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Matthew Birt  says:

Paul Bird reveals ambitious future MotoGP strategy

High profile British MotoGP boss Paul Bird has unveiled ambitious plans to run a factory-backed effort for Yamaha or Ducati in the 2015 world championship.Bird currently runs an Aprilia ART machine for Yonny Hernandez, while Irishman Michael Laverty uses Aprilia’s motor but in a PBM frame designed and built in the UK.Bird is expected to run two Aprilia-powered bikes using...

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  • Posted 2 years ago (09 September 2013 09:40)

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Mar 12

Posts: 486

WOW! didnt see this one coming..

how does this work? has carmello relaxed the four factory bike rule? or is this another team in the same vein as the Forward Yamahas? intriguing nonetheless, more top spec bikes the better for the series

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Nov 09

Posts: 315

diceman23 says:

I think Mr Bird has been drinking

But you can't knock his ambition. If this turns out to be true I can't see Yamaha choosing PBM over Tech3, unless tech3 are planning on jumping ship. If Either Aprillia or Suzuki decide to come with a proper 4 bike effort in 2015 you've got to think the satelite contract will go to Aspar. Ducati were rumoured to be less than impressed with Pramac so he may just have been tucking into the champagne a little early

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Sep 02

Posts: 437

wild_stuart says:


I'll hedge my bets at Shakey if it's Duke, and Ellison if it's a Yammy... 

Love it when silly season never ends!

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Sep 13

Posts: 1

zannil says:

Maybe more

Would like to see him maybe go into Moto2 as well. Would be a good feeder like what Tech3 do.

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