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MCC announces Pro Sport Bike appeal verdict; Casas named round two Sport Bike winner

Toronto, ON – June 12, 2019 – The Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) announced on Tuesday that the provisional results of round two’s Liqui Moly Pro Sport Bike race will be overturned, with Tomas Casas now awarded the victory last Sunday from Grand Bend Motorplex.

The original ruling by Canadian Superbike Championship officials saw race leader Sebastien Tremblay awarded the win and pole-sitter Dylan Bauer finish second, despite the two being involved in a collision resulting in a red flag stoppage.

A formal, written, on-time protest was then submitted minutes after the second National race by Pro Sport Bike class front runners David McKay, Tomas Casas and Will Hornblower. This trio opposed the at-track decision, leading to the MCC and its appeal committee deciding the fate of Sunday’s race and its impact on the championship.

In a release sent to CSBK officials, their decision was announced as follows:

“After careful consideration the MCC Tribunal decided to uphold the protest and overrule the at track decision. The two riders involved in the race stopping incident (competitors who fell) positions will be placed respectively at the end of the results and all other competitors will move ahead two positions.”

The ruling will mean that Tremblay and Bauer will now be officially scored as the 15th and 16th place finishers, respectively.

“The decision was not black and white,” the release continues. “We do not believe that Dylan Bauer’s actions were intentional, but we did feel that he was the ultimate cause of the red flag. We felt that Sebastien Tremblay was the unfortunate victim however his crash did contribute to the red flag and subsequent end of the race. Based on the rules as written, the two riders (Dylan Bauer & Sebastien Tremblay) were deemed to have caused the race stopping incident and as stated in F(7) will be placed at the back of their respective lap.”

The final decision will now carry significant implications for the Sport Bike championship, with points leader Will Hornblower and current runner-up David MacKay ultimately joining the podium for the second time in as many races.

The original results would have meant an eleven-point lead for Hornblower over Tremblay; Hornblower will now instead lead MacKay by 17 points, with Tremblay sitting tied with Bauer for tenth in the championship.

Two-time defending class champion Casas will also draw back into the title hunt, as the win brings him to sixth in the overall point standings and within 14 points of the top three, as opposed to an original 29-point deficit for the Parts Canada Yamaha rider.

However, the results all but signal the end for Tremblay and his 2019 Sport Bike hopes, as the injured Turcotte Performance Kawasaki rider now finds himself 61 points behind the series lead with five races remaining.

Though nothing is confirmed, a team member had indicated that Tremblay may not finish the year in the Sport Bike category, instead electing to focus on the Mopar Pro Superbike class when again healthy.

The final revised results will shortly be found on the series official website at www.csbk.ca, as well as the updated class standings.

Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:41 Published in News


Stacey Nesbitt - CSBK Race Reports From Shubenacadie

(July 21, 2017) Shubenacadie, NS- Atlantic Motorsport Park, NS saw the 2017 Canadian Superbike Championship return to the east coast for rounds four & five.

Friday, 21 July 2017 09:49 Published in Rider and Team Releases


Szoke and Trombino Dominant Pros At Atlantic Motorsport Park

SHUBENACADIE, NS (July 15, 2017) – Jordan Szoke and Frank Trombino were the Pro winners during Saturday’s Mopar CSBK Canadian Superbike Championship round 4 presented by Honda Canada at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie, NS.

Saturday, 15 July 2017 21:03 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Szoke, Card Nab Pro Pole Positions In Nova Scotia

SHUBENACADIE, NS (July 14, 2017) – Jordan Szoke (Lynden, ON) will start from the pole in tomorrow's Pro Superbike race, the first of two SBK Feature events during this weekend's round 4 of the Mopar CSBK Canadian Superbike Championship presented by Honda Canada at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie, NS.

Friday, 14 July 2017 19:03 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Michael Taylor to Return to CSBK series on Triumph in Pro Sport Bike‏

@cdnsuperbike • (April 29, 2016)-Two-time Mopar CSBK Superbike national champion Michael Taylor of Toronto, ON, confirmed his return to the national motorcycle road racing tour, aboard a Triumph 675R Daytona triple in the Liqui Moly Pro Sport Bike class.

Friday, 29 April 2016 11:44 Published in News


Szoke Aims To Stay Unbeaten As Superbikes Head West‏

@cdnsuperbike • @CastrolRaceway • @jordanszoke • TORONTO, Ont. (July 8, 2015) – Nine-time national champion Jordan Szoke will try to keep his perfect 2015 win record intact as the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship makes its first visit to Edmonton’s Castrol Raceway this weekend.

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 18:19 Published in News


Hindle Exhaust returns as CSBK Pro Sport Bike Sponsor‏

@HindleExhaust • @cdnsuperbike • June 4, 2014 (Port Perry, Ontario, Canada) - Hindle Exhaust Systems will return as title sponsor of the Pro Sport Bike class of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, this country's premiere motorcycle road racing series.

Thursday, 04 June 2015 15:59 Published in News


Hindle Exhaust and Jodi Christie Renew Sponsorship for 2015‏

@HindleExhaust • @JCRacing20 • Port Perry, Ont., (May 5, 2015) - With the 2015 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship approaching, Jodi is pleased to introduce the sponsors of the Honda Canada/Accelerated Technologies team.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 12:29 Published in News


Leon puts MV Agusta on the podium for the first time at a Canadian National

Montreal native Michael Leon rode the Royal Distributing MV Agusta F3 675 triple to a third place finish in the Hindle Exhaust Pro Sportbike class at Round 2 of the Canadian Superbike Championship at Autodrome St-Eustache, his home track.  The result marks the first visit to the podium for MV Agusta in Canadian national competition.

Friday, 12 July 2013 15:23 Published in Reports, Results & Points


MV Agusta F3 675 CSBK Racing Program Announced

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Monday, 21 January 2013 11:11 Published in Industry News