Kawasaki Unveiled As Official Giro D’Italia Motorcycle Supplier
April 29, 2016
To celebrate the occasion of becoming the official motorcycle supplier to the 99th Giro d’Italia cycle race, to be held between 6th and 29th May, the official WorldSBK Kawasaki Racing Team invited former Giro winner Damiano Cunego to the fifth round of the championship at Imola. Unveiling the graphics of the Kawasaki Versys 650 machine that will be used at the Giro. 2015 WorldSBK Champion Jonathan Rea and Damiano had a chance to compare and contrast their sports and exchange items of their riding kit as a souvenir of the occasion.
As well as the official Versys 650 Kawasaki will supply other models, a total of 30 machines in all, in order to better cover all the race direction/organization needs – such as relay race inspectors, support teams, medical teams etc., during the prestigious cycle race through Italy. The Versys 650 was chosen because is highly reliable machine, which has already been tested and approved by the Giro riding staff who help support the 3.383 km long race in the most arduous conditions imaginable. The Versys is a byword for versatility and reliability making it a match for any of the conditions it will meet next month.