Following recent rumours of Suzuki departing MotoGP at the end of 2022, Dorna Sports say they have officially contacted the factory in order to remind them that the conditions of their contract to race in MotoGP do not allow for them to take this decision unilaterally.
However, should Suzuki depart following an agreement between both parties, Dorna will decide on the ideal number of riders and teams racing in the MotoGP class from 2023.
Dorna say they continue to receive high levels of interest from a number of both official factories and Independent Teams looking to join the MotoGP grid as the sport continues to set a global example of close competition, innovation and entertainment, reaching hundreds of millions of fans around the world. Interest from these parties has been re-confirmed in the past 24 hours.
It’ll be an interesting rest of the season to see what Suzuki do in terms of their factory team and who will be in to replace them following their possible departure…