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November 13, 2018

Revealed: The 2019 Kawasaki Z400 Supernaked

Developed in parallel with the 2018 Ninja 400, like its Ninja counterpart the new Z400 offers significantly improved performance care of all-new high-performance engine and chassis. Keeping sugomi* performance in mind, both engine and chassis tuning were optimised for a Supernaked package. Compared to the Z300, the new Z400 offers lighter handling and stronger low-end […]

November 4, 2018

Kawasaki ZX10R Masters Cup…. Why going green makes sense!

By Clifford Ogle The chequered flag has just waved the end of the 2018 Kawasaki ZX10R Cup season and what a season it was! Sven Grune and Graeme van Breda put on a great show all season long, battling and swapping paint right down to the last race weekend for top honours. As always, the […]

October 31, 2018

Kawasaki 1-2 In Losail Opening Race

KRT riders Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes finished first and second in the opening race under the floodlights at Losail, with Rea equalling the existing record of 17 wins in a single season with his 11th consecutive victory. Sykes also extended his own all-time WorldSBK Superpole winning total to 48 today, in his final WorldSBK […]

October 23, 2018

Further innovations for KX250F in 2018

Kawasaki has just unveiled its eagerly awaited 2018 model year MX2 class racing machine with a host of changes for the coming season.. and it’s the most technically advanced yet. Revisions to the front fork components and settings are joined by adjustments at the rear for better all-round bump absorption and suspension action. And action […]

October 15, 2018

Ten In A Row A New Record For Rea

On the same weekend that Kawasaki won the WorldSBK Manufacturers’ Championship Jonathan Rea (KRT) made another little bit of history today with a new record of ten consecutive race wins. Tom Sykes (KRT) improved through the second 21-lap race in Argentina to secure a top five finish. After heavy overnight rain the second race day […]

October 12, 2018

MotoPort Kawasaki Racing Team confirm Deroue and Schotman for 2019

The collaboration between Scott Deroue (22) and the MotoPort Kawasaki Racing Team is entering its third year. The talented competitor from Nijkerkerveen recently signed a new contract to ride in the World Supersport 300 Championship. Once more the talented rider will pilot the Kawasaki Ninja 400, the machine that turned out to be by far […]

October 1, 2018

Rea Takes Four Of A Kind Championship Win

Jonathan Rea (KRT) secured a famous fourth FIM Superbike World Championship title at Magny Cours today by winning his 13thrace of the season on his Ninja ZX-10RR. Rea is the second rider to have won four WorldSBK titles, but the only rider to have won four in succession. Tom Sykes (KRT) was a strong second […]

October 1, 2018

Carrasco Wins After Incredible Season Finale

Ana Carrasco (DS Junior Team Kawasaki) became the first female winner of a full FIM World Championship road-racing category when she finished just one single point ahead of her closest rival in the WorldSSP300 championship race at Magny Cours. Starting in a lowly 25th position on the grid Carrasco was involved in a fight for 20th place […]