Canadian Superbike: Extra From Grand Bend Motorplex – Roadracing World Journal


Double Win for Younger at Grand Bend

Ben Younger had a stellar weekend at Grand Bend Motorplex for the opening spherical of the Canadian Superbike Championship. Younger received each races aboard his Van Dolder’s Dwelling Staff BMW, setting him up effectively within the factors standing for the 2022 season.

Friday’s qualifying session noticed Younger put in a stable lap time of 1:03.021 – beating his personal beforehand held lap report on the observe. In the end, the time would see him positioned second on the grid for the weekends races, although with a constant tempo and a powerful starvation to win.

Pleasure was excessive for the primary race of the weekend on Saturday. Younger acquired an excellent begin off the road aboard his BMW S 1000 RR, taking the opening shot into the primary nook. The primary half of the 20-lap race noticed the highest 4 racers shut, although none might make an try for the lead. Younger reaped the rewards of his consistency and powerful tempo, constructing a stable lead because the race progressed and he ended up crossing the road with a 5 second lead.

With full intention of a repeat outcome, Younger headed into race two with calm confidence. His Van Dolder’s Dwelling Staff BMW felt nice and the solar was shining. Younger wouldn’t get the beginning he hoped for, however slotted into second and chased the lead for the primary 5 laps. On the sixth lap, Younger made the go into first at flip one and by no means regarded again. Once more, he constructed a powerful lead shortly, and took a snug 1st place with 6.5 second lead.

This profitable weekend not solely offers Younger a powerful 18-point lead within the Canadian Superbike Championship, however Sunday’s win additionally offers BMW their fiftieth win within the Superbike class. Younger can be now tied for Tenth all-time Superbike wins within the Canadian Championship.


Ben Younger (86). Photograph by Damian Pereira, courtesy Ben Younger Racing.


Of the weekend, Younger says “It was nice to open the 2022 season. Driving our backup bike was removed from ideally suited, however we made the perfect of it and it did us effectively. We’re wanting ahead to getting the M 1000 RR able to roll for spherical two in slightly below a months time.”

The following CSBK spherical will likely be held July Eighth-Tenth at Calabogie Motorsports Park, the place Younger will look to proceed his marketing campaign for the 2022 title.

Younger’s companions for his 2022 CSBK Championship season embrace; BMW Motorrad Canada, Van Dolders Dwelling Staff, Scot-Construct Developments Inc, Elements Canada, HJC Helmets, Alpinestars, Hindle Exhaust, Barrie Trim and Mouldings, Clearlite, Primitive Patterns, Alpha Racing and Vass Efficiency Cycle.

To maintain up-to-date on Ben Younger all year long go to;, and on Twitter and Instagram: @benyoung_86.



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