VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 15: Andrea Iannone of Italy and Team Suzuki ECSTAR heads down a straight during the MotoGP Pre Season Test in Valencia at Ricardo Tormo Circuit on November 15, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

This time next week we will be about to herald in a New Year and with the New Year comes a new racing season, in all categories.

To make sure they are ready when the MotoGP season kicks off in March, Team Suzuki Ecstar has announced that they will be launching their new challenger for the 2017 season on January 29th.

The new bike, along with team personnel and riders, Aleix Espargaro and Andrea Iannone will be presented at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.