News 14 Jun 2023

Expanded ASBK broadcast detailed for Darwin

Three days of coverage across multiple platforms for 2023.

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An expanded ASBK broadcast schedule has been released for the fourth round of the 2023 Mi-Bike Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK), commencing this Friday in Darwin with live coverage provided on all three days spanning across Fox Sports, Kayo and Channel 7.

ASBK riders will contest a slightly different format as part of the two-plus-four event at Hidden Valley alongside the Supercars Championship, notably competing in three races as opposed to the standard two.

Action at Hidden Valley begins on Friday with ASBK competitors having three free practice sessions, FP1 and FP2 30 minutes in duration while FP3 will be 35 minutes. The second and third practice sessions, scheduled for 12:10pm and 3:45pm respectively, will be broadcast through the Fox Sports Australia network and Kayo.

Qualifying and race one take place on Saturday, with Fox Sports and Kayo providing coverage for all sessions while Channel 7 will broadcast race one, the 16-lap bout scheduled for 12:40pm local time. Additionally, races two and three on Sunday will be shown on Fox Sports, Kayo and Channel 7 – race two to commence at 8:30am local time and race three 1:10pm.

Entering the Top End, McMartin Racing Ducati team’s Josh Waters leads the championship standings by 18 points ahead of Penrite Honda Racing’s Troy Herfoss.

In line with the Indigenous-themed round, Penrite Honda Racing, DesmoSport Ducati, and MotoGo Yamaha have all unveiled special liveries to be used at Hidden Valley.