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Feb 10, 2001

GSX-R1000 To Make Race Debut This Weekend At Homestead

If all goes according to plan, the 2001 Suzuki GSX-R1000 will make its racing debut this weekend during a CCS event at Homestead Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida.<BR><BR>John Hopkins and Grant Lopez are scheduled to share a Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki GSX-R1000 at Homestead, with Hopkins racing in the GTO race Sunday morning and Lopez, the track record holder, racing in the final race of the weekend, Expert Unlimited Grand Prix.<BR><BR>With all stock internal engine components, the GSX-R1000 is already matching the power output of the fully developed 840cc GSX-R750s the team competed with in 1999-2000.<BR>