In sweltering 40 degree heat, Kawasaki's Sophie Lovett won the Kawasaki Insurances Ninja FX300 Cup Women's class on her Ninja 300 while wild card rider Robbie Phillis took 4th place overall on board the KMF Ninja 300. Mike Jones took a race win on his Ninja ZX-10R in the Superbike class before taking 4th overall.
In it's maiden year, the Kawasaki Insurances Ninja FX300 Cup class of racing has proven to be overwhelmingly successful with many remarking that it is the most exciting racing to watch in the series and it did not fail to disappoint at the series finale in Sydney.
The round and overall championship was won by Brandon Demmery (shown with Murray Sayle) who was consistently strong throughout the entire Championship. For taking 1st place overall, Brandon Demmery won a new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R from Kawasaki Australia to further his racing career. Kawasaki congratulates Brandon Demmery on his outstanding results.
Kawasaki's Sophie Lovett won the Women's class in the Kawasaki Insurances FX300 Ninja Cup to make it a clean sweep of the series and win the Championship by 58 points. She was so consistent throughout the series that she also finished the Ninja FX300 Cup outright championship in 4th place.
Multiple World Superbike race winner and Australian racing legend Robbie Phillis was a special guest rider in the Kawasaki Insurances Ninja FX300 class at Sydney Motorsport Park and he was very quick on board the KMF Ninja 300. Phillis took a pair of 4th place finishes in the first two races before cracking the top 3 in the final race. His 4-4-3 results giving him 4th overall for the round.
Mike Jones enjoyed a highly successful round of racing by taking a coveted race win in the main event Superbike class on board his Ninja ZX-10R. The Crazy Dogs Kawasaki rider had 4-1-6 results to give him 4th overall for the round.
He finished the overall championship in 9th place.
Also competing in the Superbike class, Kawasaki's Sean Condon finished the round and the series in 7th place.
Matt Walters piloted his Ninja ZX-10R to 9th place for the round and finished the series in 11th place.
A highlight of the racing weekend for all in attendance was the Australian track debut of the supercharged Kawasaki Ninja H2R. Ridden by respected Australian racing icon and Kawasaki employee, Murray Sayle, the new Ninja H2R took to the track on Saturday and Sunday for exhibition purposes. The note of the race exhaust and the whistle of the supercharger's blow-off valve will remain with many who witnessed the spectacle.
Kawasaki congratulates all riders who enjoyed success at the 2014 Australasian Superbike Championship and the manufacturer looks forward to an even bigger and better year of road bike racing in 2015.