News & Reviews

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

January 15, 2020

Quattro Plant Bournemouth Kawasaki Sign John McGuinness for 2020 Road Racing campaign

Road racing legend, John McGuinness will contest the 2020 Isle of Man TT and International North West 200 road races for 2018 British Superbike Championship-winning team, Quattro Plant Bournemouth Kawasaki. McGuinness, who celebrates his 30th year of racing in 2020, will ride Ninja ZX-10RR machinery in the Superbike and Superstock classes at both events. Boasting […]

November 26, 2019

Electric powered bike unveiled by Kawasaki

The annual EICMA show in Milan witnessed a media event hosted by Kawasaki at which six new machines for the 2020 model year were highlighted by Yuji Horiuchi – President of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Motorcycle & Engine Company. In addition, Mr Horiuchi unveiled an Electric Vehicle (EV) concept and explained its background. Revealing that Kawasaki […]

November 18, 2019

Rea And Lowes Complete First Joint Test Sessions

Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes have completed successful tests at Motorland Aragon in Spain, in changeable track conditions, as the new KRT pairing took their first steps toward the 2020 FIM Superbike World Championship season. Five-time World Champion Rea set a best lap time of 1’50.416 on day one of the test before opting to […]

November 12, 2019

Fores Joins Kawasaki Puccetti Racing For 2020

Experienced Spanish rider Xavi Fores will return to the WorldSBK paddock in 2020 inside the WorldSBK wing of the Kawasaki Puccetti Racing set-up. As the 2019 campaign ends thoughts turn to a new season in WorldSBK and the Kawasaki Puccetti Racing team has much to look forward to with the signing of six-time WorldSBK podium […]