Jan de Groot Passed Away - Dirt Rider Magazine

Jan de Groot passed away.
Jan de Groot, 62 years old, famous Kawasaki Europe Team Manager passed away June 4th 2007 after succumbing to a serious illness which had hospitalized him for more than a week.Jan has always been considered a good technician and manager above all toward his riders; he treated them as a father would have.Particularly, he always knew how to choose the young talents to which he would become endeared with, the last example being the Estonian rider Tanel Leok.