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Moto2: FTR talking to more teams

FTR has revealed that two more teams are in discussions about making a mid-season switch to its Moto2 chassis.

FTR began the year supporting the Aeroport de Castello-Ajo team's Alex Debon, plus the Fimmco Speed Up outfit of Andrea Iannone and Gabor Talmacsi.

The Cardion AB team of Karel Abraham then made the switch to FTR and with Iannone looking to become Moto2's first ever triple race winner this weekend in Catalunya, it's no surprise that other teams are considering the chassis.

“From heading into the first round of the world championship in Qatar less than three months ago with three riders, we've now got four riders on the M210 and two more teams in discussions about running the FTR machine,” revealed FTR's Steve Bones.

Debon will race in his home GP despite suffering a shoulder injury at Assen last week.

Iannone is now up to fourth in the championship, nine points from second place Shoya Tomizawa (Suter), although 33 behind Gresini Moriwaki's title rider Toni Elias.



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RawDawg

July 02, 2010 1:23 PM

What I find amazing is how these teams just toss these chassis aside and cough up the money for new chassis. If you got a 2 rider team that puts you in deep and close to or over $200,000 (Motomatters said most Moto2 chassis run between US$75K-$125K) and that's just for 2 chassis and not a spare bike.



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