Bridewell joins WD-40 Kawasaki
Tommy Bridewell will join the GR Motorsport team in 2017, on the Team WD-40 Kawasaki ZX-10RR.
The rider finished on the podium at Oulton Park last year, and set a pole position lap at Brands Hatch at the final round of the year - he is also a twice MCE BSB race winner and will hope for more victories in 2017 when he returns to Kawasaki machinery.
Bridewell said: 'I'm happy to be teaming up with Brent and pleased to be riding for Kawasaki once again so I'm really looking forward to the season. I know the team has pushed the boat out to ensure I have a really competitive package and that's the main reason I'm here.'
Team Managing Director Brent Gladwin said: 'As soon as we started talking with Tommy, there was no one else we wanted on the bike and I'm delighted he's joined us. We know we have a great team and the new Kawasaki ZX10-RR, with the support from Kawasaki, will help us immensely'
Ross Burridge, Kawasaki Racing Co-ordinator commented: 'I truly believe that now is the time for the WD-40 Kawasaki team to take it to the next level and make their mark in the Superbike class. With a wealth of Knowledge and experience, plus the services of the talented Tommy Bridewell, the recipe is certainly there for success. With the, the best of luck in 2017.'
10.01.2017 - Big Ed