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Nakano and Jacque to open Kawasaki dealership at Le Mans

Nakano and Jacque to open Kawasaki dealership at  Le Mans

Nakano and Jacque to open Kawasaki dealership at Le Mans

Shinya Nakano and Olivier Jacque are to open a new Kawasaki dealership at Le Mans this week ahead of the French GP and the event will provide the Kawasaki factory colleagues with an ideal opportunity to meet and greet their fans ahead of the big race.

To commemorate the opening of the new Best Way Kawasaki shop on Avenue du Panorama, Nakano and Jacque will appear at the dealership at 10 o'clock on Thursday 12th May, where they'll sign autographs and pose for photographs with fellow Kawasaki riders.

The appearance of the factory Kawasaki riders at the Best Way Kawasaki event is expected to draw a big crowd, as both riders enjoy a huge following in France. As the only French rider in MotoGP, Olivier Jacque can count on the support of his home crowd, but his popularity is matched by that of Shinya Nakano, who built up a loyal following in France during his time with the French Tech 3 team.

The two Kawasaki riders will get another chance to meet French race fans on the Thursday evening, when they appear at a public autograph session arranged by the promoters of the French Grand Prix.

The autograph session, which always draws a large and enthusiastic crowd, will take place at the Place de la République in the centre of Le Mans, starting at 7 o'clock in the evening. Nakano and Jacque will be on hand to sign autographs, hand out posters and answer questions from their many French fans.

For race fans unable to make it to Le Mans on Thursday there will be another opportunity to meet Shinya Nakano and Olivier Jacque on Saturday evening. The two Kawasaki pilots, together with Jacque's Kawasaki Ninja ZX-RR race bike, will be making an appearance on the Arlen Ness stand in the circuit spectator area starting at 5 o'clock.

MotoGP, 2005, GRAND PRIX ALICE DE FRANCE, Shinya Nakano, Kawasaki Racing Team

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