2016 MotoGP – “With only you can get up to seven riders with a chance to win.” assured Angel Nieto in his traditional visit to the AS with Carmelo Ezpeleta. The result of the 2016 MotoGP World Championship gives reason to the driving force behind the democratic model. Seven drivers have already won this season in MotoGP.
Now, the electronic management is very important for a 2016 MotoGP bike. In particular, this is done through the ECU. When the MotoGP rules introduced the ECU, it meant lower costs in the development of hardware and software. This gave a great advantage to the official teams. So, they have many more euros to spend.
2016 MotoGP: The Success of Ezpeleta
The model demonstrates the enormous success of Ezpeleta’s idea. Thanks to the victories of Lorenzo, Marquez, Rossi, Miller, Iannone, Crutchlow and Vinales. With a third of the 2016 MotoGP World Championship still to run. 2016 World Championship could become the most prolific season of MotoGP. The record remains the 2000. When eight riders won a GP. This year there are seven. But some officers, like Pedrosa, Dovizioso or Espargaró, have not won a race yet. But the result of nine MotoGP winners is possible. Because some other riders who can win a GP such as Miller or Crutchlow.
The several brands able to win a GP is higher than usual. Five manufacturers won a MotoGP race this year. Also Aprilia could win a GP before the end of the 2016 season. However, now it seems impossible. Instead, in Formula 1 we can see the Mercedes’s dictatorship. However, many riders aspire to victories. Not yet succeeding. Seven winning drivers in MotoGP has two earlier in F1 championship. In 1977 and, more recently, in 2012. When a Button, Alonso, Rosberg, Vettel, Maldonado, Webber and Hamilton shared successes. However, this year Mercedes won 13 out of 14 races.