Szoke created Canadian superbike history during the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at the historic Le Circuit de Mont Tremblant during a dramatic weekend with unpredictable weather conditions.
Szoke clinched his 40th superbike career victory in 12 laps around the 4.26km circuit in 21m31.853s with an average speed of 142.456km/hr. Szoke's third straight victory gives him a commanding 66 point lead going into the double header at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park finale.
"I'm used to a wet, dry, then wet again weekend at Mosport!" laughed Szoke. "Weekends like this one are particularly stressful, there was a limited supply of rain tires and the weather was changing [constantly]. When you're responsible to set up two motorcycles with a small amount of track time it can be nerve-wracking."
Szoke almost claimed the holeshot, but settled into a comfortable third position on lap one. "I tucked in behind McBride and Lacombe and let them set the pace,” he said. “I was thinking about what I needed to do for the championship, but Cornwell [John] set up my bike so perfectly I just couldn't help it but to go for the win."
Szoke is well on his way to an unprecedented eighth National Canadian Superbike title, a feat obtained by no other, on August 24-26 at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Come watch the action in person, or follow on Twitter.
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Jordan Szoke would like to thank:
Waznie Racing Inc, Parts Canada, BMW Motorrad, Alpinestars, HJC, Akrapovic, Pirelli, Motul, BlackfootDirect.com, Vortex, Hotbodies, DID, Oakley, NGK, BK Designs, RobbieO Enterprises, Medical Data Carrier, Ohlins, Moto-Mod Suspension, ViSalusSport.com, Stomp Grip, Chickenhawk, Strodes, Bicycle Works, photobOb, Just Transmissions, Gas Gas Pacific