If you’re a fan of scale model racing motorcycle kits, this 1/12 scale model of the Elf5 racer, as ridden by Ron Haslam in 1988, should make your mouth water. Designed by famous F1 designer André de Cortanze, the Elf5 was the culmination of a radical experiment by de Cortanze and Elf, the French petroleum giant. […]
Suzuki MotoGP Development Video Series
The first video of a four-part series documenting Team Suzuki’s MotoGP development process for its return to MotoGP in 2015 featuring behind-the-scenes and on-track footage is now available for viewing. Further programs will be available here on January 4th, January 7th and January 10th.
The Suzuki MotoGP test program gets underway in March at Suzuki’s Development base in Ryuyo, Japan with behind-the-scenes footage, on-track action and an interview with Suzuki MotoGP test rider Nobu Aoki.
The team moves to Twin Ring Motegi in Japan in April and May where MotoGP rider Randy De Puniet joins the team as test rider. It is also announced that Davide Brivio has been appointed as Suzuki MotoGP Test Team Manager, with first interviews with both.
Covers the first of the European tests at Catalunya and Motorland Aragon, Spain in June where the world media gets its first glimpse of the newly-liveried machine and where it is announced that Suzuki will make its official MotoGP comeback in 2015.
Wraps-up the Suzuki MotoGP test schedule after visits to Misano and Mugello in Italy, followed-by a visit inside the Suzuki MotoGP design and test facility at Ryuyo.