Samsung Crescent Suzuki Racing has reported a high level of productivity and satisfaction after completing its first day of testing in preparation for the 2011 British Superbike Championship season at Cartagena in Spain.
2011 British Superbike
Highly experienced British Superbike protagonists, Crescent Suzuki Racing, has today confirmed technology electronics giants Samsung as 2011 title sponsors, while also announcing reigning British Superstock Champion Jon Kirkham as team mate to John Hopkins in the team’s two-rider Superbike series assault.
2011 IoM TT News
British Superbike regular Simon Andrews has been confirmed as the latest high profile newcomer aiming to make their Isle of Man TT debut in 2011.
Andrews, the Englishman, is already set to contend the 2011 British Superbike EVO Championship on the green and white Kawasaki ZX 10-R of Liverpool-based BSB team, PR Racing.
The Crescent British Superbike team is delighted to have secured the services of former MotoGP and American Superbike rider, the American star John Hopkins for the 2011 British Superbike Championship.
Hopkins will begin testing the Crescent GSX-R1000 Superbike at Cartagena, Spain, in early March.
2010 SBK Season Preview
Click video to watch the 2010 WSBK season preview. There are currently 25 full-time World Superbike riders scheduled to join what looks set to be the most exciting and evenly matched two-wheeled contest of all in 2010. From Aprilia to Yamaha and all points in between, the seven competing manufacturers will field riders who are not only proven winners, but capable of taking more silverware at some stage this season. A look at the competing riders’ past records is proof enough of the high-class field.
The dates and venues have now been announced for the inaugural 848 Challenge race series. The 848 Challenge will be held over eight rounds including two televised BSB rounds and two overseas rounds at Misano and Assen.
New Era Motorcycle Club in association with Ducati UK and Chris Bushell (Ducati Desmo Due series organiser) have joined forces to launch this prestigious ‘one-make series’ based on Ducati’s stunning 848 Superbike.