Team Suzuki Press Office – April 5.
The Yoshimura Suzuki Racing Superbike Team are in action this weekend for the opening round of 10 in the 2019 AMA/ MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at Michelin Raceway, Road Atlanta in America.
Toni Elias and new team-mate Josh Herrin line-up aboard the GSX-R1000 machinery after their final pre-season and shakedown testing a fortnight ago with the aim of bringing the title back to Suzuki.
Elias, who finished runner-up last season following his series victory in 2017, holds a total of 25 race wins to his credit, while Herrin, who joins the team this season, has a total of six.
In AMA Superbikes / MotoAmerica, Suzuki’s Mat Mladin has the stand-out record with 82 victories and Suzuki also holds the manufacturer title with a total of 203 wins.
MotoAmerica is the North American road racing series created in 2014 that is home to the AMA Superbike Championship. MotoAmerica is an affiliate of KRAVE Group LLC, a partnership that includes three-time 500cc World Champion, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and AMA Hall of Famer Wayne Rainey, ex-racer and former manager of Team Roberts Chuck Aksland, motorsports marketing executive Terry Karges, and businessman Richard Varner.