BMW MOTORRAD ANNOUNCED AS THE PRESENTING SPONSOR OF CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK’S SUPERBIKE DOUBLEHEADER
BOWMANVILLE, ON (July 18, 2019) - Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) has announced a new partnership with BMW Motorrad Canada that will see the premium motorcycle brand become presenting sponsor of the Superbike Doubleheader race weekend at the legendary road course for the next two years.
The Superbike Doubleheader presented by BMW Motorrad features Canada’s top motorcycle riders competing in back-to-back points races August 9-11 for the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. Titles will be decided during the Superbikes' premier stop of the season, and racing in other national classes will include Pro Sport Bike, Amateur Superbike, Amateur Sport Bike, and the Lightweight Sport Bike.
“It’s great to welcome BMW Motorrad back to CTMP as a major partner on Canada’s biggest motorcycle road racing weekend,” said CTMP President and General Manager, Myles Brandt. “They share our vision for growing this event beyond motorsport fans and making it one of the highlights of the year for anyone interested in the motorcycle lifestyle.”
BMW Motorrad Mopar Pro Superbike rider Ben Young of Collingwood, ON, who currently leads the series and had his best CTMP performance ever in 2018 with a win and a second-place finish, will come into the season finale looking to clinch his first Pro Superbike title. BMW Motorrad riders have won seven of the past eight Canadian Superbike championships.
“We at BMW Motorrad Canada are very pleased to extend our partnership with Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for the next two years by becoming the presenting sponsor of the Superbike Doubleheader Weekend,” said Chris Duff, Manager, Motorrad Marketing for BMW Motorrad Canada. “The final round of the Canadian Superbike Championship always provides the best racing action of the season and attracts a large fan base we aim to get our motorcycles in front of. Our S 1000 RR has dominated the podium for the past decade and with a new model set to release, the Superbike Doubleheader presented by BMW Motorrad is the perfect fit for us to showcase the next generation of the BMW S 1000 RR.”
In addition to the on-track racing action, the Superbike Doubleheader presented by BMW Motorrad includes stunt shows, a movie night, demo rides and the kid-friendly CTMP Marketplace. Children 16 and under are admitted free to the event when accompanied by a paying adult. Weekend camping passes are available for tents, pop-up trailers and RV's.
About BMW Group Canada
BMW Group Canada, based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BMW AG and is responsible for the distribution of BMW luxury performance automobiles, Sports Activity Vehicles, Motorcycles, and MINI. BMW Group Financial Services Canada is a division of BMW Group Canada and offers retail financing and leasing programs and protection products on new and pre-owned BMW and MINI automobiles, as well as retail financing for new and pre-owned BMW Motorcycles. A total network of 50 BMW automobile retail centres, 22 BMW motorcycle retailers, and 30 MINI retailers represents the BMW Group across the country.
About Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
Since 1961, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has been the leading racing and automotive performance facility in Canada, hosting series’ ranging from international sports cars to NASCAR on the renowned 3.957-kilometre Grand Prix track. The state-of-the-art facility provides an engaging space suitable for any event; whether you’re here for the on-track racing action or a personal celebration, CTMP offers the flexibility and capacity to accommodate any event.
Thursday, 18 July 2019 19:05 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Toronto, ON – July 7, 2019 – The final event of the 2019 Mopar CSBK National motorcycle series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park will host the “Ride With A Champion” Revs 4 Rett fundraiser on Saturday, August 10.
The event will feature a ride-in to the races at the famous Grand Prix circuit at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), as well as offer several special activities associated with the event and the charity.
Revs 4 Rett is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and their families impacted by Rett Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder. Currently, there is no known cure. Activities associated with Revs 4 Rett include advocacy, education, awareness efforts, and fundraising to support the search for a cure.
The Revs 4 Rett team raffled a Suzuki motorcycle during last winter’s motorcycle show season in Canada with the support of the factory Suzuki Superbike racing program of top National Pro Trevor Daley. Funds raised from the raffle provided support to the Ontario Rett Syndrome Association and Rettland Foundation.
