|World Grand Prix Road Racing History|
New rider Kenny Roberts Jr. wins the opening round Malaysian GP, the first victory for Suzuki in four years since 1995. Winning a total of four rounds, Roberts Jr. is ranked 2nd for the season.
Suzuki enters World GP with a pair of Japanese riders Nobuatsu Aoki and Katsuaki Fujiwara. Fujiwara however is injured during preseason tests, leaving Aoki alone to carry the banner. With a best result of 4th place, Aoki comes in 9th for the season. 250cc class rider Noriyasu Numata is ranked 16th for the season.
Daryl Beattie marks the best Suzuki result with a 5th-place finish and is ranked 11th for the season. Anthony Gobert comes in 15th for the season. Suzuki begins participation in 250cc class in the form of machine-leasing, and Noriyasu Numata comes in 12th for the season.
New Suzuki rider Scott Russell, marking a 3rd-place finish, comes in 6th for the season. Daryl Beattie is 18th for the season.
New Suzuki rider Daryl Beattie wins round 3 at Suzuka, Japan. With two victories, Beattie comes in 2nd for the season. Kevin Schwantz announces his retirement.
Kevin Schwantz takes his third Suzuka win, at round 3 the Japanese GP. With two victories, Schwantz comes in 4th for the season. Suzuki is 2nd in manufacturer's standings, following Honda.
Schwantz scores yet another opening-round victory at the Australian GP, his fourth following his win two seasons back. Winning four rounds, Schwantz now grabs the long-awaited championship title. Newly joined Alexandre Barros also scores a victory and comes in 6th for the season. Suzuki is 2nd in manufacturer's standings, following Yamaha.
Doug Chandler is Schwantz's new teammate. Schwantz takes one win and comes in 4th for the season, followed by Chandler at 5th.
Kevin Schwantz takes his third opening-round Japanese GP victory, following his win two seasons back. With a total of five wins (and five pole position starts), Schwantz is ranked 3rd for the season.
Winning a total of five victories, Kevin Schwantz ranks 2nd for the season. Teammate Niall Mackenzie comes in 4th for the season.