Sondel racing team choose Kawasaki

Published: 24 March 2011

A familiar sight in UK paddocks, the respected Sondel Team are the latest National Superstock entrants to announce Kawasaki machinery as their preferred choice for the 2011 racing season.

Recognising the potential of the already highly-acclaimed Ninja ZX-10R, the team features experienced Kawasaki rider, Steve Mercer alongside Jamie Perrin in what will be a hard fought and interesting production-based championship.

With an additional interest in pure roads racing, the Ashby De La Zouch-based team will also run top American rider, Jeremy Toye at the TT, NW200, Ulster and Macau Grand Prix’s underpinning Toye’s remarkable third place at last year’s far eastern event.

With a wide range of racing environments to compete in, team owner, John Weeden, maintains the new Ninja was an obvious choice: “Testing has already shown the massive potential of the ZX-10R which has produced amazing lap times in virtually standard form. Once modified to our specifications, we believe we have a podium chaser and potential winner on our hands”.

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