Motorcycle Racing News FIM announces 2010 MotoGP and Moto2 rule changes

FIM announces 2010 MotoGP and Moto2 rule changes

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 Paul Butler (Secretary of the meeting), in a meeting held on June 26 in Assen (The Netherlands), unanimously decided the following:

MotoGP

It has been confirmed that:

1. Teams may present a maximum of 2 motorcycles per rider for technical control.

2. The practice schedule will remain the same as the current schedule:

    >> Friday afternoon: 60 minutes
    >> Saturday morning: 60 minutes
    >> Saturday afternoon: 60 minutes

Moto2

After consultation with various tire manufacturers, Dunlop has been chosen as the single tire supplier for 3 years.

The wheel sizes will be limited to:

FRONT: 3.75" X 17" ONLY
REAR: 6.00" X 17" ONLY


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