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Kawasaki GP prototype tests chassis at Suzuka

Published: 25 March 2002

Updated: 24 November 2014

Kawasaki’s four-stroke GP machine prototype debuted a new aluminium twin-spar chassis at the Suzuka tests.

On the day that the factory unveiled concept images of the new ZX-RR machine(see right) tester Kazuki Shimizu was clocking up the miles on the new chassis with a tuned WSB spec four-cylinder motor. Kawsaki has confirmed it will run an in-line four in the new chassis and that the capacity will be just inside the regulation limit of 990cc.

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