Tag: Carmelo Ezpeleta
Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, announced that it would host a round of the MotoGP World Championship in 2013.
The oft-criticized “Rookie Rule” in MotoGP may be on the outs soon enough if Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpleta has his way, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta is responsible for MotoGP, which can make him a target of criticism. One controversial move instituted by Dorna and Ezpeleta is the introduction of new Claiming Rule Teams (CRTs) to the field for the 2012 season. The goal is to make the racing more interesting and allow for a larger grid, [...]
MotoGP is obviously changing this year, with the introduction of 1000cc engines and new Claiming Rule Teams (CRT) opening up the field for the first time in ages. However, if Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta has his way, there will be even more changes in 2013. Ezpeleta is on a mission to change the series back [...]
MotoGP organizers Dorna have announced a new deal reached with Circuito de Jerez, which will ensure that the track is on the schedule for the upcoming 2012 season. Jerez’ status as a MotoGP track has been up in the air lately, as the locale has been strapped for cash in recent years. Extensive renovations have [...]
With Claiming Rule Teams (CRTs) set to add to the MotoGP grid in the near future, some have questioned the future of the World Superbike series. With the need for additional riders and less powerful bikes, many believe that there will be an exodus of teams and riders from World Superbike to MotoGP to take [...]
MotoGP riders held an impromptu meeting over the weekend to discuss the potential ramifications of skipping the upcoming Japanese Grand Prix in October against the wishes of race officials. Nearly all the racers gathered at Valentino Rossi’s motorhome inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway paddock. Rossi has been the most outspoken rider when it comes to [...]