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Kiyonari feels the heat in Asian Supersport

Explaining the decision to bring Kiyonari to Asia, Honda Motor Co. Ltd's Motorsports Division manager, Hiroyuki Fujiwara said:

“When the Boon Siew team sent Azlan and Emir to Suzuka last year, they opened the eyes of the entire motorsports industry that Asian riders - particularly those from Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand - are really talented and fast.

"In mulling over the options we had to strengthen this team and to take it to the next level, it had to be someone of a certain stature. Kiyonari fitted the bill perfectly.”

It is believed that Kiyonari will also race in the Suzuka 4-hour race this year and in selected World Endurance Championship rounds.



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buddysmokes - Unregistered

April 10, 2012 5:44 PM

Such a shame to see him leave bsb, Should of had 4 titles if it wasn't for that crash in 05. Can remember at the 2nd race at brands hatch indy 06, when he choose the right tyre and blitzed the whole field, Nearly a whole lap in front of everyone and still going down paddock hill sideways. Or the wsbk races at brands hatch and donnington. Juat remember before you slate him HE BEAT BAYLISS AND HAGA AT BRANDS IN THE DRY. Good luck No1 Dragon



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