Former works Aprilia rider Eugene Laverty has this evening been confirmed as the first of two new Fixi Suzuki riders to sign on for the team's 2014 World Superbike campaign.
Laverty will will participate in the team’s final test of the season at Jerez on the 25th and 26th November, where he will get his first taste of the Yoshimura-powered Suzuki GSX-R.
"I'm delighted to join Crescent Suzuki for the 2014 season. I will try the GSX-R1000 for the first time at the end of this month to better understand our potential, and I am really excited to see what I can do with the bike," he said.
"Thank you to Paul Denning and his team, and to Suzuki, for pushing so hard for this deal and for believing in me. I will give everything I possibly can to bring Suzuki to the top of the podium again."