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New 'Suzuki Ecstar' livery unveiled for GSX-RR MotoGP bike

As Suzuki announces Ecstar partnership

THE factory Suzuki MotoGP team will be officially known as Suzuki Ecstar when the 2015 MotoGP season begins in Qatar.

Suzuki has announced it will team up with Ecstar - the Japanese manufacturer's own brand of engine oil – and the official team livery has now been unveiled.

Suzuki’s Executive General Manager Eiji Mochizuki said: 'Finally, Suzuki will make a comeback to the MotoGP, the world’s top motorcycle racing series.

'Through high-level competition, we will sharpen up our technologies, and aggressively feed them back to our production models and interact with Suzuki customers all over the world.

'Suzuki will challenge to improve satisfaction of customers all over the world to a higher level, through racing and our products. We ask our fans to support the Team Suzuki Ecstar.'

Aleix Espargaro, who won the Open Class and finished seventh overall in the premier class last year, will be on the newly developed Suzuki GSX-RR along with 2013 Moto3 champion Maverick Vinales.  

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