Edwards said that his ideal plan was "to do all the races" but he is "not upset" at the prospect of another rider coming in to provide feedback on the bike.
Forward Racing had planned upgrades for their British-built chassis at Indianapolis but the new swing delivered apparently does fit.
Espargaro continues to race the factory Yamaha M1 frame – which Edwards also has access to – while the team develop their own chassis in a parallel program.
Edwards finished 16th after the opening two practice sessions at Indianapolis Friday with Espargaro eighth.
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