27 Teams And 41 Riders Accepted For Moto2 Class In 2010
The Moto2 class received a veritable avalance of entries, as the announcement by the FIM that 47 teams had submitted entries for 91 riders made clear. The grid was never going to be big enough for all of those entries, with only 34 starting places planned for the series, and at Barcelona, the Selection Committee (comprised of Dorna, the FIM and IRTA) met to whittle down the entries to something more manageable.
But the parties involved clearly wanted to keep hold of the enthusiasm for the class, and so at the meeting in Barcelona, they decided to expand the field to allow 27 teams and 41 riders. A further 10 teams were placed on the reserve list, while 10 teams had their requests rejected. The teams now have until the Portuguese Grand Prix in early October to confirm their entries, including details of the team structure, the bikes and the riders. The teams will then face a further round of vetting based on these entries.
No details are yet available as to which teams have been accepted, and which turned down, but we shall bring you that news when we find out more. But given the size of the entries, it is likely that all of the MotoGP satellite teams, all of the current 250cc class teams, as well as a select few other teams are likely to be among the chosen few - or rather, the chosen many. The Moto2 grid will be one of the largest in international road racing, and much larger than the 250cc class has been for a long time.
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