2013 MotoGP: No More Private Tests with Contracted Riders in 2014
The most important change in testing was the ban set for contracted riders (the riders who are full-time racing in MotoGP) on private tests. Starting with the 2014 season, the official riders wll only be allowed at the official tests in the MotoGP calendar, as following:
- One three day official test at a circuit in Europe between the final event and 30 November.
- Three of three day official tests in the period between 01 February and the first event of the season.
- A maximum of three tests, each of one day, on the Monday after events designated by Dorna/IRTA in Europe.
- Any activity authorized by Race Direction.
GPC also adds that no testing will be allowed between December 1 and January 31, both dates being inclusive.