Benelli is out of the opening WSB races in Valencia on Sunday citing cash shortages.
Essentially, they have blown up too many engines and don’t have enough left to compete.
The factory, which has been showing off its road bike in Valencia, says it will have to miss the first three rounds of the season, but is confident it will be back for the Monza WSB round.
MCN learned of the decision on Saturday morning. Superpole results to follow.