Tag Archive: Kawasaki Racing Team

Jun 21

Jonathan Rea awarded with MBE

Northern Irish rider awarded for sporting success in the UK

Reigning MOTUL FIM Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, as the British rider has his sporting achievements recognised in the UK.

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Jun 17

Sykes wins Race 1 at Pirelli Riviera Di Rimini Round, with Lowes and Rea also on the podium as Davies and Melandri crash on last lap

Dramatic victory for Sykes in Rimini sunshine

A breathtaking Race 1 at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” on Saturday afternoon saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) take advantage of three big crashes ahead of him to secure maximum points, with Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) and Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) also on the podium.

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May 26

UK WorldSBK Day 1 – Strong start to the weekend for Rea 

Donington Park Day One 

UK WorldSBK Day 1 - Strong start to the weekend for Rea World Champion leads both sessions on Friday in UK, with Sykes and wildcard Haslam also on the pace. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Italian WorldSBK Day Two – Davies registers dominant win in curtailed race 

Imola Circuit Day Two

Italian WorldSBK Day Two - Davies registers dominant win in curtailed race At his team’s home round Ducati man Davies scores runaway win from pole, with Rea and Melandri also on the podium in a shortened race.

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May 12

Italian WorldSBK Day 1 – Determined Davies Friday’s fastest 

Ducati man secures strong opening pace at teams home track

Italian WorldSBK Day 1 - Determined Davies Friday's fastest The first day of action at the Motul Italian Round saw Chaz Davies conclude FP2 as the fastest rider on track, with a superb 1’46.229 lap for the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider putting him ahead of his rivals on the timesheet, as Kawasaki Racing Team pair Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes also registered top three times. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Sharp Rea opens Imola weekend setting the pace

Motul Italian Round commences with Rea, Davies and Sykes in the top three in WorldSBK FP1 session

As the action got underway on the fifth weekend of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Italy on Friday morning it was Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) who led the way with a 1’47.023 best time in FP1, followed by Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) in the top three.

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Apr 30

Fine victory for Rea in 200th WorldSBK race

World Champion in excellent form at Assen and joined on the podium by Sykes and Davies after exciting Race 2

In pleasant sunny conditions at the TT Assen Circuit on Sunday Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) gave a superb demonstration of his talent with a tight victory over second placed teammate Tom Sykes, as Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) completed the podium in third.

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Apr 29

Sykes heads Assen grid after Rea penalty

Rea was adjudged to have impeded Davies in the final seconds of SP2

Heated SP2 saw Rea set record lap before a penalty relegated him to fourth, leaving Sykes, Davies and Savadori on front row World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) set a superb pole time at the Acerbis Dutch Round in Tissot Superpole 2 – with a rapid 1’33.505 lap of the TT Assen Circuit – initially putting him ahead of Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) on the front row.

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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