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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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KAWASAKI’S ADAM CIANCIARULO DOMINATES VEGAS SX

May 9, 2017

Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Eli Tomac entered the final round of the 2017 Monster Energy Supercross Championship just nine points out of the championship lead.  For the final 450SX Main Event of the year, Tomac made an aggressive pass in the final lap that resulted in him surrendering the lead to finish second place. Tomac's relentless effort guided him to second overall in the 2017 450SX Championship standings. For the 250SX Main Event, Kawasaki came into Round 17 with the Western Regional Championship already wrapped up and only one point down in the Eastern Regional Championship. When the gate dropped on the 250SX Main Event and the fastest 250SX class racers from both coasts came together for the first time this season, there was no stopping the No. 36 machine, Cianciarulo, as he led wire-to-wire for his second victory of the season with a five-margin victory over Kawasaki’s Western Regional Champion, Justin Hill.  Cianciarulo finished second in the 250SX Eastern...

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