MotoGP: CRT Rules to Be Abandoned, Entries Become Non-MSMA

It looks like MotoGP will change once more for 2014. Still linked to the much-discussed matter of Dorna's Magneti Marelli spec ECU, this new change brings a better way to separate factory teams from the CRT ones.
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MotoGP: CRT Rules to Be Abandoned, Entries Become Non-MSMA
In brief, things are pretty simple: as Moto Matters hint, the next GP Commission could decide in favor of ditching the actual CRT regulations, thus enforcing the peace of mind for MSMA (Motorcycle Sports Manufacturer's Association) members, such as Honda and Yamaha as they will offer satellite- specced engines and bikes to other (CRT) teams.

Making it impossible for factories to claim others' engines is simply great, as the actual CRT teams are now free to chose which way to go, while those providing engines and race machines are no longer fearing competitors could break the gentleman's agreement.

Scrapping the CRT rules does not change MotoGP drastically, however. The grid will be shared by the MSMA and non-MSMA teams: factory and satellite teams will become MSMA entries, while the rest, such as those who will be using Honda's production racer or Yamaha's M1 engine in another chassis, will simply become non-MSMA.

The same goes for the ECU: teams running their own software, get 5 engines and can load 20 liters of fuel, whereas those accepting Dorna's ECU get 12 engines and 24 liters. According to all the choices teams will make, the GPC will have the final word in allowing any entry as MSMA or non-MSMA.

Interesting to see how will MotoGP evolve with the Yamaha engine leasing program and Honda's production racer spreading around the grid in 2014. Until then, it's a racing weekend, and we're eager to see Yamahas battling Hondas on the huge straight at Mugello.
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