Uphill Battles: Moto2 is Having Hassle Discovering Sponsors


Lack of range and narrowed availability make a flat no bueno for any dynamic motorsports occasion, least of all Moto2, once you’re apparently having problem touchdown a range of sponsors on your bikes. 

Based on an interview held between Velocity Week and Sito Pons – the proprietor of the Flexbox HP40 and Pons Racing 40 – model range has been a worsening difficulty in Moto2. Pons himself has been with a Moto2 workforce since 2010 and has been trustworthy to his personal producer – Kalex – earlier than KTM and MV Agusta (Moriwaki, FTR, TSR, MZ, Suter, and NTS) left. 

In the present day, the Moto2 circuit sports activities almost all Kalex machines, with solely two (Boscoscuro) machines from one other maker for the earlier season, threatening Moto2’s way forward for turning right into a Kalex model cup.

Sito Pons, on the particulars of Moto2's evolution in manufacturing politics. Media sourced from Speed Week.
Sito Pons, on the particulars of Moto2’s evolution in manufacturing politics. Media sourced from Velocity Week.

“On the finish of the day, KTM and the opposite producers pursue a intelligent idea, as a result of they promote GASGAS or KTM and Fantic on the bikes, so viewers imagine that these manufacturers are hidden beneath,” explains Pons. 

“The promoting impact is large, the trouble is manageable, and this protects these [teams] some huge cash…[and we lack the support of a manufacturer.”

“Other Moto2 teams have such a ‘back-up,’ [so] it might be good if we might have assist from a producer like Aprilia, Yamaha, or Honda.”

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Briefly, Pons needs “extra initiative from the Moto2 workforce operators of Yamaha, Honda, Fantic, KTM, GASGAS and Husqvarna, who might construct their very own chassis” – a good demand to make, contemplating the slim pickings. 

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*Media sourced from Velocity Week, Bike Sports activities, and Triumph*



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