2018 was a part of the 70th Moto3 season F.I.M. Road Racing World Championship season. Joan Mir was the reigning series champion, but he did not defend his title as he joined Moto2.
After winning at Sepang, Spanish rider
Jorge Martín was crowned the 2018 Moto3 World Champion, having created an unassailable lead of 26 points over current runners-up Marco Bezzecchi.
The final race in Valencia saw wildcard rider
Can Öncü become the youngest Grand Prix motorcycle racing winner at 15 years, 115 days.
Teams and riders [ edit ]
TM Racing Factory 3570 MTA
Bester Capital Dubai
 1–17, 19
Petronas Sprinta Racing
 1–13, 15–19
SKY Racing Team VR46 VR46 Master Camp Team
Reale Avintia Academy Reale Avintia Academy 77
Kohara Racing Team
Marinelli Snipers Team
Cuna de Campeones Czech Talent Team
Ángel Nieto Team Moto3
7, 14, 19
CIP - Green Power
Lamotec Lagemaat Racing
Ryan van de Lagemaat
RBA BOE Skull Rider
 1–17, 19
City Lifting RS Racing
Del Conca Gresini Moto3
Fabio Di Giannantonio
SIC58 Squadra Corse
 1–16, 18-19
Red Bull KTM Ajo
 1–8, 10–19
Honda Team Asia
Asia Talent Team
4, 8–9, 11
Lorenzo Dalla Porta
AP Honda Racing Thailand
Team Plus One
Freudenberg Racing Team
Estrella Galicia 0,0 Junior Team Estrella Galicia 0,0
 1–14, 16–19
Südmetal Schedl GP Racing
NRT Junior Team
Rider changes [ edit ]
Enea Bastianini moved to Leopard Racing, filling in the seat vacated by Joan Mir who moves up to Moto2, with Alonso López replacing Bastianini in Estrella Galicia 0,0.
SKY VR46 rider Andrea Migno will ride for Ángel Nieto Team, replacing Lorenzo Dalla Porta.
Dennis Foggia will make his full season debut in Moto3 with SKY Racing Team VR46, having previously competed as a replacement and wildcard rider in the 2017 season.
Jaume Masiá will make his full season debut at Moto3 with Bester Capital Dubai after previously competing as a replacement rider for the team in the 2017 season.
Marco Bezzecchi moved from CIP to MC Saxoprint, replacing Patrik Pulkkinen.
Niccolò Antonelli moved from Red Bull KTM Ajo to SIC58 Squadra Corse. After his full season debut with SIC58 Squadra Corse,
Tony Arbolino moved to Marinelli Rivacold Snipers.
Darryn Binder is set to ride for Red Bull KTM Ajo, replacing Bo Bendsneyder who graduated to Moto2 with Tech 3.
Lorenzo Dalla Porta will race with Leopard Racing, replacing Livio Loi, who moved to Reale Avintia Academy.
Makar Yurchenko will make his Moto3 debut with CIP, replacing Manuel Pagliani. Both
Romano Fenati and Jules Danilo moved up to Moto2, joining Marinelli Rivacold Snipers and SAG Racing Team respectively.
John McPhee joined the CIP team as British Talent Team hiatus.
María Herrera left Moto3 for the Supersport 300 World Championship. Juan Francisco Guevara will not continue with the RBA BOE Racing Team after he announced his retirement from professional racing due to personal reasons. He will be replaced by the 2017 Red Bull Rookies Cup champion Kazuki Masaki.
Mid-season changes [ edit ]
Team changes [ edit ]
Mahindra and Peugeot withdrew from the Championship after the 2017 season. Ángel Nieto Team, Redox PrüstelGP, and CIP - Green Power switched to KTM as a result of their withdrawal. AGR Team folded its operations in both Moto2 and Moto3 following the
2017 Aragon GP due to financial issues coupled with poor performance throughout the 2017 season. British Talent Team's Moto3 team will be put in a temporary hiatus for the next few years starting from 2018.
 Marinelli Snipers have downsized to one bike in exchange for one slot in Moto2.
Avintia Racing is set to return to Moto3 after a five-season hiatus. They joined forces with Team Stylobike to form Reale Stylobike, fielding a KTM for Livio Loi.  Red Bull KTM Ajo also downsized to one bike.
Calendar [ edit ]
The following Grands Prix were scheduled to take place in 2018:
Grand Prix of Qatar
 Losail International Circuit, Lusail
Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina 
Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo, Santiago del Estero
Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas
 Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas
Gran Premio Red Bull de España
 Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nieto, Jerez de la Frontera
HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France
 Circuit Bugatti, Le Mans
Gran Premio d'Italia Oakley
 Mugello Circuit, Scarperia e San Piero
Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya
 Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló
Motul TT Assen
 TT Circuit Assen, Assen
Pramac Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland
 Sachsenring, Hohenstein-Ernstthal
Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky
 Automotodrom Brno, Brno
Eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich
Red Bull Ring, Spielberg
GoPro British Grand Prix
 Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini 
Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Misano Adriatico
Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón
 Motorland Aragón, Alcañiz
PTT Thailand Grand Prix
 Buriram International Circuit, [N 1] Buriram
Motul Grand Prix of Japan
 Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi
Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix
 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island
Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix
 Sepang International Circuit, Selangor
Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana
 Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia
Calendar changes [ edit ]
Results and standings [ edit ]
Grands Prix [ edit ]
Riders' standings [ edit ]
Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. A rider has to finish the race to earn points.
Non-classified finish (NC)
Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Did not participate (DNP)
Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap Light blue – Rookie
Manufacturers' standings [ edit ]
Teams' standings [ edit ]
^ Commercial rights holder
Dorna Sports does not refer to the Buriram International Circuit by its commercial name—which includes ThaiBev's Chang Beer—because of alcohol advertising restrictions in France and Qatar.
^ All racing at Silverstone was cancelled due to sustained heavy rain and unsafe track conditions.
References [ edit ]