Entertainment MotoGP 2022: Overview Drivers, Teams and Driver Change

18:30  17 november  2021
18:30  17 november  2021 Source:   de.motorsport.com

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The MotoGP Season 2021 is over. The 2022 season starts traditionally with the Grand Prix of Qatar on March 6th. With 21 races in the MotoGP calendar 2022 , the new season of the royal class of the motorcycle World Cup will be as extensive as never a previously. And it will be the first season of the royal class since the 500s season 1999, which goes over the stage without Valentino Rossi in the starter field.

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Nevertheless, the starter field in the MotoGP season 2022 will be greater than it was 2021 the case. Twelve teams with two pilots each occur. Not less than four of the twelve teams rely on Ducati bikes. Thus, a third of the 24-member MotoGP field 2022 is set by Ducati, but with different specifications of the DESMOSEDICI.

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As far as the driver change in the field is concerned, most of them have already signed themselves in the course of the season 2021, but have already been completed. Franco Morbidelli is excited early on the Yamaha work team because Maverick Vinales started the change to Aprilia early. Andrea Dovizioso also drove a few races for his new employer 2021, but the 2022 is no longer called Petronas-Yamaha, but RNF-Yamaha.

Doviziosos teammate will become Darryn Binder, which rises directly from the Moto3 class into the MotoGP class. The younger brother of KTM-Werkspilot Brad Binder is one of five rookies in the MotoGP field 2022. The others are on the one hand Moto2 world champion Remy Gardner and Moto2-Vice World Champion Raul Fernandez, both of which go for Tech-3-KTM.

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Another MotoGP rookie 2022 is Fabio di Giannantonio, which docks from the Moto2 class at Gresini-Ducati. And also Marco Bezzecchi, which rises from the Moto2- to the premier class within the VR46 team, is a freshman in the MotoGP field 2022.

Gresini and VR46 are the two new Ducati teams, which are added 2022 to Pramac and the work team . For this, the esponsorama team (formerly Avintia) disappears from the premier class. While Gresini surrounded by Aprilia on Ducati, Aprilia in the season 2022 for the first time since 2004 has been a real work team.

teams and driver for the MotoGP season 2022:

Ducati: Francesco Bagnaia (2022), Jack Miller (2022)

Yamaha: Fabio Quartararo (2022), Franco Morbidelli (2023)

Honda: Marc Marquez (2024) , Pol Espargaro (2022)

Suzuki: Joan me (2022), Alex Rins (2022)

KTM: Brad Binder (2024), Miguel Oliveira (2022)

Aprilia: Aleix Espargaro (2022), Maverick Vinales (2022 )

Pramac-Ducati: Johann Zarco (2022), Jorge Martin (2022)

LCR-Honda: Alex Marquez (2022), Takaaki Nakagami (2022)

RNF-Yamaha: Andrea Dovizioso (2022), Darryn Binder * (2002)

Tech-3-KTM: Remy Gardner * (2022), Raul Fernandez * (2023)

Gresini-Ducati: Enea Bastianini (2022), Fabio di Giannantonio * (2022)

VR46-Ducati: Luca Marini (2022), Marco Bezzecchi * (2022)

* Rookie

in parentheses: contract period

Read more: MotoGP calendar 2022: With 21 races the longest season of history

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