2023 MOTUL WorldSBK Championship
FIM and the Dorna WSBK Organisation (DWO) have unveiled the provisional entry lists for 2023 forward of the season getting underway late subsequent month at Phillip Island.
Remy Gardner would be the sole Aussie consultant within the World Superbike ranks however a triumvirate of Aussies will probably be on the WorldSSP grid.
Oli Bayliss will begin his second full-time 12 months in World Supersport however has modified from the Barni squad to the D34G Racing Workforce tun by former WorldSBK rider Davide Giugliano.
Tom Edwards will race with the YART Workforce whereas Luke Energy will debut with Motozoo Racing by Puccetti. Nonetheless, Edwards and Energy won’t contest the Phillip Island season opener on residence soil because the pair will race solely the European rounds of the season.
There aren’t any Aussies on the WorldSSP300 Entry Record.
2023 WorldSBK Entry Record
23 everlasting riders are set to take to the observe subsequent month when the 2023 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship will get underway in Australia.
Ducati, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Honda and BMW have all opted to stay with their line-ups for the 2023 season. Alvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) will look to defend his title utilizing his #19 plate, somewhat than the #1, and continues alongside Michael Ruben Rinaldi.
At runners-up Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Workforce, 2021 Champion Toprak Razgatlioglu returns to his conventional #54 plate after utilizing the #1 all through 2022 and he’s joined by Andrea Locatelli for a 3rd marketing campaign. Jonathan Rea will even be trying to win the title subsequent 12 months with the Kawasaki Racing Workforce WorldSBK as he goes looking for a seventh title, and he’s, as soon as once more, joined by Alex Lowes.
There’s a slight rebranding for the BMW manufacturing facility workforce as they turn into generally known as the ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Workforce with riders Scott Redding and Michael van der Mark aiming to take the brand new M 1000 RR to the podium in 2023.
The Honda manufacturing facility workforce, Workforce HRC, will even retain the identical line-up as Iker Lecuona seems to construct on his one podium from 2022 and Xavi Vierge goals to attain a podium end.
There’s a change on the Bonovo Motion BMW workforce as Garrett Gerloff joins the Impartial BMW workforce from GRT Yamaha, becoming a member of Loris Baz who has his second season with the workforce in 2023.
At MIE Racing Honda Workforce, Malaysian rider Hafizh Syahrin will keep for a second marketing campaign after a powerful finish to his rookie season and he will probably be joined by Eric Granado; Granado competed for the workforce on a one-off look in 2020 however may have a full marketing campaign in 2023.
There are some new faces on the 2023 grid in addition to some returning faces or motorcycling veterans. 2013 Champion Tom Sykes returns to Kawasaki equipment with the Kawasaki Puccetti Racing outfit, whereas two-time MotoGP race winner Danilo Petrucci will make his WorldSBK debut with the Barni Spark Racing Workforce.
There may be additionally the debut of the GMT94 Yamaha workforce in WorldSBK, with the workforce operating 2022 WorldSSP runner-up Lorenzo Baldassarri for his maiden WorldSBK marketing campaign.
Baldassarri will probably be joined by his title rival from 2022 as Dominique Aegerter makes the step as much as WorldSBK with the GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Workforce alongside 2021 Moto2 World Champion Remy Gardner because the Australian steps throughout from MotoGP.
Yamaha Motoxracing WorldSBK Workforce return for a second marketing campaign within the Championship, using the providers of 2022 British Superbike champion Bradley Ray however will solely compete within the European rounds of the season.
Italian rider Axel Bassani will stick with the Motocorsa Racing workforce for the 2023 season as he hopes to proceed impressing on the Ducati Panigale V4 R machine, whereas fellow Impartial Ducati rider Philipp Oettl additionally stays with the Workforce GoEleven squad for his second marketing campaign in WorldSBK.
Czech rider Oliver Konig ended the 2022 season with two factors finishes in two rounds and he stays with the Orelac Racing VerdNatura squad for his second marketing campaign.
