Motorcycling-Aprilia quits new Moto2 class


MILAN, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Aprilia will not enter bikes in next year's new Moto2 championship because of the enforced use of Honda engines, the firm's parent company said on Tuesday. Moto2, a 600cc class, will replace the 250cc category next season as the accompanying smaller series for MotoGP. In an effort to cut costs after the global recession, all bikes will have to use Honda engines and Dunlop tyres. "The group believes that involvement in races where all competitors must ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Motorcycling-Aprilia quits new Moto2 class" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.

Mar 8, 2018

Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.5L Atkinson 4-Cyl. – 2018 Award Acceptance

Masashi Hakariya, project manager-engine development at Toyota, accepts award for Toyota Camry Hybrid at 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines ceremony....More


Follow Us

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×