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    Moto GP 2022

    Is it just me or are they actually getting more serious about poor riding and dishing out more penalties, doing things like minimum age going up etc? 2022 is going to be interesting. I'll be watching closely how they run qualifying first off, there's been a lot of comments on tactics versus risk there

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    How about 200ml less gas allowance for each infringement?
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    Quote Originally Posted by F5 Dave View Post
    How about 200ml less gas allowance for each infringement?
    oooh a fuel penalty would be pretty effective!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tigertim20 View Post
    oooh a fuel penalty would be pretty effective!
    Disqualification sends a stern message.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tigertim20 View Post
    oooh a fuel penalty would be pretty effective!
    IOMTT used to have a petrol limit in the very early days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pritch View Post
    Disqualification sends a stern message.
    one round disqualification is good.
    But if every infraction meant your total fuel carry for the rest of the season reduced by XX ml I bet you would see a rapid improvement in rider behavior

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    MM might find himself on a fuel economy run.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tigertim20 View Post
    one round disqualification is good.
    But if every infraction meant your total fuel carry for the rest of the season reduced by XX ml I bet you would see a rapid improvement in rider behavior
    There was a fuel limit in MotoGP, it may have been relaxed. It resulted in big banks of fridges to keep the gas chilled, and bikes had insulating blankets over the tank while on the grid. I wondered at that latter cause their tanks tend to be more under the riders arse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pritch View Post
    There was a fuel limit in MotoGP, it may have been relaxed. It resulted in big banks of fridges to keep the gas chilled, and bikes had insulating blankets over the tank while on the grid. I wondered at that latter cause their tanks tend to be more under the riders arse.
    Surely the consequences of running out at pace would make that risky, maybe the onboard data would take care of that. Back in the six hour days here we had gas tanks in the chiller at a pub down town feilding, I think at one race in a pukekohe three hour the gas expanded quicker than consumption and caused either an over flow or a split tank so the practice was stomped on.....

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    I think it is currently 22l and was reduced a while back. Regulation of use is something they obsess over in the pits I believe.
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