MotoGP: Aspar Pondering Between Honda and Ducati
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One thing seems to be sure: if Dall'Igna and Aprila are rally through, so are Aspar and Aprilia. Martinez says he and Dall'Igna go back quite a long time (almost 20 years) and he is the reason because Aspar stays with Aprilia.
Even so, Jorge Martinez adds that he knows that Aprilia is not giving Dall'Igna enough money to properly develop the MotoGP bike the way it should or could be developed, and with him gone, so go any chances for more extensive engineering on the next machines.
Aspar's CEO admits he talked to Honda about a potential production racer lease for the future, but does not rule out completely the possibility of being "seduced" into a deal with Ducati for their production racer.
A decision is expected soon, as Martinez concludes: "we are in October and not June – and I have to give answers to everybody, especially to the sponsors. Of course, the riders are also expecting a decision as they are also eager to learn about how competitive their future bikes will be, and prepare for the next season," the same source reports.
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