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Michael Guy  says:

Decision imminent on Kawasaki future

The Paul Bird Motorsport team who currently run Kawasaki's factory effort in WSB will find out next week if they will have their contract renewed for 2012. Bird took control of Kawasaki’s racing effort in 2009 and is now at the end of his three year deal. Earlier this season teams were invited to tender for the contract to run the...

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Dec 10

Posts: 57

Maxxgas says:

hope birdy wins

Hope paul Birds outfit keep the Kawasaki factory team, that guy sinks a lot of time and money into bike racing. I'm surprised Alstare have been knocked back already, bering in mind they've won world championships before and could have won with haslam if suzuki had given support when he raced for Alstare.

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Jun 09

Posts: 163

adrenalin says:

I believe Alstare dropped out after pledging allegience to Suzuki rather than being dismissed by Kawasaki, but who really knows!

I hope Paul Bird keeps the contract, especially after funding Tom Sykes ride out of his own pocket all this year while Kawasaki wasted a fortune on paying Vermuelen to sit on the sidelines.

It would be a real kick in the teeth to PBR if they lose it now :(

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Dec 08

Posts: 1301

boybilly1967 says:

People have short memories, Kawasaki would be absolutely right to drop Paul Bird motorsport after drugs, a gun and ammunition were found in the race transporter lorry. This was very embarassing for the company.

It was claimed by souces within the team that these items were 'planted'  This surely is stretching the immagination just a little I think.

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Oct 05

Posts: 95

screamer69 says:

the ZX-10r has shown potential..

second in first practice today at Nuburgring, pole position for Sykes earlier this season. would also continue the decline of the inline-4s in WSBK (conventional firing order).

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Nov 08

Posts: 129

phinmac says:

Should have been Alstare Corona Kawasaki, with Tom Sykes and Eugene Laverty.

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Dec 08

Posts: 2010

thestig08 says:

great up to the minute reporting mcn!

maybe kawasaki loved the extra pbm publicity !! ,still he says he put millions into the team of his owm money and money is not a problem for next season,so a recession proof budget should attract someone in these troubled times,hello suzuki its chicken time !! or cold turkey !

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