MotoGP Analysis: Suzuki GSX-RR Development, 2015 – 2020

MotoGP Analysis: Suzuki GSX-RR Development, 2015 – 2020

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         Last November the GSX-RR became the first Suzuki four-stroke to win a Grand Prix World Championship. This was a huge achievement for the Hamamatsu factory, which had endured mostly grim failure with the bike’s predecessor.

        Suzuki’s V4 GSV-R raced from 2002 to 2011, scoring just one race win. When Suzuki withdrew from MotoGP at the end of the 2011 season, many thought the company would never return, considering how much it spent over 10 seasons for so little return. In fact, Suzuki engineers started work on the GSX-RR almost immediately. This time they built an Inline Four, because that’s what the company sells to street riders… 

—Balanced Winner: Suzuki GSX-RR Development 2015-2020, by Mat Oxley

Suzuki’s GSX-RR is the best bike in MotoGP right now, not because it’s the fastest motorcycle, but because it’s the most balanced motorcycle. This has been Suzuki’s goal ever since the Inline Four replaced the much less successful V4 GSV-R. And all that hard work paid off in 2020 with the MotoGP World Championship for Joan Mir. MotoGP Editor Mat Oxley details how the company climbed the highest peak in road racing in the latest issue of Roadracing World!

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