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The 2012 MotoGP News, Rumors and other Info Thread

To help keep the race threads less cluttered, here is a thread for MotoGP news and other related information.

Lorenzo splits with his manager Marcos Hirsch

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Sachsenring contract extended

Sachsenring To Host MotoGP Through 2016 | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

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MotoGP Rule Changes As Expected: Rookie Rule, Single-Bike Scrapped, But Restrictions On Factory Bikes Introduced | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

Rookie Rule - Gone
Single Bike Rule - Gone
Carbon Brake Rule - Gone
Factory Bike limit - Approved (2 factory, 2 satellite)
Engine Bore/Stroke Freeze - Approved (will likely hurt Ducati)

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Lorenzo: No wall if Rossi returns to Yamaha | MotoGP News | Jun 2012 | Crash.Net

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Rookie Rule - Gone
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Factory Bike limit - Approved (2 factory, 2 satellite)
Engine Bore/Stroke Freeze - Approved (will likely hurt Ducati)
Not true on the carbon brakes. The proposal was to ban non-ferrous materials, but was rejected.

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Not true on the carbon brakes. The proposal was to ban non-ferrous materials, but was rejected.
Sorry, I should have been more clear. The proposed rule to ban carbon brakes is gone.

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I cant see how limiting the number of factory bikes is a good thing. I thought they were trying to get more bikes on the grid, not less.
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They are trying to push the whole CRT thing. Then there is this...

Honda Building "Production Racer" CRT Version Of RC213V MotoGP Bike | MotoMatters.com | Kropotkin Thinks

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MOTOGP: Rossi - 'Ducati Needs A Better Plan'

MOTOGP: No Room For Nicky In '13?

I really hope Audi cleans house at Ducati.

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