Australian Superbike Masters Cup to affix ASBK for 3 rounds in 2023

2023 Australian Superbike Masters Cup

In 2023, the mi-bike Motorcycling Insurance coverage Australian Superbike Championship introduced by Motul (ASBK) will welcome the newly-minted Australian Superbike Masters Cup to the fold.

The Australian Superbike Masters Cup will likely be run over three rounds together with ASBK rounds at Sydney Motorsport Park (March – Spherical 2 ASBK Night time Race), Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit (October – Spherical 6) and the finale at The Bend Motorsport Park (December – Spherical 7).

The Australian Superbike Masters Cup in 2023 will see an incredible line-up of bikes from a number of nice eras of Australian motorbike racing. Followers will be capable of watch 4 class capacities doing battle together with: P5 Limitless, P5 Method 1 (Any Interval 5 machine utilizing a non-road based mostly manufacturing body *1), P6 Method 750 and P6 Method 1300.

Aaiden Coote – Optikal Picture

An general race winner per spherical will likely be awarded with the season champion to be awarded on the season finale at The Bend Motorsport Park Night time of Champions occasion.

Aaron Morris – Picture RbMotoLens

In addition to the common rivals within the Cup, followers can count on to see some high-profile former racers make visitor appearances similar to former World Superbike champion Troy Corser who raced at The Bend in 2022.

In addition to the at-event leisure from the Superbike Masters, every Australian Superbike Masters Cup race will likely be out there to observe by way of the ASBK Livestream.

Darren Lark – Superbike Masters Cup co-ordinator

After a few years as one of many assist lessons, the Australian Superbike Masters Cup shouldn’t be solely an opportunity to be a extra formal a part of the ASBK Championship, however to additionally give the class rivals a season-long objective. At each spherical we’ve raced prior to now, the curiosity has been sturdy, not solely to see the bikes on monitor, however the consideration our bikes obtain within the pit has been phenomenal! The Superbike Masters Cup is a pure evolution that we’ve been working in direction of because the curiosity from followers and rivals alike has grown. I wish to thank ASBK Administration for this chance and look ahead to our first spherical at Sydney Motorsport Park on the ASBK Night time Race!”

Superbike Masters 2012 – The Bend Spherical Podium – Picture RbMotoLens
Peter Doyle, CEO Motorcycling Australia (MA)

It’s change into clear to us that the curiosity in Superbike Masters has reached the purpose the place not solely are they a drawcard for the ASBK Championship, however the stage of professionalism and the depth of the sector warrants the creation of this Australian Superbike Masters Cup. I look ahead to seeing the bikes roll out of pitlane for the primary time at Sydney Motorsport Park and all through the season, I’ll maintain a detailed eye on the motion as this class is one I actually take pleasure in on a private stage. Thanks go to Darren Lark and the broader Superbike Masters group for getting behind this idea and we want them a secure and thrilling season 2023!”

David Johnson – Optikal Picture

2023 ASBK Calendar

  • Official ASBK Check Sydney Motorsport Park, NSW February 1-2
  • Spherical 1 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, VIC February 24-26
  • Spherical 2 Sydney Motorsports Park, NSW March  24-25 (Superbike Masters)
  • Spherical 3 Queensland Raceway, QLD April 28-30
  • Spherical 4 Hidden Valley Raceway, NT June 16-18
  • Spherical 5 TBC (presumably Mordan Park)
  • Spherical 6 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, VIC October 27-29 (Superbike Masters)
  • Spherical 7 The Bend Motorsport Park, SA December 1 – 3 (Superbike Masters)