Â© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.
Featured in the February 2021 issue of Roadracing World:
Last November, the GSX-RR became the first Suzuki four-stroke to win a World Grand Prix Championship. This was a huge achievement for the Hamamatsu factory, which had suffered a mostly severe setback with the motorcycle’s predecessor.
Suzuki’s GSV-R V4 raced from 2002 to 2011, earning just one victory. When Suzuki retired from MotoGP at the end of the 2011 season, many believed the company would never return, considering how much it spent over 10 seasons for so little return. In fact, Suzuki engineers started working on the GSX-RR almost immediately. This time, they built an Inline Four, because that’s what the company sells to street riders …
âBalanced winner: Suzuki GSX-RR Development 2015-2020, by Mat Oxley
Suzuki’s GSX-RR is the best bike in MotoGP right now, not because it’s the fastest bike, but because it’s the most balanced bike. That’s Suzuki’s goal since the Inline Four replaced the much less successful GSV-R V4. And all that hard work paid off in 2020 with the MotoGP World Championship for Joan Mir. MotoGP editor-in-chief Mat Oxley explains how the company climbed the highest peak in road racing in the latest issue of The world of road racing!
World of road racing and motorcycle technology is THE definitive source of information on motorcycle racing, horseback riding and technology.
OVERVIEW on February 2021 issue of Roadracing World!
World of road racing and motorcycle technology magazine is available in print and digital format. SUBSCRIBE NOW . Or call (909) 654-4779, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Read the February 2021 issue of World of road racing and motorcycle technology with your online subscription. Log in here
Available at Cycle Gear and other motorcycle retailers.
Visit www.roadracingworld.com daily for the latest news and events.
Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/roadracingworld
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com @roadracingworld
Follow us on Instagram https://instagram.com @roadracing_world