Suzuki may have axed its factory teams in the world, US and Japanese championship but has retained Ricky Carmichael as brand ambassador and he'll assist the JGR team in developing next-generation bikes.
He will continue to be part of Suzuki’s efforts including the RM Army initiative – the umbrella under which Suzuki
A few days after Suzuki ended its deal with the RCH team, Joe Gibbs Racing has been revealed as the new official factory Suzuki team for 2018 with two 450 riders and two 250 riders but it's likely Justin Barcia won't be part of the team.
It's believed Weston Peick and
Check out his cool video introducing JGRMX's 2017 team consisting of Justin Barcia and Weston Peick on RMZ450Fs and Phil Nicoletti and Matt Bisceglia on RMZ250Fs.
Phil Nicoletti and Matt Bisceglia are to ride Suzuki RM-Z250s during the 2017 Supercross season as part of the newly formed JGRMX Suzuki team.
Nicoletti, a long-time JGR team member, is eager to race the Suzuki RM-Z250 and compete for podiums and wins during the Supercross season before transitioning to the
Justin Barcia and Weston Peick will ride for the JGR team next season which is switching from Yamaha to Suzuki. The JGRMX Suzuki team, led by team owner Coy Gibbs, will feature Barcia and Peick in the 450 class aboard Suzuki RMZ450s and two riders in the 250 class aboard Suzuki RM-Z250s,