Suzuki called me to organize its MotoGP racing team. We started testing in May at Twin Ring Motegi—two days with Randy de Puniet. From there, the plan was to go to Barcelona and Aragon in June, which we did. In the beginning, we looked at coming back to racing in 2014. Now, Suzuki has decided [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
Suzuki MotoGP Update (Video) Japanese factory’s return to Grand Prix racing’s premier class delayed until 2015.
Disappointment! Suzuki’s MotoGP project leader, Satoru Terada, revealed during Monday’s IRTA test at Catalunya that the XRH-1 MotoGP prototype will not be raced in 2014, as formerly stated, but will be postponed for a year to the 2015 season. Powered by a 1000cc inline-Four, the XRH-1 previously appeared in spy photos. At the IRTA test, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2014 Suzuki MotoGP Prototypes Spied Again! More exclusive photos and details from testing at Twin Ring Motegi.
We’ll soon know more about Suzuki’s 2014 MotoGP bike, as that Japanese company plans three public and two private European tests beginning in June. About the current machine, factory test rider and GP veteran Nobuatsu Aoki is quoted as saying, “They made a lot of design changes.” Differences we can see in these recent photos [...]Read Full Post | Comments(6)
Spied! 2014 Suzuki MotoGP Prototype! Will a GSX-R-style inline-Four replace the previous GP-only V-Four GSV-R?
Insiders tell us this is a prototype for Suzuki’s return to MotoGP in 2014. The project was, we are told, “hot for a while” and then cooled off. Now, with these photos from a test earlier this month at Sugo Circuit in Japan, it clearly has momentum again. What have we here? We see from [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)