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Kawasaki teams and riders in Qatar to start the Motocross season

February 26, 2016

 

The 60th anniversary FIM Motocross World Championship will start this weekend in Qatar and once again Kawasaki will be one of the main protagonists in the MX2, Women and MXGP classes. It will be the longest ever Motocross season with eighteen rounds, the Motocross of Nations and the new ‘Riders and Manufacturers’ Cup to end the season in October. The now traditional start to the series under the spotlights of Losail on the outskirt of Doha will be followed one week later by round...

 

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New Look WorldSBK Friday Sees Rea And Sykes Inside The Top Four

February 26, 2016

 

Official KRT riders Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes took the all-new Ninja ZX-10R WorldSBK specification machine to third and fourth place respectively in the pre-Superpole qualifying order at the first round of the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship in Australia. A successful two day test earlier this week allowed the KRT pairing to start the cycle of practice and qualifying in good form, as part of a new shape WorldSBK weekend schedule. This year Friday features two one-hour qualifying...

 

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Team Babbitt’s Gavin Faith Takes Back the Red Plate in Tampa

February 24, 2016

 

  Irvine, CA (February 22, 2016) - On Saturday night, the AMSOIL Arenacross Championship made its return to the Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL. The night was all about Team Babbitt’s/Monster Energy®/AMSOIL/Kawasaki rider Gavin Faith as he kicked off the day by setting the fastest lap qualifying on pole position. Faith carried that momentum into Main Event 1 where he came around turn one out front. Unfortunately, his teammate Chris Blose was tangled up in the first corner and then...

 

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Monster Energy Kawasaki MX2 Racing Team 2016

February 23, 2016

 

The Monster Energy Kawasaki MX2 Racing Team will once more attack from a position of strength in 2016 with two top riders and years of valuable experience with the factory KX250-F. Avignon’s Dylan Ferrandis is relishing the season ahead while Petar Petrov – his feisty Bulgarian team mate - is looking for success in his first full season with the Dutch based team masterminded by successful French businessman, Jean Jacques Luisetti. Join us for an informal practice session at...

 

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Eli Tomac Captures His Fifth Top Five of the Season

February 22, 2016

 

  Irvine, CA (February 21, 2016) - The Monster Energy® Kawasaki team of Eli Tomac and Wil Hahn headed to Arlington, Texas this weekend for Round 7 of the 2016 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM Championship. The team was poised to continue its trend of building on key milestones each week. Tomac transferred into the Main Event by taking his first trip into a semi while Hahn took his third LCQ win of the season. In the 450 Main Event, both Tomac and Hahn did not have great starts,...

 

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Team Babbitt’s rider Jacob Hayes Becomes Winningest Rider of 2016

February 17, 2016

 

  Irvine, CA – Round 6 of the AMSOIL Arenacross Championship kicked off in the Legacy Arena Saturday night with Team Babbitt’s/Monster Energy®/AMSOIL Kawasaki looking to extend their points lead. Jacob Hayes wasted no time in Main Event 1 positioning himself out front after making the pass for the lead at the end of Lap 1 and quickly began pulling away from teammate Chris Blose in second. When the checkers flew it was Hayes with a dominating win by over three seconds with...

 

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Joey Savatgy Stretches his Points Lead at Petco Park

February 16, 2016

 

  Irvine, CA (February 14, 2016) – The third annual military appreciation Monster Energy Supercross kicked off this weekend at Petco Park in San Diego, California. Eli Tomac and Wil Hahn arrived ready to continue their forward momentum and show off some speed for our military personnel in attendance. Fast qualifier Tomac pushed hard and made a lot of smart passes in his heat to finish third after a start just inside the top 10, while Hahn transferred to the Main Event from Semi 2....

 

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Tomac and Savatgy Podium in Phoenix

February 8, 2016

 

  Irvine, CA (February 7, 2016) - Saturday night in Glendale, Arizona was a turning point for Monster Energy® Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac, as he captured his first podium finish of the season. After a great start inside the top five, he began pushing forward and quickly making passes. By the halfway mark, Tomac had made his way into second place and started making up time on the leader. A few small mistakes in the whoops caused Tomac to lose time and eventually his second place position...

 

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Monster Energy Kawasaki Continues to Improve

January 25, 2016

 

  Irvine, CA (January 23, 2016) – Monster Energy® Kawasaki rider Eli Tomac put forth his strongest charge of the season Saturday night at Angel Stadium, for Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM Championship. It showed right from the gate drop of his heat race, as he nearly earned the holeshot. Tomac kept strong pressure on the top two and ended up crossing the line third. Tomac backed up his heat race performance in the Main Event where he began carving through the competition...

 

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Monster Energy Kawasaki Finishes Strong in Season Opener

January 12, 2016

 

Irvine, CA (January 11, 2016) - Monster Energy® Kawasaki® came into the 2016 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM Championship season opener in Anaheim, feeling strong and rejuvenated. Newest team member Eli Tomac came out swinging, winning his heat race in impressive fashion. At the gate drop of the Main Event, the hard charging Kawasaki rider found himself second coming out of the first turn. Tomac would race in the lead pack throughout the 20 lap Main Event just missing a podium...

 

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