A close battle characterised the first qualifying session for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship at MotorLand Aragon, and saw Irishman Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) topping the timesheets with a 1’58.548 set with few minutes to go.
Friday, 12 April 2013 15:40 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Last year, Trevor Daley of Mississauga, ON captured the Bazzaz Amateur Superbike Championship in the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship national series. He did so in dramatic style with a third place finish in the last round of the 2012 six race series, exactly what he needed to earn the title.
Wednesday, 03 April 2013 10:30 Published in News
Canadian Superbike racer Marcel Irnie has released a list of supporters for the 2013 campaign, with Couturier Racing as the title sponsor. Long time supporter AMSOIL Inc. is also back for another season as a partner sponsor. Associate sponsors include Idol-Fit, World Gym Kelowna, EBC Brakes, Pro-Bolt, and Heroic Racing Suits.
Monday, 04 March 2013 11:49 Published in News
I will never forget the first time I crashed while testing alone on the Zhuhai circuit in China. It had rained earlier in the day, but there was a dry line. I was on a fast lap but ran out onto the rumble strip coming out of a corner, and immediately high-sided (so much for traction control!!!). I wasn’t going fast, but I went straight up in the air and came straight back down.
Thursday, 20 December 2012 16:03 Published in Dan Kruger
Canadian superbike racer and Inside Motorcycles blogger Dan Kruger led his team to victory from pole position at the Zhuhai 3-Hour Endurance race in Zhuhai, China January 4-6.
"We finished on top in free practice, took a convincing pole in qualifying by over 2 seconds ahead of 2nd place, and led 100 of 101 laps of the 3 Hour race," Kruger proudly stated. "We got the holeshot and never looked back, winning the race by over 2 laps over the satellite Kawasaki team and then Yes Yamaha in 3rd. The rules in this event allow for 2 bikes and 2 or 3 riders on the track for 45 minutes at a time maximum.
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 09:51 Published in Reports, Results & Points
2012 eni FIM Superbike World Champion Max Biaggi has announced his retirement from racing after six championships and a career that has spanned 23 years and took him from the ranks of 125 cc machinery to MotoGP and finally to World Superbike competition. Five of Biaggi's six titles came on Aprilia machinery.
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 14:58 Published in Industry News
The eni Superbike World Championship heads for round 13 at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal this weekend, and Canadian ace Brett McCormick is ready get back on his Team Effenbert Liberty Racing Ducati.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 14:46 Published in News
Sunday, 09 September 2012 12:07 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Friday, 07 September 2012 11:42 Published in Reports, Results & Points
In Saturday's initial qualifying sessions at the World Superbike/AMA BigM Weekend at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah, Darren James was again the top Canadian qualifier after a provisional 7th place standing in the AMA XR1200 class with a best time just under 2:14. Ben Young's best time of 2:03.5 in the first GoPro Daytona Sportbike qualifying session was seven seconds behind the leader, while Canadian-born Californian Javelin Broderick was well off the 1:59 performance by Hayden Gillim in the Motorcycle-Superstore.com Supersport session. Josh Hayes qualified on the pole in National Guard Superbike.
Sunday, 27 May 2012 13:55 Published in Reports, Results & Points