How Honda exposed MotoGP's inadequate tech rules

How Honda exposed MotoGP's inadequate tech rules

Honda scored its first victory of the 2019 MotoGP season in Argentina on Sunday after an impressive performance by Marc Marquez - but it also exposed a growing problem in another area of the championship

While Honda scored its first win of the 2019 MotoGP season in Argentina thanks to a sublime performance by Marc Marquez, behind the scenes the Japanese manufacturer secured perhaps an even more significant victory off-track.

Following the FIM's ruling that Ducati's controversial rear winglet was indeed legal, Honda submitted a design of its own for MotoGP technical director Danny Aldridge - who had given Ducati the all-clear to run its appendage in Qatar - to approve.

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