2023 WorldSBK Entry Record
|19||Alvaro Bautista||ESP||Aruba.It Racing – Ducati|
|21||Michael Ruben Rinaldi||ITA||Aruba.It Racing – Ducati|
|54||Toprak Razgatlioglu||TUR||Yamaha WorldSBK Workforce|
|55||Andrea Locatelli||ITA||Yamaha WorldSBK Workforce|
|22||Alex Lowes||GBR||Kawasaki Racing Workforce WorldSBK|
|65||Jonathan Rea||GBR||Kawasaki Racing Workforce WorldSBK|
|7||Iker Lecuona||ESP||Workforce HRC|
|97||Xavi Vierge||ESP||Workforce HRC|
|45||Scott Redding||GBR||ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Workforce|
|60||Michael van der Mark||NED||ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Workforce|
|47||Axel Bassani||ITA||Motocorsa Racing|
|31||Garrett Gerloff||USA||Bonovo Motion BMW|
|76||Loris Baz||FRA||Bonovo Motion BMW|
|77||Dominique Aegerter||SUI||GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Workforce|
|87||Remy Gardner||AUS||GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Workforce|
|5||Philipp Oettl||GER||Workforce GoEleven|
|66||Tom Sykes||GBR||Kawasaki Puccetti Racing|
|9||Danilo Petrucci||ITA||Barni Spark Racing Workforce|
|28||Bradley Ray||GBR||Yamaha Motoxracing WorldSBK Workforce|
|35||Hafizh Syahrin||MAS||MIE Racing|
|51||Eric Granado||BRA||MIE Racing|
|52||Oliver Konig||CZE||Orelac Racing Verdnatura|
|34||Lorenzo Baldassari||ITA||GMT94 Yamaha|
2023 WorldSSP Entry Record
30 full-time riders are set to sort out the FIM Supersport World Championship in 2023 with the complete particulars of the provisional entry record now accessible.
Honda make a return to the Championship with the CBR600RR machine, bringing the overall producers on the grid to 6, whereas there are adjustments on the groups who’ve fought for the title in latest seasons.
Out of the 30 riders, eight are set to contest the WorldSSP Problem and compete within the European rounds solely.
With two-time Champion Dominique Aegerter and 2022 runner-up Lorenzo Baldassarri shifting to WorldSBK for 2023, there are adjustments at 2022’s prime two groups.
Ten Kate Racing Yamaha will look to make it three titles on the bounce with Jorge Navarro making his WorldSSP debut, alongside Stefano Manzi who switches to Yamaha.
The Evan Bros. WorldSSP Yamaha Workforce have opted to go for a one-bike line-up in 2023 with Andrea Mantovani the workforce’s sole rider, whereas there’s an all-new line-up at Dynavolt Triumph: Niki Tuuli switches from MV Agusta whereas Harry Truelove makes his full-campaign debut.
Like Evan Bros. Yamaha, the Kawasaki Puccetti Racing workforce will solely have one rider in 2023 with Can Oncu remaining with the squad.
MV Agusta Reparto Corse have signed German rider Marcel Schroetter for 2023 alongside Turkish rider Bahattin Sofuoglu, with Sofuoglu competing within the full season after collaborating within the WorldSSP Problem in his rookie marketing campaign.
Honda final competed in WorldSSP within the 2020 season however, after a two-year absence, return to the Championship with the CBR600RR machine. The MIE – MS Racing Honda Workforce will discipline Malaysian rider Adam Norrodin alongside British Superbike champion Tarran Mackenzie. Honda have 10 titles, 104 wins and 283 podiums to date in WorldSSP, rating them as probably the most profitable producers within the Championship and will probably be trying so as to add to that in 2023.
2022 WorldSSP300 Champion Alvaro Diaz will make his WorldSSP debut in 2023 with the Arco Yart Yamaha WorldSSP outfit, collaborating within the WorldSSP Problem.
Adrian Huertas, the 2021 WorldSSP300 Champion, stays within the MTM Kawasaki squad for 2023 as he seems to construct on a stable rookie marketing campaign.
Two WorldSSP300 race winners will be a part of them in 2023 as Yuta Okaya makes his debut with the Prodina Kawasaki Racing WorldSSP workforce and Tom Sales space-Amos switches to Motozoo Racing by Puccetti for 2023 after ending the season with the workforce.
Sales space-Amos is joined at Motozoo Racing by Puccetti by Aussie teenager Luke Energy who will make his debut within the class, with Okaya, Sales space-Amos and Energy all collaborating within the WorldSSP Problem for riders which might be solely contesting the European rounds of the sequence.
Moto3 stalwart John McPhee will make his WorldSSP debut in 2023 as he hyperlinks up with the newly-formed Vince64 by Puccetti Racing workforce.
Thai duo Apiwath Wongthananon and Anupab Sarmoon will turn into the primary riders from Thailand to race in WorldSSP since Ratchada Nakcharoensri in 2019 as they be a part of the Yamaha Thailand Racing Workforce for his or her debuts.
Nicholas Spinelli may have a full season marketing campaign in 2023 with the VFT Racing Yamaha squad, joined by Maiki Abe, son of Norick Abe, who will participate within the WorldSSP Problem.
Tom Edwards will participate within the WorldSSP Problem in 2023 with the YART– Yamaha WorldSSP Workforce after he had a number of wildcards all through 2022.
After a number of one-off appearances for the GMT94 Yamaha squad, Valentin Debise will compete for them in 2023 because the workforce’s sole rider.
After his debut season in 2022, Oli Bayliss will stay within the Championship for 2023 and stays with Ducati equipment however will race for the D34G Racing workforce, alongside Maximilian Kofler with the Austrian rider competing within the WorldSSP Problem.
Phillip Island Race One winner Yari Montella secured the Barni Spark Racing Workforce spot for 2023 to make sure he stays on the grid, whereas Federico Fuligni strikes to the Orelac Racing VerdNatura workforce in 2023 alongside Raffaele De Rosa; the pair re-united as team-mates after being collectively in 2020 at MV Agusta.
After taking a number of podium finishes final season, Nicolo Bulega will stay with the Aruba Racing WorldSSP Workforce for a second consecutive season as he goals to take Ducati to the highest step of the rostrum.
Federico Caricasulo ended the 2022 marketing campaign in nice kind and he, like Bulega, stays along with his workforce for subsequent season as Althea Racing hold the identical line-up.
Dutch rider Glenn van Straalen is one other who stays in place for subsequent season as he sticks with the EAB Racing Workforce outfit.
2023 WorldSSP Entry Record
|9||Jorge Navarro||ESP||Ten Kate Racing Yamaha|
|62||Stefano Manzi||ITA||Ten Kate Racing Yamaha|
|61||Can Oncu||TUR||Kawasaki Puccetti Racing|
|19||Andrea Mantovani||ITA||Evan Bros. WorldSSP Yamaha Workforce|
|4||Harry Truelove||GBR||Dynavolt Triumph|
|66||Niki Tuuli||FIN||Dynavolt Triumph|
|23||Marcel Schroetter||GER||MV Agusta Reparto Corse|
|54||Bahattin Sofuoglu||TUR||MV Agusta Reparto Corse|
|11||Nicolo Bulega||ITA||Aruba Racing WorldSSP Workforce|
|94||Valentin Debise||FRA||GMT94 Yamaha|
|64||Federico Caricasulo||ITA||Althea Racing|
|3||Raffaele De Rosa||ITA||Orelac Racing Verdnatura|
|22||Federico Fuligni *||ITA||Orelac Racing Verdnatura|
|28||Glenn van Straalen||NED||EAB Racing Workforce|
|29||Nicholas Spinelli||ITA||VFT Racing Yamaha|
|98||Maiki Abe *||JPN||VFT Racing Yamaha|
|55||Yari Montella||ITA||Barni Spark Racing Workforce|
|77||Adam Norrodim||MAS||MIE – MS Racing Honda Workforce|
|95||Tarran Mackenzie||GBR||MIE – MS Racing Honda Workforce|
|32||Oliver Bayliss||AUS||D34G Racing|
|73||Maximilian Kofler *||AUT||D34G Racing|
|68||Luke Energy *||AUS||Motozoo Racing By Puccetti|
|69||Tom Sales space-Amos *||GBR||Motozoo Racing By Puccetti|
|16||Yuta Okaya *||JPN||Prodina Kawasaki Racing WorldSSP|
|27||Alvaro Diaz *||ESP||Arco Yart Yamaha WorldSSP|
|99||Adrian Huertas||ESP||MTM Kawasaki|
|17||John McPhee||GBR||Vince64 by Puccetti Racing|
|39||Apiwath Wongthananon||THA||Yamaha Thailand Racing Workforce|
|51||Anupab Sarmoon||THA||Yamaha Thailand Racing Workforce|
|7||Tom Edwards *||AUS||YART – Yamaha WorldSSP Workforce|
2023 WorldSSP300 Entry Record
Chinese language producer Kove will be a part of the WorldSSP300 Championship for the 2023 season changing into the fourth producer on the grid, and the fifth within the Championship’s historical past. Kove joins Kawasaki, Yamaha and KTM, with the Kove 321RR, Kawasaki Ninja 400, Yamaha YZF-R3 and KTM RC390 R all competing.
