Suzuki Motor Corporation presented Suzuki Factory Teams in Japan, US and Europe with awards for outstanding achievements throughout 2006 motocross racing season. Being recognized for great effort and honored for remarkable performance, each team received the award from Suzuki President, Hiroshi Tsuda.

Suzuki Factory Teams captured 2nd consecutive double victory in 2006 AMA Supercross Championship and AMA Motocross Championship in US, All Japan Motocross Championship IA2 class win in Japan, as well as 2nd and 3rd rankings in Motocross World Championship MX1 class, proving the superior performance of RM series.

Award recipients are as follows:


1. US Team
Award: Team award for winning 2006 AMA Supercross Championship and 2006 AMA Motocross Championship
Recipients: Team Manager, Roger De Coster; Champion Rider, Ricky Carmichael
Model: Suzuki RM-Z450

2. Japan Team
Award: Team award for winning All Japan Motocross Championship IA2 class
Recipients: Team Director, Taichi Yoshimura; Champion Rider, Youhei Kojima
Model: Suzuki RM-Z250

3. World Team
Award: Letter of Appreciation for excellent performance (2nd and 3rd rankings) in Motocross World Championship
Recipients: General Manger, Sylvain Geboers; Team Riders: 1) Kevin Strijbos (2006 Motocross World Championship MX1 class ranking No.2); 2) Steve Ramon (2006 Motocross World Championship MX1 class ranking No.3)
Model: Suzuki RM-Z450

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