The “Ride with a Champion” event at CTMP begins with a Saturday sign-up and a Continental Breakfast at Blackstock Motorsports at 3580 Byers Road in Blackstock, not far from the race venue. From there, “Ride With A Champion” participants take a scenic motorcycle ride on their equipment to CTMP.
At noon, participants take part in a parade lap around the famed 4 kilometer-long, ten turn “old Mosport” layout, the track that hosted the Canadian Motorcycle Grand Prix in 1967 and the first Canadian Superbike race in 1978.
Among the famous Canadian ex-racers hosting the ride are George Morin, Canada’s first National Superbike Champion for Kawasaki in 1980 and Clive Ng-A-Kien, a top Grand Prix, Production and Superbike racer for Yamaha in the late 1970s and 1980s. Morin has already been inducted into the Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame, and Ng-A-Kien will join the Hall during this fall’s Induction ceremony near the Toronto Airport on November 2.
“Ride With A Champion” participants will receive tickets to both days of racing for the National Championships, Saturday August 10 and Sunday August 11, along with VIP paddock parking. Attendees will have a gourmet hot lunch on Saturday, with the use of an indoor viewing area, along with Door Prizes and a Silent Auction.
Monday, 15 July 2019 18:56 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Riedmann grabs first Superbike win, Szoke claims record 13th title in season finale at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
Bowmanville, ON – August 12, 2018 – He may not have celebrated it from the podium, but Jordan Szoke managed to do just enough to take home his record 13th Mopar Pro Superbike title at the season finale of the Canadian Superbike Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Sunday, 12 August 2018 18:43 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Bowmanville, ON – August 11, 2018 – The first half of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship season finale weekend certainly lived up to the hype on Saturday, as fan-favourite Ben Young scored his first career Mopar Pro Superbike victory in a thrilling day Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Saturday, 11 August 2018 19:17 Published in Reports, Results & Points
(BOWMANVILLE, Ont. – Aug. 11, 2018) Clarksburg, Ontario’s Ben Young scored his first career national Mopar Canadian Superbike win Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, part of the Superbike Doubleheader weekend. Canada’s biggest motorcycle road race event continues through Sunday, August 12.
Saturday, 11 August 2018 18:42 Published in Reports, Results & Points
(BOWMANVILLE, Ont. – Aug. 10, 2018) The green flag flew on Friday to open Canada’s biggest motorcycle road race – the Superbike Doubleheader weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP). Running through Sunday, August 12, Canada’s top motorcycle road racers will be competing for the national Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. The weekend also marks the 40th anniversary of the first Superbike race at CTMP – won by event grand marshal American John Long.
Friday, 10 August 2018 20:35 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Bowmanville, ON – August 10, 2018 – Collingwood, ON’s Ben Young will start from pole position at the final round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, after securing the top spot in the Mopar Pro Superbike class with a dominating performance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Friday.
Friday, 10 August 2018 20:30 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Toronto, ON – August 7, 2018 – Three-time defending Mopar Pro Superbike champion Jordan Szoke will look to add to his historic trophy case this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, as the veteran aims to secure his record 13th Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship in the season finale doubleheader.
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 11:14 Published in News
(BOWMANVILLE, ON – Aug. 8, 2018) Back in 1978, John Long and his BMW R90S flat twin made history winning the first ever Canadian Superbike race at Mosport, now Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP). Long and his bike return to the legendary track August 10-12, as Canada’s top motorcycle road racers compete in the Superbike Doubleheader and the national Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship season finale, with Long serving as Grand Marshall for the weekend.
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 10:58 Published in News
GREEN FLAG SET TO FLY FOR MOPAR CANADIAN SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON FINALE AT CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK
(BOWMANVILLE, ON – Aug. 1, 2018) Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) is set to host Canada’s top motorcycle road racers August 10-12 as they compete for the national Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. The Superbike Doubleheader weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the first Superbike race at CTMP – won by American John Long, riding a BMW R90S flat twin.
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 13:45 Published in News