ST-EUSTACHE, Que. – Jordan Szoke claimed his fourth straight win at Autodrome St-Eustache in a wet and wild second round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship on Sunday.
Riding his BMW Motorrad / Mopar Express Lane BMW S1000RR the Brantford, Ont. rider took the lead on lap 3 of the red-flag shortened 10-lap race and went on to score a 6.477-sec. victory over the Accelerated Technologies / Honda Canada Honda CBR1000RR SP ridden by defending series champion Jodi Christie of Keene, Ont.
Sebastien Tremblay of Longueuil, Que. placed third aboard the MotoNation / CrossFit Laval Kawasaki ZX-10R.
“It’s a great start to the season but it’s a long way from over,” said Szoke after winning his second straight race of the 2015 season and opening up a 20-point lead, 111-91, over Christie in the Superbike standings. “I didn’t really go out to try and win the race. The conditions were tough and I’m in a championship battle with Jodi, so he was my big concern.”
Szoke completed the race distance in nine minutes, 13.660 seconds for an average speed of 124.842 km/h (74.905 mph).