Revellers at 2012 World Ducati Week got a surprise treat with defending World Superbike Champion Carlos Checa completing an unscheduled test of the WSBK-spec Ducati 1199 Panigale. The Althea Ducati racer has ridden the production version of the Panigale but this marked his first test of the WSBK-spec version. His maiden ride of the WSBK […]
Meet Kawasaki WSBK Rider Tom Sykes At Ninja Bike Night, Thursday July 17
Fresh off a World Superbike win at Laguna Seca this past weekend, Tom Sykes is headed to Kawasaki‘s U.S. headquarters in Irvine, California on Thursday evening as part of Kawasaki’s Ninja Bike night.
On Thursday, July 17, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm, come on out to Kawasaki HQ to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the legendary Kawasaki Ninja. There you can hang out amongst fellow Ninja owners, talk to Kawasaki employees about the beloved Ninja, and rub shoulders with the man who won the 2013 World Superbike championship aboard a Ninja ZX-10R, Tom Sykes.
Also, all Ninja owners are encouraged to enter their bike in the bike show that evening for a chance to win “Ninja Sportbike Best In Show.” Follow Kawasaki on Facebook for all the details, and use #NinjaNights to stay up to date on all the latest Ninja news.
Lastly, be sure to check back here later this week, as our own Evans Brasfield caught up with Sykes at Laguna for a one-on-one interview with the champ. You’ll want to hear what he has to say.
Kawasaki headquarters are located at:
Kawasaki Motor Corp., U.S.A.
9950 Jeronimo Road
Irvine, CA 92618