Barkley takes his 17th National Title!

It was a near perfect weekend for Ethan at the CMDRA finale in Mission Sept. 23-24th. Coming off the trailer running in the 7.4's and going quicker and faster as the weekend went on. Finally ending up in the finals on Sunday posting a new Canadian Record of 7.228 / 193! What a way to finish off the four race season! Consitency of two wins and two runner-ups makes it one of his best seasons to date! Click the image to read the full report.

Second Place at Oil City Nationals!

Ethan started the weekend on a good note running a solid 7.58 off the trailer. In round 1 qualifying he backed that up with a 7.55 @ 189 just before it began to rain. On Sunday Ethan didn't fair as well and had a host of issues but he made it to the finals. Click the image to read the full report.

Runner-Up at the Summer Nationals!

It was a tough weekend for Ethan at the CMDRA's Summer Nationals. A string of technical gremlins wreaked havoc on the opening day. On Sunday things were beginnning to take shape but he spun the tire in the finals and couldn't catch fellow EB Speed Rider Dan Green resulting in a R/U finish. Click the image to read the full report.

Victory at the Badland's Nationals!

Over the winter Ethan made significant updates to his turbocharged GSX-R1000 "Eleanor". Even with the long off-season Ethan was unable to do any pre-race testing and went into the opening event with the unproven setup. He and his team worked hard and managed to come away victorious at the Badland's Nationals runing 7.6 /185. Click the image to read the full report.

Barkley claims his 16th National Title!

The surface at Mission Raceway Park was less than optimal but that didn't stop Ethan from claiming #1 qualifier on Saturday (7.43 /188) and a runner -up finish on Sunday. Ethan had a commanding lead in the Pro Street Championship standings heading into the event and claimed an unprecedented 16th National Title! Click the image to read the full report.

Winning streak continues at Badlands Nationals!

Ethan Barkley continued his winning was at the MHDRA Stip in Medicine Hat for the Badlands Nationals. The surface was very tricky and the intense heat made for less than stellar times but a win is a win. Ethan now has a firm grip on the Championship heading into the final race of the 2016 CMDRA season. Click the image to read the full report.

Barkley breaks records in Edmonton!

The third stop on the CMDRA NAtional Series was the OIl CIty Nationals at CAstrol Raceway. the one day event proved cahllenging but Ethan wasted no time and ran multiple 7.2's at 190+ mph. His last pass was the best of his career, 7.24 / 193! Click the image to read the full report.

Event win and new career best!

Ethan updated his 500 HP turbocharged GSX-R1000 "Eleanor" withe some new compnents and slapped on a DOT street tire in an effor to make history at the CMDRA's Summer Nationals. He did just that by taking the win along with posting a 1.17 60' time and a 4.79 1/8th Mile E.T. He managed this while using a very conserivtave chassis setup and boost levels. Click the image to read the full report.

Barkley sees red at Season Opener!

After a long 8 months off, Ethan Barkley was back on "Eleanor" at the CMDRA Spring Nationals. The team had high hopes of setting records but the high heat would make for a less than optimal surface. Even though Ethan finished runner-up due to an uncharacteristic red light in round 1 of eliminations; it proved to be a valuable weekend by posting a string of 7.4 /190+ MPH passes. Click the image to read the full report.

Barkley makes history at CMDRA Finals!

The final stop on the CMDRA cuirut was the Badland's Nationals where Ethan Barkley made Canadian Pro Street history. After struggling in Saturday's qualifying, he found the magic tune up for Sunday's eliminations. He went on to set all four class records and take the event win. If that wasn't enough, he captured an unprecedented 15th National Championship! Click the image to read the full report.

Rudolfo Maduro sets new EU Record!

EB Speed backed rider Rudolfo Maduro set a new 1000cc record at the ACU National Finals at Santa Pod Raceway, England. After a host of off season updates, Rudolfo and his team pushed the 1000 to new records with every pass. Finally netting 7. 53 and 183 + MPH. Click the image to read the full report.

Barkley comes out on top on a tricky surface!

The Eagle Motorplex is known as the great equalizer on the CMDRA circuit due to its's unpredictable surface. The track has seen little action over the last year and thus not much rubber has been laid down. Ethan's bike is set up to be rather aggressive, so coping with the limited traction was very challenging. Even with these difficulties Ethan qualified #1 and took the win with a 7.85 / 172 mph. Click the image to read the full report.

Tough weekend for Barkley at Castrol Raceway!

