Thursday, February 09, 2012

2012 World Superbikes: Crescent Fixi Suzuki GSX-R1000 unveiled

2012 World Superbikes: Crescent Fixi Suzuki GSX-R1000
The 2012 WSBK GSX-R looks hot! And we love that Yoshi exhaust...
2012 World Superbikes: Crescent Fixi Suzuki GSX-R1000 2012 World Superbikes: Crescent Fixi Suzuki GSX-R1000 2012 World Superbikes: Crescent Fixi Suzuki GSX-R1000 2012 World Superbikes: Crescent Fixi Suzuki GSX-R1000 2012 World Superbikes: Crescent Fixi Suzuki GSX-R1000 2012 World Superbikes: Crescent Fixi Suzuki GSX-R1000

Crescent Fixi recently unveiled their 2012 World Superbikes Suzuki GSX-R1000 and we quite like the way it looks. John Hopkins and Leon Camier will be riding the GSX-Rs this year and according to Team Principal Paul Denning, the 2012 GSX-R1000 has been updated comprehensively. ‘Yoshimura is working very hard on the motor and we are sharing a lot of development ideas together. The suspension and brakes are all new, the Motec electronics package is updated and every single detail on the GSX-R is being carefully considered. The Suzuki is a great all-round package,’ says Denning.

The Crescent Fixi team is using Yoshimura-developed engines and prototype R-11 exhaust systems, and these have already arrived from Japan. ‘The boys were really excited when the Yoshimura stuff arrived and since then they've been busy completing the GSX-Rs. The new exhausts look very trick and I think we're well advanced in getting the bikes built and ready. It's early days but we are very happy with the ‘Powered by Yoshimura’ partnership – the guys out there are making a great effort,’ says Team Manager Jack Valentine.

‘The team has done a stunning job to prepare the new GSX-Rs for this level of competition – the attention to detail is faultless and I think that this will be the most-advanced GSX-R ever to grace a racetrack! Yoshimura's hard work and proactive attitude to engine development has also enabled us to be as well prepared for Phillip Island as we can be,’ concludes Denning.

That's why we love GSX-Rs so much! :-)

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