Could Suzuki make a return in an official capacity to the mountain course, at TT 2016?
TT 2015 was the first time in 13 years that we have’nt seen a factory backed/assisted Suzuki team, competing on the most famous road racing circuit in the world.
Suzuki challenge during TT 2015 in superbike, senior races was lead by Jamie Hamilton, on Cookstown Burrows Engineering Racing GSX-R 1000 Suzuki.
Jamie lapped in excess of 128 mph, alongside sealing excellent 11th place finish in RST superbike TT.
2010 newcomers A Manx Grand Prix runner up Shaun Anderson, Alan Connor, Green Ant Racing’s Anthony Redmond, 2014 senior Manx Grand Prix winner Andrew Soar, where further talented Suzuki mounted riders at TT 2015.
The last time Suzuki where victorious on the mountain course was in 2008 superstock TT, when Cameron Donald competing for Relentless Suzuki by TAS secured race victory.
In the 2010’s Guy Martin has lead the Suzuki challenge, finishing second in 2011 senior TT alongside second place finish in 2014 superbike TT, plus series of highly accomplished display’s on Tyco Suzuki’s.
Halsall Racing team are tipped to compete soon at TT Races, could they run Suzuki’s official team?
Suzuki has a rich racing heritage on the Isle of Man, over the years the popular manufacturer has tasted TT success with multiple pure road race greats.
They include David Jefferies, Jim Moodie, Ian Lougher, Adrian Archibald and Bruce Anstey.
TT 2016 is set to see world class road racing a plenty. An added fascinating element could be the return of a factory backed Suzuki team.