Kawasaki revealed a new 250cc Ninja for the Asian market featuring a single-cylinder engine. Called the Kawasaki Ninja RR Mono or 250SL (depending on the market), the single-cylinder model offers a bit less power and more torque than the parallel-Twin Ninja 250 but weighs 46 pounds lighter. We first saw spy photos of the new […]
Jeremy Toye To Compete In 2014 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Aboard Kawasaki ZX-10R
Jeremy Toye from San Diego, California is no rookie to professional road racing. His accomplishments include setting the fastest lap for a newcomer at the Isle of Man TT in 2006, a third place at the Macau GP, and multiple top-five finishes in AMA Pro Racing competition.
Race veteran Toye will compete in the Open Class Division on a Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, which will be modified to meet the extreme demands of racing a 12.42-mile course ending at the mountain-top finish.
Jeremy isn’t simply hoping to finish; he has his eye set on beating the outright Pikes Peak motorcycle record, which was set by Carlin Dunne in 2012 with a time of 9:52.819.
Additionally, Daniel Fernández from Medellin, Colombia will be competing on a Kawasaki Versys 1000. Daniel will go down in history as the first Colombian rider to race this prestigious event.
Kawasaki representatives, along with Jeremy Toye and his ZX-10R will be on-hand to celebrate the Ninja’s 30th Anniversary in downtown Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Fan Fest on Friday, June 27th. The flag then drops for racing on Sunday, June 29th at 8:00am.
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is North America’s second-oldest motorsports event behind the Indianapolis 500. The hill climb is the ultimate test of man and machine, since no other course in the world offers the challenge of 156 complex hairpin turns during the nearly 5,000 ft ascent to the mountain’s 14,110 ft. summit amid some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery.
Follow Jeremy’s test sessions and receive live race results for the 92nd running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb at www.ppihc.com. Updates will also be streamed via http://twitter.com/KawasakiOnline and http://www.facebook.com/kawasaki. For information on Colombian rider Daniel Fernández go to www.versyschallenge.com.