Ethan had a tough weekend at the CMDRA's 3rd National stop at Castrol Raceway, Edmonton AB. From motor problems, rain and then a bike that wouldn't track straight led to a less that stellar weekend for the EB Speed team. Click on the image to read the full report.

Barkley nearly sets E.T. record in Mission!

Mission Raceway played host to the CMDRA's Pacific Coast Nationals June 20-21. Ethan came out of the gate very strong with a 7.58 @ 186 on his opening pass. He would eventually get down to a 7.41 @192 but failed to back it up within 1% in order to make it an official record. He went on to take the win over Rob Aston. Click the image for the full race report.

Barkley Comes up short at Season Opener!

The 2015 CMDRA National Series made its first stop at "The Strip" in Medicine Hat, AB. Ethan dominated right from the get go with his 7.8 second opening pass down to a 7.5 @ 188 in the 3rd round of qualifying. Unfortunately things didn't go so well in the finals on Sunday where a mechanical failure kept him from battling for the win. Click the thumbnail o to read the full race report.

Barkley wins his 14th National Title!

The final event of the CMDRA 2014 Season took place at "The Strip" in Medicine Hat. Barkley was way down in points coming into this event, needing not only the win but also at least one record in order to take the Championship. Never one to give up, he and the EB Speed team made it happen for a record 14th time! Click the image to read the full report.

Maduro takes the win in England!

Rudolfo Maduro who piloted Europe’s first 7 second GSX-R1000 set a new personal best and came away with the Top Bike Class win at the Extreme Bike Weekend at Santa Pod Raceway, England! Click the image to read the full report.

Record 7.346 E.T. at Prairie Nationals!

Coming off his recent win, Barkley was focused on making consistent quick runs in his quest for a 14th National Title. The great surface of Castrol Raceway would allow him to start turning up the boost on his 2006 turbocharged GSX-R1000 "Eleanor". In round 1 eliminations Ethan unleashed a bomb on the Canadian Pro Street scene with a jaw dropping 7.346 1/4 Mile E.T.!Click image to read more.

A dominating win in Fort St. John

Ethan came into this event down on points and looking for a strong performance to get him back in the championship hunt. The weekend started off a bit sketchy as the Northern Lights Raceway surface was less than sufficient to hold the power of Ethan's turbocharged GSX-R1000. However by the end of the event Ethan was able to put up one of the quickest Pro Street passes in CMDRA history, 7.57 seconds! Click image to read more.

Barkley comes up short in Medicine Hat

A less than perfect weekend greated Ethan at his first CMDRA event of 2014. Slippery track conditions held him back and the runs were not consistent enough to gather the neccesary data to get a handle on the track for the finals. Click the thumbnail to read the full race report.

Record 197 MPH at the IHRA Nitro Jam!

In less than a week after returning from England, Thirteen Time CMDRA National Champion Ethan Barkley set a new personal best and Canadian record when he suprassed 197 MPH at the IHRA Nitro Jam sponsored by Parts Canada. Click the photo to see the full report.

Santa Pod Raceway, England and EB Speed unite!

Team EB Speed was in full force at Santa Pod Raceway in England. Ethan had a great time with Sam Sykes and Rudolfo Madura and thier EB Speed supported turbocharged GSX-R1000's. Click the image to read the full race report.

Ethan heads to England to race the ACU Summer Nationals!

Ethan Barkley will be heading to the U.K. to race Europe's best Super Streetbike racers at the Retro Show and SUmmer Nationals. Click the picture to read more...

Barkley re-signs with Parts Canada for 2014

Thirteen Time CMDRA National Champion Ethan Barkley re-signed with Parts Canada for 2014. Ethan will continue to exclusively wear ICON gear including the Airframe "Carbon Series" helmets. Click the image to read the full story.

Great turnout at the Calgary and Edmonton International Motorcycle Shows

Ethan Barkley was on hand in the Parts Canada / Drag Specialties booth at the Calgary and Edmonton International Motorcycle shows. Click on the photo to see more images and videos from the shows.

Barkley competes against the best at the Manufacturer's World Cup in Florida

Ethan Barkley went south for one last event of 2013 to take part in the biggest all motorcycle event in the world; The Manufacturer's World Cup in Bradenton Florida. Click the photo for a full review fo the event.

Ethan Barkley sets new benchmarks at CMDRA Season Finale!

Ethan Barkley needed a miracle to win the 2013 CMDRA Pro Street Championship. The ET and MPH records would fall as Barkley faught for the title. Click the photo to read more.

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