Tech 3 is a motorcycle racing team currently competing in MotoGP World Championship under the name Monster Yamaha Tech 3 and in the Moto2 World Championship under the name Tech 3 Moto2.
The team was founded by ex-racer Hervé Poncharal, engineer Guy Coulon and Bernard Martignac and started racing in 1990 in the 250 cc class, using Honda and Suzuki motorcycles. In 1999, the team partnered with Yamaha for the factory team and in 2000 their riders, Olivier Jacque and Shinya Nakano, placed first and second in the 250 world championship. In 2001 the team moved the whole operation to the premier class, again with Yamaha, Jacque and Nakano on the YZR500, though their status changed to that of satellite team through to the present.
Monster Tech3 (MotoGP)
Tech3 Racing (Moto2)
|Base||Bormes Les Mimosas, France|
5. Johann Zarco
55. Hafizh Syahrin
64. Bo Bendsneyder87. Remy Gardner
|Motorcycle||MotoGP – Yamaha YZR-M1 Moto2 – Tech3 Mistral 610|
MotoGP – MichelinMoto2 – Dunlop
|Riders' Championships||1 250cc 2000 Olivier Jacque|