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THIRD AND FOURTH FOR IANNONE AND RINS IN ARAGON

September 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on THIRD AND FOURTH FOR IANNONE AND RINS IN ARAGON

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 23. Andrea Iannone: 3rd (+ 1.259) Alex Rins: 4th (+ 2.638) • Iannone fights until the end and takes 3rd. • Rins stays with team-mate and brings home 4th. […]

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IANNONE PODIUMS AT ARAGON MotoGP WITH RINS A CLOSE 4TH

September 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on IANNONE PODIUMS AT ARAGON MotoGP WITH RINS A CLOSE 4TH

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 23. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Andrea Iannone put his GSX-RR onto the podium at today’s Aragon MotoGP™ in Spain with team-mate Alex Rins close behind in fourth position. Iannone put […]

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PROMISING DAY 1 FOR TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR AT ARAGON

September 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on PROMISING DAY 1 FOR TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR AT ARAGON

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 21. Andrea Iannone: 5th – 1:47.909 (+ 0.537) Alex Rins: 16th – 1:48.902 (+ 1.520) • Andrea Iannone fast in both sessions. • Alex Rins feeling positive for days […]

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FIFTH PLACE GRID SPOT FOR IANNONE, NINTH FOR RINS

September 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on FIFTH PLACE GRID SPOT FOR IANNONE, NINTH FOR RINS

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 22 Andrea Iannone: 5th – 1:47.169 (+ 0.288) Alex Rins: 9th – 1:47.737 (+ 0.856) • Excellent pace shown by Iannone. • Alex Rins consistent and ready. • Team […]

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TENTH AND THIRTEENTH PLACE STARTS FOR MISANO GP

September 10, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TENTH AND THIRTEENTH PLACE STARTS FOR MISANO GP

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 8. Alex Rins: 10th – 1:32.338 (+ 0.709) Andrea Iannone: 13th – 1:32.566 (Q1) • Rins gets Top 10 start. • Iannone narrowly misses out on Q2. • Tricky […]

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TO MISANO ADRIATICO FOR THE 13TH ROUND OF 2018

September 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TO MISANO ADRIATICO FOR THE 13TH ROUND OF 2018

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 5. The MotoGP World Championship has moved south to Italy for the thirteenth round of the season, held at the Marco Simoncelli World Circuit in Misano Adriatico. The Italian […]

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BRITISH GP CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER

August 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BRITISH GP CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 26. The twelfth round of the 2018 MotoGP season, held at Silverstone Circuit, was cancelled after extreme weather conditions left the track unsafe to ride. Revisions made to the […]

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ACROSS THE CHANNEL FOR THE GP OF GREAT BRITAIN

August 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ACROSS THE CHANNEL FOR THE GP OF GREAT BRITAIN

With the back-to-back races of the Czech Republic and Austria already consigned to the history books, the British circuit of Silverstone is the venue for the 12th round of the season – an emotional circuit […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR COMPLETE BOILING BRNO TEST

August 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR COMPLETE BOILING BRNO TEST

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 6. Alex Rins: 9th – 1:55.986 (+ 0.777) Andrea Iannone: 11th – 1:56.111 (+ 0.902) Sylvain Guintoli: 19th – 1:57.843 (+ 2.634) • Unfortunate crash for Andrea Iannone. • […]

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THIRD ROW START FOR IANNONE AND RINS IN BRNO

August 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on THIRD ROW START FOR IANNONE AND RINS IN BRNO

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 4th Andrea Iannone: 8th – 1:55.270 (+ 0.581) Alex Rins: 9th – 1:55.431 (+ 0.742) Sylvain Guintoli 21st – 1:57.037 (+ 1.499) • Iannone strong on one lap pace […]

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BOILING BRNO GREETS RIDERS AFTER SUMMER BREAK

August 3, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BOILING BRNO GREETS RIDERS AFTER SUMMER BREAK

Team Suzuki Press Office – August 3. Andrea Iannone: 11th – 1:56.644 (+ 0.668) Alex Rins: 12th – 1:56.661 (+ 0.685) Sylvain Guintoli: 24th – 1:58.114 (+ 2.138) • Iannone showing pace around Top 10 […]

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Third Row Start For Iannone In Sachsenring

July 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Third Row Start For Iannone In Sachsenring

