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Report: CSBK Rd 1, Shannonville Motorsport Park, ON

posted May 29, 2017, 6:03 PM by Statoni Racing   [ updated May 29, 2017, 6:30 PM ]
May 26-28, Shannonville Motorsport Park saw the opening round on the 2017 Canadian Superbike Championship. With poor track conditions on Thursday the time was used to address some teething issues on the BLKRDR by Motovan/FTR Honda CBR600RR. “I can’t thank Pat Milligan and Peter Soame enough for all the effort and long hours to prep the bike. We were a little late putting our program together this year but fortunately most of the kinks were ironed out for Friday practice.”

The weather had improved on Saturday but Stacey was still struggling for pace. The qualifying goal was the first two rows and that was mission accomplished with 7th spot on the grid for the Liqui Moly Pro Sport BikeSport class. She was not able to improve her times in Mopar Pro Superbike qualifying, unfortunately picking up an injury.

Race day warmup did not go to plan and Stacey was forced to sit out the Superbike warmup session to get fit for the afternoon races. In the Liqui Moly Pro Sport BikeSport race Stacey got a good start and was in 5th place into turn one. She had a few battles and was holding down 8th position for the first half of the race before a rider error saw her take the slip road off the back straight. She rejoined in 11th. Despite some last minute setup changes that did not work out, Stacey was still able to ride around it and improve her lap time from qualifying. She decided to sit out the Mopar Pro Superbike race. “Thank you to Doc Walker for the medical advice. Thanks too to Jon Cornwell. This opening weekend was certainly challenging but we worked hard and didn’t give up. We will take the positives and move forward to the next round at Grand Bend”.

There was some further good news to end the day. R&M Electrical (Burlington, ON) return as a sponsor this year. Thank you Mike Rixon. Thanks to Honda Canada for providing a set of tires to each of the Honda riders this weekend. The icing on the cake was Autumn and Jaret Whiteside buying us some tires and dropping them off to our pit. “This really put a smile on my face. At the end of the day we are a privateer team. Forensi Tech Racing is supporting us with bike preparation and Motovan through their BLKRDR program. We are grateful for any and all support we receive”.

Support for this round: BLK RDR by Motovan, FTR, R&M Electrical

Product Support:  Shoei Helmets North AmericaTCX Focus on BootsFive Advanced Gloves, Olympia Moto Sports, Forsaken Motorsports, SpeedAnglePhysical Park, 613 Motorsport, Powersports Canada, SBS

Thanks to: Pat Milligan, Peter Soame, Jon Cornwell, Wes Lake, Doc Walker, Jon Dimeglio, Mike Rixon, Autumn & Jaret Whitesde, Stacey Nesbitt Supporters Club, Mum & Dad


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Round 1
Shannonville Motorsport Park
Shannonville, Ontario
1.53 miles / 2.45km (Pro Track)

May 28, 2017

Liqui Moly Pro Sport Bike Race Results

PosNo.NameHometownMakeModel/EngineLapsBest TmIn LapTotal TmDiffGapBest SpeedComment
146Tomas CasasPeterborough, ONYamahaYZF-R6181:06.2721218:59.643  134.174 
271Kristopher GarvieCaledon, ONKawasakiZX-6R181:06.688519:08.6829.0399.039133.337 
312Mitch CardRipley, ONYamahaYZF-R6181:07.320719:15.48115.8386.799132.086 
468Chris BrentOttawa, ONHondaCBR600RR181:07.5521219:18.22218.5792.741131.632 
576Louie RaffaSte-Marthe, QCHondaCBR600RR181:07.768219:30.04730.40411.825131.212 
682David MacKayHamilton, ONKawasakiZX-6R181:08.524519:35.76536.1225.718129.765 
7210Jacob Shaw-O'LearyFalmouth, NSHondaCBR600RR181:08.631819:43.00443.3617.239129.562 
8725Mike RaniowskiBelleville, ONSuzukiGSX-R600181:08.866919:45.47845.8352.474129.120 
977Grant SmithGreely, ONKawasakiZX-6R181:09.4051019:56.23756.59410.759128.118 
1016Alex CoelhoBrossard, QCKawasakiZX-6R181:09.694720:06.6831:07.04010.446127.586 
11316Stacey NesbittSt-Lazare, QCHondaCBR600RR181:08.859820:07.2421:07.5990.559129.133 
123Richard FearingMississauga, ONKawasakiZX-6R171:11.4981419:20.7171 Lap1 Lap124.367 
13174Danny ErrettGeorgetown, ONTriumphDaytona171:12.994320:02.5601 Lap41.843121.818 
DNF33Elliot VieiraGeorgetown,GuyanaKawasakiZX-6R81:09.35378:12.894DNF 128.214 
DNF4Jean-Marc BilgerMontreal, QC`KawasakiZX-R671:10.16047:27.105DNF 126.739 
DNS270Chris FehrKingston, ONYamahaYZF-R6  0 DNS -