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No mention of frame at Forward

"I'm looking forward to having a good weekend here at Indy and that we make the bike work" - Colin Edwards.
The Forward Racing preview for this weekend's Indianapolis MotoGP makes no reference to a change of machine.

Colin Edwards previously confirmed that a switch from Suter-BMW to the Aprilia CRT bike was possible from Indy, but the team preview doesn't name any bike - with Edwards simply quoted as saying:

“I am excited for this second home race for me, it's always good when family and friends are around. I'm looking forward to having a good weekend here at Indy and that we make the bike work.”

Edwards tested the Gresini FTR-Honda and the Avintia FTR-Kawasaki after Mugello in mid-July, but was back on the Suter-BMW for Laguna Seca.

“I've heard rumours we'll be on an Aprilia at Indianapolis,” Edwards said at the US GP. “That is still not going to able to compete with the [prototype] guys but at least it's the best CRT bike out there. If that happens it's a step forward.”




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Vilas

August 16, 2012 1:58 PM

Edwards m8 i feel for you, no lucky at hall!! If you are waiting for this guys to give you a nice ride, is better for you star counting the money and build your Team, you will be the manager and rider.. Choose one Yamaha or make a deal with Suzuki for the new bike and Star t your Dream, Edwards will have is Team him Motogp all Bet.. He is a Legend for Motorcycle World

Penelope Pitstop - Unregistered

August 17, 2012 12:28 PM

CRT has been an unmitigated disaster for everyone concerned. The bikes have next to no performance in comparison to the full GP bikes they share the grid with and they appear as no more than mobile obstacles to the main attraction. But worse than that there's no close racing between the CRT bikes themselves and we're looking at them and wondering what is their point. The lack of development has reduced the riders to the ignomy of bit-part players on the margins like tired clowns at a circus. Dorna should make the top class a true Moto1 format to echo Moto2 and Moto3 or go back to the true prototype along with various restrictions on cost. It is time to end this farce - oh Death, where is thy sting?



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