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Darkwaknight. They are not breaking the rules except for Rossi who I mentioned in my very first post on this subject. They are within the rules that might or might not change if the powers to be think it is an unfair advantage. That is the whole idea of prototype machinery. You read the rules, interpret them and build the best you can within your interpretation of the rules. If your interpretation is wrong then your bike fails scrutineering. If your bike passes scrutineering then it is legal but still subject to sour grape complaints from other teams. It is up to the other manufacturers to find out what clever engineering is giving an advantage and copy or protest against it. It happens in MotoGP and Formula 1. Some good ideas have been banned as cost prohibitive such as the oval pistons from Honda. When Honda introduced them they were legal within the bore and stroke regulations. When the FIM altered to rule to only allow circular piston they then became illegal. You still have yet t

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