KYT, one of the biggest helmet production manufacturing company in the world, confirms its participation as an event sponsor for the FIM Asia Supermoto Championship 2016. Started in 1998, the Indonesian-based company produces helmet ranges from entry-level models all the way to high-end professional racing models. Its Research, Development and Design Facility based in Italy, has produced and sponsored quality helmets for professional riders including MotoGP’s Andrea Iannone and Aleix Espargaro; Moto2’s Xavier Simeon and Simone Corsi; WSBK’s Luca Marconi; and MXGP’s Romain Febvre, Steven Lenoir, Priit Ratsep and Damon Graulus.
This year, the company seeks to expand its portfolio through its participation in the FIM Asia Supermoto Championship 2016.
Noriyuki Kawai, Representative Director of KYT Japan
“KYT is currently promoting its brand very strongly, and wishes to expand our market outreach in Asia. Being part of the FIM Asia Supermoto Championship is a great way to further enhance the quality and capability of our brand and products within the Asia market.
The championship also poses a great deal for budding Asian talents to compete on an international level. Through this collaboration, KYT is committed to support, nurture and produce promising supermoto talents from across the region to compete on an international stage, with FIM Asia Supermoto Championship as a stepping stone for them in securing a bright future in this industry.”
Satheswaran Mayachandran, CEO of Asia Supersports Group
“Kawai, a former race promoter who has played a major role in bringing supermoto into Asia back in 2012, plays a vital role in our expansion. We are glad that a major brand such as KYT has entrusted their brand to our regional race platform as a channel to solidify their brand in the Asia market.”
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