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Kawasaki Motors UK reveals 2009 Team Green line up

13th November 2008

Following the announcement of LPE Kawasaki as the official Team Green supported team for the coming year, Kawasaki Motors UK is pleased to confirm the 2009 rider line up of the most successful manufacturer MX initiative in the off-road world.

LPE Kawasaki will be joined in the British MX Championship by Kawasaki Racing Team’s Gareth Swanepoel. KMUK has worked alongside KRT to secure the return of the young South African to compete in the MX1 Class in one of the most competitive domestic championships. Joining Swanepoel and the LPE squad of Elliott Banks- Browne, Daniel Arnold and Jamie Smith will be Team Green youth riders Michael Eccles, Connor Walkley and Scot James, Cross country racing activities will be covered by the experienced and ever popular Ryan Voase.

Alex Brawn, Racing Co-ordinator for KMUK, underlined the breadth of talent reflected in the rider line up for 2009. "We've got a great mix of riders for the new season and we hope they achieve their full potential on the latest KX machines. From Connor and Michael who will be looking for success in the youth championships to Elliott and Gareth who will be running at the sharp end of the British MX1 and MX2 series. Everyone has their goals and are already fully focused on achieving them.

“I expect all of our riders to be fighting for podium places right from the start of the season, as well as making themselves available to Kawasaki riders and fans at races and events up and down the UK, in the true spirit of Team Green ".