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@slide rules Simple, because he is a massive draw. Look at any race crowd and see what is the predominant colour - yellow. Like it or not, he is the golden goose and until another comes along, you don't kill it. As for the future, the introduction of moto2 and moto3 has brought good, close racing back and the reduced costs has enabled riders to compete where before it was too expensive. I don't like the CRT/GP set up but without it there would have been only 12 bikes this year and that is not good. However, it has brought forward the ideas of Honda providing bikes for sale and Yamaha providing engines for privateers. Suzuki are considering a return and other manufacturers will also be thinking about how they can get involved. The days of hugely expensive prototypes has gone - there is not enough money around to fund such playthings in enough quantity so unless someone comes up with a plan to mend the world economy instantly, other options have to be considered all of which involve re

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