Team Classic Suzuki to campaign GSX-R750 SRAD racer

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Team Classic Suzuki have turned the clocks back to 1996 and introduced a gorgeous GSX-R750 SRAD racer, ready to compete in future international classic meetings.

The bike is based around a former factory endurance race bike and will replace the team’s XR69 F1 machines previously campaigned by the likes of Michael Dunlop, John Reynolds and even our very own Michael Neeves.

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For those who aren’t aware of the GSX-R750 SRAD, it was the Suzuki’s flagship four-cylinder superbike from 1996 to 2000 and was campaigned on racetracks across the world by riders including Chris Walker and James Whitham.

a rear view of the Team Classic Suzuki GSX-R750 SRAD

Wrapped in a special livery inspired by Kevin Schwantz’s RGV500 GP racer, the bulky Team Classic SRAD features a close ratio six-speed gearbox, Yoshimura exhaust system, K-Tech suspension and Brembo brakes.

There’s also a longer swingarm for more stability and a pair of OZ lightweight wheels shod with Dunlop slicks. But it doesn’t stop there, with a dry slipper-clutch, lightweight generator, magnesium offset sump, and a close ratio six-speed gearbox also joining the party.

A number of parts have also been manufactured in house, including the triple clamps, footrests, fork lowers, and carbon kevlar bodywork.

Team Classic Suzuki GSX-R750 SRAD nose

To find out if all the hard graft has been worth it, the bike is set to undergo a two-day test at Cartagena with Michael Dunlop next week.

With road-going SRADs still littering bike meets up and down the country and manufacturers now starting to replicate iconic 80s models as ‘retros’, isn’t it time we had a new modern version, Suzuki?


Watch MCN’s Team Classic Suzuki XR69 video review here:

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Dan Sutherland

By Dan Sutherland

Senior Writer (motorcycling), sportsbike nut, currently riding a FireBlade