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On 25th June 2024, it was announced that Marco Bezzecchi agreed to a multi-year contract with Aprilia Racing, set to begin from the 2025 season onwards. This marks a significant move for the Noale-based manufacturer, reinstating an Italian rider in the premier class following Lorenzo Savadori’s MotoGP debut in 2020.

The return of an Italian rider holds considerable importance for Aprilia Racing. The 2025 team lineup will feature Marco Bezzecchi alongside Jorge Martín Almoguera, forming a partnership aimed at elevating Aprilia to the forefront of MotoGP.

Marco Bezzecchi, who made his MotoGP debut in 2022, was noted for his exceptional talent and determination throughout his career. His achievements included 3 race victories, 9 podium finishes, and 4 pole positions, which endeared him to fans across the globe.

Massimo Rivola, CEO of Aprilia Racing, conveyed his enthusiasm for Bezzecchi joining the team, expressing that they are delighted to welcome one of Italy’s finest talents to Aprilia Racing. Marco has consistently demonstrated his capabilities, particularly with his outstanding performances and impressive victories last season. They eagerly await his arrival in Noale.