There have additionally been rider line-up adjustments up and down the grid together with in entrance operating groups from 2022.
After a 12 months competing in WorldSSP, 2021 Champion Jeffrey Buis will return to WorldSSP300 with the MTM Kawasaki workforce he gained the title with, though he may have a brand new team-mate in Loris Veneman, who will make his debut within the Championship in 2023 and is the son of former MotoGP, WorldSSP and WorldSBK rider Barry Veneman.
In distinction to latest seasons, Buis would be the solely WorldSSP300 Champion on the grid in 2023. The Arco Motor College Workforce, which took Alvaro Diaz to the title in 2022, may have two riders on the 2023 grid as they develop; their rider line-up consists of Ruben Bijman and Gabriele Mastroluca.
Historical past will probably be made in 2023 when Shenjunjie Zhou (China Racing Workforce) turns into the primary Chinese language rider to race within the Championship, utilizing a Kove 321RR machine from China, with Kove becoming a member of the Championship for the primary time.
KTM, having run one full-time entry in 2022, may have two riders on the grid as Lennox Lehmann stays with Freudenberg KTM – Paligo Racing, and is joined by 2022 race winner Dirk Geiger.
There may be one other new workforce on the grid in 2023 because the Deza – Field 77 Racing Workforce debut in WorldSSP300 with Spanish rider Jose Manuel Osuna Saez.
Matteo Vannucci returns with the AG Motorsport Italia Yamaha squad for 2022 as he seems to construct on his two race wins, with the workforce increasing to 2 riders. Vannucci will probably be joined by fellow Italian rider Raffaele Tagni within the workforce as he makes his debut on the world stage.
Samuel Di Sora returns to the Championship for a title cost with the Prodina Kawasaki Racing WorldSSP300 workforce, alongside Mattia Martella.
Mirko Gennai will full one other season with Workforce BRcorse however may have a brand new teammate subsequent season as Marco Gaggi joins the workforce.
Humberto Maier will stay with the Yamaha MS Racing – Workforce Brasil squad for 2023 after securing one podium end in his maiden marketing campaign, whereas he will probably be joined by 2022 Yamaha R3 Cup winner Enzo Valentim.
The Chic Racing by MS Racing squad may have two new riders as Clement Rouge makes his debut after graduating from the Yamaha R3 Cup, alongside Uruguay’s Eitan Gras Cordon. Julio Garcia, who impressed as a wildcard in 2022, will step up for a full marketing campaign at Workforce Flembbo – Pl Performances alongside Kevin Sabatucci.
At Fusport – RT Motorsport by SKM – Kawasaki, there may be some continuity within the rider line-up. Troy Alberto, who made historical past as the primary rider from the Philippines to attain factors within the Championship, stays with the workforce and he will probably be alongside Czech rider Petr Svoboda.
The Accolade Smrz Racing workforce hold the identical line-up they ended 2022 with as Jose Luis Perez Gonzalez and Yeray Saiz Marquez return, whereas there’s a brand new line-up at Kawasaki GP Undertaking: Fenton Seabright stays within the Championship for a second season, with Spanish rider Daniel Mogeda becoming a member of Seabright.
