Scott Redding was riding an underpowered RCV1000R during his rookie MotoGP Season and after doing a lot better than anyone else in 2014, Redding secured a Factory RC213V for 2015.
Redding is joining a team making it’s premier class debut, the Marc VDS. While the package in the RC213V is proven, the new team will need time to gel in. Redding is actually re-joining the team having raced for Marc VDS during his four seasons in Moto2
Being written off or perceived as the underdog, Cal Crutchlow is dropping back from factory to satellite status. Crutchlow will be out to make his critics swallow their words on his debut season on a LCR’s Honda RC213V