VERMEULEN WINS AT LE MANS

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Chris Vermeulen raced to his and Rizla Suzuki MotoGP's first Grand Prix win at a rain-soaked Le Mans today. Vermeulen rode an almost faultless race in the wet after heavy rain started to fall over the 4.180km French circuit. He entered pit-lane at the end of lap nine to change to his wet-weather prepared Suzuki GSV-R. Within two laps he hit the front and never looked under threat all the way to … [Read more...]

HAT-TRICK OF FRONT ROW STARTS FOR RIZLA SUZUKI MOTOGP

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Rizla Suzuki MotoGP has secured its third successive front row start thanks to a breathtaking last lap by John Hopkins in Le Mans today.   Hopkins will start in third place for tomorrow’s Alice Grand Prix de France and will be looking to get away to a similar start to last week’s race, where he eventually scored his best ever finish. He qualified only 0.646 seconds behind … [Read more...]

HOPKINS ON THE PACE AGAIN AT LEMANS

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Rizla Suzuki MotoGP racer John Hopkins carried on his good run of form during the first day of practice for the Alice Grand Prix de France at Le Mans today. Hopkins was consistently in the top five throughout the two practice sessions and his best time of 1’35.461 was good enough for fourth place overall, only 0.291 seconds off the fastest time set by Colin Edwards. He also completed a 20-lap … [Read more...]