Reigning MotoGP champions, Suzuki Motor Corporation announced on Tuesday morning that they have reached an agreement with MotoGP promoter Dorna Sports through to the end of the 2026 season and as a result, will deploy their factory team who will be known as Team Suzuki Ecstar and speaking about the news, Shinichi Sahara, Project Leader and Team Director of Suzuki said:

“As Suzuki Motor Corporation we are proud to continue to compete in the MotoGP World Championship, as we all share the challenging ambition of measuring ourselves against the top motorcycling competition in the world. We started this new journey in 2015 and in only six years we achieved the Riders’ World title, together with the Teams’ title, and we are still hungry for more success. For these reasons we have extended our agreement with Dorna, with the hope and the commitment to continue the development of the technical and racing sides of the company.”

Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports commented saying:

“We are very happy with the renewal of the agreement with Suzuki, a factory with which we have been racing for years in the World Championship and enjoy great cooperation. Their return to MotoGP in 2015 immediately proved a success, confirmed with the culmination of winning the riders’ World Championship in 2020 with Joan Mir. We proudly extend this partnership and hope to continue setting milestones with this iconic brand.”

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