Suzuki's Championship Winning ATVs on Display at IMS Staff
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Suzuki gives fans a chance to sit on winning vehicles

Suzuki has had a very good 2009 race season highlighted b y six major national championships, including two ATV titles.

American Suzuki is celebrating its success by launching The Suzuki Champions Tour, a unique display designed to get Suzuki consumers up close and personal with the Championship winning motorcycles and ATVs at this years International Motorcycle Show. This display allows consumers to sit on some of the winning machines for a photo opportunity.

“2009 was a record year for Suzuki racing” says Rod Lopusnak, Suzuki national sales manager. “Our racing drives performance and innovation from Superbikes to ATVs to Motocross. As an enthusiast and rider myself, it’s great to give consumers a taste of what makes us

Dustin Wimmer raced to his second straight ATV Pro MX championship this year.
Chris Borich earned his first GNCC championship in 2009.

Suzuki’s power-packed Champions Tour display will feature the five high-tech machines that produced a record six titles to Suzuki. Four-wheeled enthusiasts get to sit on top of both Dustin Wimmer’s AMA ATV Pro MX and Chris Borich’s GNCC ATV title winning QuadRacer R450. Consumers can also throw a leg over a Mat Mladin race replica 2009 GSX-R1000 like the one that earned his 7th AMA Superbike Title. Fans can straddle Ryan Dungey’s Western Supercross Lites and MX Lites winning RM-Z250 or climb on the first Fuel-injected 450 to win an MX Championship with Chad Reed.

“We build Championship winning technology into each Suzuki ATV and motorcycle. Suzuki products pack a punch. 2010 race season is around the corner. And we plan to come out strong,” says Steve Bortolamedi, Suzuki’s senior communications manager.

With nine remaining IMS shows on the schedule, the next chance for consumers to check out this display will be at the IMS show in Long Beach, Calif. December 4-6. For more information on the International Motorcycle Show tour visit

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