Motorcycling-Aprilia quits new Moto2 class

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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 ...

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