Suzuki reveals MotoGP livery, official name

Japanese manufacturer highly optimistic about new chapter in MotoGP class

Suzuki has unveiled its official MotoGP team name - Team Suzuki Ecstar - and its final livery ahead of the start of the 2015 season.

Team riders Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales, as well as team manager Davide Brivio, unveiled the GSX-RR in an official presentation.

Finally, Suzuki will make a comeback to the MotoGP, the world’s top motorcycle racing series.

Eiji Mochizuki

Espargaro, who was ranked seventh in the MotoGP class last season, and Vinales, stepping up from the Moto2 class, have performed well in pre-season testing at Sepang, with Espargaro in 10th overall and Vinales in 14th in the second test.

Suzuki boss Eiji Mochizuki said, "Finally, Suzuki will make a comeback to the MotoGP, the world's top motorcycle racing series. Through high-level competition, we will sharpen up our technologies, and aggressively feed them back to our production models and interact with Suzuki customers all over the world.

"Suzuki will challenge to improve satisfaction of customers all over the world to a higher level, through racing and our products."

Ecstar is the brand name of Suzuki’s engine oil, which has been on sale since 1984. 

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Series MotoGP
Event Team Suzuki GSX-RR launch
Sub-event Presentation
Drivers Davide Brivio , Aleix Espargaro , Maverick Viñales
Article type Breaking news