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Team HardNox hosts bike racing track days for all levels of interest, skill

Team HardNox hosts bike racing track days for all levels of interest, skill

The HardNox partners Curtis Lindenbach, Rob Darlington and Trayr Gabert

By Josh Penner, reporter

What do you do with fifteen years and nearly five thousand hours of experience in motorcycle racing and race management? Well, according to Rob Darlington, Curtis Lindenbach, and Trayr Gabert of HardNox racing, you take the logical step of hosting motorcycle track days yourself. Continue Reading

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CONFUSION MARS CMRA ENDURANCE RACE, BUT GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP TRIUMPHS IN END

CONFUSION MARS CMRA ENDURANCE RACE, BUT GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP TRIUMPHS IN END

Lindsey Redfern of Missoula, MT finished 5th in the Ducati Cup 
By Josh Penner, reporter
 

Who’s was on first?  It wasn’t clear when the CMRA endurance race wrapped up Saturday afternoon at Race City.  No one was quite sure because of confusion in the hot-pits about how long the 60 minute session actually was. Continue Reading

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SZOKE SWEEPS SUPERBIKE AT MOSPORT, MATECHUK HAS DISAPPOINTING WEEKEND

SZOKE SWEEPS SUPERBIKE AT MOSPORT, MATECHUK HAS DISAPPOINTING WEEKEND

Cody Matechuk during Sunday’s action. Photo: Rob O’Brien/cdnsuperbike.com 
By John Hopkins and Josh Penner
 

In what is proving to be a familiar script for the Parts Canada Superbike Championship this season, Jordan Szoke triumphed on both Saturday and Sunday, while Calgary representatives endured a tough weekend. Continue Reading

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SZOKE BLISTERING AT MOSPORT, CALGARY RIDERS FINISH BACK IN THE PACK

SZOKE BLISTERING AT MOSPORT, CALGARY RIDERS FINISH BACK IN THE PACK

Jordan Szoke, middle, is on the pole once again for the latest leg of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship 
By John Hopkins and Josh Penner, reporter
 

Parts Canada Superbike Championship leader Jordan Szoke set a red hot pace in testing for this weekend’s fourth and fifth rounds of the series at Mosport International Raceway on Thursday. Continue Reading

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VIDEO: PARTS CANADA SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP WRAP UP!

VIDEO: PARTS CANADA SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP WRAP UP!

16-year old local racer Cody Matechuk placed 3rd  in spite of an injured hand 
By Josh Penner, reporter
 

The Parts Canada Superbike rolled into Calgary the last weekend of June and provided local race fans with plenty of exciting action.  The Calgary Beacon is pleased to provide this look back at an exciting three days of world class motorsport. Continue Reading

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PRIVATE RACER DOMINATES SUPER POLE EVENT

PRIVATE RACER DOMINATES SUPER POLE EVENT

Jordan Szoke, six time defending Super Bike champion.  

By Josh Penner, reporter   

The stage is set for round two and three of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship. With qualifying wrapped up Friday night at Race City Motorsport Park, riders are gearing up for the weekend’s main events on Saturday and Sunday.  Continue Reading

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CALGARY’S ZOTTMAN 8th IN QUALIFYING AT SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP

CALGARY’S ZOTTMAN 8th IN QUALIFYING AT SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP

Calgary’s Mike Zottman hopes to improve on last year’s disappointing result 
By John Hopkins
 

Six-time national champion Jordan Szoke continued his mastery of Race City Motorsport Park by claiming pole position for this weekend’s second and third rounds of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship in Pirelli SuperPole qualifying on Friday. Continue Reading

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SZOKE AIMS FOR 9th CALGARY SUPERBIKE WIN THIS WEEKEND

SZOKE AIMS FOR 9th CALGARY SUPERBIKE WIN THIS WEEKEND

Jordan Szoke was fired up at the Superbike press conference Wednesday 
By John Hopkins, Markham Hislop, Josh Penner
 

Jordan Szoke may not own Race City Motorsport Park, but he certainly feels at home there.  The Brantford, Ont. racer comes into this weekend’s second and third rounds of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship, presented by Rocky Mountain Honda Powerhouse, bidding for his ninth, and perhaps even his 10th career national Superbike victories at the Calgary track. Continue Reading

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SZOKE AIMS TO REGAIN WINNING WAYS AT RACE CITY THIS WEEKEND

SZOKE AIMS TO REGAIN WINNING WAYS AT RACE CITY THIS WEEKEND

Jordan Szoke at 2009 Superbike Championship
By John Hopkins
 

TORONTO – Four-time defending Parts Canada Superbike Champion Jordan Szoke left Calgary’s Race City Motorsport Park with a bitter taste in his mouth last year. This time around he will be hoping for something a little sweeter. Continue Reading

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SPEED TV HOST RIDING IN CALGARY LEG OF SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP

SPEED TV HOST RIDING IN CALGARY LEG OF SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP

Vicki Schouten Photo: Courtesy Vicki Schouten Racing 

By John Hopkins 

SPEED TV’s Greg White will replace injured Kahuna Powersports Kawasaki rookie Pro rider Vicki Schouten at the upcoming round of the Parts Canada Superbike series in Calgary, June 24-27. Continue Reading

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