Honda Canada will introduce a new national racing series featuring the CBR250R for 2012.
The news is no surprise as Honda has been running a CBR125R Challenge racing series as a support class for the Canadian Superbike Championship since 2008. With the CBR250R on the market for nearly a year (and reportedly doing quite well at that), a racing series featuring the quarter-liter sportbike was almost inevitable.
According to CMGOnline,the new single-spec CBR250R series will replace the CBR125R Challenge as a national series with the CBR125R Challenge continuing on a regional level as a feeder series. The Honda CBR250R series will be open to racers ages 15 to 25, with an allowance for 13- or 14-year-olds who have completed at least three CBR125R Challenge races.
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