BSB » Hopkins, Kirkham rack up the laps at Guadix


John Hopkins and Jon Kirkham get further acquainted with the Samsung Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 they will ride in this year's British Superbike Championship.

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Sick Cylinder - Unregistered

March 09, 2011 7:21 PM

pauly73 - not testing the BSB bike at Qatar.

Suzuki press release says:

"Bautista will be joined at the test by former Rizla Suzuki star John Hopkins. The Anglo-American racer finished fourth in the 2007 MotoGP World Championship with Suzuki. He has recently joined the Samsung Crescent Suzuki team in British Superbikes in an aim to re-build his career following surgery to his wrist to enable him to keep riding. Hopkins will assist Rizla Suzuki with some PR filming planned for the test weekend and will be watching the progress of the 2011 Suzuki GSV-R around the 5,380m Losail circuit with interest."

From this it sounds like his role at Qatar is limited to film work for Suzukis PR.

BikeRaceGuru

March 11, 2011 1:01 AM

@ DreadUK.. I will defend to the hilt your right to an opinion on Hopkins ability, funding, attitude or proffessionalism etc etc.. But personal comments are fookin bang out of order.. How he looks has no reflection on his ability.. No fookin need for it at all!! So why??

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