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Title: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on November 07, 2011, 04:13:06 PM
With the 2011 silly season already ongoing... and the addition of the CRT (Claiming Rules Teams) entries...
Where will everyone land in 2012?  The untimely death of super sic has change the silly season a bit more.

True GP Bikes - AKA Full Prototypes
Yamaha - Factory (no title sponsor - yet) 2 Bikes
Lorenzo - confirmed  
Spies - confirmed  

Yamaha - Support (Monster energy - Tech 3) 2 Bikes
Cal Crutchlow - confirmed
Andrea Dovizioso - confirmed


Ducati - Factory (Marlboro) 2 Bikes
Rossi - confirmed
Hayden - confirmed

Ducati - Support (Parmac) 1 Bike
Hector Barbera - confirmed

Ducati - Support (Cardon AB) 1 Bike
Abraham - confirmed  


Honda - Factory (Repsol - HRC) 2 Bikes
Stoner - confirmed
Pedrosa - confirmed
 
Honda - Support (LCR) 1 Bike
Stefan Bradel - Confirmed...

Honda - Support (San Carlos) 1 Bike (but a 2nd CRT bike, see Gresini below)
Alvaro Bautista - confirmed


Suzuki - Factory (Rizola) - NONE  ::)
.... Out of MotoGP for 2012 ....


Claiming Rule Teams (CRT)

NGM Forward - Chassis = Suter, Engine = BMW: 1 Bike
Colin Edwards - confirmed

BQR - :Chassis = FTR, Engine = Kawasaki:  2 Bikes
Yonny Hernandez - confirmed
Ivan Silva - confirmed

Laglisse - Chassis = Suter, Engine = BMW: 1 Bike looks good, but hearing possibly 2 bikes
Carmelo Morales - unconfirmed - Most Likely
Jordi Torres - unconfirmed

Mapfre Aspar - Chassis = Aprilia, Engine =  Aprilia:   2 Bikes looking good...
Aleix Espargaro - confirmed
Randy de Puniet - confirmed

Gresini - Chassis = FTR, Engine = Honda:  1 Bike
Michele Pirro - confirmed

Speed Master - Chassis = ? (FTR or possible Aprilia chassis), Engine = Aprilia: 1 bike
Ant West - Out - due to $$$ issue
Mattia Pasini - roumored...

Grillini - Chassis = ?, Engine = ? (but I'm guessing  Suter / BMW combo...)
Gianluca Nannelli - unconfirmed
Federico Sandi - unconfirmed

Paul Bird Motorsport - Chassis = ? (FTR Likely), Engine = Aprilia:  1 bike
James Ellison - Confirmed

IODA Racing - Chassis = ? (FTR Likely) / Engine = Aprilia:  1 Bike
Danilo Petrucci - Confirmed
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: f3racer on November 07, 2011, 05:46:18 PM
funny how the majority of CRT bikes are using BMW engines
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on November 08, 2011, 11:46:13 AM
And Suter Chassis...

Sounds like the Aspar team might be using a Aprilla engine in their CRT bike...
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on November 14, 2011, 11:55:09 AM
updated info...
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Rjunky on November 14, 2011, 12:01:25 PM
hehehehe silly season
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on November 14, 2011, 12:13:20 PM
Some interesting pics from the Valencia test...  http://www.motomatters.com/news/2011/11/10/when_amateurs_attack_valencia_test_photo.html (http://www.motomatters.com/news/2011/11/10/when_amateurs_attack_valencia_test_photo.html)

Ducati(s) with a Aluminum frame...
Shots of the BQR teams FTR/Kawasaki CRT bike, with Yonny riding.
The long awaited Inmotec Moto2 Bikes.

Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: beer on November 16, 2011, 11:04:08 PM
You forgot about Ellison on the CRT bike Jason.

You also failed to mention that Ant West's bike will be Aprilia powered with a possible Aprilia chassis as well.
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on November 16, 2011, 11:40:30 PM
You forgot about Ellison on the CRT bike Jason.

