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On Sunday, August 10th, Jordan Szoke, defending Canadian Superbike Champion and the defending Canadian National Observed Trials Champion, suffered multiple fractures of his right thumb.  Resulting in surgery to repair the extensive damage, ending his bid for both of his defending championship titles.  Szoke's season came to a screeching halt.

Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced that it will participate in the MotoGP class of the world’s top motorcycle racing series from 2015, at the press conference of the INTERMOT International Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Fair held in Cologne, Germany.
SHEFFIELD, UK - As Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month concludes Canadian resident Ben Young, who competes in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) with Team WD40, is proud to announce his participation in the Laps 4 MD fundraising initiative in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

Aliso Viejo, Calif. - September 23, 2104 - Schuberth North America announces the launch of the "Fall in Love" Facebook sweepstakes in conjunction with their participation at the upcoming 31st Annual Love Ride on October 25th. The sweepstakes will give Schuberth fans the chance to win one of a selection…
Alex Lowes will continue his partnership with Voltcom Crescent Suzuki for the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship season. Lowes is confident his progression with the Suzuki GSX-R will allow him to become a consistent front-runner during his second season in the Championship and the British racer is eager to…
Honda's new World Supersport champion Michael van der Mark has signed a two-year agreement to race with the Pata Honda team in the World Superbike championship in 2015 and 2016.

The CWM LCR Honda Team is pleased to officially announce that Australian rider Jack Miller will compete with them in the 2015 MotoGP™ World Championship riding the Honda RC213V-RS Open Specification bike.
Speaking to motogp.com at Misano last weekend, KTM’s Head of Motorsport, Pit Beirer, provided details of the Austrian manufacturer’s road map to MotoGP™ participation in 2017.
Italian snack manufacturer Pata has renewed its agreement to partner Honda’s World Superbike team for two further years beginning in 2015. Pata became title partner to Honda’s SBK effort at the start of the 2013 season with riders Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam. The same line-up remained for the 2014…

Gresini Racing has announced that it will run Aprilia prototypes in MotoGP™ from next year, in an agreement which extends to 2018.
BARCELONA, Spain – Dorna WSBK Organization, promoter and organizer of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, in agreement with the FIM, the International Motorcycling Federation, is pleased to announce that Pirelli has been confirmed as the Official Tire Supplier of the series.
The American Motorcyclist Association has announced that it will sanction MotoAmerica, a new North American road racing series. MotoAmerica is an affiliate of KRAVE Group LLC, a partnership that includes three-time MotoGP champion, Wayne Rainey.

Tuesday saw the conclusion of two days of testing organized by the Ducati Team at Misano World Circuit in preparation for the Grand Prix of San Marino and Riviera di Rimini, scheduled for the Italian circuit on Sept. 14. Present at the test were the factory Ducati riders, Andrea Dovizioso…
Michael Leon and the Royal Distributing Racing Team will not continue to race the MV Agusta F3 675 in the CSBK Sport Bike class. Technical issues with the team’s F3 sidelined Michael during practice, in July, for round two of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, held at Autodrome St-Eustache, rendering…
TORONTO, Ont. – The summer-long battle for the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship reaches its climax this weekend with just 13 points separating title contenders Jordan Szoke and Jodi Christie heading into the doubleheader finale at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

Nine-time and defending Canadian Superbike Champion Jordan Szoke crashed out of the lead at a CMA-sanctioned Observed Trials event last weekend, injuring his right thumb. The severity of the injury is unknown and will impact the decision to ride at the final two rounds of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship this…
TORONTO, Ont. – Phil Leckie has won the Dunlop Amateur Showdown in Ontario regional motorcycle road racing this year and will receive a free entry and tires for the final doubleheader weekend of the Bell Helmets Amateur Sport Bike National Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park August 15-17.
These are busy days at WC Distributing. The Heisler, AB parts and bike dealer, importer and distributor has a variety of projects on the go for the coming months, highlighted by new distribution deals and a foray into its own motorcycle production business.

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