Moto GP

Suzuki to run one man team in 2011

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Suzuki has issued a statment onfirming that the factory backed MotoGP team will only field one rider in the 2011 season.

"Suzuki Motor Corporation wishes to thank all customers and race fans who supported the Suzuki MotoGP Team in 2010," the statement read.

"With the experience and knowledge gained in 2010 the Suzuki MotoGP Team will move forward with great passion and effort in search of glory in 2011.

"The Suzuki MotoGP Team will participate in 2011 with a single rider, Alvaro Bautista. Alvaro joined the team in 2010 and made good progress with GSV-R, the Suzuki Grand Prix machine, improving his results throughout the season.

Suzuki will continue to make the best use of the short time to the start of the 2011 MotoGP season to develop the GSV-R machine for this, the pinnacle class of motorcycle racing, and we thank all Suzuki customers and race fans for their continued support," the statement concluded.

Main Photo: Alvaro Bautista will be the only factory Suzuki rider in 2011

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