Every year, just a couple of days before A1, the employees of Kawasaki
Motors Corp., U.S.A. gather in the large open atrium to meet and greet the racers that will be representing them in the dirt. This year the Monster Energy Kawasaki off-road and motocross teams kicked of the ceremony with a short Q&A session followed by the company’s president handing out championship rings and awards. This year Broc Tickle, Dean Wilson and Ryan Villopoto
collected some bling. RV was also surprised with a fully tricked-out 2012 Kawasaki Teryx4
. Afterwards all the riders signed autographs for all the employees and their family. Check out some photos from the event.
All of the Monster Energy Kawasaki off-road racers were on hand to meet and greet the company's employees.
After the pep rally every Monster Energy Kawasaki racer hung around to sign autographs for the staff and their families.
Broc Tickle is looking forward to competing on his KX450F.
"How many #1 plates do I have now? I think I've lost count."
Kawasaki's corporate offices welcome their latest Supercross and AMA Motocross champ Ryan Villopoto to the stage.
The entire building is given a few hours off to celebrate and cheer on the Monster Energy Kawasaki teams.
Championship rings were handed out.
And so were keys.
Ryan Villopoto recieved a special gift for his 2011 championships, a super-trick 2012 Kawasaki Teryx4.
Kawasaki's Hertiage Hall was paced with important race bikes from the past for this special event.