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Football's transfer window is almost as exciting as the sport itself. Could it solve problems in a MotoGP paddock where this year's incredible spate of early contract deals has surely left some riders and teams with regrets?
For a sport that loves a thick book of regulations, most motorsport championships are extremely relaxed when it comes to contracts between competitors and the teams fielding their machinery.
Some series will have stricter-than-usual registration rules or limits on driver/rider changes, but none have anything like the salary transparency of the United States' main sports leagues, or the limits on intra-team moves akin to their most famous example - European association football's transfer window.
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