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Amateur Champ Daley Moves up to Pro for 2013

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


Team Irnie Racing Welcomes Couturier Racing as Title Sponsor for 2013

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-FitWorld Gym Kelowna, EBC Brakes, Pro-Bolt, and Heroic Racing Suits.  

Monday, 04 March 2013 11:49 Published in News


Dan Kruger's 'Racing in China' Blog - CRASHING in China Part 2

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 Dan Kruger Wins Endurance Race in China

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


Max Biaggi Retires

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


McCormick Back on Familiar Ground

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


Nürburgring Race Two: Davies Take Debut Win, McCormick Out In Smoke

Reigning World Supersport support series champ Chaz Davies gave his ParkinGO MTC Racing Aprilia RSV4 squad a great debut Superbike win in race two of  the eni Superbike World Championship round at the Nürburgring in Germany. Part of the lead dispute throughout 20 laps of the 5.137 km long German ‘ring, Davies was the only front runner to hold his pace, pulling way for an eventual three second victory.

Sunday, 09 September 2012 12:07 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Qualifying Round One: Checa On Top as Brett Moves Up at Nürburgring

Brett McCormick continued his education at the Nürburgring circuit in Germany this afternoon, placing his Team Effenbert Liberty Racing Ducati 1098R 22ndoverall in the opening qualifying session for Sunday’s eni Superbike World Championship doubleheader.  McCormick carved more than a second and a half from his previous best lap in his second ever session at the ‘ring.  The 2011 Canadian Superbike champ turned 14 laps of the long venue to record a best time of 1:59.712.

Friday, 07 September 2012 11:42 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Saturday Qualifying From Utah

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


Injury Update on McCormick

Brett McCormick will spend the night under observation in the local Assen hospital following his crash in race two of today’s eni Superbike World Championship round at Assen. The reigning Canadian Superbike number one plate holder was involved in an incident mid-race with Althea Ducati rider Carlos Checa and tumbled across the run off in turn 12, getting hit along the way by his own Ducati 1098R. McCormick was in 11th position at the time, while World Champ Checa was a lap down, having pitted to change to dry tires in the changeable conditions.

Sunday, 22 April 2012 15:21 Published in Reports, Results & Points


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