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Capirossi to return to Rizla Suzuki for Dutch Grand Prix

Capirossi to return to Rizla Suzuki for Dutch Grand Prix

Rizla Suzuki MotoGP will be pleased to welcome Loris Capirossi back from injury for this weekend´s Dutch TT at Assen in The Netherlands.

Capirossi was an enforced spectator at the last round in Britain following an accident at Catalunya earlier this month, which sidelined the Italian star with a broken hand. The injury has still not completely healed, but Capirossi is determined to get back on his Suzuki GSV-R this weekend and continue with the bike´s development and to demonstrate the will to succeed that he has shown so far this year. His replacement at the last round – Ben Spies – will also be supporting the team at Assen and later in the season will return to the GSV-R for wildcard rides at both American MotoGP rounds.

Loris Capirossi

`I´m 100% certain that I am able to ride and I just can´t wait to get back on my bike again. It was really difficult watching at the last race, but I want to say well done to Ben as he did a good job in his first GP. It certainly felt very strange seeing him working with my crew and sitting in my chair in the garage! I missed the test in Catalunya because of the injury, but I know Chris made some improvements to the bike so I will be looking at those and seeing if they will help me. I need to carry on from where I left off and continue to make the bike better and I know that top result is just around the corner.´
Press release courtesy of Rizla Suzuki

MotoGP, 2008, A-STYLE TT ASSEN, Loris Capirossi, Rizla Suzuki MotoGP

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