Suzuki's Return to MotoGP Closer with the Scheduled Catalunya Test has interviewed Suzuki test rider Nobuatsu Aoki and he confirmed that Suzuki will be testing a new bike during the summer, at the Barcelona circuit, after the race itself. Aoki also declared that he will be riding the bike, along with another rider whose name he would not disclose.
Suzuki, closer to a comeback in MotoGP 1 photo
Photo: Suzuki Motors
This declaration hints even more to a Suzuki comeback to MotoGP, given the manufacturer's interest in the Magneti Marelli spec ECU. Aoki added that the new bike has been extensively tested in private races at Motegi, and an updated version is already available and he is quite happy with its behavior.

Suzuki will most likely enter as a MSMA (Motorcycle Sports Manufacturers’ Association) team, using the Marelli ECU but being allowed to write their own maps, thus falling under the 20-liter of fuel penalty, just like Honda, Ducati and Yamaha are doing right now.

Aside the official riders announcement, Suzuki still has to find a team to partner with to enter MotoGP. Rumor has it that Randy de Puniet could be the other rider and Aspar could be the team, but still, these are only speculations.
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