This Is MotoGP™: Evolution, by Alex Rins

The Team Suzuki Ecstar man writes for

To me, evolution means to keep growing. In the end, we spend all our lives in evolution: from when we’re children until our lives come to and end, it’s constant. When you’re younger it’s quicker, and as you grow up the process slows down. I started doing motocross when I was little and from there I moved on to Supermotard. From there, again, to miniGP, miniGP50, then miniGP70…from tiny tracks growing to much bigger ones like Montmelo, Cartagena, Almeria, Valencia, Alcarras…and once on those bigger tracks I grew every two or three years in the Spanish championship, to the Moto3™ World Championship, then Moto2™, to MotoGP™. This year I’m starting my third season in the premier class and I’m still in a state of constant evolution. Every day I’m still learning new things, different things, and they in turn help me bring more to the team, as well as helping me go faster.

My evolution has been pretty ordered. In the end it’s as though I’ve been able to learn more without skipping any steps. In 2013 in Moto3™, I felt ready to move up to Moto2™, but I stayed another year to grow more and be 200% ready. To move up to MotoGP™ I’ve had to grow as a person and as a rider on and off track, in how I express myself. The experience I have now isn’t the same as in 2017. Now, with much more experience, I’m able to give more answers to Suzuki to help them develop the bike, and thanks to that I’m much more capable of achieving more than I ever could in 2017.

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