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Garry Taylor quashes Suzuki rumours

Garry Taylor quashes Suzuki rumours

Garry Taylor quashes Suzuki rumours

After a disappointing start to the 2003 season, Team Suzuki riders Kenny Roberts and John Hopkins were finally able to break into the front two rows of the provisional grid at Jerez on Friday. Rumours immediately began to fly around the paddock that the team had received a bunch of new parts for the GSV-R, or even that they had simply reverted to last season´s machine, but Team Manager Garry Taylor had a much simpler explanation.

`People keep asking if we have anything new, but there is nothing radical,´ said Taylor. `We´re trying little things all the time, but nothing substantial. This circuit plays to our strengths, and suits our bike in its current state of development better than the previous two. We´re trying hard to maximise that. I think Friday was a good day, because we have a sniff of being competitive, and the change in both riders is remarkable. I´m not saying they weren´t trying hard before, but give the dog a sight of the rabbit and he´ll go after it every time.´

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MotoGP, 2003, Gran Premio Marlboro de España

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