MotoGP » ECU compromise for MotoGP 2014, Moto2 combined weight

An announcement from the Grand Prix Commission on Saturday at the season-ending Valencia round declared the following changes for the 2014 MotoGP season...

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gpfan - Unregistered

November 13, 2012 12:32 PM

ugggg continued

There is a reason why smaller riders don't bulk up, the engineers have pointed out the scientific proof that they can complete a race quicker being lighter. The time gained at full throttle acceleration is more beneficial, compared to slower speed cornering and braking gains.

I couldn't care less about your rugby comparisons. I watch motorsports to see skill and vehicle performance, advantages gained elsewhere just taints the results.

Racing would be better with either a bike/rider weight limit, or no fuel restrictions. And throw out traction/launch/wheelie control out while we're at it.

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