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@ mrfill as long as the factory lease the engine to the teams/builders, the same rule as per factory should be applied. however, the main factor whether the leasing can be afforded by the teams are eventually, down to the engine costs itself. in my humble opinion, pneumatic valves should be outlawed in the sense that 1) the development cost of this technology is astronomical from scratch therefore deter many manufacturers/engine builders from entering motoGP with basic, decent technology and 2) no application of pneumatic valves on production machines even after more than 20 years after its introduction, making it impossible for factories to recoup their investment in this technology via sales of their road-going products. not only this will reduce the cost tremendously, but also may have knock-on effects on the close racing - rev-ceiling will be lowered without the need of standard electronic rev-limiter, thereby reducing power. when the cost down, factories can lease and/or sell t

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