After two decades of healthy growth, MotoGP is feeling the pinch. A combination of circumstances has hit the series; the first response to potential crisis came late in August, with a surprise announcement at Austria’s GP. Starting next year, every grand prix is to have an extra race. Following in the footsteps of F1 and World Superbikes, a Saturday-afternoon Sprint Race is intended to whet the appetites and boost the numbers of fans, both at the track and watching on TV. This met with mixed reactions.
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