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Oct 17, 2013

FIM MotoGP World Championship: CRT Class Will Now Be Known As "Open"

FIM MotoGP World Championship: A group of CRT-class riders in action at Circuit of The Americas. Photo by Brian J. Nelson.
FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix

Decision of the Grand Prix Commission

The Grand Prix Commission, composed of Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Ignacio Verneda (FIM Executive Director, Sport), Herve Poncharal (IRTA) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA) in the presence of Javier Alonso (Dorna) and Mike Trimby (IRTA, Secretary of the meeting), in a meeting held on 12 October 2013 in Sepang (Malaysia), made the following decisions:

Technical Regulations

Moto3 Class – Effective 2014

Engine manufacturers will be required to make available six gearboxes, comprised of two specifications,
and to allow teams to decide at the first event

MotoGP Class – Effective 2014
The temperature of fuel, which may not be less than 15oC below the ambient temperature, will now be checked in a separate container prior to the fuel tank being filled. This is due to the shapes of some fuel tanks making it impossible for a probe to measure temperature in all sections of the fuel tank. The fuel tank must be empty prior to filling from the separate container. For practical and cost reasons, wild card entries in the MotoGP class will be free to use any ECU and software. MotoGP class wild card entries will be permitted to use a maximum of three engines at each event.

Other Matters

MotoGP Class Categories

It has already been announced that MotoGP class entries opting to use the Magneti Marelli ECU but their own software will be designated as competing under the “Factory” option. The CRT designation which previously applied to the remaining entries is no longer relevant. In future these entries will be referred
to as “Open”.

The full text of the regulations and the detailed technical specifications may be viewed shortly on: