2020 Motogp was hit by coronavirus pandemic forcing to cancel many races including the season opener at Qatar. Exactly after one year today the first race of 2021 season begins in Losail International Circuit, Qatar. 

Let’s have a look at the teams competing for this year’s title.

Factory: Repsol Honda

  • Riders: Marc Marquez, Pol Espargaro 
  • Machine: RC213V
  • Test Riders: Stefan Bradl
  • Team Manager: Alberto Puig
  • Title Sponsor: Repsol

Factory: Monster Energy Yamaha

  • Riders: Maverick Vinales, Fabio Quartararo
  • Machine: YZR-M1
  • Test Riders: Cal Crutchlow 
  • Team Manager: Massimo Meregalli
  • Title Sponsor: Monster Energy

Factory: Ducati Lenovo

  • Riders: Jack Miller, Francesco Bagnaia
  • Machine: Desmosedici GP
  • Test Riders: Michele Pirro
  • Team Manager: Gigi Dall’Igna
  • Title Sponsor: Lenovo

Factory: Suzuki Ecstar

  • Riders: Joan Mir, Alex Rins
  • Machine: GSX-RR
  • Test Riders: Sylvain Guintoli
  • Team Manager: Shinichi Sahara (Project Leader)
  • Title Sponsor: Ecstar 

Factory: Red Bull KTM

  • Riders: Brad Binder, Miguel Oliveira
  • Machine: RC 16
  • Test Riders: Dani Pedrosa, Mika Kallio 
  • Team Manager: Mike Leitner
  • Title Sponsor: Red Bull

Factory: Aprilia Racing Gresini

  • Riders: Aleix Espargaro, Lorenzo Savadori
  • Machine: RS-GP
  • Test Riders: Andrea Dovizioso
  • Team Manager: Romano Albesiano (Tech Director)
  • Title Sponsor: Sky Q

Satellite: LCR Honda 

  • Riders: Takaaki Nakagami, Alex Marquez
  • Machine: RC213V
  • Team Manager: Lucio Cecchinello
  • Title Sponsor: Castrol / Idemitsu 

Satellite: Petronas Yamaha SRT

  • Riders: Valentino Rossi, Franco Morbidelli
  • Machine: YZR-M1
  • Team Manager: Wilco Zeelenberg
  • Title Sponsor: Petronas 

Satellite: Pramac Ducati

  • Riders: Johann Zarco, Jorge Martin
  • Machine: Desmosedici GP
  • Team Manager: Francesco Guidotti
  • Title Sponsor: Pramac

Satellite: Tech3 KTM 

  • Riders: Danilo Petrucci, Iker Lecuona
  • Machine: RC 16
  • Team Manager: Hervé Poncharal
  • Title Sponsor: KTM

Satellite: Esponsorama Racing

  • Riders: Luca Marini, Enea Bastianini
  • Machine: Desmosedici GP
  • Team Manager: Raul Romero
  • Title Sponsor: Grupo Avintia


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