Parts Canada announced today their support for 2011 Canadian Superbike Champion Brett McCormick as he heads to Europe on the Effenbert Liberty Racing squad in 2012. The “Kid”, who will the competing in the Superstock 1000 FIM Cup aboard the all new Ducati 1199 Panigale, will be one of the first Canadian road racers in years to compete as a regular on the European circuit.
“It’s been a long time since a Canadian road racer has competed internationally, and it’s only fitting that Parts Canada get behind Brett to provide him with the product and support needed to compete at this level,” said Parts Canada marketing manager Laura Lang. “Alpinestars is one of the world’s premium racing brands and will protect Brett in his quest to win a championship. Parts Canada joins all Canadian motorcyclists in wishing Brett the best.”
According to McCormick, “I’m super pumped to be on board with Parts Canada. They have been a huge part of Canadian road racing, and their support of me on the world stage shows their continued commitment to Canadians and the racing community.”
McCormick’s first test with the Effenbert Liberty Team will be this February, but you can also catch him in the Parts Canada booth at the Vancouver Motorcycle Show, which runs January 19-22, 2012.