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After Suzuki make sure you handle it Dorna Games for your departure MotoGPchampion Joan Mir said he was upset by the Japanese automaker’s decision, and was already “putting himself on the market” for a 2023 slot.
Today, Suzuki confirmed the story first reported by motorsport.com last week about his departure from the division at the end of 2022. The official reason given was the financial pressure caused by the crisis and the war in Ukraine, as well as changes in the direction of the industry, despite the latest financial report showing that the automaker is in good condition.
Mir, who made his MotoGP debut with Suzuki in 2019 and was the manufacturer’s champion in 2020, said the team was “one of the most famous in the paddock” and that he was upset by the decision and the reasons for leaving.
“I’m upset with the decision that someone made,” Mir said Thursday at Le Mans. “The team is great, one of the most special in the paddock, the people who work here make it special.”
Joan Mir, Suzuki MotoGP Team
Photo by: Gold and Goose / Sports Pictures
“I arrived here four years ago, but there are people who have been here since before. They gave their best to find the title in 2020, last time I was third and this year we are here again. I arrived”.
Mir’s future is now up in the air, although the odds are high for the trip Honda next year together Marc Marquez. He confirmed that his manager is in talks with the automaker, but did not go too far about his plans.”
“Regarding Jerez we are officially in the market, we were talking to Suzuki first and now without a doubt my manager will have more work than expected, he is talking to Honda and other car manufacturers to lock my future out. of Suzuki. Yes, it’s not easy.”
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