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Team Kawasaki SRC - EWC


Randy de Puniet
Born 14 February 1981 in Andresy, France.

Now just in his forties, Randy de Puniet has lost nothing of his passion for bike racing. For a long time he was the leading French rider in Grands Prix. Arriving in the world championship in 1999, in the 125 class, his best results came in 250, where he won five races and finished third overall in 2044. Moving to MotoGP with the Kawasaki factory team, de Puniet made it onto the podium in Japan in 2007. After that he rode for LCR Honda for three years, before moving to Ducati and finally onto the ART entered by the Aspar team. In 2016 he made a successful switch to Endurance with the Kawasaki SRC team. Second at the Bol d’Or, the Frenchman was back on the podium the following year at Le Mans and Suzuka. After a season with Ducati and another with Pierre Chapuis, he returns this year to Kawasaki SRC with the goal of winning the world title.


  • 5 victories in GP 250

  • 2 podiums in MotoGP

  • 1 French 125 championship title

  • 3 EWC podiums (Le Mans, le Bol d’Or and Suzuka)

Florian Marino
Born 3 June 1993 in Cannes, France.

Florian Marino wasn’t even ten when he took part in his first moto-x race, before switching to road racing. The Frenchman trained with Fabio Quartararo and raced in the Coupe Conti that he won in 2005. Selected for the Red Bull Rookies Cup he took part in this series in 2008 and 2009. Tenth the first year, he took fifth the second year with a victory at Brno. That same year he started racing in 600 Superstock. Signed up by Ten Kate, he took part in the European Championship in 2010. He finished second with seven podiums and three wins. He then moved to Supersport before deciding to try his luck in the UK in the BSB series. Unfortunately, a string of injuries stopped him from showing his true potential. Returning to Supersport and then Superstock 1000, Florian ended up finding his vocation in Endurance, first with Louit Moto in 2019 and then with Viltais. His performance there helped him win his ticket this year to ride for SRC Kawasaki.


  • 3 victories in the European 600 Superstock championship

Etienne Masson

Born 28 September 1988 in Bourg en Bresse, France.

Etienne Masson is another one who started young. After learning to ride on a PW50 at the age of five, he began his competition career in moto-x. In 2006 he shifted his focus towards road racing, entering the Junior Cup, followed by a series of French championships: Promosport, Supersport, then Superbike… The man from the east of France became one of the leading riders in French racing. And when he started racing Endurance, Etienne Masson’s potential was instantly apparent. In 2014 he won the world Superstock title with the Junior Team LMS. A success that would see him join the factory SERT team with whom he would win three world titles in 2015, 2016 and 2020. In the processes he was victorious at the 24 Heures du Mans in 2015 and twice at the Bol d’Or in 2016 and 2019. After the 2021 season with Ducati, he joins Randy de Puniet and Florian Marino in the new look Kawasaki SRC team.


  • 3 world Endurance championship titles

  • 2016 and 2019: Winner of the 24 Heures Moto in 2015 and the Bol d’Or

The moto : Ninja ZX-10R


Engine info

Other info

Displacement : 998 cc

Power : 210 hp

6-speed transmission

Aluminum perimeter frame

Suspensions Öhlins

Dry weight : 174 kg

AKRAPOVIC Titanium exhaust system

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