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Andrea Iannone’s manager Carlo Pernat believes that people will see the Suzuki rider in a different light in the 2018 MotoGP season.
Aleix Espargaro says that Aprilia may need to adjust its expectations for the 2018 MotoGP season after a turbulent campaign last year.
Suzuki's rival MotoGP manufacturers have expressed their support for Suzuki regaining its technical concessions for the 2018 season.
Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says he has "no doubt" he will challenge for the title again in 2018 after finishing runner-up to Marc Marquez last season.
KTM MotoGP motorsport director Pit Beirer says dropping Bradley Smith for the 2018 season due to his poor results this year would have been “not fair”.
Tech 3 MotoGP boss Herve Poncharal reckons his rider Johann Zarco has earned a 2018-spec Yamaha for next year, and says the Japanese manufacturer could also benefit from such a move.
KTM test rider Mika Kallio is set to enter five MotoGP races as a wildcard next season, it has been announced.
Valentino Rossi has confirmed that Yamaha's 2018 MotoGP challenger will be based on the 2016 version of the M1, following this week's private test in Sepang.
Yamaha MotoGP boss Lin Jarvis says no decision has yet been made on what bikes Tech 3 will use next season, but that its policy “will remain the same” despite this year’s poor results.
Silverstone will retain its place on the MotoGP calendar for the 2018 season after signing a fresh three-year deal to be the home of the British motorcycle grand prix.
Suzuki will regain the technical concessions it lost at the start of this MotoGP season if it fails to score a podium finish in this weekend’s Valencia finale.
Pol Espargaro believes KTM can target top-five finishes in its sophomore MotoGP season, the manufacturer having become a regular top-10 presence in its rookie campaign.
Suzuki MotoGP rider Alex Rins says he was left encouraged by a test he and teammate Andrea Iannone did at Aragon in September, and is convinced the Japanese manufacturer will make a big step in 2018.
MotoGP riders have given a positive response to the Barcelona circuit's plan to reinstate the original Turn 12, the corner where Luis Salom was killed last year, for 2018 and beyond.
The Avintia Ducati MotoGP team has confirmed Xavier Simeon as its second rider for next season, completing a 24-strong grid in the premier class for 2018.
Silverstone is in danger of losing its place on the MotoGP calendar, with a draft 2018 schedule issued by the series listing the venue for the British Grand Prix as 'TBC'.