Trombino tops Pro Sport Bike class

By John Hopkins

SHANNONVILLE, Ont. -- Frank Trombino surprised even himself by setting the fastest practice time Friday for the K&N Performance Filters Pro Sport Bike class at Shannonville Motorsport Park.

The Kleinburg, Ont. veteran lapped the 2.45km (1.53-mile) 11-turn Pro track in 1:06.053 on his 725 Sports / Acme Slate Suzuki GSX-R600 to finish almost half a second clear of defending class champion Jodi Christie of Keene, Ont., who turned a 1:06.474 aboard the Jodi Christie Racing / Accelerated Technologies Honda CBR600RR.

Third quickest was Raphael Archambault of Terrebonne, Que., who turned a 1:06.712 riding his Team Archambault Racing / Picotte Motorsports / G Suspension Suzuki GSX-R600.

Friday, 22 June 2012 17:53

McBride throws up Shannonville wildcard

By John Hopkins

SHANNONVILLE, Ont. -- While much of the preseason talk has focused on Jordan Szoke, Andrew Nelson, Kevin Lacombe and Alex Welsh, it was a different rider who topped the timesheets on the opening day of practice for round one of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Friday.

Friday, 22 June 2012 17:15

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