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March 2, 2020

Lowes And Rea Share Sunday Race Wins For KRT

Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes each scored a close race victory on the second day of the opening round of the 2020 WorldSBK Championship, with Rea winning the ten-lap Tissot-Superpole race and Lowes the full distance final contest, after a thrilling WorldSBK weekend in Australia. The final race of the weekend, over 22-laps, featured up […]

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February 26, 2020

KRT Riders Complete Final Tests

The Phillip Island circuit in Australia hosted the final pre-season test for the WorldSBK riders on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 February, with Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes wrapping up their pre-race checks and set-up tasks in readiness for the first round of the year this coming weekend. Rea took his official Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR […]

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February 21, 2020

KRT Launches Official 2020 WorldSBK Project

Kawasaki unveiled its official KRT FIM Superbike World Championship machinery and graphics package at the team launch this evening in Barcelona – the final step before the on-track action resumes at Phillip Island at the end of the month. Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ official riding line-up will feature record-breaking five-time WorldSBK champion Jonathan Rea aboard the […]

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February 21, 2020

First Ride: The 2020 Kawasaki Z H2 Hyper-Naked

Article by Philippe Guillaume / ZA Bikers Kawasaki has a long history of mad, powerful and politically incorrect motorcycles. Back in the day, bikes like the Z1, H2 Mach IV, GPZ750 Turbo and ZZR1100 were the ones to have—for any rider who actually had the guts to ride them. As the 21st century brings with […]

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February 18, 2020

Chief Accountant – the 2019 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Article by Braam Smit / ZA Bikers You may look at the title to this story “Chief Accountant” and wonder what it means. Well, for one thing, accountants love numbers and statistics. They love to look at the bottom line and draw conclusions from that. In this regard, the Kawasaki ZX-10R story makes for some […]

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February 4, 2020

KRT WorldSBK Launch Event Approaches

The eagerly anticipated official launch of the 2020 KRT WorldSBK team will take place at the European headquarters of the team near Barcelona, on Thursday 6 February, starting at 19.00 hours local time. At this invitation-only event riders Jonathan Rea, Alex Lowes and key Kawasaki and KRT staff will be on site to unveil the […]

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January 28, 2020

KRT back on track

The Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team was back in race action this weekend on Sardinia with both Clément Desalle and Romain Febvre easing back into racing mode. Five weeks prior the opening round of the FIM MXGP World Championship several major teams were present at the race, the first opportunity of the season to ride […]

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January 28, 2020

Barcelona Test A Boost For KRT

The Montmelo circuit near Barcelona will join the WorldSBK calendar for 2020 and the locally based KRT official WorldSBK team had a chance to test there today, Monday 27 January. As many of their rivals completed a two-day test at Portimao Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes rode their official Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR machines around the […]

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