MotoGP’s teams have been in talks to reduce costs as the current global pandemic continues to wreak financial disaster. But the manufacturers involved need to band together against a common good, and be open to even more radical solutions
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing the world of sport to adapt to ensure its survival through various structural and financial rethinks to mitigate the financial disaster COVID-19 has wrought across the globe.
In recent weeks, Formula 1 has elected to get radical with its thinking to keep costs as low as possible. This manifested itself in such ideas as delaying its 2021 rules overhaul by a year and freezing current chassis for a two-season cycle. Reducing the impending cost cap has also been agreed in principal – though by how much remains a sticking point between teams.
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