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CMDRA Season Finals – Barkley Back On Top

 September 29, 2014- The Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association wrapped up its 2014 campaign with the Season Finals, held on September 27 and 28 at the Medicine Hat Drag Strip in Southern Alberta, and among those taking home hardware was Ethan Barkley of Calgary Alberta who regained the Pro Street title in dramatic fashion.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:51 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Michael Dunlop takes lap record on the way to Froburg win

Frohburg, Germany- Michael Dunlop finished two out of three Sunday's races at the Frohburger Dreieck on the podium. Taking his Penz13.com BMW S 1000 RR to a win at the last race of the day the rider from Northern Ireland took a new lap record on the way to the rostrum. Canadian racer Dan Kruger finished inside the Top Ten in all three Sunday encounters.

Monday, 29 September 2014 14:43 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Doug Lawrence #73 - August Race Report‏

Mississauga, ON- Hey Everyone, Here's an update on how the races in August turned out!

Friday, 12 September 2014 12:42 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Cryderman wins the PBSS Championship for Second Consecutive Year

GRAND BEND, ONTARIO (September 10, 2014) – For the first time in its history, the Pro Bike & Sled Series has declared a repeat champion.

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Rain Shortened Prairie Nationals Set the Stage for 2014 Season Finals

Edmonton, AB- Wet weather prevented the CMDRA from completing the elimination rounds of this weekend's Blackjacks Roadhouse Prairie Nationals at Edmonton's Castrol Raceway, after Saturday's warm dry conditions gave way to rain on Sunday.

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 10:59 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Young Earns First Points of BSB Season With A 12th At Silverstone‏

Sheffield, UK  -  September 2, 2014 -  This past weekend Scottish-born / Canadian resident Ben Young earned his first points of the British Superbike (BSB) Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship season.  He finished 12th with a inspired ride aboard his #40 GR Motosport's Team WD-40 ZX10 at Silverstone, UK.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:00 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Doug Lawrence #73 - July Race Report‏

Hello everyone, sorry to be getting my race report to you so late. I just got home from the races in the west a few days ago!
 

JULY 5: Hagerstown, MD - Hagerstown is my favourite race track and I always look forward to the Grand National there. I finished fourth there last year and my goal was to get on the box for this years race. Through qualifying I was hovering around the 10th position and finally ending up 12th overall. I had a pretty stacked heat but it was going to be good to see where the pace was up front. I ended up third with a direct transfer into the main. I got a decent start in the main, but seventh is as close as I could get to the front, almost nabbing Jake Johnson at the line for sixth place.

JULY 12: Welland, ON - On a weekend off from the Grand National series I hit up our local short track to take on the best Canadians! The last couple years I've been feeling awesome at Welland and I wanted to win again to build some confidence to take with me on my big trip out west. Pulled the 'ol girl out of the truck and I was fast from the first lap of practice! I was able to win both the Pro classes and take the loot that would help me get to my next bunch of races!

JULY 19: Grays Harbor, WA - Grays Harbor was a new track for everyone on the tour and would prove to be a tricky little circle. The track was fairly small and the area had got a lot of rain and the track was very tacky. I didn't feel great in qualifying and ended up 12th. I missed the main event transfer by a spot in my heat but I felt like I was riding a lot better. I got the holeshot in the semi and led most of the race but ended up second to transfer into the main. It was a long 25-lapper: trying to not make mistakes and be as smooth as possible and I wound up tenth. I was ok finishing with a top ten and getting out of there unscathed!

JULY 26: Sacramento, CA - The big mile in Sacramento. I've always struggled at Sac and I wanted to better my results from past years. The track was a bit different this year because the track crew could not use calcium in the dirt which means the track would probably be drier than usual and may have a smaller groove than normal. I was slow through qualifying but I knew the track would change a lot after sunset. I picked it up in my heat race but missed the transfer by a couple spots. I had cut some good laps in the last few laps on my heat and knew I could be in contention to win my semi, which I did! In the final I was running about mid-pack trying to make my way forward but the track was so narrow it made it hard to use different lines on the track. I ended up 12th on the night, it was a tough track to pass I wasn't happy with 12th but at least I had some good confidence as we headed to Castle rock.

AUGUST RACES

Aug. 1 - Castle Rock short track

Aug. 2 - Castle rock TT

Aug. 5 - Rapid City

Aug. 8 - Indy Mile

Aug. 23 - London

Aug. 30 - Springfield short track

Aug. 31 - Springfield Mile

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014 19:30 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Top 5 Finishes for Finn Motorsports on Western Swing

(Bushell Park, Saskatchewan, Canada) During the month of July, the Pacific Coast Mini Roadracing Club (PCMRC) hosted Rounds 2 & 3 of the Canadian Motorcycle Association National Mini Roadracing Championship series at the Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC, as well as Rounds 4 & 5 at the Caribou Raceway Park in Quesnel, BC.

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 14:45 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Nesbitt Gains Ground in Nova Scotia

July 30, 2014- Round 3 of the Canadian Superbike Championship, run at Shubenacadie, NS on the weekend  July 25-27 started well with Stacey Nesbitt topping the Friday practice timesheets in both AM Sport Bike and AMSBK classes.

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 14:41 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Christie Doubles at Shannonville

July 22, 2104- Jodi Christie was a day late arriving at Shannonville Motorsport Park for Round 3 of the RACE Superseries and sick with the flu, but he did not let that affect his pace when he threw a leg over his Accelerated Technologies Honda CBR600RR and CBR1000RR machinery on Saturday morning; Jodi topped the first practice sessions by more than 1.5 seconds!

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:46 Published in Reports, Results & Points


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