The Kid McCormick said, "Our first test went well and the performance of the Team Suzuki Blackfoot Picotte Motorsport GSXR 1000 and GSXR 600 are carrying over to the first race weekend. I know I still have a lot of work to do, I’m ready, the team is ready and the bikes are definitely ready."Öhlins USA Road Racing Technician, Mike (not a kid) "Thermosman" Fitzgerald, said, "This kid is amazing. He loves to ride and he gives us great feedback. He has a quick feel for what his bike is doing and he can communicate it to me. He’s a talent who makes my job easy."The Kid McCormick is the sole rider for the Factory effort of Team Suzuki Blackfoot Racing Picotte Motorsport. Pascal Picotte, former AMA Superbike contender and two-time Parts Canada Superbike Champion, is the team owner and also teenager McCormick’s racing coach, sharing his years of experience to the young factory rider. Chassis and suspension tuning is of course handled by Öhlins USA’s illimitably talented Mike Fitzgerald.