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Kawasaki releases 2019 Team Green Program

April 1, 2019

Toronto, Canada - March 29, 2019: For decades, Kawasaki KX motorcycles have established a legacy of building champions. The Kawasaki Team Green program was founded in 1981 and plays an instrumental role in Kawasaki’s industry-leading support, helping many of the motocross and supercross stars reach the pinnacle of the sport on their KX. The 2019 Kawasaki Team Green program supports Canadian amateurs and pro riders racing KX and KLX motorcycles in Motorcross, Arenacross, Flat Track, Cross Country, Enduro and Hare Scramble. With over 25 series to choose from, KX and KLX riders across Canada can enroll and race to receive dealer support, contingencies and the grand prize: a 2020 Kawasaki Motorcycle. The 2019 Team Green Grand Prize winner will be awarded a 2020 KX or KLX of their choice and/or a supporting parts and accessories credit. Regional winners will take home contingency credits to help fuel their racing career. Kawasaki is also very excited to continue Kawasaki Team Green...

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Szoke Signs Two Year Deal with Canadian Kawasaki Motors and Blackfoot Motosports

December 13, 2018

Jordan Szoke, the winningest racer in National Canadian Superbike History, signs a two-year deal to run his Mopar Express Lane backed super bike team with brand new equipment for the next two seasons. Szoke will defend his Mopar Canadian Superbike National Title with the redesigned 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R backed by Blackfoot Motosports. “I am really excited about this new venture,” grins Szoke. “I started out my super bike career on a Kawasaki, so it just seems fitting to finish it on Team Green.” Szoke started his “real Superbike” debut on a 1993 model Kawasaki Ninja ZX-7RR in 1997 at Atlantic Motorsports Park. In turn bringing home his very first National Superbike Championship to Kawasaki in 1998. Szoke and Kawasaki had one of the most successful runs in Canadian History with a 4-year winning streak, sweeping both the Superbike and Pro 600 titles from 2006-2009. “Kawasaki and I are a good fit,” says Szoke. “It is an exciting...

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Shawn Maffenbeier and his KX250 win the Triple Crown Series

November 19, 2018

Monster Energy/ Alpinestars/ Pillar's/ Kawasaki rider, Shawn Maffenbeier, clinched the first ever Triple Crown Series Championship - which spanned Canadian Arenacross, Motocross and Supercross - in the 250 Pro. He earned the no.1 plate for his Kawasaki KX250 at the finals in Hamilton, Ontario.  Strong rides also came from other team members, AMA Supercross rider, Mike Alessi, who led for 4 laps in the 450 final until going down in a corner, fought back hard and climbed back up to 5th.  Fellow 450 class teammate, Tyler Medaglia, was also in the mix in the final until he was t-boned by a questionable pass attempt, which forced him into a 12th place finish.

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