Ducati Sporting Club
Home Calendar Gallery Membership Online Shop DSC Blogs Extras
Go Back   Ducati Sporting Club > Sport > Race
Reload this Page The Dorna Effect
Forum Home Register FAQ Search Forum Recent Posts Mark Forums Read

Race MotoGP / WSB / BSB / Local racing.
*** WARNING*** May contain race results!!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-Aug-2013, 11:51 PM   #1
DSC Region Organiser skidlids skidlids is offline
MotoGP God
 
skidlids's Avatar
 
Posts: 18,162
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Oxford
Mood: Its ONLY a Bike Club
The Dorna Effect

BMW and Aprilia quitting WSBk
production of 300,000 Euro Superbikes
MotoGP Live coverage from main channel terrestrial TV to BT Sport

At this rate its not going to be long before BSB is the second major championship in the world of Motorcycle Roadracing
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-Aug-2013, 08:19 AM   #2
DSC Member ChrisBushell ChrisBushell is offline
DSC Club Member
Big Twin
 
ChrisBushell's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,600
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Sevenoaks
Mood: Im Going to Italy soon!
Must admit I was surprised by the almost complete lack of crowd at Silverstone over the weekend on the EuroSport round up program. No way that event turned a profit!

I suppose that Aprillia and BMW loosing could well have something to do with that.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-Aug-2013, 02:16 PM   #3
misterpink misterpink is offline
Registered Forum User
500SD
Bikes: multistrada, 748R/916
 
misterpink's Avatar
 
Posts: 592
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: london
Mood: one very coool cat!
if Dorna control the rights to motogp and wsbk is that a monopoly? shouldn't the EU monopolies commission have been consulted?
  Reply With Quote
Old 13-Aug-2013, 11:13 AM   #4
007 007 is offline
Registered Forum User
500SD
Bikes: 996 Bip
 
007's Avatar
 
Posts: 524
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Henley-on-Thames
Mood: CITIUS EST MELIUS!
Exclamation

Quote:
Originally Posted by misterpink
if Dorna control the rights to motogp and wsbk is that a monopoly? shouldn't the EU monopolies commission have been consulted?

Dorna is actually owned by a London based investment company called Bridgepoint EU. The holding is not significant enough to warrant monopolies commision involvement. However tenure is typically less than 10 years, so expect Dorna to be sold to turn a profit in the near future.

Bit of a shame really.

Best regards,

James
  Reply With Quote
Reply
  
Thread Tools
Display Modes
Postbit Selector

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Recent Posts - Contact Us - DSC Home - Archive - Top
Powered by vBulletin 3.5.4 - Copyright © 2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. - © Ducati Sporting Club - All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:41 AM.