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This was the first year with BANNED aftermarket electronic packages. So no more motec/marelli ecu's that required a huge ammount of money and specialists - engineers to run those packages.
All bikes in class run with superstock - updated electronic packages that come from the factory. That includes Triumph, so they should use the supersport package that was available from the factory upto 2012 (wiring and programable ecu).
Honestly I can think of no reason not to use the latest model daytona which I find it more reliable and more competetive next to F3s/zx6s and cbrs but I'm sure they know better.
The best reason I can find is because they alreay had those second generation daytonas ready to race... Unfortunatly that proves that Triumph factory doesn't care at all on racing... by allowing a Brit(!) team to race with their old generation bikes that no one can buy!
That's pity, really pity. But again. Congrats to the team and their effort. I really wish we can see them again next year!!