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Honda hurt by Pirro's 'make Lorenzo pay' comments

MotoGP's Grand Prix Commission recently announced the cancellation of wild-cards this season, as part of a growing range of measures taken in response to the coronavirus crisis. The decision was justified by the need to keep 'participant numbers to the absolute minimum' for closed-door events, allow 'optimum utilisation of pit box space' and was 'in line with cost reduction policies for MotoGP Class manufacturers'. But Ducati test rider Michele Pirro - one of those now denied a chance to line-up alongside the MotoGP regulars in 2020 - suggested there might have been a more underhand motivate, telling Motosprint: "Honda maybe wants to make Lorenzo pay for going to...
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