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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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Strong Start for Kawasaki at the CSBK Season Opener in Shannonville

May 29, 2017

Kawasaki Riders finished strong at the Canadian Superbike Championship Season Opener in Shannonville Motorsports Park on May  26-28 with podium finishes across the board. Kenny Reidmann, focusing on the Pro Superbike class this year, debutted his new Ninja ZX-10RR.  After an aggressive race in which he battled for the lead with rival and defending champion, Jordan Szoke, Reidmann claimed a respectable 2nd place finish.  The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R performed well in the Pro Sport Bike, Amateur Sport Bike and Amateur Superbike Classes. Kristopher Garvie, aboard his Ninja ZX-6R, raced to a second place finish in the Pro Sport Bike Class. For the Amateur Series, Samuel Desmarais was the man to beat. He claimed two race victories, one in the Superbike and one in the Sport bike aboard the same powerful Ninja ZX-6R. The Kawasaki Ninja 300 Spec series returned to the CSBK for a third season with Shannonville marking the first double header of the series. After an impressive...

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