2018 Provisional Moto3 Rider Line Up

The provisional line up for the Moto3 class has been announced. The field is slightly reduced this year, to 28 entries, partly as a result of the withdrawal of Mahindra. Just two manufacturers remain, KTM and Honda. KTM will be fielding 15 bikes, Honda 13. As ever, Spanish and Italian riders dominate, with 7 Spaniards and 9 Italians on the grid, but there are a grand total of 11 nationalities starting next year, including on rider from Kazakhstan. 

The provisional rider list appears below:

No. Rider Nationality Team Bike
5 Jaume Masia Spanish Bester Capital Dubai KTM
7 Adam Norrodin Malaysian Petronas Sprinta Racing Honda
8 Nicolo Bulega Italian Sky Racing Team VR46 KTM
10 Dennis Foggia Italian Sky Racing Team VR46 KTM
11 Livio Loi Belgian Reale Stylobike KTM
12 Marco Bezzecchi Italian MC Saxoprint KTM
14 Tony Arbolino Italian Marinelli Rivacold Snipers Honda
15 Alonso Lopez Spanish Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda
16 Andrea Migno Italian Aspar Team Moto3 KTM
17 John McPhee British CIP KTM
19 Gabriel Rodrigo Argentinian RBA BOE Racing Team KTM
21 Fabio Di Giannantonio Italian Del Conca Gresini Moto3 Honda
23 Niccolo Antonelli Italian SIC58 Squadra Corse Honda
24 Tatsuki Suzuki Japanese SIC58 Squadra Corse Honda
27 Kaito Toba Japanese Honda Team Asia Honda
33 Enea Bastianini Italian Leopard Racing Honda
40 Darryn Binder S-African Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM
41 Nakarin Atiratphuvapat Thai Honda Team Asia Honda
42 Marcos Ramirez Spanish Bester Capital Dubai KTM
44 Aron Canet Spanish Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda
48 Lorenzo Dalla Porta Italian Leopard Racing Honda
58 Juanfran Guevara Spanish RBA BOE Racing Team KTM
65 Philipp Oettl German Sudmetal Schedl GP Racing KTM
71 Ayumu Sasaki Japanese Petronas Sprinta Racing Honda
75 Albert Arenas Spanish Aspar Team Moto3 KTM
76 Makar Yurchenko Kazakhstani CIP KTM
84 Jakub Kornfeil Czech MC Saxoprint KTM
88 Jorge Martin Spanish Del Conca Gresini Moto3 Honda



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Already excited to see how this plays out next year. Martin may put it together but I think my money would be on Canet, though he still needs to work on keeping it upright.