After 27 years of trying, Kawasaki left its ‘home’ World SBK round in Race 2 Jerez Spain in 5th (Rea) and 6th (Sykes) with its long-awaited first World Superbike Championship constructors’ title.
Kawasaki which has maintained a constant presence in the WSBK series since its inauguration in 1988, has notched up a third riders’ titles this weekend with Johnathan Rea is the 2015 World SBK Champion, has sealed the much desired constructors’ crown.
Kawasaki is now secure the team crown with 3 races remain. With a maximum of 150 points remaining, Kawasaki has a sizeable 112 point margin over Ducati coming to Jerez.
It also comes as Kawasaki busily readies a new ZX-10R for 2016, though it isn’t confirmed as to whether it will be ready for the start of next season.
Kawasaki becomes the only the sixth manufacturer to win the WSBK constructors’ title.
2015 notable mention is Kawasaki also leading the World Supersports with Kenan Sofuglu. and Tom Sykes leads the Tissot Superpole and with 3 races to go in a position to grab 2nd overall in the championship.