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By motogp.com

A new era: Triumph Moto2™ engine handover

Showcase event with 32 engines featured in their factory delivery crates, set-out in race grid positions on the start / finish straight

Tags Moto2, 2018

The official Triumph engine handover marks the end of the full engine development and the beginning of the new era of Triumph Moto2™ 765cc powered motorcycles - which will be seen in action on track for the first time at the Moto2™ test at Jerez de la Frontera from 23rd- 25th of November.

Triumph bring their engines to the Moto2™ grid

Following almost two years of intensive development and testing process, the project has been delivered by a dedicated team from Triumph, Dorna, Externpro, Magneti Marelli, and specialist rider input from several former Moto2™ and British SuperSport competitors.

"For me this is just the beginning as we will continue to support the engine programme and feed the key learnings into our motorcycle development, particularly in our class leading Street and Speed Triples.’’

"For me this is just the beginning as we will continue to support the engine programme and feed the key learnings into our motorcycle development, particularly in our class leading Street and Speed Triples.’’

Carmelo Ezpeleta, Dorna CEO: "We're very proud to welcome Triumph to the MotoGP World Championship. It is a pleasure for us to race with such an iconic name as Moto2 engine supplier, writing an important chapter into each of our histories. We look forward to seeing the debut of Triumph on track and to bringing in this new era of competition together."

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