FIM 70th season of Grand Prix motorcycle racing already start. That’s why all participating teams have already confirmed MotoGP 2018 rider line up for the competition. Many high profiled riders are preparing themselves to take part in this biggest racing event. Some riders also changed their team after finishing the agreement.
MotoGP followed that up with the official 2018 MotoGP entry list, which features 10 factory riders, and 14 Independent Rider Team pilots.
One more test remains (March 1-3, Qatar) ahead of the 2018 season opener at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit March 17.
MotoGP 2018 Rider Line Up
|99||DUCATI||JORGE LORENZO||DUCATI TEAM|
|93||HONDA||MARC MARQUEZ||REPSOL HONDA TEAM|
|55||YAHAMA||HAFIZH SYAHRIN||YAMAHA TECH 3|
|53||DUCATI||TITO RABAT||REALE AVINTIA RACING DUCATI|
|46||YAMAHA||VALENTINO ROSSI||MOVISTAR YAMAHA|
|45||APRILIA||SCOTT REDDING||APRILIA RACING TEAM GRESINI|
|44||KTM||POL ESPARGARO||RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING|
|43||DUCATI||JACK MILLER||ALMA PRAMAC RACING DUCATI|
|42||SUZUKI||ALEX RINS||TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR|
|41||APRILIA||ALEIX ESPARGARO||APRILIA RACING TEAM GRESINI|
|38||KTM||BRADLEY SMITH||RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING|
|35||HONDA||CAL CRUTCHLOW||LCR HONDA|
|30||HONDA||TAKAAKI NAKGAMI||LCR HONDA IDEMITSU|
|29||SUZUKI||ANDREA IANNONE||TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR|
|26||HONDA||DANI PEDROSA||REPSOL HONDA TEAM|
|25||YAMAHA||MAVERICK VINALES||MOVISTAR YAMAHA|
|21||HONDA||FRANCO MARBIDELLI||EG O,O MARC VDS HONDA|
|19||DUCATI||ALVARO BAUTISTA||PULL&BEAR ASPAR TEAM|
|17||DUCATI||KAREL ABRAHAM||PULL&BEAR ASPAR TEAM|
|12||HONDA||TOM LUTHI||EG O,O MARC VDD|
|10||DUCATI||XAVIER SIMEON||REALE AVINTIA RACING|
|09||DUCATI||DANILO PETRUCCI||OCTO PRAMAC YAKHNICH|
|05||YAMAHA||JOHANN ZARCO||MONSTER YAMAHA TECH 3|
|04||DUCATI||ANDREA DOVIZIOSO||DUCATI TEAM|
Total twenty-three riders are ready to take part in this tournament which divided into six teams. Until the end of 2018, Marquez and Pedrosa would remain companions for Honda team because They have still two years contract left with them.
Pedrosa who renewed his contract in last May 2016. According to the new deal, his contract will expire in next 2018 with Repsol Honda 2015 MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo left Yamaha team and already joined Ducati. Where he has made next two years agreement with them.
MotoGP Rider Changes 2016-2017
Jorge Lorenzo left Yamaha team and already joined Ducati where he has made next two years agreement with them. As a Partner of Valentino Rossi, Maverick Vinales is included in Yahama team.At a glance MotoGP Full season calendar 2018.
Valentino Rossi, the first pilot who surprisingly announced its renewal before the conclusion of the first MotoGP of the season, movement, incidentally, that baffled all the paddock, plus precipitate that correct called in the following weeks turned. Again, the Italian has shown that among other things, dominates masterfully times.
Andrea Dovizioso who renewed his contract till 2018 with Ducati. As a partner of Dovizioso, Jorge Lorenzo signed in contract agreement with Ducati. Andrea Iannone, Alex Rins renewed their contract till 2018 assured by Davide Brivio. Head of Aprilia, Romano Albesiano announced Sam Lowes, Aleix Espargaro compete for this season.
Read More: MotoGP World Championship Standings 2018.