The International Motorcycling Federation has published next season's MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 entry lists. Five Italians will compete in the reigning class, with Morbidelli joining Rossi, Dovizioso, Petrucci and Iannone.
Spain continues to be the best-represented nation, with 9 riders on the starting line. A total of nine countries are represented with Belgium (Simeon) and Japan (Nakagami) as new-entries.
The biggest grid will be that of the Moto2, with 33 riders set to take part. 9 of these are Italian, including the two rookies Romano Fenati and Federico Fuligni. They join Locatelli, Baldassarri, Marini, Corsi, Manzi, Bagnaia and Pasini.
We finish with Moto3, where the Italian contingent is also strong. Nine riders in the shape of Bulega, Foggia (the only rookie), Bezzecchi, Arbolino, Migno, Di Giannantonio, Antonelli, Bastianini, Dalla Porta.
Here below are the complete lists...