Canada Superbike Championship news 2009-08-24

DOUBLE DOSE OF TV ACTION TORONTO, Ont. (August 24) -- Fans of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship will get twice the excitement this week as TSN HD and TSN provide coverage of the fourth and fifth rounds of the 2009 season from Mosport ...

DOUBLE DOSE OF TV ACTION

TORONTO, Ont. (August 24) -- Fans of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship will get twice the excitement this week as TSN HD and TSN provide coverage of the fourth and fifth rounds of the 2009 season from Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ont.

The two, one-hour programs will air on consecutive days. Round four will premier on Tuesday, August 25 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern and repeat on Friday, August 28 at 4:00 a.m. Eastern. Round five debuts Wednesday, August 26 at 1:00 p.m. and repeats on Saturday, August 29 at 4:00 a.m. Once again, these times are Eastern.

The Mosport doubleheader weekend is always a critical stop in the Parts Canada Superbike Championship as the series passes the midway pole. In addition to footage of the Superbike races, there will also be coverage of the Yoshimura Pro Sport Bike class, Armour Bodies Amateur Sport Bike, Suzuki SV650 National Cup and Honda CBR125R Challenge races on the legendary 3.9km (2.459-mile), 10-turn Mosport track.

This week's programs are the fourth and fifth of eight to be shown through the summer and into the fall on TSN and TSN HD (full broadcast schedule is listed below). Follow the twists and turns of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship with your hosts Pat Gonsalves and Colin Fraser as it criss- crosses the country from Nova Scotia to Alberta.

The 2009 season will also be shown this year on the RDS French language network. Check local listings for dates and times.

The 2009 Parts Canada Superbike Championship on TSN and TSN HD is brought to you by BMW Motorrad Canada, Honda Canada, Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada, Canadian Kawasaki Motors, Yamaha Motor Canada and Suzuki Canada.

<pre> 2009 Parts Canada Superbike Championship Broadcast Schedule for TSN in HD

Venue                           Premier                         Repeat
Calabogie Motorsports Park      Tuesday, June 16, 1:00 PM       Saturday,  June 20, 4:00 AM
Circuit ICAR                    Tuesday, July 7, 1:00 PM        Friday, July  10, 4:00 AM
Race City Motorsport Park       Tuesday, July 21, 1:00 PM       Saturday,  July 25, 4:00 AM
Mosport Int'l Raceway           Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1:00 PM       Friday, Aug. 28,  4:00 AM
Mosport Int'l Raceway           Wed., Aug. 26, 1:00 PM          Saturday, Aug. 29, 4:00 AM
Atlantic Motorsport Park        Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1:00 PM      Saturday,  Sept. 19, 4:00 AM
Shannonville Mtrsprt Park       Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1:00 PM      Saturday,  Oct. 3, 4:00 AM
Shannonville Mtrsprt Park       Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1:00 PM        Saturday,  Oct. 10, 4:00 AM

</pre> -credit: www.cdnsuperbike.com

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