Kawasaki MotoGP Announcement
9th January 2009
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that
it has decided to suspend its factory MotoGP racing
activities from 2009 season.
Amid quickly changing business environment, Kawasaki
has been promptly taking countermeasures to cope with
the situation. As the world economy is not likely
to recover in a short period due to the major impact
of the financial crisis, Kawasaki decided to suspend
its MotoGP racing activities from 2009 season onward
and reallocate management resources more efficiently.
Kawasaki will continue racing activities using mass-produced
motorcycles as well as supporting general race-oriented
Kawasaki would like to thank all the fans and all
those who have forwarded us great help.