The Spanish rider joined the staff in 2019 earlier than taking the staff’s first riders’ championship in 20 years the next 12 months.
It was confirmed in Might that the Japanese producer would exit the championship on the finish of 2022, regardless of having solely made its return in 2015.
Mir, who will transfer to Honda for 2023 alongside Marc Marquez, mentioned this weekend is the top of a “very nice interval” with Suzuki, however lamented his latest harm troubles.
He missed 4 grands prix – Misano, Aragon, Japan and Thailand – after struggling an ankle harm throughout the first lap of the Austrian GP in August. He made his return at Phillip Island, however struggled with technical points and completed in 18th.
Requested whether or not this may be an odd weekend, Mir mentioned: “A particular one. It’s the top of a very nice interval with Suzuki, it has been a very nice interval however that is coming as much as the top so for me what I’ve in my thoughts is it’s a bit miserable.
“On the finish we obtain superb outcomes however after an harm, having technical issues in Australia, bodily issues in Malaysia with each races having the potential to be on the high.
“So I need to end, I’ve one thing within me that claims, ‘come on, we are able to do it higher’ and we are able to do an important finish of this era.”
Joan Mir, Group Suzuki MotoGP
Photograph by: Srinivasa Krishnan
“I’d say in these three years, once we obtained the chance to win the title, we get it. So that is the principle factor.
“We most likely didn’t get the chance on this years, final 12 months was a great 12 months, we completed third. However we didn’t get the chance to struggle for extra.
“I do know that if I’m capable of have this chance usually, I wish to get it.”
Group-mate Alex Rins says he has “further motivation” to push this weekend forward of Suzuki’s farewell, having spent all six years of his MotoGP profession with the model and scoring 4 race victories in that point.
“There’s greater than further motivation for a great outcome, I’d say that that is our final race, our final dance with the Suzuki,” Rins mentioned on Thursday in Valencia.
“We are going to attempt to give our 100%. This weekend goes to be very emotional, for me, for all of the staff, for everyone who will see these stunning blue bikes on observe.
“Other than the outcome I’ll attempt to give my 100%. If after the race I gave my 100%, I can be comfortable as a result of we did many, many races with Suzuki.
“We went by many good and unhealthy moments, so I’m fairly happy with all I did in these years.”
Alex Rins, Group Suzuki MotoGP
Photograph by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Photos
Rins says the experiences he has had, each good and unhealthy, with Suzuki will stay with him as he progresses his profession with LCR Honda subsequent 12 months whereas recalling the interval again in 2016 when he signed with Suzuki.
“I keep in mind that interval, I keep in mind that I used to be working within the paddock in Austin and I noticed Davide [Brivio, former team boss],” Rins mentioned. “It was within the earlier race that he was considering me, and he requested for my supervisor’s cellphone.
“I noticed him and I mentioned, ‘Davide, thanks’. I feel it was in Montmelo that we already signed the pre-contract.
“We lived many good and unhealthy moments with Suzuki.
“The nice factor is that I perceive why in lots of races I misplaced factors and why in lots of races Suzuki misplaced factors. So, that is the factor that I’ll maintain for my profession, for my expertise.”
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