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MotoGP back up to 21 bikes as Petrucci, Silva and Hernandez fill final CRT rides

Catalunya MotoGP 2011MotoGP has announced a 21-bike entry list for 2012, with Danilo Petrucci, Ivan Silva and Yonny Hernandez confirmed as riders for the final CRT bikes.

The new lower-cost category will provide just under half the field, with nine CRT bikes on the list.

In addition to established MotoGP teams Aspar and Gresini fielding CRT entries, Forward Racing, Ioda Racing Project, Speed Master and BQR step up from the support categories to run CRT bikes and Paul Bird Racing moves over from Superbikes.

BQR will field Moto2 graduate Hernandez and former Superbike and 250cc rider Ivan Silva on FTR chassis, while the Ioda bike goes to Italian Superstock 1000 champion Petrucci.

No  Rider             Team                   Bike
 1  Casey Stoner      Honda Team             Honda
 4  Andrea Dovizioso  Yamaha Tech 3          Yamaha
 5  Colin Edwards     Forward Racing         Suter
 6  Stefan Bradl      LCR Honda MotoGP       Honda
 8  Hector Barbera    Pramac Racing Team     Ducati
 9  Danilo Petrucci   Ioda Racing Project    Ioda
11  Ben Spies         Yamaha Factory Racing  Yamaha
13  Anthony West      Speed Master           ART
14  Randy de Puniet   Aspar Team MotoGP      ART
17  Karel Abraham     Cardion AB Motoracing  Ducati
19  Alvaro Bautista   Honda Gresini          Honda
20  Aleix Espargaro   Aspar Team MotoGP      ART
22  Ivan Silva        BQR                    BQR-FTR
26  Dani Pedrosa      Honda Team             Honda
35  Cal Crutchlow     Yamaha Tech 3          Yamaha
46  Valentino Rossi   Ducati Team            Ducati
51  Michele Pirro     Honda Gresini          Ftr
68  Yonny Hernandez   BQR                    BQR-FTR
69  Nicky Hayden      Ducati Team            Ducati
77  James Ellison     Paul Bird Racing       ART
99  Jorge Lorenzo     Yamaha Factory Racing  Yamaha
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