The Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship is set to get underway this weekend, May 25-27, at Shannonville Motorsport Park, where three-time defending champ Jordan Szoke will look to win his sixth consecutive season opener.
Lynden, ON, based Szoke, 39, already holds the record for the most championships (12) and most race wins (65) in CSBK history, totals he will try to add onto as the five-round, seven-race schedule kicks off at SMP. The Mopar Express Lane BMW Motorrad Canada Superbike Team star will have a range of top riders to compete with this season, as he searches for his fourth consecutive crown and 11th in the last 13 years.
Parts Canada will sponsor the 2018 Mopar CSBK National motorcycle roadracing Championship series, supporting the Amateur Sport Bike National Championship class. As well, Parts Canada will back the Dalton Timmis Insurance presents Mopar CSBK on TSN SuperPole sessions, recognizing the top Qualifiers in the featured Pro Superbike division.
The newly-named Parts Canada Amateur Sport Bike Championship series for middleweight machinery is one of the key development classes in competition. Last season, Jean-Francois Aubin of St-Jerome, QC. won the Amateur Sport Bike crown on a Suzuki GSX-R600, and will be a rookie Pro to watch in 2018 CSBK National action.