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 14 Andrea Iannone: 8th – 1:20.682 (+ 0.412) Alex Rins: 11th – 1:20.847 (+ 0.577) • Andrea Iannone’s one-lap pace very hot. • Alex Rins working on consistent lap […]

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Heading To Alex Rins’ Home Race For Round 7

June 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Heading To Alex Rins’ Home Race For Round 7

Team Suzuki Press Office – June 13. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR head back to Spain for the GP of Catalunya, and the majestic surrounds of the Montmelò circuit. This will be a particularly special race for […]

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Top 5 For Both Riders In Exciting Italian GP

June 4, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Top 5 For Both Riders In Exciting Italian GP

Team Suzuki Press Office – June 3rd Andrea Iannone: 4th (+7.885) Alex Rins: 5th (+7.907) • Andrea Iannone in podium fight until final laps. • Alex Rins running great race pace despite Saturday struggles. • […]

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Resilient Rossi Rallies to Third in Le Mans

May 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Resilient Rossi Rallies to Third in Le Mans

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi showed once again you should never count him out for the race, regardless of his starting position. He displayed a competitive pace aboard his YZR-M1 throughout today’s entire Grand Prix […]

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Two Tight Sessions To Kick Off Le Mans Weekend

May 18, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Two Tight Sessions To Kick Off Le Mans Weekend

Team Suzuki Press Office – May 18 Andrea Iannone: 14th – 1:32.752 (+ 0.816) Alex Rins: 15th – 1:32.803 (+ 0.867) • Iannone maintaining good pace in both sessions. • Alex Rins working on setup […]

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Andrea Iannone Secures His First Suzuki Podium

April 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Andrea Iannone Secures His First Suzuki Podium

Team Suzuki Press Office – April 23. Andrea Iannone: 3rd (+ 6.704) Alex Rins: DNF • Andrea Iannone takes excellent 3rd position. • Alex Rins unfortunate crash while recovering strong. • Back-to-back podiums important for […]

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ANDREA IANNONE TOPS THE TIMESHEETS IN TEXAS

April 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ANDREA IANNONE TOPS THE TIMESHEETS IN TEXAS

Team Suzuki Press Office – April 21. Andrea Iannone: 1st – 2:04.599 Alex Rins: 6th – 2:05.452 (+ 0.853) • Fastest time for Iannone in FP2 gives him combined lead. • Alex Rins shows strong […]

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Team Suzuki April 20 Weekend Action

April 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Team Suzuki April 20 Weekend Action

The busiest schedule of the season so far takes place this weekend on the fourth weekend of April with global action in America with MotoGP™ and MotoAmerica SBK, both at the Circuit of The Americas […]

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ANDREA IANNONE BLOG – AMERICAS MotoGP PREVIEW

April 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ANDREA IANNONE BLOG – AMERICAS MotoGP PREVIEW

Team Suzuki Press Office – April 20. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR GSX-RR rider Andrea Iannone talks about this weekend’s third round of the 2018 MotoGP™ series at Circuit of The Americas in Texas, USA. The Italian […]

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ALEX RINS TAKES HIS FIRST MotoGP PODIUM

April 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ALEX RINS TAKES HIS FIRST MotoGP PODIUM

Team Suzuki Press Office – April 8 Alex Rins: 3rd (+ 2.501) Andrea Iannone: 8th (+ 23.921) • Alex Rins takes his first ever MotoGP podium. • Iannone perseveres for a Top 10 finish. • […]

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SECOND ROW FOR ALEX RINS IN QATAR QUALIFYING

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SECOND ROW FOR ALEX RINS IN QATAR QUALIFYING

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 17. Alex Rins: 6th – 1:54.339 (+ 0.659) Andrea Iannone: 11th – 1:54.619 (+ 0.939) • Tricky conditions in early sessions • Alex Rins on second row for tomorrow’s […]

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SHINING START FOR SUZUKI ECSTAR ON DAY 1 IN QATAR

March 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SHINING START FOR SUZUKI ECSTAR ON DAY 1 IN QATAR

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 16. Alex Rins: 3rd – 1:54.458 (+ 0.097) Andrea Iannone: 5th – 1:55.816 (+ 0.480) • Alex Rins battling for top spot throughout FP2. • Andrea Iannone consistently quick […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR QATAR MotoGP TEST VIDEO

March 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR QATAR MotoGP TEST VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 9. Suzuki Motor Corporation has today released a new video following three positive days of testing with Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins at Losail International Circuit, Qatar earlier this […]

