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FIM Accepts 15 Moto2 Teams For 2011

2011 Moto2 Teams

The Selection Committee comprising delegates of the FIM, Dorna and IRTA met on Sept. 30, 2010 in Motegi to select the teams that will be invited to participate in the Moto2 Class 2011 FIM MotoGP World Championship.

The committee considered applications from 36 teams applying for 61 places. A total of 15 Moto2 teams comprising 29 motorcycle GP racers were accepted.

Additionally, a limited number of other teams have been placed on a pending list to be considered later for the remaining places.

The FIM says it was unfortunately necessary to refuse applications from a significant number of other 2011 teams, mainly those currently competing in other classes or Championships.

Accepted teams now have until Oct. 30, 2010 to confirm their riders and send it their security deposit with IRTA.

Should any of the accepted teams propose riders not acceptable to the Committee, or if the security deposit is not paid, then consideration will be given to other teams.

Accepted Moto2 Teams for 2011:

  1. Forward Racing
  2. Gresini Racing
  3. Interwetten Moriwaki Moto2 *
  4. Jack & Jones by A. Banderas
  5. JIR Moto2
  6. Mapfre Aspar Team
  7. Marc VDS Racing
  8. MZ Motor
  9. Racing Team By Quereseno
  10. Speed Up
  11. Stop and Go Racing Team
  12. Tech 3 Racing
  13. Technomag CIP
  14. Tenerife 40 Pons
  15. Viessman Kiefer Racing

* One entry only. All other teams two entries.

The FIM is an independent association formed by 101 National Federations throughout the world. It is recognized as the sole competent authority in motorcycle sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Among its 49 FIM World Championships the main events are MotoGP, Superbike, Endurance, Motocross, Supercross, Trial, Enduro, Cross-Country Rallies and Speedway.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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