KMR Kawasaki Confirms Four For Lightweight TT

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Danny Webb, pictured here, will be one of four KMR Kawasaki riders during the Bennetts Lightweight TT as part of the Isle of Man TT.

ISLE OF MAN – KMR Kawasaki will have a four-man team for the Bennetts Lightweight TT race during the Isle of Man TT Races fueled by Monster Energy.

Peter Hickman and Danny Webb will join Lee Johnston and Hudson Kennaugh on Ryan Farquhar’s team.

The quartet will all ride identically-prepared ER6 650cc Kawasaki’s in the four-lap race as triple TT winner Farquhar goes all out to claim victory in the race he won himself back in 2012.

Hickman will be making his debut in the race after withdrawing last year after being scheduled to ride the John Burrows BEE Cookstown Kawasaki. He will be among the pre-race favorites as will teammate Johnston.

Johnston previously rode for Farquhar’s team at the 2015 Isle of Man TT and, after lapping at close to 119 mph, was in a podium position before retiring on the final lap.

Webb will be making his fourth successive appearance in the race – all of which have been for Farquhar’s team. His debut in 2014 saw him finish in 14th place and he went quicker still in 2015, lapping in excess of 115 mph on his way to claiming a 10th-place finish.

South African Kennaugh competed in the Bennetts Lightweight TT race in 2015, where he was running on the edge of the top-10 before a spill at Braddan Bridge in the closing stages ended his race.