MotoGP, jewels for sale: do you want one? Take a look, it’s a piece of history

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MotoGP for sale, in this case a particular model used by Colin Edwards. Here is his assessment.

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From 1949, the year of his birth, to the present day, the Speed ​​World Championship, now known as MotoGP, has lived through many different periods of history. The category MotoGP in particular it has had so many changes as well experiments at the level of development and therefore of progress, of evolution. There meteoric CRT it caused a lot of discussion at the time of its introduction, yet it was a moment important for MotoGP. Now there is also the possibility of securing one of these models, in the photo you have the representation of it. A history chapter recent event of the World Championship, a race now defunct for some time but which has intrigued even the most skeptical, before to disappear. Do you know how it’s done? And how much does it cost? Here are some details.


For a very short time MotoGP had a sort of “subcategory experimental”. Her name was CRT extension (acronym of Claiming Rule Team), then transformed into openuntil its disappearance. Few years of business with this sort of MotoGP economic and experimental wanted by Dorna, but which has practically seen a double championship in premier class. A meteor in the premier class of MotoGP, a first step to increase what were then very few participants in MotoGP, thus attracting many other names. But it was also a move strategic and policy by the MotoGP organizer for “detach” the category from the big houses, demonstrating that it could also do without them. It was about motorcycles a lot similar to Moto2, with standard engine and free chassis, exactly like the prototypesdespite being halfway there. A category introduced in 2012, but already marked by a bad 2015 and finally “killed” since the introduction of the single control unit.

A MotoGP in the garage

In this case we are talking about a motorcycle with a frame FTR extension with 1000cc Kawasaki ZX-10R engine and team colours Forward, currently present only in Moto2. This model for sale weighs 157 kilos, has 229 HP, Brembo carbon brakes, Magneti Marelli electronics, Ohlins suspension, just to name a few precious components. Specifically, it is the one led by Colin Edwards in 2013, the year in which the American and Claudio Corti were teammates. Do you know how much this costs particular “MotoGP”? The auction house Silverstone Auctions has set the quotation between 35,000 and 40,000 pounds, or about 40,000-45,000 euros. The possibility of putting on a piece of history of the World Championship in the garage.