October 24, 2016

Haslam returns to World Superbike action in Qatar

JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam moves on from finishing runner-up in the MCE British Superbike Championship last week to contest the final round of the World Superbike Championship at the Losail circuit in Qatar this weekend.

Haslam will race for the Pedercini official Kawasaki team, he said: "Lucio Pedercini has been asking me to ride at quite a few rounds this year but obviously the BSB commitments and contracts prevented that.

"But with the season over, we've finally been able to do something together. It's also something that Kawasaki were keen for me to do so I can get to test the full Kawasaki World Superbike specification machine.

"The machine Pedercini runs has the same engine, electronics and suspension as the factory bike, it’s only the swingarm that is different.

“There's no pressure on me so it will be great to just get out there and race - especially at an event that I won last year.”

Ends


Latest News:

  • June 17, 2018

    JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam won both races of Sunday's fourth round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Snetterton, Norfolk.

  • June 12, 2018

    JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam goes in search of victories in Sunday's two races of the fourth round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Snetterton in Norfolk.

  • May 7, 2018

    JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam won both races of Monday's third round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park in Cheshire.

  • May 3, 2018

    JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam is chasing victory in Monday's two races of round three of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park in Cheshire.

  • April 15, 2018

    JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam finished fourth and first respectively in the two races of round two of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch, Kent on Sunday.

NEXT