First BMW pretension of a season: Jordan Szoke champion in Canada once again.

Posted on 13. Aug, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The general BMW Motorrad Motorsport family can
applaud a initial pretension win of a 2018 season: Jordan Szoke (CAN)
has been crowned champion of a Canadian Superbike Championship for
a 13th time. The latest critical assembly of the
general highway racing scene, a Ulster Grand Prix, also ended
in success. In a 1000cc race, BMW supplement Peter Hickman (GBR)
claimed feat and a lectern finish and was named “Man of the
Meeting”. David Johnson also reached a lectern with a BMW HP4
RACE. Travis Wyman (USA) claimed a lectern finish in a MotoAmerica.



Canadian Superbike Championship during a Canadian Tire
Motorsport Park, Canada.


The “serial offender” has finished it again. Champion record holder
Jordan Szoke (CAN / Mopar Express Lane BMW Superbike Team) cumulative his
13th pretension in a Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK),
his seventh together with BMW. He took a final stairs to this by
finishing third and fourth in a deteriorate culmination during a Canadian Tire
Motorsport Park outward Bowmanville (CAN).


Another BMW supplement surfaced a lectern in a initial of a dual final
races of a weekend: Ben Young (CAN / Ben Young Racing). In
Bowmanville, he claimed his initial win in a CSBK. Szoke cumulative third
place. In a second competition on Sunday, Young finished second to reach
a lectern again. Samuel Trepanier (CAN) claimed a final lectern spot
with a Blysk Racing BMW S 1000 RR. Szoke reliable his pretension win by
finishing fourth. Young finished a deteriorate in second place in the
championship standings.


Jordan Szoke: “Definitely one of a tougher
championships I’ve won, that’s for sure. But we battled through. It’s
been a bit of a rollercoaster year, so this one means a lot. I
partnered with BMW about 8 years ago, and we’ve now won seven
championships. I’ve had a unequivocally good run here with a group and the
bike, and it’s been awesome.”



Ulster Grand Prix during a Dundrod Circuit, Northern Ireland.


The general highway racers met adult in Northern Ireland during the
weekend for a fantastic Ulster Grand Prix. This year’s schedule
was disrupted by bad weather, heading to a termination of some
events. Two races did take place on Saturday in a 1000cc category,
a Lisburn Castlereagh City Council Superstock competition and a MMB
Surfacing Superbike race. BMW supplement Peter Hickman (GBR) available a win
and a lectern finish to infer impressively that he has warranted his place
among a world’s best highway racers.


Hickman enjoyed a stirring duel with Dean Harrison (GBR) in the
Superstock race, with a lead changing hands several times. Hickman
was in second place during a finish of path four, before popping out of
Harrison’s slipstream to retake a lead during a start of a fifth and
final lap. However, a red dwindle afterwards stopped a competition and a standings
during a finish of path 4 were treated as a final result. This meant
that Hickman finished second, 0.203 seconds back.


In a Superbike race, Hickman took a lead on path two. This race
was also stopped early – competition control could no longer pledge the
riders’ reserve as a sleet increasing in intensity. Hickman claimed
feat by 1.399 seconds – his fifth win altogether during a Ulster Grand
Prix. As a Smiths Racing supplement also won a 600cc Supersport race,
he was named as “Man of a Meeting” for a second year running.


Australia’s David Johnson was competing for Tyco BMW Motorrad – with
a BMW HP4 RACE. He cumulative a initial general lectern for the
carbon-fibre racing machine. Johnson claimed third place in the
Superbike race. It was also his initial lectern finish during a Ulster
Grand Prix. The Australian rider, who had usually been with a group a
brief time, claimed seventh place in a Superstock race.


Peter Hickman: “It’s been a bit of a stop-start
assembly with a continue conditions creation it formidable for everyone,
and we finished adult losing 3 of a scheduled races, yet to come away
with a sum of dual wins and a second place has been unequivocally pleasing. It
could have been 3 wins, as we felt unequivocally gentle in the
Superstock competition and was only biding my time behind Dean before making
my pierce on path five. As shortly as we got by we non-stop adult a lead, but, with
a red dwindle entrance out and a outcome going behind a lap, we had to
settle for second. It’s swings and roundabouts yet as good fortune
smiled on me in a Superbike race, being awarded a win. It’s such a
contrition a sleet brought an finish to a day, yet I’m happy for myself and
for a group that we got a formula we did, while it’s also good to
win races during any of a International highway races.”


David Johnson: “Taking a continue into consideration
and a singular time we had to prepare, we unequivocally consider it’s been a
successful week operative with a Tyco BMW boys. The group worked hard
to make me gentle on a bikes and in a group and, notwithstanding the
weather, I’m flattering gratified to have taken a third place behind to
Australia. we feel unequivocally celebrated to have been given a possibility to ride
a BMW HP4 RACE for a Tyco BMW group and to give a bike a first
ever general highway racing lectern is a genuine buzz.”



MotoAmerica during a Sonoma Raceway, USA.


The MotoAmerica (MA) paid a revisit to a Sonoma Raceway (USA) during the
weekend. The BMW S 1000 RR claimed a lectern finish in a Superstock
category race: Travis Wyman (USA / Weir Everywhere Racing) cumulative third
place. Chad Swain (USA /Hustle Hard Racing) crossed a line in fifth position.


BMW supplement Danny Eslick (USA / Scheibe Racing) finished in seventh and
eighth in a dual Superbike category (MA SBK) races.


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