Zigwheels Home

Mahi Racing to sponsor Kawasaki in Round 1 of 2013 WSB

by Arun Mohan Nadar Posted on 22 Feb 20139,991 Views Comments

Mahi Racing has signed a deal with Kawasaki Racing to sponsor them in the opening round of the World Superbike series at Philip Island in Australia

Kawasaki ZX-10R with Mahi Racing branding



Mahi Racing, the Indian racing outfit announced that it will be sponsoring the Kawasaki Racing Team in the upcoming World Superbike series (WSBK) for the first round of 2013. With this signing Mahi Racing becomes the first Indian brand to sponsor a team in WSBK. The Mahi racing logo will be visible on the Kawasaki ZX-10R bike which will be piloted by riders Tom Sykes and Loris Baz. Apart from the bikes the branding will be seen on the team’s pit-box also. 


Speaking on the occasion, Amit Sandill, Team Principal of the Kawasaki Mahi Racing Team India said,”This new initiative makes sense because of the TV coverage that the superbike class gets. Superpole 1, 2 and 3 at each race, plus the two races themselves. Back home in India the coverage of Superbike is more than for Supersport right now so that is why we put a sponsorship amount into the KRT team”.



Kenan Sofuoglu in action at Philip Island for pre season test



The Mahi Racing team which is suported by the Captain of the Indian Cricket team Mahindra Singh Dhoni and South-Indian superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni is the brainchild of Amit Sandill and Andrew Stone. Mahi Racing became the first and only Indian team to announce its complete participation for the 2013 World Super Sport championship (WSS) in the 600cc class of racing late last year. The Indian outfit will be racing factory supported Kawasaki ZX-6R machines which are very closely based on the road-going models. Mahi Racing has signed former champions Kenan Sofuoglu from Turkey and Fabien Foret from France to ride for them this season. 

Post Your Comment

Do you like this story?

Sign up for our customized BIKER newsletter today.

Double delight for Mahi Racing at Silverstone

by Arun Mohan Nadar

Mahi Racing's Kenan Sofuoglu registered his...

Mahi Racing clinch second place at Donington Park

by Arun Mohan Nadar

Mahi Racing rider Kenan Sofuoglu had a fruitful...

Hero to make WSBK debut in 2014

by Arun Mohan Nadar

Hero MotoCorp announced that it will be...


Hyosung Aquila 250 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300 vs Suzuki Inazuma TVS is back in the fray with the refreshed 2014 TVS Wego 110 Bajaj Discover 150S World Ducati Week at Misano Triumph Tiger 800XC trail riding Karizma Cafe Racer Ariel Ace


Yamaha R25 and Valentino Rossi: Official Video

Valentino shares his thoughT on the latest 250cc offering from the stables of Yamaha - the R25

2014 Triumph Street Triple R: Walkaround video

As part of its 2014 update Triumph has added a new shade for the Street Triple R christened as...


Read Next Story