Tag Archive: Kawasaki Racing Team

Apr 28

Dutch WorldSBK Day 1 –  Rapid Rea ends Friday sessions on top

World Champion outpaces rivals on day one at Assen, with Davies and Sykes also in top three

Dutch WorldSBK Day 1 -  Rapid Rea ends Friday sessions on topFriday’s action at the Acerbis Dutch Round saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) set a marker for his rivals with a 1’35.383 lap to top the FP2 timesheet as he rode consistently fast around the TT Circuit Assen.

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Apr 28

Sykes the early pacesetter as Assen action commences

Friday morning in the Netherlands saw KRT man top FP1 timesheet ahead of Rea and Davies

The WorldSBK action at the Acerbis Dutch Round got started on Friday morning with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) setting the FP1 pace with a 1’35.676 lap, putting him ahead of his teammate Jonathan Rea and Welshman Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) in the top three on the timesheet. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Positive Portuguese step for Kawasaki Racing Team

Mid-season test complete for championship leaders

Always trying to be one step ahead of their rivals, Kawasaki Racing Team duo of Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) took to the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Rea continues 100% win record in 2017

MotorLand Aragon hosts WorldSBK thriller for Rea and Sykes

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) secured his fifth victory out of five races so far in 2017 at the Pirelli Aragon Round,  following an intense battle with Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati), who sensationally crashed out with two laps to go.

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Apr 01

Davies takes pole at MotorLand Aragon

Welshman to head the grid for Race 1, with Rea and Sykes also on front row at round 3

The Tissot Superpole 2 action at the Pirelli Aragón Round saw Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) secure a pole position start for Race 1, courtesy of a 1’49.319 best lap. The Welsh rider is joined on the front row by Jonathan Rea and the World Champion’s Kawasaki Racing Team colleague Tom Sykes. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Rea sets early pace at MotorLand Aragon

KRT rider tops FP1 timesheet on Friday at Spanish track, ahead of Lowes and Fores in top three

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) was the fastest rider in FP1 on Friday morning at the Pirelli Aragón Round, with a 1’50.570 time putting him at the top of the timesheet, ahead of Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) and Xavi Fores (BARNI Racing Team).

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Mar 12

Motul Thai Round concludes with another win for Rea in a restarted race, with Sykes and Melandri also on rostrum

Fourth successive win for dominant Rea

The second round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship concluded with another superb victory for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) on Sunday at the Chang International Circuit, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

WorldSBK takes on the Destination of Speed

Title fight heads East for Round Two

WorldSBK takes on the Destination of Speed Just two weeks after the sensational season opener at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to Thailand for Round Two, as riders will be looking to build on results or improve on their opening performance of 2017.

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Feb 25

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 2 – Rea triumphs as tactics prevail 

Champion wins opening thriller with Lowes set to take pole in Race 2

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 2 - Rea triumphs as tactics prevail Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit was the backdrop for a stunning first race of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) took a superb win, to start the season in style. Rea beat Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) by just 0.042s across the line as the pair battled hard to the last corner, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Jonathan Rea ends on top as Official Phillip Island test concludes 

Final session for WorldSBK before season gets underway

Basking in the summer sun at the stunning Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit, MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship riders were able to take advantage of the four hours they have out on track, following a disrupted day on Monday before the opening round of the season commences in three days time. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Rea and rain lead the last European pre season test

Adverse weather conditions see limited activity on track at Jerez

Rain was the driving force behind the final test in Europe for the MOTUL FIM Superbike Championship, which began to fall in the early hours of the morning and continued throughout the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Rea impresses in Southern Spain

Rain doesn’t stop play in two day Jerez test

Jerez de la Frontera played host to pre-season winter testing for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship again today, as teams continue to put in the miles before the season opener at Phillip Island, now only three weeks away. Rain held up track action this morning, however once the track dried up, teams didn’t waste time to get out on track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Rea on top as Jerez test comes to an end

Times tumble on day two 

MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship Jerez test has come to an end in Southern Spain, ending with Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) on top as the 27 riders out on track continue to make steps towards 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Friday’s Thrills and Spills at Jerez

Sykes First Man Through to Tissot-Superpole 2 – Kawasaki rider sets his sights on pole

WSBK - Tom Sykes the man to beat on Friday FP2 action began for WorldSBK at 13:30 local time with entry to Tissot-Superpole 2 for the top ten. Xavi Fores (Barni Racing Team) led the charge in the opening minutes of the session before times tumbled with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) putting in the fastest time.

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Sep 18

#GermanWorldSBK Day 3 Round Up

Rea Rules in Dramatic Wet Race, New riders join the Champion on the podium

#GermanWorldSBK Day 3 Round Up Kawasaki Racing Team’s Jonathan Rea found redemption in Race 2 on Sunday at the Lausitzring in a dominant performance, seeing him win by a 9.3 second margin ahead of newcomers to the WordSBK podium IodaRacing Team’s Alex De Angelis and Barni Racing Team’s Xavi Fores. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

WSBK: Lausitzring test underway

Teams taking part in private test in Germany ahead of Round 10

The summer break hasn’t quite arrived for some of the WorldSBK paddock, as a host of teams are taking part in a private test at Eurospeedway Lausitz ahead of the Pirelli German Round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship.

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Jun 19

WSBK: Misano day 3, make mine a double

Davide Giugliano made amends for a home crash in Race 1 to complete the podium for Aruba.it Racing – Ducati

WSBK - Misano day 3, make mine a double Kawasaki Racing Team rider Jonathan Rea has completed a double at Misano World Circuit, stalking teammate Tom Sykes until pulling away with 5 laps to go and crossing the line with a 3 second margin in an impressive display from the reigning World Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

WSBK: Misano day 2, the return of the King

Toil and trouble in the first few laps on the Riviera di Rimini as chaos reigns before the calm, before the storm…

WSBK- Misano day 2, the return of the King Kawasaki Racing Team’s Jonathan Rea has taken his first victory since Assen in a classic game of cat and mouse at Misano World Circuit, holding off intense pressure from teammate Tom Sykes throughout the Race to cross the line for another win in 2016 – ending his longest drought before moving to Kawasaki. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Tom Sykes strikes in Race 1

Pole sitter sets new lap record in commanding victory

WSBK - Tom Sykes (Kawasaki) took victory from pole in Sepang Race 1 Kawasaki Racing Team rider Tom Sykes took an incredible win from P1 on the grid in Sepang, after smashing the Best Lap in Tissot-Superpole 2 and then the Lap Record on Lap 2. Teammate and reigning Champion Jonathan Rea came home second for a KRT 1-2, ahead of Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider Chaz Davies. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Full house for Ducati’s Davies in spectacular Race 1

Ducati’s Davies takes victory from pole and smashes lap record

WSBK - Ducati’s Davies takes victory from pole and smashes lap record A stunning performance from Aruba.it rider Chaz Davies saw him take a comfortable victory in Race 1 at Imola, as Kawasaki pairing Rea and Sykes were left to fight it out for the other podium positions. Read the rest of this entry »

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