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Matthew Birt  says:

Kevin Schwantz rides Suzuki’s MotoGP bike

Texan legend Kevin Schwantz has given Suzuki his impressions of the Japanese factory’s new 1000cc MotoGP project at the Circuit of the Americas. The 1993 world 500cc champion took the opportunity to lap on the XRH-1 machine while Suzuki takes part in a special two-day test session at COTA in advance of its full-time return to MotoGP competition in 2015. Unofficial lap...

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  • Posted 168 days ago (16 April 2014 15:42)

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Mar 09

Posts: 5267

Nostrodamus says:

A bit of a jolly for an old boy

Nigh on ten seconds off the pace. Any meaningful feedback for the factory? Of course not.

What this really serves to illustrate to us is the sheer stupidity of Quasimoto's repeated quoting of KR Snr on his very brief outing on a M1 a few years ago as if to somehow prove one of his weird points. If still racing Schwantz is ten seconds off the pace, just how much slower would've golf playing King Kenny have been?

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Mar 13

Posts: 127

glm7354 says:

Maybe #34 make satellite Suzuki team 2016 or 2017.He likes something like that.

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Nov 13

Posts: 185

l8apex says:


Why was Schwantz riding and not Degrasse? Doesn't Suzuki know that Degrasse can fix any problems they would have, past present and future? Stoopid Zooki!

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May 13

Posts: 15

ImNewHere says:


 yeah, but only if he'd read an interview on what KRSR thought about it.

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Jan 14

Posts: 182

Judas13 says:

DeGrasse is a Yamaha man

They wouldn't let him ride the Suzy.

Are these guys doing any wild cards this year, or is just a year of testing?

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Nov 13

Posts: 185

l8apex says:

My apologies then, I didn't realize he was a Yamaha man(blech), I just figured he had his head planted firmly in Rossi's four points of conact. Anytime someone goes off ranting about how much smarter they are than everyone else I end up thinking about soup.

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Nov 03

Posts: 2181

saturn392 says:

I picked up on that JW

didn't post it though,  great feedback for Suzuki's R & D department though ... n'est pas ?

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Jun 09

Posts: 851

 People on here see Kevin's laptime and say thats rubish. But isn't at all. Bear in mind that he just jumped on the ting and put that time in straight away. Now imagine he wakes up every morning and rides it, that it was set up for him, that it had fresh rubber on.... The laptime would soon look pretty good. 

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Apr 12

Posts: 173

aintnothin says:

Not a bad

lap time.  Don't want to toss it away.  And, Kevin's posture is still so very 80's!

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Jul 12

Posts: 3146

wosihound says:


if they put Stoner on it?

It'd only be 0.1 - 0.3s off after the first lap!

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