Podcast: How Suzuki rose to take on MotoGP's leading manufacturers

Podcast: Suzuki's rise to MotoGP's forefront
Podcast: Suzuki's rise to MotoGP's forefront

After Alex Rins clinched victory in a stunning British Grand Prix by just 0.013 seconds, the Tank Slappers podcast discusses whether Suzuki is a genuine title contender in MotoGP again.

Global MotoGP Editor for Motorsport.com Oriol Puigdemont shares his insight from key figures from Suzuki's past and present to explain how the relatively small manufacturer is punching above its weight this year.

Oriol and Autosport's Motorcycle Racing Correspondent Lewis Duncan also discuss Suzuki's rider philosophy, what its next step is and whether Rins is mentally ready to take on Marc Marquez for the world championship in 2020.

The Tank Slappers podcast is Autosport's brand-new weekly show for all things two wheels and is available to subscribe to for free via iTunes, Spotify and other podcast suppliers - simply search for 'Tank Slappers'.

Our pilot episode, recorded during the Silverstone weekend, is also available to listen to on the aforementioned platforms.

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