According to German site Motorsport Aktuell, Ant West, Martin Cardenas, James Ellison, and Gino (no relation to Jonny) Rea will all test in the next two days for the Yamaha Factory World Supersport team. West, who was scratched for the final race of the season at Portimao by his Stiggy Honda team because they couldn't afford to put him on the grid, has made no secret of the fact that he's looking for a ride for next season. Cardenas, who finished a creditable 12th in Sunday's race in a one-off ride for the RES Software Veidec Honda team, is currently under contract to the M4 Suzuki squad in the US, but with the American racing scene in a state of turmoil, it isn't 100% sure that there will be a series for the Colombian to race in the US in 2010. Ellison, who finished in second place behind Airwaves Yamaha teammate Leon Camier in the British Superbike series, is thought to have an option on his future services held by Yamaha. Gino Rea, who clinched the 600 Superstock crown at Portimao for Ten Kate Honda, will reportedly not be offered a seat on the Dutch team's WSS squad. The rider line-up is not the only issue in question concerning the factory Yamaha team. It is not certain how the team will be structured or if there will be a "factory" team at all.
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