MotoGP » Why was the Honda RCV1000R short on fuel?

When Honda decided to build a fuel tank substantially below the 24 litre limit for its new RCV1000R, they obviously felt confident it could finish a race at maximum power.

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August 14, 2014 11:13 AM

I think the most likely reason for the smaller fuel tank is Honda ensuring the RCV1000R is incapable of challenging the (four times more expensive) satellite and factory machines.

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