News 17 Apr 2020

MotoGP specification freeze implemented until 2021

Engine and aerodynamic packages on hold due to coronavirus.

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A development freeze in MotoGP has been confirmed by the Grand Prix Commission, the measure implemented in a bid to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The meeting, held electronically between manufacturers and the commission, was held to discuss the challenges currently faced.

As a result, a specification freeze for the engine and aero-body for the MotoGP class until the first event of the 2021 season has been introduced. Thereafter, current upgrade regulations will apply for the rest of the 2021 season.

In addition, there will be a total specification freeze of the whole motorcycle in both the Moto2 and Moto3 classes during 2020 and 2021. Approval was accepted by all teams across each class, voting to seal the decisions.