Extra, from a press launch issued by CSBK/Skilled Motorsports Productions:
Dumas wins once more, cuts title deficit to at least one level in race two at Calabogie
Calabogie, ON – The hole atop the Canadian Superbike Championship all however evaporated on Sunday, as Alex Dumas continued his excellent run at Calabogie Motorsports Park to drag inside a single level of rival Ben Younger within the function Professional Superbike class.
Dumas entered with a five-race unbeaten streak on the road round Calabogie, although he was instantly met together with his largest problem but as Younger grabbed the holeshot for the second day in a row. In contrast to Saturday, although, Younger maintained that lead for the primary half of the race, denying a handful of move makes an attempt as he threatened to finish Dumas’ excellent run round his house observe.
The defending champion had different plans on lap seven, nonetheless, lastly getting a transfer to stay in flip 5 and finally peeling away, because the Liqui Moly/Quick College Suzuki rider will head to spherical three inside a single level of the title lead.
“I attempted the move just a few instances, however Ben simply saved slamming the door. It was actually enjoyable battling on the market, however I’m comfortable to choose up one other win for the championship,” Dumas stated. “I’ve by no means been to Shubenacadie, so I’m trying ahead to battling once more at spherical three there in two weeks.”
Regardless of one other runner-up end to his championship rival, Younger will seemingly be happy together with his weekend general, as he maintains his championship lead exiting the primary 4 races – albeit within the best of margins.
“I had one other nice launch like yesterday – the brand new ‘M’ BMW will get off the road rather well – however Alex was a demon off the road as effectively which allowed him to stick with me,” stated the Van Dolder’s Residence Staff BMW rider. “I knew it could be robust to win right here, however we’re actually trying ahead to spherical three the place we are able to hopefully construct the hole again up within the championship.”
Becoming a member of the duo on the rostrum was Trevor Daley, who made up for a large Saturday crash to run a snug race in third. The OneSpeed Suzuki rider remained barely off the tempo of the entrance two however continued to shut the hole, whereas additionally climbing again into third within the general championship.
“It was a little bit of a lonely trip on the market, however I hoped I might simply stick with them and decide up the items in the event that they beat one another up a bit,” Daley stated. “I nonetheless assume we’re so much nearer than the hole will present, and it’s one other good step ahead so now we simply flip our focus to spherical three in AMP.”
The double-podium for Suzuki will assist trim their deficit to BMW to only six factors within the Constructors Championship, however the German producer will retain their lead because of a powerful fifth-place cost from Samuel Guerin aboard his EFC Group machine.
Guerin was unable to get the higher of Sebastien Tremblay, nonetheless, because the Turcotte Efficiency Kawasaki rider held on to fourth within the race and jumps to fourth within the general standings within the course of, whereas serving to Kawasaki to 3rd within the Constructors desk.
David MacKay reversed his championship fortunes after a troublesome race one, profitable on Sunday after a dramatic three-way battle with rivals Trevor Dion and Elliot Vieira.
All three riders swapped locations a number of instances all through, with Dion main throughout the road onto the ultimate lap earlier than MacKay launched an exciting overtake within the remaining corners to seal his second victory of the season.
“These doubleheaders are working effectively for me,” MacKay joked, referencing his race two win in Grand Bend after a race one crash. “Yesterday wasn’t the most effective day for us, however we had been capable of be taught a lot which helped us right now, and this one is big for the championship.”
Dion will in the end see a win slip by way of his fingers on the ultimate lap for a second day in a row, however the LDS Consultants Kawasaki rider nonetheless held on for an additional runner-up end and thus will retain a 13-point benefit over Vieira with MacKay an extra two factors again.
The trio will entrench themselves because the three championship contenders on the midway level of the season, although MacKay can have expertise on his facet when the Quick Firm Kawasaki rider returns to Shubenacadie in two weeks.
Julien Lafortune prolonged a sizeable benefit atop the AIM Insurance coverage Newbie Superbike standings, profitable for a second time after main each lap on Sunday.
The Kawasaki rider will open up a 23-point lead over John Fraser, who completed second for Yamaha, a niche Lafortune will want as they head to Fraser’s stomping floor in spherical three on the east coast.
Paul Etienne Courtois will take over the championship lead within the Newbie Sport Bike class, because the first-year Newbie runner received his first nationwide Sport Bike race after a detailed battle with hometown rider Guillaume Lavallee.
Courtois will carry a five-point lead over spherical one winner Sebastian Hothaza, who might solely handle ninth in his second nationwide look.
Nationwide debutant Andrew Cooney capped off a stellar weekend with a pair of victories within the Tremendous Sonic Race College Light-weight class, profitable each contests in dramatic vogue in simply his third ever race weekend at any degree.
Regardless of the double-victory, it was a profitable weekend for championship chief Evan Moriarity, who exits with a 30-point lead atop the standings over Cooney in second.
Jared Walker continued his excellent run within the Professional division of the Professional/Am class, profitable for a fourth consecutive time to increase his title grasp. Cooney would wind up the winner on each events within the Newbie ranks, with Bryce DeBoer grabbing a pair of second-place finishes to enter a tie for the championship lead.
The complete outcomes from Sunday’s racing could be discovered on the collection’ official web site at csbk.ca.