The 2017 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season will start on Sunday, 26th March at the Losail International Circuit in Lusail, Qatar. Marc Márquez will start the season as defending World Champion. Most of the teams has confirmed their MotoGP 2017 riders line ups and are geared up for the upcoming season. All the Factory teams signed up the contract with riders for two seasons.
Let’s take a look at all teams with their riders contracts for 2017 MotoGP season.
MotoGP 2017 Riders Line Ups
|Aprilia||Aprilia Racing Team Gresini||Sam Lowes|
|Ducati||Ducati Team||Andrea Dovizioso|
|Octo Pramac Yakhnich||Danilo Petrucci|
|Reale Esponsorama Racing||Héctor Barberá|
|Pull & Bear Aspar Team||Karel Abraham|
|Honda||Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS||Jack Miller|
|Repsol Honda Team||Dani Pedrosa|
|LCR Honda||Cal Crutchlow|
|KTM||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||Bradley Smith|
|Suzuki||Team Suzuki Ecstar||Andrea Iannone|
|Yamaha||Monster Yamaha Tech 3||Johann Zarco|
|Movistar Yamaha MotoGP||Maverick Viñales|
Jorge Lorenzo has joined Ducati after finishing his nine-year relationship with Yamaha. Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaró end their contract with Tech 3 Yamaha to join the newly formed KTM team for the 2017 season.
Maverick Viñales will ride for Yamaha after leaving Team Suzuki. Álex Rins and Sam Lowes moved up to the premier class to make their MotoGP début with Team Suzuki and Aprilia Racing Team Gresini respectively.
The 2015 and 2016 Moto2 World Champion Jonas Folger and Johann Zarco will make their MotoGP début with Monster Yamaha Tech 3.