WSBK » Alstare to run one Suzuki in 2011


The team will announce its sole rider at the Magny-Cours season finale this weekend.

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keech998 - Unregistered

September 28, 2010 11:37 AM

Suzuki have really shot themselves in the foot on this one. They could have, and should have won this years WSBK championship, but their reluctance to develop the gixer was a BIG mistake.

In a championship where success is related to the sales of road bikes, what point is there in not putting the resources behind a bike, team and ride obviously capable of winning the championship? I understand that the economy isn't great, but it costs a fraction of the budget they use for Moto GP to win the WSBK championship, and they ain't setting Moto GP alight!

Such a shame, but good on Leon for getting outta there. BMW are looking good for next year, if he does go to them.

John - Unregistered

September 28, 2010 12:01 PM

"That's sucks. I hope Yoshimura will race in 2011."

Maybe that's what Suzuki are angling for. Alstare should looked toward another manufacture IMO.

aussie1 - Unregistered

September 28, 2010 12:30 PM

agree that sykes would be a good choice. must say didnt rate him last year but he is really getting the kawi to sing now.still think 2 bikes in wsbk would be better as motogp bike is major **** box

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