Brivio helmed Suzuki’s MotoGP squad from 2013 to 2020, guiding it back to world championship status again last season with Joan Mir, before announcing his departure last week to become Alpine’s racing director in Formula 1.For its comeback season in 2015 – having withdrawn from MotoGP at the end of 2011 due to financial problems – Suzuki fielded Aleix Espargaro and then-rookie Maverick Vinales.Brivio left his role as team manager of Yamaha in 2010 and followed Rossi to Ducati in 2011 handling his personal affairs. In an interview with motogp.com, Brivio revealed Suzuki’s current MotoGP project leader reached out to him back in 2012 over Facebook to enquire about the potential availability of nine-time grand prix world champion Rossi – before ultimately securing Brivio as team manager. “I worked for Valentino Rossi, he had left Yamaha and I was working for him on his personal things, his contracts, etc,” Brivio said.“Sahara reached out to me via Facebook. It’s weird because I don’t use Facebook. I have a Facebook profile, but I don’t use it. “I don’t know how to use it even now. But I started looking at the messages that came in, I saw Sahara’s name and he wanted to know… Read full this story
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