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2014 Photo-Shoot: Clement Desalle

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 28. 

Suzuki’s Factory Rockstar Energy World MXGP team has completed its extensive training programme in northern Spain with its official 2014 Photo-Shoot.

After unveiling the newly-liveried RM-Z450 at the 92nd Brussels Auto & Moto Show in Belgium last week, team rider Clement Desalle debuted the new Factory colours on track at Leida, as team-mate Kevin Strijbos sat-it-out as he recovers from a recent practice injury.

Now in his fifth season with the Suzuki squad, World #2 Desalle is now virtually fully-recovered from his end-of-season Motocross of Nations injury and is training hard for the opening round of the MXGP season at Qatar on March 1st.

Strijbos is still recuperating from a pelvis injury he picked-up after a training crash in Belgium, but recent medical examinations revealed that the injury is healing well and his doctor has now given the all-clear to start training.

The first official event on the Rockstar Energy Suzuki’s schedule is the Le Touquet Beach Race in France on February 8-9th with former World Motocross Champion Steve Ramon. Desalle and Strijbos will participate at the Valence and Lacapelle-Marival Internationals the following weekends.

Images: Ray Archer/Suzuki Racing

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