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Suzuki can reach for victory

Suzuki can reach for victory

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Current world champion Marc Marquez believes that the Suzuki team is able to reach victories this year as well, after showing good form in the first two free practice sessions in Qatar. Suzuki fell behind last year after winning the 2016 Maverick vinales, partly due to the replacement of both racers. But before this season, Andrea Iannone and especially Alex Rins showed better form, as the latter was the third fastest on Friday. Iannone was fifth, ahead of factory racers Honda and Yamaha. Marquez, who was sixth on Friday, said: "They are ready for the podium and also the victories this year. I drove behind Rins and he looked fast, so we will have to pay attention to him as well." As for the form of the Honda, the Spaniard said that on the first day at the Losail racetrack he confirmed that
Official: Iannone moves in with Suzuki

Official: Iannone moves in with Suzuki

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As we reported yesterday, Suzuki also officially confirmed the arrival of Andrea Iannone today, who will replace the outgoing Maverick Vinales. “We’re excited that Andrea has joined us for two seasons,” said Suzuki boss Davide Brivio. "He is one of MotoGP's top racers, and with his passion and motivation he fits in perfectly with our philosophy. We were looking for a racer who could help us further develop our engine, with which we hope to be able to fight for the top spots soon. Andrea is a fast racer, and his riding style suits our motorcycle, so we are optimistic about our cooperation. "Suzuki wants Alex Rins, who is competing in the Moto2 class this year, next to Iannone.
Pedrosa will remain with Honda at least until the end of 2018

Pedrosa will remain with Honda at least until the end of 2018

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Dani Pedrosa is expected to remain in the Honda team for two more seasons after Maverick Vinales decides to transfer to Yamaha, ie until the end of the 2018 season, when he will turn 33 years old. The Spaniard decided on this move last Friday, and Honda will officially confirm the extension in the coming days. With this move, Honda is supposed to provide an additional reason for Marc Marquez to extend his contract. It is not yet clear who Suzuki will choose to replace Vinales. They are running between two options, namely to immediately sign a contract with the Ducati racer, who will say goodbye to the Italian factory team this year, ie Andrea Iannone or Andrea Dovizios, or with a slightly less experienced Moto2 class racer. In the latter case, Alex Rins is said to be at the top of the wish list, followed by the current champion r
Pedrose's transfer to Yamaha is complete

Pedrose's transfer to Yamaha is complete

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Spanish El Pais, which is considered one of the more reliable sources regarding Spanish racers, reports that the transfer of Dani Pedrosa to Yamaha (Pedrosa to Yamaha) has now been completed and that we are only waiting for official confirmation from the Spaniard or Yamaha. Pedrosa is, at least in theory, the ideal replacement for Jorge Lorenzo, as the Spaniards have a similar driving style, and Pedrosa with a non-conflicting personality is considered a good teammate, making him an ideal teammate for Valentino Rossi, who will race with Yamaha until the end of the 2018 season. with the departure of Pedrosa, Honda's doors open to Cal Crutchlow, who could thus get a new chance on the factory engine. The Briton is probably at the top of the Honda list, and because of the connections with the Japanese manufacturer, but also because of the racing style, which is very p
Vinales or Rins in 2017 instead of Rossi?

Vinales or Rins in 2017 instead of Rossi?

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Yamaha boss Lin Jarvis has admitted that the Japanese team is tempted to work with Maverick Vinales and Alex Rins. There will be a lot going on in the racers ’market this season, as at the end of the season, most racers on the best teams have their contracts expiring, including Yamaha racers Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo. Tensions between the teammates reached a boiling point last year, leading to speculation about how long they will sit on the same engines. Jarvis admitted that Yamaha has already given serious consideration to possible replacements, with Suzuki racer and newcomer to last season, Maverick Vinales, at the top of their wish list. "Maverick already has experience with MotoGP. I don't know the details of his contract with Suzuki, but I assume that the signing is