Scot Racing Team has announced that, despite being close to an agreement with Alex de Angelis for the 2010 season, has been forced to retire from the MotoGP class.
While Honda was willing to put a seventh RCV on the grid for the team, they missed Honda’s deadline for a decision.
Cirano Mularoni Team Manager: “After the happiness for the conquest of the world championship in the 250cc class for me and for the whole team this is a great disappointment, that no reward for all the work done over the years.
Now we just have to concentrate on the project Moto2.
While Alex DeAngelis in a press release had this to say:“I’m sorry that this opportunity to stay in MotoGP with Cirano Mularoni’s team Scot.
In these last weeks we’ve were working hard to find the funds so we could get together for next season and we almost made it.
Even if the negotiations were pretty far ahead, Honda informed us that they would not be able to deliver the bike because and expired time limit relevant to the request.
”“For me there’s still a possibility to stay in MotoGP, but at the moment I can’t reveal the details.
I’ve still some contacts with several teams in Moto2 and a few negotiations are already at a good point.
”DeAngelis has been linked to Gresini’s Moto2 team, and also to the new FB Corse team that could see their MotoGP debut late next season or in 2011.