Dan Kneen says he's delighted to be switching to Suzuki machinery for the 2012 season.
He will receive help from Suzuki G.B. and TAS Racing in addition to his regular backers such as sponsor Marks Bloom Racing and Slick Performance.
The 24-year old will race in all the international road races and the National 1000cc Superstock Championship.
Following his hat-trick of wins at the 2008 Manx Grand Prix, the Braddan rider finished in 5th place at the 2010 Supersport T.T. "A" Race and, in the same year, became the fastest newcomer in history at the Ulster Grand Prix when he lapped at over 129mph.
Kneen says this new challenge will do him good:-