Ben Young will make his American National Superbike debut at Barber Motorsport Park in Alabama September 21-23, in the final round of the Motul Superbike Feature class in the MotoAmerica Road Racing Championship. The Scottish-born 25-year-old, now living in Collingwood, ON, is coming off a career-first victory in the Mopar Pro Superbike Feature class at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on August 11, leading to a second overall in the final Championship standings.
Young has competed in England and across North America, and last competed in the United States for the RoadRace Factory team in the 600cc class. Young has raced the Scot-build team’s 1000cc BMW S1000RR Superbike in Canada for the past three seasons, winning the Brooklin Cycle Pro Rookie of the Year on the National tour in 2016.
The Vintage Road Racing Association’s final event of 2018 is taking place this weekend on the Grand Prix course at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Race action started with the Friday, August 31 Perth Motors Two-Hour Endurance race. This event featured a range of categories, and for the first time offered a category for the Amateur Lightweight Sport Bike class that debuted in Mopar CSBK 2018. Racing continues throughout Saturday and Sunday at C.T.M.P.