Provisional MotoGP entry list

There are far too many TBA (To Be Announced) entries in the provisional 2005 MotoGP entry list. Three teams and their riders lack confirmation, Aprilia, Proton KR and Ducati D'Antin. Oddly, Max Biaggi also lacks confirmation. Another odd change...

There are far too many TBA (To Be Announced) entries in the provisional 2005 MotoGP entry list. Three teams and their riders lack confirmation, Aprilia, Proton KR and Ducati D'Antin. Oddly, Max Biaggi also lacks confirmation.

Another odd change is Colin Edwards's decision to change his race number, from his trademark 45 to 5, which is how he finished in the championship last year.

Below is the provisional MotoGP entry list:

4. Alex Barros (BRA) Honda, Camel Honda 5. Colin Edwards (USA) Yamaha, Yamaha Gauloises Team 6. Makoto Tamada (JPN) Honda, Konica Minolta Honda 7. Carlos Checa (SPA) Ducati, Ducati Marlboro Team 10. Kenny Roberts (USA) Suzuki, Team Suzuki MotoGP 11. Ruben Xaus (SPA) Yamaha, Fortuna Yamaha Tech 3 12. Troy Bayliss (AUS) Honda, Camel Honda 15. Sete Gibernau (SPA) Honda, Telefonica Movistar Honda MotoGP 21. John Hopkins (USA) Suzuki, Team Suzuki MotoGP 24. Toni Elias (SPA) Yamaha, Fortuna Yamaha Tech 3 27. Franco Battaini (ITA) Blata, Blata WCM 33. Marco Melandri (ITA) Honda, Telefonica Movistar Honda MotoGP 46. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha, Yamaha Gauloises Team 56. Shinya Nakano (JPN) Kawasaki, Kawasaki Racing Team 65. Loris Capirossi (ITA) Ducati, Ducati Marlboro Team 66. Alex Hofmann (GER) Kawasaki, Kawasaki Racing Team 69. Nicky Hayden (USA) Honda, Repsol Honda Team 77 James Ellison (GBR) Blata Blata WCM Tba. Honda, Repsol Honda Team Tba. Ducati, D'Antin MotoGP Tba. Ducati, D'Antin MotoGP Tba. Aprilia, MS Aprilia Racing Tba. Aprilia, MS Aprilia Racing Tba. Proton KR, Proton Team KR Tba. Proton KR, Proton Team KR

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Series MotoGP
Drivers Nicky Hayden , Max Biaggi , Carlos Checa , Loris Capirossi , Valentino Rossi , Troy Bayliss , Colin Edwards , Alex Barros , Sete Gibernau , Shinya Nakano , Kenny Roberts , John Hopkins , Ruben Xaus , Franco Battaini , Makoto Tamada , Marco Melandri , James Ellison , Toni Elias , Alex Hofmann
Teams Team Suzuki MotoGP , Repsol Honda Team