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How Honda exposed the inadequacy of MotoGP's rules

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How Honda exposed the inadequacy of MotoGP's rules
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Apr 3, 2019, 10:05 AM

Honda scored its first victory of the 2019 MotoGP season in Argentina on Sunday after an impressive performance by Marc Marquez - but it also exposed a growing problem in another area of the championship

While Honda scored its first win of the 2019 MotoGP season in Argentina thanks to a sublime performance by Marc Marquez, behind the scenes the Japanese manufacturer secured perhaps an even more significant victory off-track.

Following the FIM's ruling that Ducati's controversial rear winglet was indeed legal, Honda submitted a design of its own for MotoGP technical director Danny Aldridge - who had given Ducati the all-clear to run its appendage in Qatar - to approve.

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Teams Repsol Honda Team
Author Jamie Klein
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