By totalmotorcycle @BENNETTS $SUZUKI READY FOR BRANDS HATCH @BSB
Team Suzuki Press Office – May 19.
The Bennetts Suzuki team is ready to return to racing action at Brands Hatch this weekend and round three of the MCE British Superbike Championship, following a positive and private team test.
After showing its potential in both the wet and the dry conditions at the previous round, the team was not quite as strong in the mixed conditions that presented themselves for both races. Luckily, the Anglesey test in the UK provided the team with a variety of weather conditions, which allowed both riders Tommy Bridewell and Ryuichi Kiyonari to work further on the set-up of their GSX-R1000s and gave the team the opportunity to work on the grip issues that hindered the performance in the mixed conditions at Oulton Park.
“We worked on everything at Anglesey. While most people would have thought that the weather was worse-case scenario, for us it was the best. It was patchy in the morning, which was where we were really struggling at Oulton Park. We were fast in the wet, but we were losing grip with the wets on a drying track, so it was good to work on that area. We had full wet and dry sessions too. The bike was so good in the wet, felt really good, and we made some adjustments and I felt comfortable in the dry as well; the power is there, the chassis is good, it’s just the settings we needed to fine-tune. I’m looking forward to Brands now. Silverstone was difficult, but we should have been competitive at Oulton before the weather hampered us. We’ve had some bad luck but I feel like the team and I are due a performance. We’re ready to challenge and I expect …read more