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July 10, 2018

Bastianelli Wins As Carrasco Keeps Points Lead

Local wild card rider Manuel Bastianelli (Prodina Ircos Team Kawasaki) swept to a narrow victory in a typically dramatic and incident packed WorldSSP300 championship race at Misano. Spanish rider Ana Carrasco (DS Junior Team Kawasaki) was unable to challenge for a podium after 13-laps today but in finishing tenth – and only 1.730 seconds from […]

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July 5, 2018

Anticipation High For Popular Misano Round

Round eight of the 2018 WorldSSP championship will witness Kawasaki Puccetti Racing riders Hikari Okubo and Sheridan Morais ride at their team’s home circuit in Italy, shortly before the start of the series’ long summer break. With no WorldSSP race at the most recent Laguna Seca round of the overall WorldSBK championship both Sheridan and […]

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July 5, 2018

Misano The Final Round Before Summer Break

The ninth round of the WorldSBK Championship will take place at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, close to Italy’s Adriatic Coast this coming weekend. It marks the final round for KRT riders Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes before the start of a nine-weekend summer break in the championship calendar. Contrasting recent fortunes follow championship […]

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July 2, 2018

Super Charged Dexterous

Back in 1971, when I was still very much in Bag-dad, Kawasaki set the world ablaze with the introduction of the fastest production motorcycle ever; the H2. A two-stroke (those smokey engines) with a 7 500 rpm redline, which was high for the time, and a 1:1 horsepower-to-weight ratio. It would send inexperienced riders wheelie-ing […]

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June 24, 2018

Rea Wins Again With Sykes Seventh

Jonathan Rea (KRT) won the opening race of the WorldSBK Laguna Seca race weekend, by almost three seconds, to record his 61st career victory. Tom Sykes (KRT) was a front row starter but slid backwards from a podium position in the early laps to finish seventh. After qualifying third fastest in Superpole on Saturday morning, […]

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June 24, 2018

KRT Riders Open Well At Laguna

The first day of WorldSBK qualifying at Laguna Seca ended in rewarding fashion for KRT Riders Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes, as they finished the three Friday practice sessions first and third in the timesheets, easing their way directly into Superpole 2 on Saturday. At the popular and fan-friendly Laguna Seca circuit in the USA […]

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June 20, 2018

California Dreaming For Rea And Sykes

The annual visit of WorldSBK to Laguna Seca in the USA is one that the entire paddock looks forward to, and none more so than the KRT riding duo of Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes. The eighth round of the FIM Superbike World Championship will take place close to the beaches of California this weekend, […]

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June 18, 2018

A second place and two crashes for Clement Desalle in Italy

Clement Desalle of the Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team had a day of mixed fortunes at the MXGP of Lombardy but it was sufficient to reinforce his third place in the championship standings. The twenty-nine year Belgian emerged strongly from the difficult sweeping first turn in each moto at the sandy Ottobiano track, but the […]

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