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Suzuki Motor Corporation to return in 2015

Suzuki Motor Corporation to return in 2015

The Japanese manufacturer has confirmed its comeback to the premier class in 2015 as their test team join the rest of the MotoGP™ field for the first time today for its first European appearance.

After two years suspension since 2012, Suzuki Motor Corporation has organised its test team to undergo more practical running tests at its advanced development stage and will participate in the official joint testing to be held at the Catalunya circuit in Spain. Through continuing running tests at the circuits inside and outside Japan for further development and refinement, Suzuki Motor Corporation will participate again in MotoGP racing from 2015. 

Suzuki Motor Corporation will feed back advanced technology to be derived through MotoGP racing activity to develop further attractive production models. 

The outline of testing team and racing machine to be developed are as follows: 

 Chief members of Europe testing team in 2013: 
- Team manager: Davide Brivio 
- Development rider: Randy de Puniet 

MotoGP machine to be developed: 
- 1000cc In-line four GP racer 

Press release courtesy of Suzuki Motor Corporation


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