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Rizla Suzuki to continue progress in Germany

Rizla Suzuki to continue progress in Germany

Álvaro Bautista and Loris Capirossi head to the next round at Sachsenring buoyed by the performance of the Suzuki GSV-R last time out at Barcelona.

Álvaro Bautista has a good record at the German circuit over the past couple of seasons in the 250cc class, and in 2008 and 2009 he rode to the third step of the podium in both races. The 25 year-old is hoping to carry some of the ‘home’ form he showed at the last race at Catalunya – where he finished an excellent fifth – to Sachsenring and continue to improve on a MotoGP machine as his strength and confidence grows following his early season injury.

Capirossi will be looking to build on what he described as “the first real result” of 2010 last time out in Spain. He finished seventh in Barcelona and is certain that the huge steps the team took there will benefit them at Sachsenring.

Álvaro Bautista:

“The last race was the first time I have felt like I could ride the bike how I wanted to. I feel stronger now and I’m sure I will be 100% when we get to Germany. It is a quite a difficult track, but I have had a couple of good results there on a 250 so I hope that will help me on the MotoGP bike. We know we still have a lot of work to do, but as usual we will be working as hard as possible to get the bike right and try for a good result.”

Loris Capirossi:

“We must continue to work how we did at Barcelona and find the best solution for the bike. We know that the bike can perform well and we need to keep the positions we got at Barcelona, this is where we should be and at some races we can be even higher. The team is still so focused and we know what we have to do. I think we can go well in Germany and the GSV-R will work there and we’ll get a good result.”

Press release courtesy of Rizla Suzuki

MotoGP, 2010, eni MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND, Loris Capirossi, Alvaro Bautista, Rizla Suzuki MotoGP

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