MotoGP World – The debut of Jorge Lorenzo in Ducati, after a lifetime with the Yamaha, is the first big news of 2017. The Japanese brand is betting instead on the new entry Viñales. These are just two of the new things that can make more magical the 2017 MotoGP World. But pay attention to Iannone and “rookies”.
LORENZO and DUCATI
In the MotoGP World it was the news of the year. In Valencia, everyone was waiting for the new couple, Jorge Lorenzo and DesmosediciGP. The Spaniard leaves the Movistar Yamaha team after nine seasons and now he bet on the Italian bike. There will also be Luigi Dall’Igna. In addition, Casey Stoner will help the number 99.
VIÑALES and YAMAHA
The second big news of 2017 is the arrival of Viñales in Yamaha. The young Spaniard took Suzuki back on the top step of the podium. But now he becomes teammate of Valentino Rossi. So, Viñales has already impressed everyone. He dominated Valencia’s test. It was the first contact with the M1. So, he has a future pretender of the 2017 MotoGP title.
IANNONE and Suzuki
Next Year Andrea Iannone will be a Suzuki rider. Iannone was the first rider to win again with Ducati in MotoGP. Now he drives a GSX-r. At the Valencia test, the good feeling with the bike quickly found was a bonus for the Italian pilot.
KTM will take part in the MotoGP Championship. After years of preparation and a recent season of total dedication to test on the track, it is ready for a great entry into the magical MotoGP World. Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaró will ride the RC16.
MotoGP World has New Rules
The Grand Prix Commission decided that in 2017 it will not possible to equip the bikes with aerodynamics solutions. The winglets have been protagonists of the season with Ducati. So, now were forbidden, according to what has been done in other classes.
MotoGP World has New Riders
Johann Zarco, Moto 2 world champion, will be the teammate of Jonas Folger in the Tech3 team. Alex Rins will run with Suzuki Ecstar team. The latest new rider is Sam Lowes, which will continue with the same team, Gresini, passing by Kalex 600cc to Aprila RS-GP.