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Aaron Slight Results: won one @ Monza in 1993 and one @ Albacete/Spain in 1992

Aaron Yates Raced for Kawsaki in AMA in 1999, switched to Suzuki in 2000

Akira Yanagawa JPN Interview: History: Popular member of Kawasaki Racing Team (Harald) Eckl, returned to Japan to develop the new GP1 venture for Kawasaki. competed in the Japanese Superbike series for 2002 to keep his racing skills finely tuned for a possible return to international racing in 2003 Results: won 2nd race @ Sugo/Japan in 1999 won one @ Zeltweg/Austria and Sugo/Japan in 1997

Alistair Maxwell AUS

Andrew Pitt History: the 2001 Supersport World Champion, and this framed picture is personally signed by him. It is a limited edition of only 50. The main photo shows Andrew on the 600cc Kawasaki

Anthony Gobert AUS WSB and World GP racer, came from motocross/Supercross racing background, had switched to Ducati in 1999 Tossed from the US World Superbike round for testing positive for marijuana, Gobert then found himself tossed from the AMA series when he flunked drug screening tests. Only quick work by his attorneys, led by Willow Springs fast guy Stephen Hewitt and his team of legal experts, and a well-timed appeal put Gobert back in the series at the end of the 1998 season. spent time in a clinic wins '99 AMA Road America Superbike race raced a Yamaha R7 in AMA in 2001 Results: won both @ Phillip Is./Australia and one @ Laguna Seca in 1996 won one @ Phillip Is./Australia and Laguna Seca in 1995 won one @ Phillip Is./Australia in 1994 Interviews:

Doug Chandler USA History: won AMA SuperBikeNew Page for Kawasaki in '90, '96 & '97 A one-time dirt track racer, his association with the green-team started in 1988 and his last season was 2001

Eric Bostrom raced Japanese Superbike Event in 2000

Gregorio Lavilla SPA History: was racing for Ducati in '97/'98 WSB

Hitoyasu Izutsu JPN Results: won both @ Sugo/Japan in 2000

Keiichi Kitagawa JPN Results: won @ Sugo/Japan in 1998

Rob Phillis AUS Results: won one @ Spa Francorchamps/Belgium and Jarama/Andorra in 1992 won both @ Donnington, and one @ Hockenheim/Germany, Brno/Czech and Sugo/Japan in 1993

Scott Russell USA
AMA600: Finished 2nd overall in the 600's in 1990 after moving to Kawasaki from Suzuki
AMASBK: Finished 2nd overall in 1991 and won the championship in 1992. Had a win or two each year between 1993 and 1995
WSBK: In 1994 won both @ Sugo/Japan, Donington and Hockenheim, one @ Mugello, Brands Hatch and Misano

Simon Crafer NZ 15/01/1969 Waiouru History: 5th overall in WSB '94 and '97, 6th in '95 and 7th in '96. Raced in the Moto GP for Yamaha in '98. 2nd in the Suzuka 8-Hour Endurance Race in '96 (w Anthony Gobert). Almost won in Indonesia in '97 in the final round, but knocked out by Kocinski in a crash

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