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With no less than six recent Team’s World Championships to its credit, plus six titles for Jonathan Rea and one for former rider, Tom Sykes, the Kawasaki factory team in WorldSBK has an enviable record with the Ninja ZX-10R and ZX-10RR, but that does not quench the thirst for more success.

Based in Granollers, Catalonia - just a few kilometres north of Barcelona, the team is supported directly by the racing department of KMC (Kawasaki Motors Corporation) in Akashi, Japan. Day to day management is under the umbrella of the Provec Racing concern collaborating to refine the awesome Ninja ZX-10RR race bike while accumulating testing and racing derived feedback to develop the road going Ninja ZX-10R and ZX-10RR machines.

Fully aware of their roots – and respecting the ethos of the streetbike-based racing series – the task of KRT and KMC engineers is essentially to take machines from a warehouse that may otherwise be destined for a Kawasaki motorcycle dealer and create a Championship winning machine for riders, Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes. And while this complex task is worked at methodically, the remainder of the “KRT family” set about the challenge of shipping staff and machinery to a variety of global destinations for the testing cycle and racing events.

As Rea focusses on adding that seventh Championship crown in his victory cabinet, team mate Lowes will enjoy the continuity that entering his fourth year with the squad affords while seeking to push for yet more wins in 2023. Both riding essentially identical machines and with the benefit of new technical staff in each pit box for 2023, the ingredients are certainly in place for success.

As a daily reminder of why they race, the entire KRT enterprise understands the link between on-track profile and racing success to the emotions and loyalty of lime green fans globally. Encouraging and rewarding the enthusiasm of their followers, the Kawasaki Racing Team are one vital part of the Kawasaki brand story and are determined to help write the next successful chapter.

manager / staff

Guim Roda Team Manager
Steve Guttridge KME Racing Manager - Corporate planning
Katsuhiro Yanagawa KMC Racing Guru
Biel Roda Marketing Manager
Alvar Roda Technical Manager
Jonathan Rea Rider
Uri Pallarés Rea Chief mechanic
Arturo P. Marcet JR Mechanic
Mara Soto JR Tyres Technician
Pere Riba JR Crew Chief
Kris Rea JR Assistant
Alex Lowes Rider
Aron Puerta Lowes Chief Mechanic
Marcel Duinker Lowes Chief Mechanic
Paul Raurell Lowes Mechanic
Ignasi Tamburini Lowes Tyres Mechanic
David Ryan "Rocky" Lowes Assistant
Chema Porrua Test bike mechanic, structure and truck driver
Christophe Lambert Electronic engineers and data coordinator
Cyril Mounier Showa Suspensions technical
Danillo Casonato Engine engineer and electronics
Florian Marino Test Rider Performance Analyst
Javi Gonzalez Showa Suspension technician
Mattia Fontana Support and test team mechanic
Paolo Marchetti KRT - KST
Paul Adrien Vincent Akira Engine engineer
Raul Guzman Engine responsible hardware
Ruben Coca Parts manager assistant
Sander Donkers Engine engineer and electronics
Albert Cabestany Medical Coordinator
Carla Heredero Hospitality Manager
Arnau Cintero Chef
Miquel Brau Chef
Eva Blanquez Communication Manager
Silvia Sanchez Team Coordinator
Toni Valls Hospitality Structure responsabile and truck driver
Max Valls Truck Driver
Txell Baró Graphic Designer