Originally Posted by Dagofast
I have a different question: If they have started on the 3rd of 5 engines, how would that affect the introduction of a Yamaha seamless gearbox? Since motorcycles use a "combined" engine/gearbox case are 3 of those out the window? Or would the cassette gearbox lend itself to the conversion? Or is the whole enchilada considered sealed?
It's okay if they have cracked open the use of their 3rd engine. They rotate through the engines to give them even wear. Like what they used for one race would be used for practice the next. And vice versa and so with practices, qualifying, race.