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Marco Bezzecchi will ride in the Moto3™ World Championship in 2017 with the CIP Team. Bezzecchi was recruited by the VR46 Riders Academy and during 2015 and 2016 has been racing in the FIM CEV Repsol Moto3™ Junior World Championship.
The new CIP Team rider has a little experience in Grand Prix racing, having already riddin in four Grands Prix (two in 2015 and other two in 2016) replacing other Moto3™ riders. He is also a former Italian Moto3™ Champion (2015).
Marco started to ride the new Mahindra bike with the CIP Team in Jerez and Valencia during four days of testing .
Alain Bronec: “We are very happy to have Marco in our team and work with him for the 2017 season. I’m sure that he is one of the future stars of the Championship. The VR46 Riders Academy and Mahindra support him and we’ll do our best to bring him the best condition to grow, improve and show all his potential. The whole team is very glad to have him with us and we will work as hard as we can to achieve the best possible results”.