Greek rider Ioannis Peristeras will compete for ProGP Racing in 2023 alongside Devis Bergamini who graduates from the Yamaha R3 Cup the place he completed third in 2022.
The Workforce#109 Kawasaki squad will as soon as once more have two riders on the grid, with Juan Pablo Uriostegui set to turn into the primary Mexican to compete in WorldSSP300 racing alongside Alessandro Zanca subsequent 12 months.
New nationalities will make historical past in 2023 by competing within the Championship however sadly there aren’t any Australian riders on the 2023 WorldSSP300 Entry Record.
2023 WorldSSP300 Entry Record
|6||Jeffrey Buis||NED||MTM Kawasaki|
|7||Loris Veneman||NED||MTM Kawasaki|
|17||Ruben Bijman||NED||Arco Motor College Workforce|
|80||Gabrielle Mastroluca||ITA||Arco Motor College Workforce|
|23||Samuel Di Sora||FRA||Prodina Kawasaki Racing WorldSSP300|
|25||Mattia Martella||ITA||Prodina Kawasaki Racing WorldSSP300|
|34||Eitan Gras Cordon||URU||Chic Racing by MS Racing|
|45||Clement Rouge||FRA||Chic Racing by MS Racing|
|26||Mirko Gennai||ITA||Workforce BRcorse|
|93||Marco Gaggi||ITA||Workforce BRcorse|
|48||Julio Garcia||ESP||Workforce Flembbo – Pl Performances|
|85||Kevin Sabatucci||ITA||Workforce Flembbo – Pl Performances|
|41||Raffaele Tragni||ITA||AG Motorsport Italia Yamaha|
|91||Matteo Vannucci||ITA||AG Motorsport Italia Yamaha|
|28||Lennox Lehmann||GER||Freudenberg KTM – Paligo Racing|
|60||Dirk Geiger||GER||Freudenberg KTM – Paligo Racing|
|12||Humberto Maier||BRA||Yamaha MS Racing – Workforce Brasil|
|39||Enzo Valentim||BRA||Yamaha MS Racing – Workforce Brasil|
|53||Petr Svoboda||CZE||Fusport – RT Motorsport by SKM – Kawasaki|
|69||Troy Alberto||PHI||Fusport – RT Motorsport by SKM – Kawasaki|
|35||Yeray Saiz Marquez||ESP||Accolade Smrz Racing|
|73||Jose Luis Perez Gonzalez||ESP||Accolade Smrz Racing|
|47||Fenton Seabright||GBR||Kawasaki GP Undertaking|
|88||Daniel Mogeda||ESP||Kawasaki GP Undertaking|
|81||Ioannis Peristeras||GRE||ProGP Racing|
|13||Devis Bergamini||ITA||ProGP Racing|
|51||Juan Pablo Uriostegui||MEX||Workforce#109 Kawasaki|
|59||Alessandro Zanca||ITA||Workforce#109 Kawasaki|
|98||Shengjunjie Zhou||CHN||China Racing Workforce|
|77||Jose Manuel Osuna Saez||ESP||Deza – Field 77 Racing Workforce|
|2023 WorldSBK Calendar|
|Spherical 1||24–26 February||Phillip Island||Australian Spherical|
|Spherical 2||3–5 March||Mandalika||Indonesian Spherical|
|Spherical 3||21–23 April||Assen||Dutch Spherical|
|Spherical 4||5–7 Could||Barcelona-Catalunya||Catalunya Spherical|
|Spherical 5||2–4 June||Misano||Emilia-Romagna Spherical|
|Spherical 6||30 June–2 July||Donington Park||UK Spherical|
|Spherical 7||28–30 July||Most||Czech Spherical|
|Spherical 8||8–10 September||Magny-Cours||French Spherical|
|Spherical 9||22–24 September||Aragon||Aragon Spherical|
|Spherical 10||29 Sept – 1 Oct||Portimao||Portuguese Spherical|
|Spherical 11||13–15 October||San Juan||Argentinean Spherical|