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How Suzuki got over the Vinales break-up

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How Suzuki got over the Vinales break-up
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Apr 23, 2019, 10:26 AM

Suzuki and Alex Rins' victory was the perfect narrative for MotoGP fans, but it was also the vindication for a bold strategy to close in on the leading manufacturers

Sportswriters love an easy narrative, and when it comes to last weekend's Austin MotoGP race no narrative was more obvious and than the contrast between Suzuki's past and Suzuki's present.

While Alex Rins brought home a milestone win for the manufacturer, Maverick Vinales - who three years ago spurned a contract extension with the squad in favour of a move to Yamaha - had a shocking race to cap off a rather wretched start to 2019.

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Series MotoGP
Drivers Alex Rins
Teams Team Suzuki MotoGP
Author Valentin Khorounzhiy
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