Originally Posted by Scootern29
I worked for Curnutts back in those days and we supplied shocks for R&D racing (Rudy & Dean). They were thee back door Suzuki factory team. We also set up stuff for Honda, Yamaha and Kawasaki. I remember those days well. I can't remember the riders name but I kicked one of the little mini stars out of the shop because he was an annoying little jackass.
Yes sir all of the Factory Suzuki Mini Pilots were R&D Racing sponsored riders. They built some very fast Suzuki RM80's. I remember Jimmy Gaddis and Buddy Antunez bikes.