Brayden Elliott and Sam Clarke to join BSB ranks for 2017

 2016 WA Supersport champion and Australian Supersport Championship runner up Sam Clarke will race the Supersport class in the 2017 British Superbike Championship aboard a CF Motorsport Yamaha YZF-R6.

2017 will also bring new goals for the CF Motorsport team as they will also take the step up to the competitive Superstock 1000 class, with 2015 Australian Supersport Champion and 2016 Australian Superbike front runner Brayden Elliott, aboard a CF Motorsport Yamaha YZF-R1.

Brayden Elliott

“I am extremely excited to officially announce my 2017 racing plans and partnership with CF Motorsport in the 2017 British Superstock 1000 Championship onboard a Yamaha R1. I’m very proud to have the opportunity to partner with the highly professional and experienced CF Motorsport team. 

ASBK Morgan Park - Image by Trevor Hedge - Brayden Elliott
ASBK Morgan Park – Image by Trevor Hedge – Brayden Elliott

“It will certainly be a huge change moving to England after spending my life racing in Australia although a challenge I am highly looking forward too. After a successful rookie season in the Australian Superbike Championship I feel I am ready to make the move into one of the toughest championships in the world.

Brayden Elliott, Cru Halliday
Brayden Elliott, Cru Halliday – Image by Keith Muir

“This is certainly a decision I have put an enormous amount of thought and consideration into and with the opportunity to join CF Motorsport I am confident I can give 100% best efforts during the 12 round championship”.

Sam Clarke

“I would like to thank my Sponsor and current Racing Team Banhams WA from Australia for providing the opportunity to fulfil my dream of riding in the British Superbike Championship for a leading Race Team CF Motorsport in the Supersport class. 

ASBK Morgan Park - Image by Trevor Hedge - Sam Clarke
ASBK Morgan Park – Image by Trevor Hedge – Sam Clarke

“I would also like to thank all the people that have assisted in my journey so far within the sport as without their help would not be possible, My local Racing Club MCRC from Perth WA, My Parents, Close friends ,Shoei Australia ,Motul, Pirelli and Race works. I’m Looking forward to a successful future in British championship”.

MotoGP Support Races - Australian Superbike - Image by Andrew Gosling
MotoGP Support Races – Australian Superbike – Image by Andrew Gosling
Craig Fitzpatrick – CF Motorsport

“Myself and the team are pleased to announce both Sam and Brayden on board for 2017. I respect what a massive decision these two have had to make to come over to race in the British Championship, We are now working on plans for a Spanish pre-season test with both sam and Brayden to get them comfortable on the bikes and get them ready for what looks to be and exciting season”

Ben Currie with some of the CF Motorsport crew at Donington Park - Image by Jon Jessop
Ben Currie with some of the CF Motorsport crew at Donington Park. Currie has joined Gearlink Kawasaki for the 2017 BSB season – Image by Jon Jessop