James Hillier Extends Quattro Plant Kawasaki Contract
James Hillier has extended his contract with the UK-based Quattro Plant Kawasaki team to contest the 2015 Isle of Man TT and other international road races.
Hillier, who finished ninth in the 2014 Isle of Man TT Superbike race and fifth in the PokerStars Senior TT, will once again pilot the Quattro Plant Muc-Off Kawasaki ZX-10R Ninja in the Superbike and Senior TT, along with contesting in the North West 200.
Hillier will also retain his seat with the Bournemouth Kawasaki team and the same crew as the his 2014 campaign.
Joint sponsor Muc-Off will continue its support as Hillier seeks his quest for a Superbike win having won the Lightweight TT in 2013 along with two runner-up spots in the class.
The Bournemouth-based squad will be receiving some additional support from Kawasaki’s World Superbike team race director Ichiro Yoda. The Quattro Plant Kawasaki team feels that guidance and technical help from Kawasaki’s WSBK technical expert Yoda they will be able to make the step forward to ensure success at the 2015 International road races,
Pete Extance, Quattro Plant Kawasaki team boss, says “It’s fantastic that Kawasaki have acknowledged our efforts and success over the years with James Hillier and are now helping us in our attempt to take wins in the Superbike and Senior races at the TT Races and North West 200.
“Yoda brings a wealth of experience from the WSBK squad with the ZX10 R and it will be great for our technicians to get his guidance and technical support. We hope to be able to test in Spain with Yoda early next year to start our preparations.”