Gearlink Kawasaki has announced that 22-year-old Joe Burns will race in the MCE British Superbike Championship on board the Gearlink Kawasaki ZX-10R. He will join Ben Wilson and Glenn Irwin who will be riding the Kawasaki ZX-6R in the Motorpoint British Supersport Championship.
Joe is very familiar with the ZX10R having competed on one in the National Superstock 1000 series for the past 4 years; Joe finished joint 7th in 2014.
Michael de Bidaph - Team Principal - "Having been in talks with various riders over the past couple of months, with no advancement, I approached Joe earlier this week and after a meeting I am delighted to have signed Joe to ride the Gearlink Kawasaki ZX-10R Superbike for the BSB 2015 season. I feel that Joe's approach and commitment to his racing will fit in with the Gearlink Kawasaki team's ethos."
Joe Burns - "I'm elated to have signed for the Gearlink Kawasaki squad; I have known Michael, Norma and some of the other members of the team for many years now. I have always been impressed by the outfit they run. I believe the package is as strong as that of any other teams and I can't wait to get working on the track."