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WSBK – Simon Andrews confirmed as Vermeulen's Replacement

MSS Colchester Kawasaki rider Simon Andrews has been officially called in to replace injured Chris Vermeulen in PBM Kawasaki Racing team in this weekend’s WSBK round at Valencia.
Vermeulen recently had keyhole surgery to try to fix the problems afflicting his right knee after his crash during round 1 at Phillip Island and will have to sit out the Valencia race in order to try to be fit for the next round at Assen, on April 25.

The twenty-five year old Evesham rider tested the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Superbike at Valencialast weel and knows the machine extremely well.
In last weekend’s BSB Championship at Brands Hatch, Andrews DNF’d in Race 1 and took the 8th spot in Race 2.

Simon Andrews: “I am excited by the chance of riding for the Kawasaki Racing Team in World Superbike this weekend.
It was good of them to give me the chance to test before the race.
It went well; we all worked hard and moved forwards.
It was also good to have raced last weekend in BSB as I have already had a taste of competition.

From a rider’s point of view it is good to work with the people they have in the KRT set-up.

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