Tag: Suzuki GSX-R1000
Those who have been riding bikes as long as I have may remember the Suzuki “Katana” name was used on a few sport bikes in the early 80s, which would ultimately be the predecessor of today’s Gixxers.
Blake Young raced his Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000 to two podium finishes in front of his home crowd at the Road America AMA Pro Superbike Championship double-header in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin at the weekend as team mate Chris Clark took his best result of the season with seventh-placed results on Saturday and Sunday. The first Superbike [...]
The Japanese Yoshimura Suzuki Racing Team has announced a strong three-rider line-up for next month’s World Endurance Suzuka 8-Hour race in Japan that includes Leon Camier, Josh Waters and Nobuatsu Aoki. FIXI Crescent World Superbike rider Camier will join Australian Superbike Champion Waters and Suzuki Factory test rider Aoki for the 35th Anniversary event on [...]
FIXI Crescent Suzuki’s John Hopkins will return to the team for the next round of the World Superbike Championship at Miller Motorsports Park in America on May 28th after being forced to miss last weekend’s races through injury. Hopkins suffered a broken bone in his right foot and damage to his left hip following a [...]
With John Hopkins out of the upcoming World Superbike race at Donington Park due to a broken foot, the rider’s Crescent Suzuki team is turning to another rider to fill the void left by the former champion.
Crescent FIXI Suzuki’s John Hopkins was involved in a crash in the early stages of the first race at round four of the World Superbike championship at Monza today which left the Anglo-American with a broken right foot. Hopkins had a huge high-side after only a couple of laps and it was immediately evident that [...]
Tyco Suzuki’s Guy Martin raced his GSX-R1000 to a Superbike victory and two fastest laps at Saturday’s Cookstown 100 Road Races in Northern Ireland. Despite completing a handful of laps at the Thruxton circuit a fortnight ago, Cookstown was Martin’s first time on a motorcycle since his win at the Ulster Grand Prix in August [...]
Team Suzuki’s Josh Waters extended his lead in the QBE Australian Superbike Championship with a clean-sweep of Hidden Valley’s second round in Darwin at the weekend. Waters rode the brand new 2012 model Suzuki GSX-R1000 to Superpole and both race wins in convincing fashion during the weekend, stretching out a 26-point lead in the series [...]
Blake Young Fights From The Back To Victory Yoshimura Suzuki tasted victory in the AMA Pro Superbike Championship second round at Road Atlanta in Braselton as Blake Young put in a thrilling from-the-back win on Saturday and a well-earned podium finish on Sunday. After qualifying second, Young got an excellent start in Saturday’s opening race [...]
John Hopkins flew to the UK at the weekend to prepare for his season debut on the #21 Yoshimura-powered GSX-R1000. Crescent Fixi Suzuki’s John Hopkins has been given the all-clear by his hand surgeon in America and will join team mate Leon Camier for this weekend’s second round of the World Superbike Championship at Imola [...]