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de Puniet ‘speaking with Suzuki’

"Sure I am speaking with Suzuki since last year, to develop the bike this year" - Randy de Puniet.
Randy de Puniet admits he is speaking to Suzuki, but refused to confirm that he will riding the new bike during its public debut at the Barcelona post-race test next month.

"Sure I am speaking with Suzuki since last year, to develop the bike this year," said the Frenchman.

"This could be a very good opportunity for me, for this year, to come back with a factory team, develop a factory bike and maybe even come back next year [and race with them].

"But my first priority now is to do a good season, and if I can do a job to develop the Suzuki at the same time then we'll see what happens."

de Puniet, a former factory Kawasaki MotoGP rider, is currently third in the privateer CRT standings behind Aspar Aprilia team-mate Aleix Espargaro and Avintia's Hector Barbera.

Suzuki pulled out of MotoGP at the end of 2011 due to the financial crisis and, with no extra grid slots apparently being made available, could link-up with not only de Puniet but also Aspar.



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lets go fishing - Unregistered

May 17, 2013 5:33 PM

Randy may see it as an oppertunity but i doubt Suzuki will consider him for anything more then a test rider to help them continue their developement. he a good mid pack rider, has his day like the rest of them, but he's not gona be their main man, too much new talent needing to move up from moto2, like Redding, Luthi, Nakagami, as well Cal's gona need a seat lol... and theirs still questions, like are they running one or two bikes, and who are they gona partner up with, or buy out for a grid placement...



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