KAWASAKI CELEBRATES WITH RACING LEGENDS AT CENTENARY TT

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Kawasaki is hosting a special racing legends display for this year’s Centenary TT.  In the Grandstand area, visitors will be able to see stars of the current range of Kawasaki road bikes, including the eagerly anticipated 1400GTR Supertourer, and for the racing enthusiasts, a special display will celebrate Kawasaki’s considerable racing heritage. In the Racing Legends area that forms part … [Read more...]

MIXED FORTUNES FOR KAWASAKI AT LE MANS

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The French Grand Prix ended in disappointment for Kawasaki rider, Randy de Puniet, when he crashed out on the eighth lap, having taken his first ever lead in a MotoGP race in front of his home crowd. After a difficult start from eighth on the grid, de Puniet was pushed down the order but soon fought back, ploughing his way through the field in the early laps to take a confident lead, much to … [Read more...]

NIETO LEAVES HOLLAND IN THE POINTS

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Assen, Netherlands, 29 April 2007 - Fonsi Nieto (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) did not get into a pre-race position to challenge for podiums on raceday but he did leave with some solid points scores after taking a pair of eighth places. Regis Laconi (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) just missed out on a point in race one, even though he stopped to change his front tyre, but he recovered … [Read more...]

ONE TWO FOR SUZUKI AT LE MANS

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Suzuki's new GSX-R1000K7 dominated the opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Le Mans in France with both Suzuki Endurance Racing Team entries finishing first and second at the end of the gruelling 24-hour race. SERT's number two team of William Costes, Guillaume Dietrich and Max Neukirchner crossed the finish line at 15.00hrs local time with total of 818 laps completed, just … [Read more...]

LACONI EIGHTH IN RACE TWO

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Valencia, Spain, 15 April 2007 - Regis Laconi (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) overcame the difficulty of a fourth row start to score an eighth place in the second Valencia Superbike race, and improve one place in his overall championship ranking. He had finished 11th in race one, and his two good points scores, from a fourth row start each time, put him 10th in the rankings now. An … [Read more...]

TOSELAND TAKES RACE ONE

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James Toseland dominated the first World Superbike race of the day to take an emotional win in front of his home fans at Donington Park in England. British star Toseland, 26, kept his head when race leader Troy Bayliss crashed out of the lead at high speed on lap six to take his third win of the year on his Ten Kate Honda, beating Motor Italia Yamaha rider Troy Corser by 1.368 … [Read more...]

NIETO AND LACONI SHARE SIXTH PLACE FINISHES

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Donington Park, Europe, 1 April 2007 - Fonsi Nieto (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) and Regis Laconi (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) each scored a sixth place finish at Donington Park; Nieto in race one and Laconi in race two. In race one Laconi made a great start from his front row qualifying position, but had to slow as the race came to an end after 23-laps, with Laconi finishing … [Read more...]

KAWASAKI SUPERBIKE TEAM EAGER FOR ACTION

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Donington Park, Europe, 27 March 2007 - Fonsi Nieto (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) and Regis Laconi (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) approach the third round of the season in good shape after a useful test session at Valencia a few days ago. Donington Park is the venue for this weekend’s action, the 4.5km circuit making a return to the SBK calendar for the first time since … [Read more...]

KAWASAKI’S DE PUNIET PICKS UP POINTS IN TOUGH JEREZ WEEKEND

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Randy de Puniet scored Kawasaki's only world championship points after bringing his Ninja ZX-RR home in a hard fought 13th place in today's Spanish Grand Prix, which was won by Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) from home hero Dani Pedrosa (Honda) and watched by more than 132,000 spectators. De Puniet's fellow countryman, and Kawasaki teammate, Olivier Jacque, was unable to add to his points haul from … [Read more...]

NIETO AND LACONI IN THE VALENCIA TEST TOP TEN

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Fonsi Nieto (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) finished the two day FGSport tests at Valencia in a creditable seventh place, after high winds in the final session stopped him improving on his previous best time of 1'35.410, set in the cooler but calmer session on Monday morning. Regis Laconi (PSG-1 Kawasaki Corse Ninja ZX-10R) experienced similar issues to Nieto in the last session, but forced … [Read more...]