Suzuka 8 Hours

  • Update on Gino Rea!

    Update on Gino Rea!

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    Fantastic news from the family of Racer Gino Rea, who was badly injured in an horrific accident at the recent Suzuka 8 Hours race in Japan. We’re delighted to hear this announcement! “On Monday 5th September, after a long-anticipated wait, we were finally able to get Gino back to the UK by a specialist air…

  • Gino Rea: Huge (good) news…

    Gino Rea: Huge (good) news…

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    There has been some more excellent news filtering through from Japan via the family of Gino Rea, the Honda rider who is in hospital after a serious crash during free practice at the recent Suzuka 8-Hours race. Firstly, we understand that Gino is off the ventilator and breathing by himself. But there’s more good news,…

  • Gino Rea: More good news!

    Gino Rea: More good news!

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    The family of racer Gino Rea, hospitalised in a crash during free practice at the Suzuka 8-hours, have provided some more encouraging news from Japan. Here’s what they had to say: “Had a good message from the Doctor this morning,” the family statement on Saturday reads. “His condition in the morning was stable. Once we…

  • Latest update from the family of Gino Rea

    Latest update from the family of Gino Rea

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    An encouraging update from the Rea and Berdini families on racer Gino Rea, who crashed during the second free practice session of the 2022 Suzuka 8 Hours at the weekend. “We would like to send a quick update in regards to Gino’s current condition,” reads the Instagram caption. “The results of the CT-Scan showed signs…

  • Update on Gino Rea

    Update on Gino Rea

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    The family of Gino Rea have issued a statement on the rider’s condition after the free practice accident at the 2022 Suzuka Eight-Hours. “We couldn’t make a post earlier,”  “This is due to the Japanese culture as they do not release any news to media without the direct contact with the family first. “We arrived…

  • KRT strong second in Suzuka 8 Hours race

    KRT strong second in Suzuka 8 Hours race

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    The KRT entry of Jonathan Rea, Alex Lowes and Leon Haslam finished second in the Suzuka 8 Hours EWC race on Sunday 7 August, after completing a huge 213 laps of the 5.821km ‘figure eight’ circuit. WorldSBK KRT riders Rea and Lowes, plus regular BSB rider Haslam, put in an epic effort  on their Number…

  • Gino Rea: Nervous wait for more news

    Gino Rea: Nervous wait for more news

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    MoreBikes has everything crossed today for some good news about Gino Rea who was airlifted to hospital after a serious crash at the Suzuka 8-Hours over the weekend. The former British Superbike rider was riding for the FCC TSR Honda France team in the eight-hour endurance race and crashed during practice. MoreBikes understands that the…

  • Kawasaki Prepares For Suzuka 8 Hours with a cracking team…

    Kawasaki Prepares For Suzuka 8 Hours with a cracking team…

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    The Suzuka 8 Hours EWC event will soon get underway in Japan, having been cancelled due to the pandemic for the past two years. The Kawasaki entry will features several members of the KRT WorldSBK squad combining riding talent from both WorldSBK and BSB paddocks. WorldSBK KRT riders Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes will be…

  • Rea, Lowes, Haslam team up for Suzuka

    Rea, Lowes, Haslam team up for Suzuka

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    Regular Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK riders Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes swapped one race spec Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR for another as they took part in a recent two-day test at the Suzuka circuit in Japan, in readiness for the famous 8 Hours race there in early August. As well as the two KRT riders, who…

  • RACING: The Suzuka 8 Hours won’t be happening in 2020

    RACING: The Suzuka 8 Hours won’t be happening in 2020

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    Tougher travel restrictions to Japan has forced organisers to cancel the Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race this year. With it looking increasingly unlikely that international riders and teams would be able to travel to Suzuka – the FIM, Eurosport Events and Mobilityland has decided to cancel the 2020 edition of the famous race, which has…

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