MotoGP Class Applications for 2012 Season2011-05-18 09:18
On 30 April 2011, the FIM announced that 13 teams containing 21 riders, not currently participating in
the MotoGP class, had been provided with terms and conditions for participation in 2012. Those teams
were invited to confirm their interest and submit comprehensive details of their plans for participation to
IRTA. The deadline was Saturday, 14 May.
During the Le Mans event the applications were reviewed by IRTA and Dorna. Eleven teams comprising 16
riders have now been invited to participate in the next stage of selection. These teams have until Friday
3 June, to lodge a security deposit with IRTA.
At the Catalunya Grand Prix Dorna and IRTA will decide which teams will then be offered a contract of
participation for 2012. Teams applying to participate in the CRT category will also need to have their
application approved by the Grand Prix Commission members.
Following the Catalunya Grand Prix a list of accepted teams will be published.
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