Alex Rins signs for two years with Team Suzuki Ecstar
Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced an agreement with Alex Rins to become its factory rider for the next two seasons. This defines the Team Suzuki MotoGP rider line-up for 2017 and 2018 with Rins alongside Andrea Iannone aboard the factory GSX-RR. Alex Rins Navarro was born in Barcelona on... Read more
Aleix Espargaro & Maverick Viñales unveil SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP project
Suzuki Motor Corporation has unveiled its MotoGP team name as Team SUZUKI ECSTAR. Suzuki will come back to the MotoGP class of the world’s top motorcycle racing series, the FIM* Road Racing Grand Prix (MotoGP), from 2015. The 2015 season will start from the Qatar GP, which will hold... Read more
Aleix Espargaro & Maverick Viñales raring to get testing in Sepang
SUZUKI MotoGP begins 2015 pre-season tests at Sepang in Malaysia next week in preparation for its return to the premier class of motorcycle racing at Losail, Qatar on March 29th. Despite a forced winter testing ban, new team riders Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales, plus Suzuki’s factory technicians, have... Read more
Aleix Espargaro & Maverick Viñales happy with first Suzuki test
New Team SUZUKI MotoGP riders Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales made huge steps-forward in the final day of the official MotoGP Test at Valencia in Spain this week, with Espargaro setting the fastest-ever lap-time for a Team SUZUKI MotoGP machine. The 25-year-old Spaniard, who finished seventh in the 2014... Read more
Suzuki finally officially confirms 2015 MotoGP project, with Aleix Espargaro & Maverick Viñales as riders
Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced that it will participate in the MotoGP class of the world’s top motorcycle racing series, the FIM*1 Road Racing Grand Prix (MotoGP), from 2015. With the development of the MotoGP machine and team structure prepared, Suzuki has decided to participate in the MotoGP series from... Read more
Suzuki completes rain-hit Argentine testing
The Suzuki MotoGP Team completed its test in Argentina this week after two-days of rain hit the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit following the weekend’s MotoGP event. Only Nobuatsu Aoki ventured-out to complete 50 laps of the 4,806m circuit as team-mate Randy De Puniet sat the sessions out. Although... Read more
Rizla Suzuki MotoGP riders Loris Capirossi and Alvaro Bautista visited the Suzuki Factory at Hamamatsu in Japan earlier this week, en-route to the second test of the year at Sepang in Malaysia. Capirossi and Bautista were joined on the trip to Suzuki’s headquarters by Team Manager Paul Denning and were... Read more
Against early assumptions that Alvaro Bautista will join the newly formed Aspar Ducati team in the MotoGP class next year, the young Spaniard has decided to sign a contract with Suzuki instead, his only possibility of riding a factory bike in the first year as a Rookie. Jorge Martinez announced... Read more
For those of us who want to see Alvaro go up into MotoGP with Aspar next season, this weekend looks like being the crunch.There are reports around from the likes of Marca and GPOne that suggest Bati signed a pre-contract of some kind with Suzuki in the middle of... Read more
(…or “If it’s Friday, it must be Suzuki.”) Well, the rumour mill really is in full swing now – with the Kawasaki rumours now being succeeded by talk of Alvaro having a Suzuki seat in MotoGP in 2009.This latest angle comes from an article posted yesterday in the Spanish sports... Read more