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Apr 18, 2002

Six Japanese Wild Card Riders Will Race World Superbike At Sugo

From a press release issued by the FIM:<BR><BR>Superbike & Supersport World Championships<BR>Sugo – JPN: Wild-card riders<BR><BR>The wild-card riders who will race in the Superbike World Championship round scheduled on the circuit of Sugo on April 21 next, are the following:<BR><BR>Start number, Rider, Team<BR><BR>42, Makoto Tamada (JPN-Honda), Team Cabin Honda<BR>43, Wataru Yoshikawa (JPN-Yamaha), YSP Racing & Presto<BR>45, Takeshi Tsujimura (JPN-Yamaha), YSP Racing & Presto<BR>47, Kenichiro Nakamura (JPN-Honda), Blue Helmet MSC<BR>48, Yuichi Takeda (JPN-Honda), Sakurai Honda<BR>49, Akira Yanagawa (JPN-Kawasaki), Kawasaki Racing Team<BR><BR>- A compulsory briefing will be held for all riders who will be participating for the first time in the current Championship, at 17h00 on the day preceding the day scheduled for the first practice session.<BR>