With a name in the Malaysian Cub Prix racing scene heading back yrs, lots of have asked if the newly revived Modenas, in collaboration with Kawasaki, will return to level of competition. The reply is, according to Roslan Roskan, chief govt officer of Modenas, is no.
“We will not be going racing, not as nonetheless,” stated Roslan. “Right now, our focus is on acquiring our partnership with Kawasaki in the Malaysia vendor network, sales and assistance, as well as spare parts help for current Kawasaki owners. That is our priority,” explained Roslan in an casual discussion with paultan.org.
Roslan did say there ended up ideas initially for Modenas to re-enter the Malaysian Cub Prix scene, but these were shelved in the harsh realities of the financial local climate and economical realities confronted by Malaysia’s national bike manufacturer. With advancement and expansion of a Kawasaki dealer community, the establishment of a protected spare parts provide channel and rebuilding the brand name identify on his brain, Roslan did not dismiss the concept of racing out-of-hand.
“We see a racing energy from Modenas acquire area wherever among 3 to five yrs from now. Absolutely no previously than a few a long time,” Roslan claimed. “Racing, as you know, requires a great deal of income and proper now we have much more vital things to seem soon after,” he said.
“But never ever say by no means,” explained Roslan, with a smile, “when Kawasaki came to Malaysia recently, they visited a Cub Prix race and took observe of the interest revealed by Malaysian riders and admirers in that section. Racing is superior for branding.”