DesmoSport Ducati has introduced that Bryan Staring will race within the 2022 Mi-Bike Bike Insurance coverage Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) aboard a Ducati Panigale V4 R. MCNews.com.au stories that the 34-year-old Western Australian brings a fair proportion of expertise going into the 2022 season.
Early on in his profession, Staring gained the 125cc Grand Prix Championship in 2004 and claimed the Supersport crown in 2009, adopted by the Superbike Championship in 2010. He additionally had a quick stint in European Superstock racing and MotoGP equipment aboard an uncompetitive CRT machine.
He returned to racing in Australia in 2017 with Crankt Protein Honda, the place he completed seventh within the ASBK. This season additionally marked his return after sustaining severe accidents to his leg in a motocross coaching incident.
Right here’s what Staring and workforce homeowners Ben Henry and Troy Bayliss needed to say in regards to the signing:
Staff co-owner Ben Henry: “I’ve adopted Bryan’s complete profession, and I’m actually excited to lastly get to work with him. I even have a set of his MotoGP leathers within the workshop! He has some huge footwear to fill after the success we’ve had with Mike in addition to the event of Oli, however I firmly imagine that Bryan provides us one of the best alternative to observe on from our championship win from the final full ASBK season in 2019. After all, we nonetheless have the ultimate spherical of 2021 at The Bend developing, and I’m assured we’ll see robust outcomes as we glance to hold the momentum from Darwin, and the Southern Downs Collection into 2022. It’s powerful to half methods with Mike, he’s been with us since earlier than DesmoSport Ducati existed, and we’ve achieved loads collectively in that point, together with two championships right here within the ASBK, in addition to springboarding Mike to race in Europe and even a race MotoGP. He’s an unimaginable rider, however our paths merely don’t align in 2022 and I count on we’ll be battling him on the observe subsequent yr.”
Staff co-owner, Troy Bayliss: “I’m actually wanting ahead to 2022. Though we’ve had some nice outcomes, it’s been two years since we’ve been capable of race a full season, and I feel we’re in a terrific place to race for the ASBK championship once more. Mike has executed a terrific job for us over the past 3 years, and it’s a disgrace the final two years have been so interrupted, however we are going to half on good phrases on the finish of the season and I want him all one of the best in his racing future. It’s thrilling to get to work with a brand new rider, introduce them to my Ducati household and the Panigale V4 R. I’ve loads of respect for Bryan, I raced towards him in 2018, he was a difficult rider on the observe.”
Bryan Staring: “Since coming back from Europe just a few years in the past I’ve actually loved racing within the ASBK and I’m excited to get on the DesmoSport Ducati Panigale V4 R. I spent a very long time residing in Italy, so to have the ability to companion with such a passionate, and proudly Italian model actually brings again loads of nice recollections for me. It’s no secret that the bike is unimaginable to start with and I’m assured that I can race for wins and the 2022 ASBK Championship. I really like using bikes, I really like racing and I’m motivated greater than ever with Ben and Troy’s assist.”