CONCORD, Ont. – Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada has announced this year’s Canadian Harley-Davidson® XR1200® Cup Series participation in the 2013 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. For the third year in a row Deeley is offering a full racing program for racers interested in joining the Canadian Harley‑Davidson® XR1200® Cup Series, a spec-bike series that features specially modified Harley‑Davidson® XR1200® and XR1200X™ motorcycles.
New this year, authorized Canadian Harley-Davidson® Retailers will be able to co-op up to $3,000 in expenses towards their race bike, encouraging more participation from new racers.
Vance & Hines continues to be the official supplier for the special kit parts, which include a Fuelpak, Exhaust System, and more. In addition to the kit parts, teams will be able to upgrade their suspension, hand and foot controls, brake components, and instrumentation.
Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada is pleased to see its veteran racer, Darren James, gearing up for the competition, as well as returning champions Steve Crevier from MotoSport Plus, Michael Taylor from Mackie Harley-Davidson®, Blaise Fougere sponsored by Atlantic Retailers and Elie Daccache sponsored by both Harley-Davidson® de L’Outaouais and Freedom Harley-Davidson® of Ottawa.
“We are really excited about the 2013 Racing season; CSBK and MOPAR have really stepped up this year,” said James, Manager, Racing Programs. “We look forward to welcoming new American blood, and seeing our veteran racers take on the competition.”
Interested racers looking to participate should contact James by phone at 604-273-5421 or by email at email@example.com. For information on the racing program, please contact Karen Mayberry, Manager, Marketing Projects and General Manager, Rider’s Edge Canada, by phone at 905‑482-4240.
The 2013 race schedule is listed below and is subject to change.
2013 MOPAR CSBK Schedule
Round 1 June 7-9 Shannonville Motorsport Park, Pro Track Shannonville, Ontario
Round 2 July 5-7 Autodrome St-Eustache St-Eustache, Québec
Round 3 July 26-28 Atlantic Motorsport Park Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia
Round 4-5 August 9-11 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, Ontario
Round 6 August 23-25 Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant Mont-Tremblant, Québec
–From Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada