MotoGP » Aprilia to supply full CRT MotoGP bike?


Report Comment

You are about to report the comment below to the Crash.Net moderators as being abusive. An abusive comment may contain profanity, personal attacks or commercial SPAM.

Please do not report this comment as being abusive if you simply disagree with the comment posted. If this is the case then you can click on the "disagree" icon () in the upper right of the comment's post to show your dissatisfaction.

Crash.Net moderators will view all reported comments and will act as they deem necessary. This may be editing the comment or total deletion.

A few things to consider: 1. The Aprilia Chassis/engine combo has to be approved and granted CRT status 2. Even if it is granted CRT status that status can be removed at any time (and the team would be immediately put under the 6 engine and 21 liter of fuel restriction like factory teams) if Aprilia is found to be using a CRT as a back door factory effort. 3. You can be sure that the factory teams will be claiming the Aprilia engine left and right to monitor any back door factory effort. At the claiming price of $20,000 (I believe that's what it is) it's unlikely feasible for Aprilia to be dumping a lot of money and R&D into the engines and would leave that to the teams.



© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.