Dec 18, 2001
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Copyright 2001, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>On February 15, the new four-stroke Grand Prix bikes from Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki and possibly Aprilia will be on track together for the first time. The tests will not only indicate which 990cc four-stroke has upper hand, but also how the 500cc two-strokes will match up with the new bikes.<BR><BR>American Kenny Roberts will be aboard the new Suzuki four-stroke at the tests, while fellow American John Hopkins will ride a Yamaha YZR500 two-stroke.<BR><BR>2/14-15 125cc, Jerez, Spain<BR><BR>2/15-17 MotoGP (500-990cc), 250cc, Valencia, Spain<BR><BR>2/18-19 125cc, Valencia, Spain<BR><BR>2/20-21 MotoGP (500-990cc), 250cc, Estoril, Portugal<BR><BR>3/11-12 MotoGP (500-990cc), Catalunya, Spain<BR><BR>3/30-31 MotoGP (500-990cc) Suzuka, Japan<BR><BR>The first round of the 2002 FIM MotoGP World Championship is scheduled for April 5-7 at Suzuka, Japan.<BR>