Aprilia has no intentions on leaving all the “Production Racer” market to Honda.So next year, being strong after the experience with Jorge Martinez’ team, Noale could line up four bikes that are more competitive than the actual ART ones. Maybe with the Aprilia sign on the tank.
If, at the beginning of the year Dall’Igna seemed more concentrated on the Superbike, now the die has been cast, like we had anticipated at the weekend in Monza.
< Art- Aprilia’s winning move, other than their performance, is their costs: if the sedicesimo clone of the RC213V, without a pneumatic cylinder head and seamless gears, it would constrict the teams to pay out 1,2 million Euros, according to the previsions made by the vice-executive president of the HRC, Shuhei Nakamoto, the four cylinders V veneta, that derived from the RSV-4 world championships of the Superbike shouldn’t cost more than a third. Let’s sayaround 400.000. Less than what was initially estimated. But with what more than the actual Arts?
“We are already working on it – says Gigi Dall’Igna, head of department of Aprilia races – besides a general improvement on the cyclistic, that could use the same suspension as the Superbike, presently more sophisticated than the CRT, we are thinking on the bikes. pneumatic cylinder heads? Why not? It’s technology that’s known, It wouldn’t cost much more to do it”.
the problem with Dall’Igna is the cost