MotoGP offers places to six new teams

Six new outfits have been offered places on the MotoGP grid for 2012. With governing body the FIM having received more applications than it anticipated, the teams in question all currently compete in either the 125cc or Moto2 classes.

‘Applications from new teams for this class exceeded the likely number of places available,’ reads an official statement. ‘Following the selection procedure it has been decided to offer additional contracts of participation with IRTA to each of the following teams, all of whom currently participate in other classes of the FIM MotoGP World Championship Grand Prix.’

The six teams offered MotoGP places for a single bike in 2012 are as follows:

– By Queroseno Racing
– Forward Racing
– Kiefer Racing
– Marc VDS Racing Team
– Paddock GP Racing
– Speed Master

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