FIM announcement. Amendments to the Rules for 2005

The Grand Prix Commission, composed of Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Claude Danis (FIM), Sito Pons (IRTA) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA), in the presence of Mr Paul Butler (Secretary of the meeting), in a meeting held today at the circuit of Mugello, unanimously decided to introduce the modifications below to the MotoGP World Championship Regulations.

- For immediate application:

1.2 Events

To delete Art. 1.2.2 ("all events in the Championship must cater for all three classes")

1.19 Ride Through Procedure

During the race, the rider will be requested to ride through the pit lane; stopping is not permitted. He may then rejoin the race.

- For application as from June 9, 2005 (Gran Premi Gauloises de Catalunya):

1.14 Technical Control

1.14.1 Second paragraph, to delete "In the classes 250cc and 125cc,"

1.21 Behaviour during practice and race

1.21.12 To delete "two way radio voice communication"

- For application as from 2007, valid for 5 years minimum:

2.2 Classes

2.2.1 As from January 1st, 2007, in the Motogp class the maximum engine size capacity will be 800cc and 2-stroke engines will not be allowed.

2.6 Fuel tank

2.6.5 The maximum fuel tank capacity will be of 21 litres


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