The hunt is on. Riders are looking for seats, teams are looking for riders, and while the lineups could still change between now and the start of next season, we’re starting to have a clearer picture of who’ll be where next year. Here’s a run-down of who will join WorldSBK in 2023.
The plans for the WSBK grid are taking a firmer shape, with most of the vacancies already filled. The participation of the manufacturers is set in stone, but there’s plenty more movement around teams.
Mesmerizing as ever, with more and more riders confirmed on the track next year. On paper, this looks like it will be a close competition, so let’s get to know your grid profile.
The clocks are readying to go forward, but we still need to start talking about the 2023 WorldSBK lineup. As always, there are rumours and speculation still running wild, as well as some concrete announcements.
The start of a new year is when contracts are renewed and grids for the following season are firmed up, so we’ve reviewed all the latest chatter from WorldSBK to put together this overview.
Here’s a round-up of all the best quality gossip and rumours around for what the grid could look like next year.
To summarize, here is the 2023 WSBK lineup.
- Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK: Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes
- Kawasaki Puccetti Racing: Tom Sykes
- BARNI Spark Racing Team: Danilo Petrucci
- Bonovo Action BMW: Garrett Gerloff and Loris Baz
- Aruba.it Racing – Ducati: Alvaro Bautista and Michael Ruben Rinaldi
- BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team: Scott Redding and Michael van der Mark
- Team HRC: Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge
- GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team: Remy Gardner and Dominique Aegerter.
- TPR Team Pedercini Racing: TBA
- GMT94 Yamaha: Lorenzo Baldassarri
- Motocorsa Racing: Axel Bassani
- Team Goeleven: Philipp Oettl
- MIE Racing Honda Team: Eric Granado and TBA
- Orelac Racing VerdNatura: TBA