WSBK hots up with new Pata Honda team colours

By Marc Potter
marcpotter Tested every new bike since 1994, loves anything on two wheels, runs Potski Media, ex-BikeSocial boss. Recently discovered elbow-down riding - likely to end in tears.

Rea at the team launch with his new Team Pata Honda CBR1000RR
These are the first pictures of WSBK heroes Leon Haslam and Jonathan Rea as they announce their new colours and prepare for tomorrow’s WSBK test at Jerez in Spain tomorrow (Tuesday).

The team officially unveiled the new squad at the Verona’s Motor Bike Expo in Italy on Saturday and will head out on track tomorrow morning on their new Pata Honda CBR1000RR Fireblades, hoping they have the right tools to take on and beat their main WSBK championship rivals in 2013.

Speaking at the team launch, Rea said: “I think the bikes and the leathers look great and we know that there are some exciting developments for the CBR for this season, so I can’t wait for it to start.”
Haslam is ready for battle with his new CBR1000RR
Haslam added: “It’s great for me to be back with Honda for 2013 and I’m really happy with the whole look of the Pata Honda team. We’ve got a two day test in Jerez before all the kit has to be packed up for Australia. The first round can’t come soon enough for me!”

Anyone already working on a Pata Honda Haslam or Rea replica? Let us know here at Bike Social!

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