As expected, MotoGP organizers have officially lifted the rule barring rookies from racing for factory teams, but the Grand Prix Commission also tweaked some other regulations including a cap on factory prototype machines. We’ve discussed the lifting of the rookie rule already, with the main impetus being to allow a manufacturer such as Honda to […]
MV Agusta To Manufacture Racing Parts With Help From Yakhnich Motorsport
MV Agusta released a rather odd statement today. In it was the announcement that MV Agusta and Yakhnich Motorsport had joined forces to enter the World Superbike and World Supersport championships. Considering the season has already started with the Phillip Island round in Australia, one in which team Supersport rider Jules Cluzel won aboard his F3 675 after two of the leaders crashed out, this “news” doesn’t is a little late. If not a bit redundant.
In 2014 Team MV Agusta Reparto Corse – Yakhnich Motorsport is competing in World Superbike with Claudio Corti on the F4 RR. In World Supersport Jules Cluzel and Vladimir Leonov will pilot the F3 675 machines.
However, buried in the release was something that should be of bigger concern to the general riding public. The partnership between MV Agusta and Yakhnich Motorsport will extend beyond the racetrack, as the duo will manufacture and sell racing parts and racing bikes for customers. Stay tuned as further details emerge.