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  • Jeremy Ryan

World Supersport wildcard for Eugene McManus

Completely Motorbikes / Affinity Sports Academy British Supersport rider Eugene McManus has a wildcard entry to the British round of the World Supersport Championship.

The British round takes part at the famous Donington Park circuit which was the first circuit ever used in the World Superbike Championship, back in 1988.


Eugene McManus has previous experience of World Supersport although not for the same team he rides for in the British Supersport Championship. Having ridden a Yamaha in 2021 and a Kawasaki in 2022 he now gets to take the Triumph 765 out at Donington Park.


In 2021 Eugene rode a Yamaha YZF R6 for WRP Wepol Racing for the opening two rounds of the season covering for the injured Danny Webb. He finished 20th and 21st in the first round at Estoril. In the second round at Misano McManus finished 22nd and 20th.


Eugene got more World Supersport experience in April 2022 when he rode the Kawasaki XZ 6R at Aragon. There he was covering the injured Ben Currie and finished 26th and 23rd.


The British round of World Supersport is over the weekend of 30 June to 2 July 2023. Eugene's track action will begin at 11.25 on Friday morning.


World Supersport Timetable:

FRIDAY

FREE PRACTICE 1

11:25

FREE PRACTICE 2

16:00

SATURDAY

SUPERPOLE

10:25

RACE 1

15:15

SUNDAY

WARM-UP

10:25

RACE 2

14:30

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