Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Kicks Off With “Evolution”


Team Suzuki Press Office – February 26

The second season of Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s return to MotoGP and the continuing “Evolution” of the GSX-RR machine produced extremely positive results at the recent official test at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia, where Team SUZUKI ECSTAR rider Maverick Viñales set the fastest combined time aboard his new 2016 GSX-RR.

Team SUZUKI ECSTAR has now produced a new HD video highlighting the latest on-track test action featuring Maverick Viñales and Aleix Espargarò and follows the continued “Evolution” of the 2016 GSX-RR machine.

The Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders are now looking forward to the final pre-season test at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar on March the 2nd to the 4th and the opening race of the season at the same venue two weeks later.

To see the video CLICK HERE


Rider: Aleix Espargaro
Rider: Maverick Viñales
Racing Group Leader: Toshiyuki Yamada
Team Director: Satoru Terada
Team Manager: Davide Brivio
Technical Manager: Ken Kawauchi

2016 GSX-RR Specification:

Overall L x W x D: 2096mm x 720mm x 1140mm
Wheelbase: 1457mm
Engine Type: Water-Cooled, 4-Stroke, In-line 4-Cylinder, DOHC 4-Valve
Displacement: 1000cc
Maximum Output: Over 176kw (240PS)
Maximum Speed: Over 330km/h
Gearbox: Six-Speed (Cassette Type)
Frame Type: Twin-Spar Aluminium
Tyres (Front / Rear): 17in / 17in
Front Suspension: Ohlins, Inverted Fork
Rear Suspension: Ohlins
Brakes (Front / Rear): Carbon / Steel Disk, Brembo