Official: Honda To Be Moto2 Supplier, Practice Back To One Hour

The Grand Prix Commission met today at Jerez, to discuss a number of rule changes. Below is the press release issued by the GP Commission, more reaction to follow:

The Permanent Bureau composed of Messrs. Vito Ippolito (FIM President) and Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna CEO) in a meeting held on May 2 in Jerez de la Frontera (Spain), unanimously decided to introduce the following amendment to the Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix Regulations.

Application 2010

Moto2 class:

Amongst various offers received, it has been decided that the single engine supplier will be Honda who offers high level performance engine. The horse power will be over 150.

Next year only this category will also be open to the current 250cc motorcycles.

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The Grand Prix Commission, composed of Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Claude Danis (FIM), Hervé Poncharal (IRTA) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA), in the presence of Messrs Vito Ippolito (FIM President), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Sport Director), Javier Alonso (Dorna) and M. Paul Butler (Secretary of the meeting), in a meeting held on May 2 in Jerez de la Frontera (Spain), decided to introduce the following amendments to the Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix Regulations.

Application from May 15, Le Mans Grand Prix.

1.13.1

On recommendation of the FIM Grand Prix Safety Commission, the event schedule has been modified as follows 

FRIDAY FREE PRACTICE
125cc: 12.40-13.40
MotoGP: 13.55-14.55
250cc: 15.10-16.10
SATURDAY FREE PRACTICE QUALIFYING PRACTICE
125cc: 09.00-09.40 13.00-13.40
MotoGP: 09.55-10.55 13.55-14.55
250cc: 11.10-12.10 15.10-15.55
SUNDAY WARM UP
125cc: 08.40-09.00
250cc: 09.10-09.30
MotoGP: 09.40-10.00

 

SUNDAY RACE
125cc: 11.00
250cc: 12.15
MotoGP: 14.00

 

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