According to the WorldSBK web site, his team Kawasaki MSD R-N Team India participated at the recent Czech Republic race in the 17-race championship and is expected to compete full season in 2013. According to the web site report, put together in the matter of a few weeks since the first agreement to go racing this season, in preparation for a full assault next year, the team fielded French youngster Florian Marino on a Ninja ZX-6R last weekend and he rode well to get into the points from a starting place of 23rd.
According to reports, the championship is a support race for the World Superbike Championship, which will make its India debut next year in March. The team has two riders in Florian Marino of France and Dan Linfoot of Great Britain. The reports mentioned that Marino is a four-time Superstock 600 race winner, and was a full time Honda WSS rider last year. Linfoot had won two Superstock 600 races in 2008. The squad has its base at Yeovil in the UK and technical director will be Andrew Stone.
The reports quoted Team principal Amit Sandill said they aim to popularise and grow the game in Asia. “We are looking at it from the long-term perspective. Trying to grow the sport in Asia. The sport itself is in a pretty nascent stage in Asia so this is a first step,” Sandill had said at the launch of the team in July, according to the web-site report.