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John Parker and new Kawasaki KX450 DTX ready for action

May 17, 2016

John Parker is eagerly anticipating the start of the 2016 flat track season, which gets underway this Saturday, May 14th at the Woodstock Fair Grounds in Woodstock, ON.As per the past two seasons the multi-time National and Ontario Provincial Champion is again contesting the Veteran class on the ¼ mile tracks and the premier Open Expert on the ½ miles. And as per custom he will be heading south of the border to Medina, NY to campaign the Medina TT Scrambles Championship, one of Parker’s favourite series. Parker will be gunning for his fourth title, two of which were back-to-back; 2014-2015. The Medina series kicks off on Sunday, May 22nd.John Parker Racing will also be sponsoring and mentoring up-and-coming Quebec ace, Dave Pouliot, an agreement which is now in its second year. Pouliot will be campaigning two Parker Racing prepped Kawasakis.“It’s always nice to be able to kick back after a racing season ends, but for me I’m never totally away from...

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Race Two Podium Extends Rea’s Championship Lead

May 16, 2016

In a wet second Superbike World Championship race at Sepang Kawasaki Racing Team rider Jonathan Rea secure third place and a strong points score to extend his championship lead to 42 points. Tom Sykes (KRT) could not replicate his race one victory in the wet of day two and he finished up eighth. He is still third in the overall championship standings. With no previous wet experience to call on at the resurfaced Sepang circuit both official Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R riders had little time to find a good set-up on full wet tyres. Starting from pole in the case of Tom and third place in the case of Jonathan they made good launches from the startline in search of more podium success.

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Jonathan Rea And Kawasaki Together For Two More Years

May 12, 2016

Reigning FIM Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea has re-signed with Kawasaki’s official KRT effort to compete for two more years on the class-leading latest model Ninja ZX-10R. Committing to extend their mutually beneficial partnership into the future, both Rea and Kawasaki aim to continue the kind of success that delivered Rea the championship in his first KRT season last year. Jonathan leads the current WorldSBK championship standings by 35 points after five rounds of the 2016 season have been completed. Jonathan Rea stated: “I am so happy to extend this partnership with the Kawasaki Racing Team and continue the great relationship I have with all the Kawasaki engineers and fans. It is clear that our objectives and way of working are very well matched so it makes perfect sense to extend this for two more seasons. With all the incredible memories we have made so far and are now creating, I am 100% confident that we will enjoy working together and develop the...

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