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IANNONE LEADS SECOND DAY IN QATAR, RINS IN TOP 5

March 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on IANNONE LEADS SECOND DAY IN QATAR, RINS IN TOP 5

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 2nd. Andrea Iannone: 1st – 1:54.586 Alex Rins: 5th – 1:54.967 (+ 0.381) • Blistering pace from Andrea Iannone at the top. • Consistency and confidence continues for Alex […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR THAILAND MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

February 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR THAILAND MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 26. Enjoy the latest video from Team SUZUKI ECSTAR with some great action from Chang International Circuit at Buriram, Thailand, after the first MotoGP visit to the circuit. Check […]

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TAKE A VIRTUAL RIDE ON THE GSX-RR SUZUKI!

February 20, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TAKE A VIRTUAL RIDE ON THE GSX-RR SUZUKI!

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 20. Suzuki Motor Corporation is releasing a series of Virtual Reality (VR) video contents featuring Team Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP riders, Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins. These two new videos […]

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NEW FAIRING DEBUTED ON DAY 2 IN BURIRAM

February 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on NEW FAIRING DEBUTED ON DAY 2 IN BURIRAM

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 17th. Alex Rins: 7th – 1:30.446 (+ 0.477) Andrea Iannone: 11th – 1:30.775 (+ 0.806) • Debut of new aerodynamic fairing. • Hard work completed by Alex Rins on […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR RIDERS MEET BANGKOK FANS – VIDEO

February 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR RIDERS MEET BANGKOK FANS – VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 16. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins joined Suzuki Fans in a special event this week ahead of the official MotoGP test at Buriram in Thailand, […]

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Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP testing in Thailand

February 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP testing in Thailand

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 16. The third weekend in February sees Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP™ testing in Thailand, Suzuki’s AMA/ FIM World Supercross team Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing at round […]

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SUZUKI BIKE MEET NATIONAL JAMBOREE 2018 VIDEO

February 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI BIKE MEET NATIONAL JAMBOREE 2018 VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 9. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins joined more than 4000 Suzuki riders and fans at the beginning of February for the launch of the new GSX-R150 […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR SEPANG MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

February 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR SEPANG MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 2. Suzuki Motor Corporation has today released a new video from the Team SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP test at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia earlier this week. The new production […]

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AMAZING JAMBOREE WITH IANNONE AND RINS IN INDONESIA

February 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on AMAZING JAMBOREE WITH IANNONE AND RINS IN INDONESIA

Suzuki Racing Press Office – February 4. After completing the first official IRTA test of the season at Sepang International Circuit both Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders, Alex Rins and Andrea Iannone, travelled to Japan for […]

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HARD WORK AND MORE PROGRESS ON DAY TWO IN SEPANG

January 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HARD WORK AND MORE PROGRESS ON DAY TWO IN SEPANG

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 29th. Andrea Iannone: 10th – 1:59.917 (+ 0.562) Alex Rins: 13th – 2:00.042 (+ 0.687) Sylvain Guintoli: 22nd – 2:01.392 (+ 2.037) Andrea Iannone in the Top 10, setting […]

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IANNONE AND RINS REACT AS THE BAR IS RAISED

January 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on IANNONE AND RINS REACT AS THE BAR IS RAISED

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 30th. Alex Rins: 6th – 1:59.348 (+ 0.518) Andrea Iannone: 12th – 1:59.615 (+ 0.785) Sylvain Guintoli: 22nd – 2:01.120 (+ 2.290) • Alex Rins shows strong and consistent […]

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2018 TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR SEPANG UNVEILING VIDEO ONLINE

January 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR SEPANG UNVEILING VIDEO ONLINE

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 29. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR announced the 2018 team and GSX-RR machine at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia on January 27th via a Global Livestream; and Suzuki Motor Corporation has […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR READY FOR SEPANG TEST – VIDEO

January 25, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR READY FOR SEPANG TEST – VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 24. Suzuki Motor Corporation has today released a new video of Team SUZUKI ECSTAR during their recent visit to Suzuki HQ in Hamamatsu, Japan this month. The team was […]

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ALEX RINS BLOG – January 2018

January 3, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ALEX RINS BLOG – January 2018

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 1. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP™ Rookie Alex Rins overcame many injuries in 2017 to finish within striking distance of a podium on his return to the circuit. In 2018, […]

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Team Suzuki ECSTAR 2017 MotoGP Review Video

