With Suzuki quitting MotoGP on the finish of the 2022 season, 2020 world champion Mir has been left with out a journey for subsequent 12 months.
Mir is ready to affix the manufacturing unit Honda squad subsequent season alongside Marc Marquez, with Pol Espargaro nearing a return to KTM and Tech3.
Since saying its resolution to give up MotoGP on the finish of 2022 following Could’s French Grand Prix, Suzuki has double DNF’d in three of the final 4 occasions – together with most not too long ago in Germany, the place Mir crashed early on and Alex Rins failed to start out because of damage.
Suzuki’s dearth has coincided with Honda’s worst end in 40 years, when it failed to attain some extent for the primary time for the reason that 1982 French GP final weekend in Germany.
Wanting like he will probably be leaping from one robust state of affairs into one other at Honda subsequent 12 months, Mir stated on Sunday: “We have now loads of hassle in our staff to have a look at Honda.
“It’s not that we’re having a good time. Evidently, they don’t seem to be having a superb time.”
Joan Mir, Crew Suzuki MotoGP
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Mir lamented his rear tyre selection for the German GP, as he went for the onerous choice as a substitute of the medium having made a late swap on the grid.
This in the end led to a sluggish begin to the race because the onerous wanted a few laps to rise up to working vary, by which era he’d been shuffled out of the highest 10.
Battling with KTM’s Miguel Oliveira into Flip 1 on the fourth lap, the Portuguese rider nudged Mir out extensive and onto the soiled a part of the monitor, the place he crashed.
“We in all probability didn’t make the best resolution on the grid concerning the rear tyre,” Mir added. “I at all times imagine within the recommendation the staff offers me.
“Within the crash, I bought too near Oliveira once I was going by the nook and that made me lose the road a bit of.”
On Monday Autosport reported that Mir’s team-mate Rins can also be in talks a few Honda transfer in 2023 to take Alex Marquez’s place at LCR.