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Strong Kawasaki Presence In Prospect At TT 2016

A strong Kawasaki presence is in prospect at TT 2016.

TT 2015 was a highly successful meeting for the famous manufacturer, iconic moments included Ian Hutchinson’s superstock TT success on Paul Bird Motorsport ZX10R Kawasaki.


RST superbike and Pokerstars senior TT races saw Hutchy and James Hillier lead the Kawasaki challenge, with second and third place finishes.

Lightweight TT would see the ER6 Kawasaki prove once again the machine of choice in super twins class.

RC Express Racing’s Ivan Lintin recorded his first TT victory, James Hillier finished in second, setting on lap three new lightweight TT lap record, with lap speed of 120.848 mph.

Looking to TT 2016 top teams set to run Kawasaki machinery include RC Express Racing, Quattro Plant Muc Off Kawasaki, KMR Kawasaki, GB Moto Racing and Paul Bird Motorsport.

Leading lights of pure road racing Ivan Lintin, James Hillier, Ryan Farquhar are set to be three of the leading Kawasaki mounted competitors.

11 times TT winner Ian Hutchinson, William Dunlop, senior Manx Grand Prix winner Malachi Mitchell Thomas could all be as well Kawasaki mounted.

With currently 38 victories and 147 podium finishes in total, Kawasaki already have a top class record at the most famous road race in the world.

This record could become even better next year, as Kawasaki targets victories across all classes, including blue riband senior TT.

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