Moriwaki

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Moriwaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
Private
Founded September 30, 1973
Headquarters Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, Japan
Area served
10+ countries and regions including North America, Europe and Australia
Key people
Mamoru Moriwaki, Founder and Representative Director
Namiko Moriwaki, Senior Managing Director
Midori Moriwaki, Managing Director
Products Motorbikes
Revenue 10,000,000 JPY
Website Moriwaki Engineering

Moriwaki (full company name Moriwaki Engineering Co.,Ltd) is a Japanese company which produces among other things chassis and other parts for motorcycles.[1]

For the 2010 motorcycle world championship Moriwaki built a motorbike chassis for the then-newly established Moto2 class which replaced the 250 cc class.[2][3] On the MD600 run by Team Gresini, Toni Elias won 7 races with the bike and secured the championship with a fourth place at the Malaysia round of the Grand Prix series, held at Sepang.[4]

The Moto2 formula is based on a universal engine and engine-ancilliary equipment specification, with identical controlled engines supplied to teams via the organisers based on the Honda CBR600RR. Fuel, oil and tyres are also controlled. Teams are able to use any supplier of chassis, suspension and bodywork under strict regulations to enable no one team to dominate by technology or expenditure.[5]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Moriwaki unveil latest Moto2 contender Motor Cycle News 24 April, 2009. Retrieved 2015-07-21
  3. ^ Latest evolution of Moriwaki MD600 Moto2 bike Motor Cycle News 2 September, 2009. Retrieved 2015-07-21
  4. ^ Toni Elias confirms Gresini Moto2 ride Motor Cycle News 18 January, 2010. Retrieved 2015-07-21
  5. ^ Regulations - Moto2 defined - The Racing Rules Dunlop Motorsport, Retrieved 2015-07-21

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