Suzuki 2019 Winter Issue

TEAM SUZUKI RACING NEWS 29 2019 Winter Issue specification engines, Rins completing 76 laps and Mir 63. Said Mir: “I’m quite happy with how today has gone. We worked on the bike and tried the new engine specification; my first impression is good. Tomorrow we’ll make some adjustments and continue to see what we think. The plan for me is to continue trying the engine and then also some settings such as electronics.” Rins said: “We’re feeling good today. We tried the 2020 specification engine in the morning and then did some comparisons. My initial thought is that the new spec is better in the areas of top speed and traction, but we’ll continue with set-up, settings and comparisons tomorrow and see what we think ahead of Jerez next week.” Valencia Day 1 Result: Joan Mir: 6th - 1:30.811 (+ 0.648) Alex Rins: 7th - 1:30.958 (+ 0.795) “These two days have been really nice because we confirmed a lot of things and we’re satisfied with the new engine.” – ALEX RINS 2020 MotoGP TESTING Team SUZUKI ECSTAR began testing for the 2020 season immediately after the final round of the 2019 MotoGP™ Championship at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo at Valencia in Spain on November 19-20th, followed by another two-day test at Jerez, Spain a week later. MotoGP ™ 2020 T eam SUZUKI ECSTAR began its 2020 MotoGP testing program on the Tuesday after the 2019 season finale at Valencia, Spain in November with some positive work with their GSX-RR machinery. Over the two days (Tuesday and Wednesday), Alex Rins and Joan Mir tested a host of new parts and settings including a new engine and various set-up configurations. On the opening day, both put-in long sessions comparing the 2019 and the 2020