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April 13th, 2022

Jonathan Rea won Race1 in opener

On April 9-10, the 2022 season of the World Superbike Championship kicked off at the Motorland Aragón circuit in Spain.
Hitachi Astemo is a sponsor of Kawasaki Racing Team, and supplies SHOWA front forks and rear cushions. Kawasaki Racing Team rider Jonathan Rea won Race 1 and finished 2nd in both the Superpole Race and Race 2. His teammate, Alex Lowes, retired from Race 1, but finished 5th in Race 2.