You also failed to mention that Ant West's bike will be Aprilia powered with a possible Aprilia chassis as well.

Damn How did I miss the PBM team...  added now  ::)

Nope... no confirmation on Speedmasters Chassis yet...

Added a couple more confirmations (Gresini CTR team motor/chassis, suzuki out, etc...) too.
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Rjunky on November 17, 2011, 01:33:43 AM
i have yet to get this involved in this sport... im scared to try
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on November 17, 2011, 11:11:58 PM
Updated again....
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: beer on November 23, 2011, 09:08:42 PM
i have yet to get this involved in this sport... im scared to try

I hear that all the time. Man you're really into racing is what I'm commonly told.
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on November 26, 2011, 11:42:03 AM
More updates...
Also Pics of what "looks" to be a WSBK Aprilia RSV4.... but with parts of the chassis covered in Duct tape, a differet swingarm, running GP bridgestones and Carbon brakes, run with Aspar team personal.  Was VERY fast at the test with RDP onboard.

(http://motogpmatters.smugmug.com/MotoGP/2012/Jerez-Moto2CRT-Test/i-Mcq42ft/0/L/IMG1604-L.jpg)
(http://motogpmatters.smugmug.com/MotoGP/2012/Jerez-Moto2CRT-Test/i-j6nzpP3/0/L/IMG1601-L.jpg)
(http://motogpmatters.smugmug.com/MotoGP/2012/Jerez-Moto2CRT-Test/i-fTbWH7b/0/L/IMG1609-L.jpg)
(http://motogpmatters.smugmug.com/MotoGP/2012/Jerez-Moto2CRT-Test/i-pwj7Dd8/0/L/IMG1617-L.jpg)

More Pics here (including the new Ducati GP-Zero & The Suter/BMW of CE)...
http://www.motomatters.com/news/2011/11/25/jerez_test_photos_that_mystery_aprilia_a.html (http://www.motomatters.com/news/2011/11/25/jerez_test_photos_that_mystery_aprilia_a.html)
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: beer on November 26, 2011, 02:41:32 PM
Here ya go Jason, so that you can update your entry list.

http://www.motomatters.com/page/2012_motogp_provisional_rider_list.html (http://www.motomatters.com/page/2012_motogp_provisional_rider_list.html)
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on November 26, 2011, 08:47:00 PM
Here ya go Jason, so that you can update your entry list.

http://www.motomatters.com/page/2012_motogp_provisional_rider_list.html (http://www.motomatters.com/page/2012_motogp_provisional_rider_list.html)

Except Dave doesn't have the Grillini Team on his list...
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: f3racer on December 06, 2011, 12:28:08 AM
god i wish colin edwards well this season. or for him to go back to WSBK
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: beer on January 27, 2012, 10:17:36 AM
Looks like West is out.

http://www.crash.net/motogp/news/176273/1/anthony_west_priced_out_of_motogp.html (http://www.crash.net/motogp/news/176273/1/anthony_west_priced_out_of_motogp.html)
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Rjunky on January 27, 2012, 01:17:10 PM
that sucks...feel bad for the guy......
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on January 27, 2012, 03:02:36 PM
Been awhile since I had updated...

Current Preliminary list of MotoGP, Moto2 & Moto3 is available here:  http://www.motomatters.com/news/2012/01/13/provisional_entry_lists_announced_21_mot.html
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Rjunky on March 01, 2012, 02:07:58 AM
so factory teams...honda and yamaha.....everyone else is out?
Title: Re: 2012 MotoGP Rides... who's going where - AKA silly season
Post by: Jason748 on March 01, 2012, 11:46:52 AM
In MotoGP:
Prototypes - Ducati too...  no Suzuki, Kawasaki, Aprilia... but
in CRT - the Aprilia will be a "semi-factory" bike...