29 October 2013: Tyco Suzuki have confirmed former MotoGP star John Hopkins will race in the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship.
The American, who last raced in Britain in 2011, sat out 2013 to recover from injuries sustained the previous year.
‘Hopper’ as he is affectionately known in global racing circles, is delighted to be joining the Northern Ireland-based Tyco Suzuki team.
John Hopkins: “I’m really excited to be coming back to British Superbike in 2014 and delighted to be joining Tyco Suzuki. It’s been a long year away from racing getting my body healthy. I’m feeling good and I’ve also become a brand new dad. I feel better than I have done in a lot of years and I’m really excited to be getting back out on track, especially on the Suzuki GSX-R1000,"
John Hopkins confirmed with Tyco Suzuki for 2014 British Superbikes
Former MotoGP star John Hopkins (Hopper) has been confirmed with the Tyco Suzuki squad to race in the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship