calendar, drivers, teams, classifications after the Portuguese GP

With the victory in Portimao, Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) took the lead in the championship. 2nd in the finish, Johann Zarco (Ducati) is 5th overall.

[Mis à jour le 25/04/2022 à 10h50] In 2022, the MotoGP World Championship is coming to life the longest season in its history. In fact, neither more nor less 21 races are on the program for the current fiscal year, through November 6th.

While legendary Italian driver Valentino Rossi retired at the end of last season, Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) it only remains for world title defense acquired last year, the first by a French motorcyclist in the queen category. By beating Portimao on April 24thas part of the Portuguese Grand Prix, the Nice team took the lead with 69 points, the same total as Alex Rins (Suzuki), while Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia) and Enea Bastianini (Ducati) follow closely with 66 and 61 units respectively. As for the second Frenchman on the set, Cannes Johann Zarco (Ducati)occupies the 5th rank in the hierarchy, 18 lengths of his compatriot. In terms of teams, the official Suzuki team is 24 points ahead of Aprilia. The next Grand Prix will take place on May 1 in Jerez, Spain.before the long-awaited meeting of the French Grand Prix on Sunday 15 May.

Pilot ranking 2022

  • After the Portuguese GP (21/5)
  1. Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) – 69 pts
  2. Alex Rins (Suzuki) – 69 pts
  3. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia) – 66 pts
  4. Enea Bastianini (Ducati) – 61 pts
  5. Johann Zarco (Ducati) – 51 pts
  6. Joan Mir (Suzuki) – 46 pts
  7. Brad Binder (KTM) – 42 pts
  8. Miguel Oliveira (KTM) – 39 pts
  9. Jack Miller (Ducati) – 31 pts
  10. Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati) – 31 points
  11. Marc Márquez (Honda) – 31 points
  12. Pol Espargaro (Honda) – 30 pts
  13. Jorge Martín (Ducati) – 28 pts
  14. Maverick Vinales (Aprilia) – 25 pts
  15. Franco Morbidelli (Yamaha) – 17 points
  16. Luca Marini (Ducati) – 14 points
  17. Alex Márquez (Honda) – 13 points
  18. Takaaki Nakagami (Honda) – 12 pts
  19. Marco Bezzecchi (Ducati) – 8 pts
  20. Andrea Dovizioso (Yamaha) – 8 pts
  21. Darryn Binder (Yamaha) – 6 points
  22. Remy Gardner (KTM) – 3 pts
  23. Raúl Fernández (KTM) – 0 pts
  24. Fabio Di Giannantonio (Ducati) – 0 pts
  25. Stefan Bradl (Honda) – 0 pts

Ranking 2022 teams

  • After the Portuguese GP (21/5)
  1. Suzuki – 115 pts
  2. Aprilia – 91 pts
  3. Yamaha – 86 points
  4. KTM – 81 pts
  5. Pramac Ducati – 79 pts
  6. Ducati – 62 points
  7. Gresini Ducati – 61 pts
  8. Honda – 61 points
  9. LCR Honda – 25 pts
  10. VR46 Ducati – 22 points
  11. With Yamaha – 14 pts
  12. Tech 3 KTM – 3pts


After a 2020 exercise exclusively in Europe, the world speed championship was limited last year to three races outside the Old Continent, two in Qatar and one in the United States. With the evolution of the health crisis, this year 2022 must mark return to many distant destinations. Since then, it has marked a milestone for the discipline that will live the busiest season in its history, with 21 Grand Prix. The MotoGP Championship has started on March 6 in Qatarbefore traveling to Indonesia, Argentina and the United States. Arrival in Europe will be via Portugal on April 24while on July 10, the Finland is to host a GP for the first time in 40 years. In the meantime, motorcycle enthusiasts in France will not be missed French Grand Prix, scheduled for May 15, 2022. After twelve consecutive races on the Old Continent, the discipline is heading towards the end of the season for events in Japan, Thailand, Australia and Malaysia. the last meeting will take place in Europe, on the Ricardo Tormo route Valencia in Spain, November 6.

=> All the information on the Moto GP 2022 calendar

Pilots and equipment

For this season of MotoGP 2022, the record schedule goes hand in hand with a the tray is no longer provided than last year, in favor of the arrival of a 12th team. Aprilia launched its official structure, while Gresini, its former partner, turned to Ducati. Therefore, in the 24 bikes lined up on the grill, there are fewer eight Ducati. In front of her are four Yamahas, four Hondas, four KTMs, two Suzuki and two Aprilia. Among the pilots, the big change from 2021 obviously refers to the retirement of Valentino Rossi. However, the Doctor is still involved in MotoGP by providing his own structure, VR46. There are two Italian drivers, his half-brother Luca Marini and the beginner Marco Bezzecchi. In total, no more and no less five riders discover the queen categorythe other four are Australian Remy Gardnerthe Spanish Raúl Fernández and Italian Fabio Di Giannantoniorespectively champion, runner-up and 7th in the last Moto2 championship, while the South African Darryn Binder, Brad’s brother, made the Moto3 jump (7th). Among the favorites, the season has not been rich in signings. current world champion Fabio Quartararo still defends the colors of the official Yamaha team in the company of Franco Morbidelli, runner-up 2020. In front of them, we should find the many Ducati leadersled by Francesco Bagnaia, outgoing runner-up, Jack Miller, Jorge Martin and Joan Zarconot to mention the announced the return of Hondawith Pol Espargaro i Marc Márquez, six-time MotoGP champion.

=> All the information of the pilots and equipment

television show

For the fourth consecutive season, the rights to broadcast the World Motorcycle Speed ​​Championship in France belong to Canal +. From then on, all the races of the season are shown on the different channels of the group. The live broadcast is about all driving sessionsfor all three categories, Moto3, Moto2, MotoGP. In general, free workouts are activated Canal + Sport or Canal + Offsetwhile qualifications and the race in each category are more often entitled to a show on Canal +.

=> All the information about the TV show

Final ranking of drivers 2021

  1. Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) – 278 pts
  2. Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati) – 252 pts
  3. Joan Mir (Suzuki) – 208 pts
  4. Jack Miller (Ducati) – 181 pts
  5. Johann Zarco (Ducati) – 173 pts
  6. Brad Binder (KTM) – 151 pts
  7. Marc Márquez (Honda) – 142 pts
  8. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia) – 120 pts
  9. Jorge Martín (Ducati) – 111 pts
  10. Maverick Vinales (Yamaha) – 106 pts
  11. Enea Bastianini (Ducati) – 102 pts
  12. Pol Espargaro (Honda) – 100 pts
  13. Alex Rins (Suzuki) – 99 pts
  14. Miguel Oliveira (KTM) – 94 pts
  15. Takaaki Nakagami (Honda) – 76 pts

Final ranking of teams 2021

  1. Ducati – 433 points
  2. Yamaha – 380 pts
  3. Suzuki – 307 pts
  4. Pramac Ducati – 288 pts
  5. Honda – 250 pts
  6. KTM – 245 pts
  7. LCR Honda – 146 pts
  8. Avintia Ducati – 143 pts
  9. Gresini Aprilia – 135 pts
  10. Petronas Yamaha – 96 pts
  11. Tech 3 KTM – 76 pts

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