MotoGP 2023 transfer window status as of June 12 – GP Inside

MotoGP 2023 transfer window status as of June 12 – GP Inside

Who will be where in 2023? Negotiations are progressing well as the MotoGP World Championship summer break approaches. The editors summarize the results of the signed and known as of June 12, 2022, a week before the German Grand Prix.

MOTOGP 2023 (11 teams, 22 riders) – Starting grid and final talks

Aprilia:

Combined from September 2021. Alex Espargaro and Maverick Viñales will be teammates in the official team until 2024.

Two other Aprilia RS-GPs will be entered in 2023 via RNF satellite team, the current WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP team, which will leave Yamaha to join the Noale firm. Alex Rins given in the favorite in this file, but also met with Miguel Oliveira on the sidelines of the Grand Prix of Catalonia. Raul Fernandez is also interested in the Italian brand, but has yet to convince the current KTM rider.

Up to 100% Spanish quartet in Aprilia? This creates some problems and an Italian is desirable on one of the RS-GPs. Moto2 World Leader, Celestina Vietti, is on the list. Name a Tony Arbalino is also circulating, although the track seems less serious.

Ducati:

Whose second official Ducati? Place before Francesco Bagnaiasigned until 2024, will return to Enea Bastianini where Jorge Martin. The Italian signs the best first part of the championship, but the Spaniard remains an asset that the Italian brand believes in and relies on. A decision will be made in the summer, executives said.

Anyone who has not joined the Ducati Lenovo team must meet Pramac Racing, a Ducati-backed satellite team, in the same box as Johann Zarko. The Frenchman enjoys the confidence of his employer and his extension is a done deal “99%” Paolo Ciabati.

Gresini Racing is looking for a replacement in Enea Bastianiniand thus a new teammate Fabio di Gianantonio whose presence in MotoGP in 2023 would be a foregone conclusion. Discussions were opened with Miguel Oliveira, but other pilots are interested in Ducati. For example Raul Fernandezin case he ever leaves Tech3 KTM.

Nothing should change at Mooney VR46 Racing Team Luca Marini and Marco BetsekiVR46 Riders Academy pilots who have achieved good results and are improving since the beginning of the season.

Honda:

Mark Marquez will probably have the wheel of the Repsol Honda team until 2024. Paul Espargaro a compatriot will replace him Joan Mir, the signing of which should not be delayed any longer. In LCR, Alex Marquez is on its way to an update. on the carpet Takaaki Nakagami could yield to his compatriot Oh Ogura, second in the Moto2 World Championship. But despite the difficulties of the Japanese, the games are not as done as they said at the beginning of spring.

KTM:

Signed until the end of 2024. Brad Binder will have a new man at Red Bull KTM Factory Racing: Jack Millerreplacing Miguel Oliveira and closed for the next two years.

Nothing has been announced about Tech3 KTM Factory Racing yet, but the French team can count on it Paul Espargaro, who will return to the KTM RC16 after two seasons with Honda. The Spaniard had already ridden under Hervé Pancharal from 2014 to 2016 when he was with Yamaha.

He would replace Raul Fernandez, unhappy on the KTM and at the start. His teammate Remy Gardnerwho got the best results – 8 points for the Australian, only one for the Spaniard after nine races – will remain in office.

Yamaha:

Fabio Quartararo and Franco Morbidelli will continue to be garage partners in the official Monster Energy Yamaha team. The Frenchman has extended his contract until 2024, while the Italian’s contract runs until the end of 2023. Razlan Rosali’s (with the Yamaha RNF MotoGP team) decision to leave Yamaha and join Aprilia means there will no longer be just two YZR-M1s. track

Gresini is looking for a replacement for Bastianini


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