An official announcement via the FIM today confirmed the “Rookie Rule” as being scrapped, meaning that any rider moving up to the MotoGP class will now be able again to directly join a factory team again without having to race with a satellite or CRT outfit first. The obvious question... Read more
Dorna CEO Ezpeleta announces big changes for MotoGP in 2013
CEO of Dorna Sports S.L, Carmelo Ezpeleta, was present at Wrooom 2012 this week in Madonna de Campiglio where he spoke about future MotoGP™ class regulations. The MotoGP grid has an enrollment of 21 bikes for 2012, including twelve factory bikes and nine members of the new CRT category. Regarding... Read more
As was announced earlier, the Grand Prix Commission got together at Brno today to decide on several previously discussed regulations, affecting this and upcoming seasons. Here’s the changes in full. The Grand Prix Commission, composed of Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Claude Danis (FIM), Hervé Poncharal (IRTA) and Takanao Tsubouchi... Read more