JUNE 27, 2006
Barnard still in the game
John Barnard, the former McLaren, Ferrari and Benetton F1 technical director, has announced plans to work with the engineering firm Ricardo to create a MotoGP team. After leaving F1 Barnard, one of the great innovators in F1, spent a couple of years working with Kenny Roberts's team.
Barnard's company B3 Technologies Ltd continues to supply components to teams in Formula 1 as well as diverse programmes which include the satellite and aerospace industries, medical equipment and deep-sea exploration. B3 Technologies and Ricardo are planning to get together to apply advanced technologies and engineering skills in MotoGP and are currently looking for partners and sponsors to start a team.
B3 Technologies Ltd grew out of Ferrari Design and Development Ltd that was set up by Ferrari in 1992 to gain access to technology being pioneered in the UK.
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