 2012 schedule, stating “We’re really proud to offer a solid slate of events at popular venues that our competitors support and our spectators enjoy.  We are looking forward to a strong 2012 season and it wouldn’t be possible without the valued support of our sponsors, partners, venues, staff and teams.”

2012 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship Schedule
Round 1        June 23-24       Shannonville Motorsport Park, ON.
Round 2        July 7 – 8          Autodrome St. Eustache, QC.
Round 3        July 21-22         Atlantic Motorsport park, N.S.
Round 4        August 11-12    Circuit Mont-Tremblant, QC.
Rounds 5/6   August 25-26    Mosport International Raceway, ON.

The Canadian Superbike Championship’s history stretches all the way back to 1980, when Mississauga’s George Morin earned the inaugural National crown thanks to an early season win at the long departed Edmonton International Speedway.  Last year, Saskatoon’s Brett McCormick celebrated his 20th birthday with a Championship-clinching win at the penultimate round of the Championship at Mosport International on Saturday.

For the past decade, the Mosport doubleheader has served as a showcase event for the series, with two National rounds per year at the popular venue.  In 2012, the title battle in all the National classes will again be settled with two days of doubleheader race action at the legendary facility.

The 2012 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship will include classes for the Feature Pro Superbike class, as well as Pro Sport Bike, Harley-Davidson XR1200 Cup, Amateur Superbike, Amateur Sport Bike and the brand new Honda CBR250R National Challenge series.

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