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Rizla Suzuki heads home to a new MotoGP venue

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Loris Capirossi
Rizla Suzuki MotoGP will next be in action in the team‰Ûªs home country of England as MotoGP makes its racing debut at Silverstone.

The newest circuit on the MotoGP calendar already has a proud motorcycle World Championship heritage, with many great battles taking place on track over the years, including the famous one between Suzuki‰Ûªs Barry Sheene and Yamaha‰Ûªs Kenny Roberts in 1979.

The Northamptonshire circuit set in the heart of England last staged a motorcycle Grand Prix in 1986 and a brand new layout will greet the modern day MotoGP machines when they arrive later this week, but world famous corners such as Luffield, Woodcote and Maggotts still feature in the circuit design along with a new ‰Û÷Complex‰Ûª section to add to the excitement.

The new design of the track makes it the longest circuit on the calendar and with a total of 18 corners ‰ÛÒ most of them flowing and fast ‰ÛÒ this should allow for very fast lap-times and competitive racing.

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