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Solid day for Monster Energy Alpinestars Kawasaki at Calgary

June 22, 2017

Round three of the 2017 CMRC Canadian Motocross series took place this past weekend at the Wild Rose MX track, in the heart of the city of Calgary, Alberta and it was another solid day for the Monster Energy Alpinestars Kawasaki team. In MX2, Jacob Hayes was fast all day, logging the second quickest time in qualifying. He followed up a sixth in moto one with a holeshot in moto two and a third place finish to get on the podium for the moto. Heading into round four, Hayes sits fourth in points in the MX2 championship chase. It was a consistent day for Mike Alessi in MX1. Qualifying in the number six spot, he would log a pair of fifth place finishes in the motos to give him sixth overall on the day. He sits in sixth overall in the MX1 points standings after three rounds. The series now heads to Regina, Saskatchewan for round four of the series, at the Moto Valley MX track. For more information on the Canadian National Motocross series, visit www.mxnationals.ca

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Podium Finishes for Sykes and Rea at Misano

June 19, 2017

After taking his first race win of the season at Donington Park in the previous round of the World Superbike Championship, Tom Sykes (KRT) secured his second during Race 1 at Misano, despite starting the final lap in fourth position. Jonathan Rea (KRT) placed 3rd after a dramatic 21-lap race. Jonathan Rea (KRT) and Tom Sykes (KRT) both reached the second race podium at the Misano round of the FIM Superbike World Championship, with Jonathan finishing second and Tom third. They continue to sit 1-2 in the championship, with 50 points between them after the seventh intense weekend of the season.   After the completion of the Misano weekend, the championship now heads to the ever-popular Laguna Seca circuit in the USA for the eighth round of the championship, with racedays on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July.

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Kawasaki Racing Team 1-2 in Donington Park

May 29, 2017

On the Saturday, Race 1 at Donington Park, Tom Sykes won his first FIM Superbike World Championship race of the season by 16.5 seconds to close the points gap on his team-mate and championship leader, Jonathan Rea, to 50. This was Sykes’ ninth successive win at Donington Park.  Jonathan Rea rode to take a thrilling second race win at Donington Park on Sunday, despite having to start from the fourth row of the grid because of his first day no-score. In a race where only 14 riders finished, Jonathan Rea recovered to win his eighth race of the year and Kawasaki’s 100th in Superbike history. Tom Sykes (KRT) was a close runner-up, just 1.601 seconds behind Rea after 23 laps, as KRT scored another 1-2 finish. With Rea winning Sunday and Tom victorious in Saturday’s race, the KRT duo sit 1-2 in the championship standings, with Jonathan 55 points ahead; 260 to 205.

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