In May of this year, Kawasaki gave four lucky fans the opportunity to race 9-time AMA drag racing champion Rickey Gadson for a chance to take home a 2012 Ninja® ZX™-14R. The four finalists faced off against each other for the chance to race the champion on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway drag strip.
Find out who took home the Ninja® ZX™-14R prize and proved that they could go from "Zero to Hero" on SPEED and FUEL TV. SPEED TV will airing the series of nine 2.5 minute episodes throughout the week of August 13 (Monday - Friday) during commercial breaks. The videos will also be posted to Kawasaki.com, following the SPEED TV air dates. Encore presentations will also air on FUEL TV.
Air dates: (Please see your local listings for showtimes.)
SPEED: Monday August 13, 14, 15 & 16th.
FUEL TV: Episodes to begin airing week of August 20th.
In a venture unparalleled in the history of the modern sportbikes, Kawasaki Motor Corp. (KMC) has not only acknowledged sportbike motorcycle drag racing, but also put forth a considerable amount of time, effort, and expense to showcase our discipline on SPEED TV so mainstream motorsports enthusiasts can watch it unfold later this summer.
Dragbike.com will be documenting the journey of winner, Angie Young, and her fellow contestants after the Kawasaki Zero to Hero event. If you had an opportunity like this, what would you do with it? How would it impact your life? Join us while we find out all these answers and more. The Zero to Hero Series will continue throughout 2012.