Mir’s Crew Chief Frankie Carchedi to miss Portuguese GP

The important role alongside Mir will be filled this weekend by Tom O’Kane, who currently serves as Sylvain Guintoli’s Crew Chief in Team Suzuki Ecstar’s test team. The well-respected Irishman has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the world of motorcycle racing. He has been with Suzuki for many years and has been a mainstay since the factory’s return to MotoGP, formerly working as Crew Chief for Aleix Espargaro.