Leon Haslam makes his full time return to the MOTUL FIM World Superbike Championship since 2015, as the British rider joins forces with the Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK for 2019.
A crash Leon Haslam suffered that ended his previous title hopes has fuelled him for future title challenges. Haslam suffered numerous injuries, including a broken wrist and ankle, while leaping from his bike at 172mph after a brake failure at the Brands Hatch Showdown. He is now back and more determined than ever,
At the age of 35, the Brit comes back with plenty of experience in the world stage as he has five WorldSBK victories and 39 podiums under his belt, competing in eight full seasons in the class since 2003.
Finishing as runner-upin 2010 on-board the Team Suzuki Alstare GSX-R1000, Haslam has battled with the best of SBK® over the past decade. Stunning with a podium finish in a wild card appearance with Kawasaki Puccetti Racing in 2017 at his home track of Donington Park, he has proven he still has pace in the class.
Leon Haslam will be partnering reigning world champion Jonathan Rea for the second time in his career and he is ready to take on the new challenge with the Provec Racing squad.