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February 19, 2019

Final Pre-Season Tests Complete For KRT

Kawasaki Racing Team riders Leon Haslam and Jonathan Rea finished third and fourth fastest respectively after two days of official DWO testing at Phillip Island, the venue for the first round of the championship this coming weekend. With a dry track surface to work with each day, but often high winds to deal with at […]

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February 19, 2019

Mahias And Okubo Ready For Opening Weekend

Kawasaki Puccetti Racing riders Lucas Mahias and Hikari Okubo completed their final pre-season test today, at Phillip island in Australia, with Lucas sixth quickest and Hikari seventh overall. Still in the relatively early stages of his relationship with his 2019 racebike Mahias, the 2017 World Champion, earned a sixth place overall. He was the last […]

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February 16, 2019

KRT Launches Official WorldSBK Team In Australia

Kawasaki unveiled its official 2019 FIM Superbike World Championship machinery and graphics at the team launch today, shortly before the opening round at Phillip Island takes place between the 22nd and the 24th of February. Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ effort will once again field record-breaking four-time champion Jonathan Rea aboard the latest race specification Ninja ZX-10RR, […]

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February 14, 2019

Red Square Kawasaki ZX10 Cup Riders using all of the track and more

Article by Clifford Ogle After the long break the time had finally come for the 2019 racing season to get going.  The all-bike “Day of the Champion” race day traditionally kicks off the Zwartkops racing categories, and 2019 was no different. Official practice was scheduled on the Thursday morning leading up to the weekend, where […]

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February 13, 2019

Motocard commitment to KRT extended by two more years

With over a decade of partnership between them, the Kawasaki Racing Team and Motocard have extended their sponsorship relationship for a further two years, underpinning the value that both entities already have and will enjoy in the future. Alongside the family who founded the enterprise, Motocard now has new, ambitious shareholders in the form of […]

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February 1, 2019

Mahias and Okubo Make Testing Progress

Kawasaki Puccetti Racing riders Hikari Okubo and Lucas Mahias have now completed four successful days of winter testing in Europe, first at Jerez and now in Portugal, with both riders finding improvements in their settings and pace. The Portimao tests were affected by strong winds and even a short fall of rain late in the […]

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January 28, 2019

Strong First 2019 Test For KRT

Kawasaki Racing Team’s 2019 line up of Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam completed a successful two-day test at Jerez in Spain with Rea the fastest WorldSBK competitor and Haslam third quickest. On a partially resurfaced racetrack the opening day proved to be almost as much of a fact-finding exercise as a regular test at times. […]

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January 25, 2019

KRT Ready For First Test Of New Season

The refreshed KRT WorldSBK line-up of Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam will restart their 2019 campaigns with a two-day test at Jerez, on Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24th of January. After a long winter break since the most recent test outing at the same Jerez venue last November, four-time WorldSBK champion Rea and […]

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