MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Champion Toni Elias, along with Michael Dunlop and Josh Waters, is heading to Malaysia today to ride the Suzuki MotoGP bike as a reward for winning the MotoAmerica championship. Is Elias on a MotoGP bike something we could expect to see in the future…?

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January 22, 2018 – Toni Elias gets to start his new year with the ultimate perk, the 2017 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Champion hopping on a plane tomorrow for Malaysia where he will be treated to a test of the Suzuki MotoGP bike at the Sepang Circuit.

“I will fly Monday to Sepang,” Elias told Roadracing World. “Dunlop, Waters and I will ride MotoGP as a present for winning the championships.”

Michael Dunlop, Josh Waters and Elias all had success for Suzuki in 2017 on its GSX-R1000. Dunlop won the Isle of Man TT and Waters is the Australian Superbike Champion.