Suzuki confirms axing all factory teams

Suzuki has finally officially confirmed it is to pull its factory teams out of the world championship MXGP and MX2 classes and the All-Japan series. And as it will also no longer have an official factory team in the USA, replaced by the private JGR effort, it means there will

Suzuki cash funds Hunter’s Honda ride!

Nations 250 star Hunter Lawrence will ride a Geico-tuned Honda in the MX2 world championship next year before moving to the USA for three more years on the full Geico Honda squad. And insiders say he's using his redundancy money after being dropped by the factory Suzuki team to help

Suzuki axes factory MXGP team

Suzuki will pull the plug on its official MXGP team as well as its MX2 team for 2018. Although there has not been an official announcement yet, several sources have revealed that Suzuki GP team boss told his employees of the news on Thursday.   The Belgian-based Suzuki team, run by Sylvain

Jasikonis dislocates hip in USGP spill

Sad news for Suzuki World MXGP rider Arminas Jasikonis after big crash in the first moto of the USGP left the Lithuanian rider with a dislocated hip. It was all-the-more unfortunate as the RM-450WS rider had just moved into third place in the race and was looking fast in the

Headbanger Barcia bounces back!

Justin Barcia has been given the thumbs-up from doctors to race the AMA season finale this weekend at Ironman Raceway, and the USGP in Florida a week later The JGR Suzuki man has missed the last three AMA rounds after a concussion at the Washougal event last month.   Barcia has spent a lot of the 2017

Bogle blasts to Budds Creek win

Proving that his moto win earlier this year was no fluke, Justin Bogle returned to the top of the 450 Class podium at Budds Creek. The RCH/Yoshimura Suzuki rider was victorious in Moto 1 and finished third in Moto 2 to take the overall win at Round 11 of the

Barcia escapes serious injury

Justin Barcia was knocked unconscious in this crash during qualifying for the weekend's AMA National at Washougal, but has confirmed he does not have any serious injuries. He was taken to hospital for checks but released later. Good news!  

The end for RCH Suzuki!

Less than a year after taking the AMA 450 title with Ken Roczen, team boss Ricky Carmichael says he's winding down his RCH team, and there has been an official announcement from Suzuki that confirms the team is splitting. It doesn't seem like RCH will continue with a different brand,

Suzuki sets aggressive price for 2018 RMZ450

Suzuki obviously means serious business with its all-new 2018 RMZ450 by setting a price to undercut its rivals. We rode the bike this week and the full test will be out soon in the new MotoHead magazine App. Suzuki's official information says: has announced that the all-new 2018 RM-Z450 will be