Since there is only 23 hits to the site today I can assume not everyone has seen the new look. Now that I have figured out that I didn’t have the imbed links for the YouTube videos I am a little happier with it. Any way I forgot to disscuss who can show up where all of the championships are final. Last I knew it was the top 4 teams from each series automatically qualify for the world final. Since there are only 2 teams in the Australian series, that means there are 2 extra slots to fill. I’ll call them wildcard slots, cause I can. So Catavolt and Ripperton qualify. In NA it is Steve Atlas, Kenyon Kluge, Matt Kent, and Eric Bostrom. So the 2 Brammos, a Zero eSuperStock, and the lone Virginia Tech TTX75 bike, with a long list of riders and bike after th, that didn’t qualify. Then in Europe It is Mitthias Himmelman, Tang Yu, HoiChi Fung, and Wayne Tessels. This means only one Muench bike and no less than three ZongShen bike qualified. But, Peter Linden is on the list twice with the same team but two different numbers. His points combined would give him 4th. I wonder what weird technicality got him tied for 6th with himself? Might just be a typo too. Who knows.
Anyway, since ZongShen was one of the few able to make the World final last year I don’t see them not coming this year. And I think it to be certain Muench wants to defend their title. In other words I don’t see any wild card seats coming from Europe. I think all of those teams and the US teams will show. So that just leaves the 2 Australian slots. But that’s if they can make it over at all. I don’t see those guys as being able to foot the bill. I know the TTXGP had wanted to make a better effort to help teams such as those get to the world final, but we’ll just have to wait and see. If more teams can’t show there will be plenty to take their spot. Its gonna be a full grid this year for sure.