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2009 Rookies - WSBK Season Preview.

Although he won't be returning the Italian manufacturer to the world championship this year having traded it in for a Pedercini Kawasaki, Scassa nonetheless remains a credible addition to the grid.

A former Superstock front runner, Scassa has raced in the US-based AMA series before dominating the Italian championship in 2008. He even made a WSBK debut at the end of 2009, although his single-race deal with DFX Honda was not a memorable one.

Nonetheless, with Pedercini occasionally embarrassing their PSG-1 Kawasaki stablemates in 2008, Scassa has a chance to show this year that he could be worth a shot on more accomplished machinery in the future.


Tomorrow: We preview those that find themselves in new surroundings for 2009...


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Beszti - Unregistered

February 24, 2009 6:31 PM

Spies is the best racer and Nakano is the best developer of them. Aprilia made a good choice with him - in Motogp, kawa's best times were when they hired the Japanese, i.e. 2nd place at Assen 2006...



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