Is Ryan Villopoto racing the 450 Grand Prix series in 2015? According to Kawasaki USA, a deal is being worked out between Kawasaki KRT (Kawasaki’s European race program) and Villopoto, but that it’s not official just yet.
Reports have been running rampant through the Interweb regarding the Ryan Villopoto to Europe deal being announced today at INTERMOT show in Cologne, Germany. However, it appears that Kawasaki KRT–Kawasaki’s Grand Prix race program–is working to have Ryan Villopoto race MXGP in 2015. The key word being “working.” Still, it seems like a foregone conclusion that Villopoto will line up on the gate against the likes of Tony Cairoli, Gautier Paulin and Max Nagl for 2015, but the word isn’t truley official just yet. Look for an official announcement about Kawasaki’s 2015 racing plans within the next 24 hours. Stay tuned.