Team News: New sponsor for Ben Young

Young Officially Welcomes K-Tech Suspension to the Team

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. - Collingwood, Ontario’s Ben Young made an impressive Superbike debut at the opening round of the national MOPAR Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) at Shannonville Motorsport Park. After a heated battle for a spot on the podium he crossed the finish line aboard his #86 Tim Hortons / Scot Build / BMW Motorrad Canada S1000RR in fourth place thanks in part to the support of his new sponsor K-Tech Suspension USA.

For over 20 years K-Tech Suspension have built on their incredible success in global road racing and motocross championships constantly evolving and providing championship winning products.

K-Tech Suspension have a central European warehousing dedicated to supplying their international dealer network, a dedicated R&D team who are constantly developing new and innovative product and a training centre to ensure that all partners are fully trained and getting the most from the world’s leading suspension. K-Tech are ISO9001 accredited which along with their devotion, dedication, knowledge and passion shows that they are serious about providing customers with world leading suspension.

“We contacted K-Tech in the UK and they suggested we reach out to Skip Dowling from Orient Express who is K-Tech’s exclusive North American distributor. We have known Skip for a number of years and we’re delighted to be able to work together. He put together a competitive package for my 2016 CSBK program. Skip introduced us to crew member Willie Vass who is a certified K-Tech suspension technician. It all just fell into place and I couldn’t be happier with our progress so far.” said Young

"Orient Express and K-Tech Suspension are proud to support Ben as he represents all the best qualities of the young and upcoming breed of racers. We’re excited to see him succeed in CSBK and hope he might make a US round or two as well.” said Orient Express’ Skip Dowling

Young looks to improve his results at the upcoming second round of the Mopar CSBK National Championship Series at Autodrome St-Eustache (North West of Montreal), Quebec - June 24-26, 2016.

Young’s partners for his 2016 CSBK season include; Tim Hortons (Sudbury), Scot-build Developments, BMW Motorrad Canada, AXO Racing, Arai Helmets, Hindle Exhaust, KarmaComa Studio, Woodcraft, Human 2.0, Core Power high protein milkshakes, K-Tech Suspension, Epic Racewear, Vortex Racing and K&N Filters.

He is also a proud "Laps for Muscular Dystrophy" (Laps4MD) rider who’s pledged to donate $1 for every lap he leads this season. These donations go to Muscular Dystrophy Canada to help make a difference in the lives of over 50,000 Canadians affected by a neuromuscular disorder.

To keep up-to-date on Ben Young throughout the year visit;, and on Twitter and Instagram: @benyoung_86.

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