Special feature blog: Dan Kruger recounts "most unbelievable week of my career" after winning Pan-Delta final this past weekend
Last week we reported that Canadian Dan Kruger had a vicious highside during practice for the final round of the Pan Delta Championship series in Zhuhai, China that landed him in a Hong Kong hospital with severe injuries and internal bleeding. He then sent Inside Motorcycles this exclusive recap of what he called "the most unbeleivable weekend of my career."
1. Hospital in China for initial diagnosis - pain meds, catheter inserted, X-rays, etc.
2. transported to Hong Kong hospital for further tests. Internal bleeding is the problem, with a fractured pelvis and a ruptured urethra.
3. Bleeding gets worse internally so they put me into surgery right away; two and half hours later, I wake up and things are much improved. They put some plastic parts inside me to reconstruct the damage.
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:26 Published in Dan Kruger
The final round of the Pan Delta China Superbike Championship will be held at Zhuhai International Circuit on September 14-16, and it looks to be nothing short of spectacular. The doubleheader will determine if reigning Superbike Champion Huang Shi-Zhao of Yes Yamaha will keep the crown or hand it over for the first time ever to someone from North America: Canadian Dan Kruger.
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:18 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Frankfurt, Germany- The highly-anticipated Ducati 899 Panigale has been unveiled at the VW Group Night in Frankfurt, Germany, on the eve of the IAA International Motor Show, which runs from the 12-22 September. The presentation made by Ducati CEO, Claudio Domenicali, represents a preview of the Italian Manufacturer's exciting 2014 model range.
Monday, 09 September 2013 17:29 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Frontline CSBK Inc., organizer of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, regrets to announce that Christian Auger of Champlain, Que. has succumbed to injuries received in a crash last Sunday, August 11.
Monday, 19 August 2013 11:06 Published in Industry News
Following various meetings between the FIM, Dorna and the MSMA, a new framework has been put in place for the progressive application of the new Superbike rules. The new rules are aimed at reducing costs for the motorcycle and its components.
1. The rules changes for the 2014 FIM Superbike World Championship season will be as follows:
Friday, 09 August 2013 12:07 Published in Industry News
Canadian AMA Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike rider Ben Young will be contending Round 4 & 5 of the MOPAR Canadian Superbike Championship Doubleheader at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (formerly Mosport) this coming weekend August 9th - 11th.
Friday, 09 August 2013 10:01 Published in News
Canadian international Superbike racer Dan Kruger may have missed the Suzuka 8 Hours race held this past weekend in Japan, but he had good reason to be home in Montreal.
"Kaitlyn Renee Kruger was born at around 7pm on July 28th weighing in at 7.7 lbs in Montreal," Dan announced. "Both mom Holly and Kaitlyn are healthy and resting and will be home tomorrow."
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 10:02 Published in News
Munich, 24th July 2013. BMW Motorrad is continuing its long-term strategic realignment of the brand. This strategy also affects BMW Motorrad Motorsport’s activities, which as a next step will also be restructured. At the end of the 2013 season, BMW Motorrad Motorsport will terminate its factory involvement in the FIM Superbike World Championship. The main focus and some of the resources of BMW Motorrad’s commitment to sport will switch to other motorsport activities like the successful international customer sports programme from 2014 on.
Thursday, 25 July 2013 09:38 Published in Industry News
Immediately following the conclusion of the MotoGP World Championship contest at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the massive crowd in attendance at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix witnessed the performance another world class rider at the peak of his powers.
Three-time AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike king Josh Hayes registered a masterful ride to conclude this weekend's GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing activities en route to his 39th career premier-class triumph.
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 16:23 Published in Reports, Results & Points