Szoke x 12

Jordan Szoke leads during his champioship clinching race. Photo: Rob O’Brien

Imagine if you will that you were a young superbike racer back in say, 1998. You had dreams of being a Canadian Champion, standing at the top of the podium, having a giant bottle of champagne sprayed on you, winking at the umbrella girls, lining up sponsorships for the next season…. basically just enjoying the adulation of the fans and industry. Sounds pretty good doesn’t it? Well there is good news and bad news about this scenario. If your name was Jordan Szoke, congratulations your dreams came true.  Over the past weekend at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for the 12th time and for the 10th time in 12 years, Jordan was crowned CSBK Superbike champion. The crowning actually occurred after the first race of the weekend’s double header (he also won the  second race just for good measure). While Szoke has ridden a BMWS1000RR to his last six championships, he has also won aboard a Honda CBR1000RR,  Kawasaki ZX-10R,  Suzuki GSX-R1000 among others.