Carmelo Ezpeleta does not enlarge MotoGp

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The words of Carmelo Ezpeleta

In recent days there has been è talk about the possibility of expanding MotoGp but Carmelo Ezpeleta denied everything: "There’è never been a fifth bike for KTM and there won’ be. The system we have now works very well, and private teams have a value that they would lose if we gave a bike to everyone who asked for one".

“The’increase in the number of invitations will be implemented next year,” the Dorna boss later added to Motorsport. “We will propose to the teams to do more wild cards. KTM has four places and five riders under contract. I think with the amount of events we have, having five riders who can get on one of the four bikes at any time is a good solution".

Marco Bezzecchi has chosen to continue with the Mooney VR46 Racing Team also in 2024, thus preferring to remain in Valentino Rossi’s team instead of riding a Ducati in the Pramac team, which next season will be the only satellite team supplied with official Desmosedici.

The rider from Rimini, who is third in the overall MotoGp standings and capable of winning two Grand Prix in 2023, found the agreement with the Doctor for the fifth consecutive season: "I am really very happy to be able to confirm that in 2024 I will be on track with the Mooney VR46 Racing Team, this team è been crucial for my career, not only sports, until now and still in the future".

A choice that was in the air, after the recent praise of Valentino Rossi himself, who had expressed his desire to see him again in his team alongside his brother Luca: "I want to continue to grow in this team, with the support of Ducati, è for me the most natural choice. 2024 brings with ité many expectations, but for now I want to focus on this season. We are currently fighting for the World podium, we have the open team title with Luca, and I am sure that every person on the team will give their all, even more than they have done so far, to achieve these goals. To remain in Vale’s team è for me a great stimulus as well as a pride".

Bezzecchi has thusì postponed the dream of getting on an official Desmosedici in 2024: now in Pramac they are thinking about the possible replacement for Johann Zarco (who has moved to Honda). Alongside Jorge Martin could come Franco Morbidelli, who is leaving Yamaha.

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