2015 MotoGP Entry List | Stats & Facts
2015 MotoGP Grid

Just ahead of free practice for the opening round of 2015 MotoGP at Losail International Circuit in Qatar, MotoGP released some interesting stats and facts regarding this year’s rider-entry list.

This year’s MotoGP grid features 25 riders – up from 23 in 2014. And 12 of those riders have achieved titles – the most on any starting grid in MotoGP. The following riders have left the series: Hiroshi Aoyama, Broc Parks, Michael Laverty and America’s Colin Edward, who retired after the 2014 Indy GP.

Joining the MotoGP grid in 2015 is Maverick Vinales, Marco Melandri, Eugene Laverty, Loris Baz and Jack Miller – the latter arriving directly from the Moto3 class to MotoGP.

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Also, all riders have amassed 390 GP victories, which also sets a new record for the greatest aggregate number of GP wins for riders starting a GP. MotoGP reports that the current record is a total of 360 GP wins for the riders lining up on the grid for the 2014 MotoGP finale at Valencia.

Following are some facts of the 2015 MotoGP Grid courtesy of MotoGP:

  • There are twelve riders who have won a Grand Prix World Championship. This is the greatest number of grand prix world champions ever assembled on one grid. These twelve riders have won a total of twenty-eight World Championships titles between them; a new record for the full-time MotoGP entry list.
  • Seven riders on the list have won races in the premier-class. These seven riders have between them won a total of 169 premier-class GP races – the highest number of accumulated premier-class GP wins ever assembled on the entry list.
    Nineteen riders on the MotoGP entry list have had race victories in at least one of the three classes of Grand Prix racing.
  • The oldest rider on the MotoGP full-time entry list is Valentino Rossi, who celebrated his 36th birthday in February. The youngest rider is Jack Miller, who will be 20 years and 70 days old when he lines up on the grid in Qatar; Miller is just six days younger than fellow MotoGP™ rookie Maverick Viñales.

2015 MotoGP Rider Entry List:

# Rider Nat. Team Machine
4 A. DOVIZIOSO ITA DUCATI TEAM DUCATI*
6 S. BRADL GER NGM FORWARD RACING FORWARD YAMAHA
8 H. BARBERA SPA AVINTIA RACING DUCATI
9 D. PETRUCCI ITA PRAMAC RACING DUCATI*
15 A. DEANGELIS SPA OCTO IODA RACING ART
17 K. ABRAHAM CZE CARDION AB MOTORACING HONDA
19 A. BAUTISTA SPA FACTORY APRILIA GRESINI APRILIA*
25 M. VINALES SPA TEAM SUZUKI MotoGP SUZUKI*
26 D. PEDROSA SPA REPSOL HONDA TEAM HONDA*
29 A. IANNONE ITA DUCATI TEAM DUCATI*
33 M. MELANDRI ITALY APRILIA RACING TEAM GRESINI APRILIA
35 C. CRUTCHLOW GBR CWM LCR HONDA HONDA*
38 B. SMITH GBR MONSTER YAMAHA TECH 3 YAMAHA*
41 A. ESPARGARO SPA TEAM SUZUKI MotoGP SUZUKI*
43 J. MILLER AUS CWM LCR HONDA HONDA
44 P. ESPARGARO SPA MONSTER YAMAHA TECH 3 YAMAHA*
45 S. REDDING GBR MARC VDS RACING TEAM HONDA*
46 V. ROSSI ITA MOVISTAR YAMAHA MotoGP YAMAHA*
50 E. LAVERTY IRL DRIVE M7 ASPAR HONDA
63 M. DI MEGLIO FRA AVINTIA RACING DUCATI
68 Y. HERNANDEZ COL PRAMAC RACING DUCATI*
69 N. HAYDEN USA DRIVE M7 ASPAR HONDA
76 L. BAZ FRA NGM FORWARD RACING FORWARD YAMAHA
93 M. MARQUEZ SPA REPSOL HONDA TEAM HONDA*
99 J. LORENZO SPA MOVISTAR YAMAHA MotoGP YAMAHA*