With the MotoGP World Championships all set to begin with the new 2023 season, check out the full confirmed line-up list of riders and teams below
As the MotoGP 2023 calendar begins, the new season is set to feature some fascinating new partnerships and major changes.
Interestingly, the MotoGP 2023 World Championships will feature a new event – the sprint races, which will take place every weekend and carry points.
MotoGP 2023 full list of riders, numbers, teams
Given below is the full confirmed line-up list of every team’s riders for the upcoming MotoGP 2023:
|Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team||Fabio Quartararo (end of 2024) #20|
|Franco Morbidelli (end of 2023) #21|
|Ducati Lenovo Team||Francesco Bagnaia (end of 2024) #63|
|Enea Bastianini (end of 2024) #23|
|Aprilia Racing||Aleix Espargaro (end of 2024) #41|
|Maverick Vinales (end of 2024) #12|
|Repsol Honda Team||Marc Marquez (end of 2024) #93|
|Joan Mir (end of 2024) #36|
|Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||Jack Miller (end of 2024) #43|
|Brad Binder (end of 2024) #33|
|Gresini Racing MotoGP (Ducati)||Alex Marquez (end of 2023) #73|
|Fabio di Giannantonio (end of 2023) #49|
|Prima Pramac Racing (Ducati)||Johann Zarco (Ducati contract for 2023) #5|
|Jorge Martin (Ducati contract for 2023) #89|
|Mooney VR46 Racing Team (Ducati)||Luca Marini (for 2023) #10|
|Marco Bezzecchi (for 2023) #72|
|RNF MotoGP Team (Aprilia)||Miguel Oliveira (Aprilia, end of 2024) #88|
|Raul Fernandez (Aprilia, end of 2024) #25|
|Tech3 GASGAS Factory Racing (KTM)||Pol Espargaro (KTM, end of 2024) #44|
|Augusto Fernandez (KTM, end of 2024) #37|
|LCR Honda Castrol/Idemitsu||Alex Rins (Honda, end of 2024) #42|
|Takaaki Nakagami (Honda, end of 2023) #30|
MotoGP notable changes and new pairings
Suzuki quits MotoGP
The biggest news for 2023 is the shock departure of Suzuki, following just one year of a planned five-year contract. The move leaves MotoGP with five bike manufacturers.
Joan Mir to partner Marc Marquez
Following Suzuki’s decision to quit MotoGP, 2020 world champion Joan Mir and his race-winning team-mate Alex Rins have had to find alternative teams. Mir is linked to join Repsol Honda, while Rins signed for HRC. Mir will alongside one of the sports’ best riders, Marc Marquez.
Jack Miller departs from Ducati to join KTM
After spending five years riding for Ducati, Jack Miller will now ride for KTM. The Australian rider, has won MotoGP races for both Honda and Ducati in the past. Miller signed a two-year deal, which will see him race the RC16 alongside Brad Binder.
Bastianini wins factory duel with Martin
With Miller departing Ducati, the choices for his replacement came down to young guns Enea Bastianini (Gresini) and Jorge Martin (Pramac). Ultimately, Bastianini won the decision following his string of race victories on the GP21.
RNF drops Yamaha to join Aprilia
The upcoming 2023 season will be the first time in the ‘MotoGP’ era that Yamaha will compete without a satellite team. This is after RNF switched their allegiance to Aprilia. Razlan Razali’s team will also feature an all-new rider line-up featuring Miguel Oliveira and Raul Fernandez from KTM.