The International Motorcycling Federation released a provisional list of the teams and riders competing in the 2015 MotoGP World Championship.

The list includes 23 confirmed riders with another two to be confirmed and incoming manufacturers Aprilia and Suzuki joining the returning three of Ducati, Honda and Yamaha.

The initial roster includes 16 factory entries and nine non-factory entries. Honda and Yamaha are bringing back its factory riders from 2014, with two-time MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa suiting up again in Repsol Honda orange and Jorge Lorenzo continuing alongside Valentino Rossi for Movistar Yamaha. Andrea Dovizioso is staying with Ducati, to be joined next year with Andrea Iannone. Suzuki is returning to MotoGP racing with a pair of riders on the rise in Maverick Vinales and Aleix Espargaro. Aprilia re-enters the series with Gresini Racing, represented by Alvaro Bautista and a second rider to be announced.

Current Ducati pilot Cal Crutchlow will join the CWM LCR Honda team on factory RC213V while Scott Redding will ride the other factory Honda machine with Marc VDS Racing. The Pramac team will enter Danilo Petrucci joining the returning Yonny Hernandez riding Ducati Desmosedicis. Tech 3 will again field Yamaha’s satellite entry with Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro returning for 2015.

Nicky Hayden is the sole American on the list, returning with Drive M7 Aspar with Eugene Laverty on the Honda RCV1000RMoto3 graduate Jack Miller will join Crutchlow with CWM LCR Honda but he too will be on a RCV1000R, as will Karel Abraham with Cardion AB Racing.

NGM Forward Racing, the top Open class team this season, will enter Stefan Bradl and Loris Baz. Avintia Racing will return with Hector Barbera and Mike Di Meglio on non-factory Ducatis. The 25th entry on the list is a rider to be named representing Octo IodaRacing.

# RIDER NATIONALITY TEAM MANUFACTURER FACTORY?
4 ANDREA DOVIZIOSO ITALIAN DUCATI TEAM DUCATI Y
6 STEFAN BRADL GERMAN NGM FORWARD RACING FORWARD YAMAHA N
8 HECTOR BARBERA SPANISH AVINTIA RACING DUCATI N
9 DANILO PETRUCCI ITALIAN PRAMAC RACING DUCATI Y
17 KAREL ABRAHAM CZECH CARDION AB MOTORACING HONDA N
19 ALVARO BAUTISTA SPANISH FACTORY APRILIA GRESINI APRILIA Y
25 MAVERICK VINALES SPANISH TEAM SUZUKI MotoGP SUZUKI Y
26 DANI PEDROSA SPANISH REPSOL HONDA TEAM HONDA Y
29 ANDREA IANNONE ITALIAN DUCATI TEAM DUCATI Y
35 CAL CRUTCHLOW BRITISH CWM LCR HONDA HONDA Y
38 BRADLEY SMITH BRITISH MONSTER YAMAHA TECH 3 YAMAHA Y
41 ALEIX ESPARGARO SPANISH TEAM SUZUKI MotoGP SUZUKI Y
43 JACK MILLER AUSTRALIAN CWM LCR HONDA HONDA N
44 POL ESPARGARO SPANISH MONSTER YAMAHA TECH 3 YAMAHA Y
45 SCOTT REDDING BRITISH MARC VDS RACING TEAM HONDA Y
46 VALENTINO ROSSI ITALIAN MOVISTAR YAMAHA MotoGP YAMAHA Y
50 EUGENE LAVERTY IRISH DRIVE M7 ASPAR HONDA N
63 MIKE DI MEGLIO FRENCH AVINTIA RACING DUCATI N
68 YONNY HERNANDEZ COLOMBIAN PRAMAC RACING DUCATI Y
69 NICKY HAYDEN USA DRIVE M7 ASPAR HONDA N
76 LORIS BAZ FRENCH NGM FORWARD RACING FORWARD YAMAHA N
93 MARC MARQUEZ SPANISH REPSOL HONDA TEAM HONDA Y
99 JORGE LORENZO SPANISH MOVISTAR YAMAHA MotoGP YAMAHA Y
TO BE CONFIRMED FACTORY APRILIA GRESINI APRILIA Y
TO BE CONFIRMED OCTO IODARACING TEAM TBC N