2019 MotoGP season

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2019 F.I.M. Grand Prix motorcycle racing season
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The 2019 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season will be the 71st F.I.M. Road Racing World Championship season.

Teams and riders[edit]

Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider
Italy Mission Winnow Ducati Team Ducati Ducati Desmosedici GP19 04 Italy Andrea Dovizioso[1]
9 Italy Danilo Petrucci[2]
Austria Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM KTM RC16 5 France Johann Zarco[3]
44 Spain Pol Espargaró[4]
Japan Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha Yamaha YZR-M1 12 Spain Maverick Viñales[5]
46 Italy Valentino Rossi[6]
Spain Reale Avintia Racing Ducati Ducati Desmosedici GP18[7] 17 Czech Republic Karel Abraham[8]
53 Spain Tito Rabat
Malaysia Petronas Yamaha SRT Yamaha Yamaha YZR-M1 20 France Fabio Quartararo[9]
21 Italy Franco Morbidelli[9]
Italy Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia Aprilia RS-GP 29 Italy Andrea Iannone[10]
41 Spain Aleix Espargaró[11]
Monaco LCR Honda Idemitsu
Monaco LCR Honda Castrol
Honda Honda RC213V 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami[12]
35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow[13]
Japan Team Suzuki Ecstar Suzuki Suzuki GSX-RR 36 Spain Joan Mir[14]
42 Spain Álex Rins[15]
Italy Alma Pramac Racing Ducati Ducati Desmosedici GP19[7] 43 Australia Jack Miller[16]
Ducati Desmosedici GP18[7] 63 Italy Francesco Bagnaia[17]
France Red Bull KTM Tech 3 KTM KTM RC16 55 Malaysia Hafizh Syahrin[18]
88 Portugal Miguel Oliveira[19]
Japan Repsol Honda Team Honda Honda RC213V 93 Spain Marc Márquez[20]
99 Spain Jorge Lorenzo[21]
Source: [22]
Key
Regular rider
Wildcard rider
Replacement rider

Team changes[edit]

  • Tech 3 are to switch to KTM machines, ending their twenty-year relationship with Yamaha.[23]
  • Ángel Nieto Team announced that they will join forces with SIC Racing Team to field two Yamaha YZR-M1 satellite bikes, replacing Tech 3 as Yamaha's satellite team starting from 2019. [24]
  • EG 0,0 Marc VDS were dropped off from the 2019 entry list.

Rider changes[edit]

Calendar[edit]

The following Grands Prix are scheduled to take place in 2019:[31]

Round Date Grand Prix Circuit
1 10 March Qatar Grand Prix of Qatar Losail International Circuit, Lusail
2 31 March Argentina Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo, Santiago del Estero
3 14 April United States Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas
4 5 May Spain Gran Premio Red Bull de España Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nieto, Jerez de la Frontera
5 19 May France Grand Prix SHARK Helmets de France Circuit Bugatti, Le Mans
6 2 June Italy Gran Premio d'Italia Oakley Mugello Circuit, Scarperia e San Piero
7 16 June Catalonia Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló
8 30 June Netherlands Motul TT Assen TT Circuit Assen, Assen
9 7 July Germany HJC Helmets Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland Sachsenring, Hohenstein-Ernstthal
10 4 August Czech Republic Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky Automotodrom Brno, Brno
11 11 August Austria myWorld Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich Red Bull Ring, Spielberg
12 25 August United Kingdom GoPro British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
13 15 September San Marino Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Misano Adriatico
14 22 September Aragon Gran Premio de Aragón Motorland Aragón, Alcañiz
15 6 October Thailand PTT Thailand Grand Prix Chang International Circuit, Buriram
16 20 October Japan Motul Grand Prix of Japan Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi
17 27 October Australia Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island
18 3 November Malaysia Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit, Selangor
19 17 November Valencian Community Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dovizioso stays with Ducati for two more seasons". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Petrucci joins factory Ducati". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Zarco joins KTM for 2019 and 2020 seasons". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Pol Espargaro signs new two-year contract with KTM". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 2 May 2018. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Vinales to remain at Yamaha in 2019 and 2020". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 24 January 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Rossi signs new two year deal with Movistar Yamaha". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 15 March 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  7. ^ a b c "Ducati hopes simpler teams structure will help". Eurosport.com. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Reale Avintia Racing sign Abraham for 2019 and 2020". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 5 September 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  9. ^ a b "Morbidelli, Quartararo revealed in Petronas Yamaha presentation". crash.net. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  10. ^ "Iannone teams up with Aprilia for 2019 and 2020". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  11. ^ "Aleix Espargaro continues with Aprilia for 2019 and 2020". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  12. ^ "Nakagami to continue with LCR Honda Idemitsu in 2019". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 16 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Crutchlow signs two year deal with HRC to remain at LCR". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  14. ^ a b "Mir confirmed at Suzuki in 2019 and 2020". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 11 June 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  15. ^ "Rins to stay with Team Suzuki Ecstar for two more seasons". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  16. ^ "Miller confirmed at Alma Pramac Racing in 2019". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 17 June 2018. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  17. ^ "Bagnaia confirmed in MotoGP in 2019 and 2020". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 February 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  18. ^ "Syahrin to remain at Tech 3 in 2019". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  19. ^ "Oliveira heading for MotoGP™ in 2019, with KTM Tech 3". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 5 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  20. ^ "Marquez to stay at Repsol Honda in 2019 and 2020". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 26 February 2018. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  21. ^ "CONFIRMED: Lorenzo to ride for Repsol Honda in 2019 and 2020". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  22. ^ "FIM Grand Prix World Championship 2019 Provisional Entry Lists" (PDF). fim-live.com. Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  23. ^ "KTM and Tech 3 to cooperate in MotoGP from 2019". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 5 March 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  24. ^ "Angel Nieto Team join forces with SIC from 2019". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
  25. ^ https://www.speedcafe.com/2018/06/01/iannone-confirms-suzuki-exit/
  26. ^ Khorounzhiy, Valentin (8 June 2018). "Aprilia confirms Iannone will replace Redding". Motorsport.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  27. ^ "Pedrosa announces retirement". MotoGP.com. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  28. ^ Valentin Khorounzhiy (5 June 2018). "Honda confirms Pedrosa to leave at the end of 2018". Motorsport.com. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  29. ^ Oriol Puigdemont (5 June 2018). "Lorenzo and Honda agree two-year deal". Motorsport.com. Retrieved 5 June 2018.}
  30. ^ Valentin Khorounzhiy (12 August 2018). "Marc VDS MotoGP rider Tom Luthi to step back to Moto2 in 2019". Autosport.com. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  31. ^ "Provisional 2019 calendar released". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 4 September 2018. Retrieved 4 September 2018.