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Edwards has 2010 offer.

During an interview with the BBC on the grid at Misano (pictured), James Toseland's manager Roger Burnett revealed that Yamaha has instructed Tech 3 to make an offer to Colin Edwards for the 2010 MotoGP season.

Burnett commented that this 'made sense in terms of loyalty and results' adding that the second seat, currently occupied by Toseland, remains undecided.

Burnett confirmed the opinion of many that Ben Spies may yet move to MotoGP in 2010 if he wins the World Superbike title this season - due to the vague wording of the Yamaha press release announcing his new contract - and that the second satellite M1 ride is therefore unlikely to be decided until the WSBK crown is settled.

In terms of Toseland's other options, Burnett named Pramac Ducati and a possible new team which may enter the premier-class.

Heading into Sunday's race, Edwards is fifth in the world championship with 123 points and the top satellite rider, while Toseland is 13th with 72 points.

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kirklet - Unregistered

September 06, 2009 1:50 PM

What a pointless thread and an open invitation for another 15 pages of anti JT drivel ! We may aswell copy and paste the last 15 page extravaganza surrounding the subject and save us all the time and effort of typing it all out all over again ! :)


September 06, 2009 4:10 PM

Man, I can't wait until someone like Smith makes his way through the classes so the token Brit might actually be competitive. At the time, I thought Edwards should've gone this at the end of last year but he's really earned his ride this season. It would be bizarre to keep Toseland at this stage.

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