December 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Team Suzuki ECSTAR 2017 MotoGP Review Video

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 24. Team Suzuki Racing has published a new Team SUZUKI ECSTAR 2017 Season Review video online, that has been produced by MotoGP™ organisers Dorna. The video features a compilation […]

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SUZUKI GOOD VIBES FOR THE LAST TEST OF 2017

November 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI GOOD VIBES FOR THE LAST TEST OF 2017

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 24. Team Suzuki Ecstar has been busy the last three days on the Spanish circuit at Jerez de la Frontera with an intense session of private testing that saw […]

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Suzuki In Good Shape On First Day At Valencia

November 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki In Good Shape On First Day At Valencia

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 10. Andrea Iannone: P4 – 1’31.045 +0.405 Alex Rins: P16 – 1’31.876 +1.236 The first day in Valencia is shaping up well for Andrea Iannone, who led this morning’s […]

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New Suzuki Videos From EICMA 2017 Show Online

November 10, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New Suzuki Videos From EICMA 2017 Show Online

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 10. Suzuki has produced two new videos from the EICMA 2017 Show in Italy of Team SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP riders Alex Rins, Andrea Iannone and Yoshimura Suzuki’s 2017 MotoAmerica […]

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Unlucky Race For Team Suzuki Ecstar In Malaysia

October 30, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Unlucky Race For Team Suzuki Ecstar In Malaysia

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 29. Andrea Iannone: P17 – +58.391 Alex Rins: DNF After two positive races in Japan and Australia, rain arrived right before the Malaysian GP began and heavily affected a […]

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Tough Day In Tricky Conditions In Sepang

October 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Tough Day In Tricky Conditions In Sepang

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 27. Andrea Iannone: P13 – 2’01.740 +1.069 Alex Rins: P22 – 2’04.381 +3.710 The first day at the Malaysian Grand Prix was dominated and affected by the weather. Rain […]

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Solid Improvements On Day 1 At Phillip Island

October 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Solid Improvements On Day 1 At Phillip Island

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 20. Andrea IANNONE: P7 – 1’29.604 (+0.379) Alex RINS: P15 – 1’30.085 (+0.860) Sunny yet bracingly cold weather welcomed Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins on their first day of […]

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Fourth Row For Iannone At Aragon, Rins In 20th

September 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Fourth Row For Iannone At Aragon, Rins In 20th

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 23. Andrea Iannone: 10th – 1’48.289 / +0.654 Alex Rins: 20th – 1’49.233 (Q1) After a first day marked by rain, today the sunshine popped out on the Motorland […]

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Rain Complicates Plans For First Day In Aragon

September 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rain Complicates Plans For First Day In Aragon

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 22. Andrea Iannone: 14th – 2’01.471 / +1.613 Alex Rins: 21st – 2’02.077 / +2.219 The unexpectedly inclement weather in Aragon complicated the working schedule of Team SUZUKI ECSTAR […]

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OFF TO ARAGON FOR THE PENULTIMATE ROUND IN EUROPE

September 21, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on OFF TO ARAGON FOR THE PENULTIMATE ROUND IN EUROPE

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 20. The upcoming Aragon GP will be the last European round before the following three far-away races in Asia/Oceania and therefore an important date to consolidate the latest configurations […]

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IANNONE IN TOP TEN AT FIRST DAY OF MISANO GP

September 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on IANNONE IN TOP TEN AT FIRST DAY OF MISANO GP

Team Suzuki Press Office – September 8. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s rider Andrea Iannone classified 9th after today’s free practice sessions at the San Marino GP, with a best time of 1’33.740. Teammate Alex Rins had […]

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Rins 13th And Iannone 15th In British GP Qualifying

August 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rins 13th And Iannone 15th In British GP Qualifying

Team Suzuki Press Office – Aug 26. Alex Rins: 13th – 2’01.285 (Q1) Andrea Iannone: 15th – 2’01.567 (Q1)  The sunny but cool conditions this afternoon at Silverstone made the qualifying session of the British […]

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Iannone And Rins Close To The Top Ten In England

August 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Iannone And Rins Close To The Top Ten In England

Team Suzuki Press Office – Aug 25. Andrea Iannone: 11th – 2’01.974 +1.077 Alex Rins: 12th – 2’02.072 +1.175  The friendly circuit at Silverstone welcomed the two Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders with a positive day. […]