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American Kensei Matsudaira Transferring As much as Moto4 in RFME ESBK Spanish Superbike Championship
February 27, 2023
12-year-old Japanese-American Kensei Matsudaira is happy to announce his full-season entry within the 2023 RFME ESBK (Campeonato de España de Superbike) Moto4 championship.
He can be racing on BeOn Automotive equipment with the Evike.com Nox#27 Racing Group, a privateer staff supported by Kensei’s household, buddies, and private sponsors.
“Transferring as much as the Moto4 class can be one other large problem for me, however I’m prepared and excited for it. I had quite a lot of enjoyable racing on the GP circuits final 12 months in Moto5, and I’m trying ahead to racing this 12 months in ESBK with the quickest 12-13-year-olds on the earth. I’m actually comfortable to have the ability to proceed this 12 months with my staff that I’ve been with since 2019 and we’re all tremendous excited for the season to start out subsequent month. Spending the low season at house coaching and driving with buddies has been nice and I’m prepared to start out the season now in Spain, targeted on this new problem.”
Kensei is a three-time MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul Champion, taking the 110cc and 160cc crowns in 2021 and the Ohvale GP-2 190cc crown in 2022. He’s the primary FIM MiniGP World Sequence North America champion, and has additionally been racing on the nationwide stage in Spain since 2019. In 2022 Kensei moved as much as the extremely aggressive Moto5 class in Spain and in his first 12 months racing the 250cc GP bikes within the eight-race RFME Copa de España de MiniVelocidad championship, he scored 4 podiums in a row, together with a race win, and accomplished the Spanish Nationwide Championship in second place. He additionally completed fifth within the 14-race Cuna de Campeones Moto5 Spanish Championship regardless of lacking two races resulting from schedule conflicts with MotoAmerica.
The 2023 RFME ESBK Championship begins with an official take a look at on March 18 at Circuito de Jerez – Ángel Nieto in Andalusia, Spain, adopted by Spherical One on the identical venue on March 30.
The staff can be saying new sponsors and partnerships for the season main as much as the beginning of the championship. There are nonetheless alternatives to affix Kensei and his staff – please direct any sponsorship inquires to: [email protected]