Originally Posted by yooperbikemike
Word is that the numbers of engines that Max used were kind of misleading -- Instead of 30something engines, what the Aprilia techs would do is go in and check and freshen the top ends of the motors as necessary on race weekends, something not allowable under current MotoGP rules.
Carmelo Ezpeleta was the source of the "34 engines per season" comments. It was a distortion to further his agenda.
"I were riding so fast, I were sucking rabbits out of the hedges" IOM TT racer Guy Martin - Thanks to rallybug