Uphill Battles: Moto2 is Having Hassle Discovering Sponsors

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

In accordance with an interview held between Pace Week and Sito Pons – the proprietor of the Flexbox HP40 and Pons Racing 40 – model variety has been a worsening problem in Moto2. Pons himself has been with a Moto2 crew since 2010 and has been devoted to his personal producer – Kalex – earlier than KTM and MV Agusta (Moriwaki, FTR, TSR, MZ, Suter, and NTS) left. 

At the moment, the Moto2 circuit sports activities practically 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 Pace 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 consider that these manufacturers are hidden beneath,” explains Pons. 

“The promoting impact is big, 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 may have assist from a producer like Aprilia, Yamaha, or Honda.”

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In brief, Pons desires “extra initiative from the Moto2 crew operators of Yamaha, Honda, Fantic, KTM, GASGAS and Husqvarna, who may construct their very own chassis” – a good demand to make, contemplating the slim pickings. 

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*Media sourced from Pace Week, Motorbike Sports activities, and Triumph*