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The inconsistent sanctioning policy of the FIM Stewards Panel, and the discontent that has spread among the three grids of the MotoGP World Championship as a result, makes an intervention essential to preserve the prestige of the championship
During one of the most tumultuous seasons in the history of the series, the body that is supposed to steady the MotoGP ship and ensure that the code of conduct between riders is respected, is coming up short.
A lack of consistency in the criteria being followed lately by the FIM Stewards has been met with a wave of criticism from riders in all three categories. Complaints are nothing new, but rarely have they been so multiple and so unanimous as they have been during the back-to-back rounds at the Red Bull Ring.
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