Tri­umph con­firm Moto2 en­gine

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Sport -

Mugello saw Tri­umph fi­nally con­firmed as of­fi­cial en­gine sup­plier to Moto2 from 2019 (see page 6).

The move will see the depar­ture of Honda’s CBR600 en­gines in favour of a spe­cially de­vel­oped ver­sion of Tri­umph’s Street Triple 765cc pow­er­plant. The move will mean ma­jor changes to the class, with chas­sis man­u­fac­tur­ers such as Suter, Kalex and KTM de­vel­op­ing com­pletely new frames to fit around the much slim­mer three-cylin­der en­gine. See full story, p6.

Out with four cylin­ders, in with three

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