After racing for three different MotoGP manufacturers in three seasons, Cal Crutchlow will remain at LCR Honda for 2016.

The Englishman has signed a new one-year deal 'with a further option for 2017', announced on the eve of his home British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

"I am very happy to continue my relationship with LCR for 2016 and 2017," Crutchlow said. "Lucio has a fantastic team and I look forward to growing further with them and with Honda. We started the season well and I believe we can score some great results in the rest of this year and in the season to come."

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Team principal Lucio Cecchinello added: "I am happy to announce the extension of our cooperation with Cal, who is one of the most talented riders in the whole MotoGP field.

"He has got the skills and the potential to battle with the top riders and fight for the podium spots, as he demonstrated in Argentina earlier this season. Cal is extremely professional and during the season we have built up a great rapport. it's a pleasure to be working with Cal again in 2016 and I look forward to the years to come."

Crutchlow is the only satellite rider to have claimed a podium this season - meaning he has now taken MotoGP rostrums on Yamaha, Ducati and Honda machinery - and has rarely been threatened by fellow satellite RC213V rider Scott Redding.

However four non-scores have badly hurt Crutchlow's championship position and he is currently ninth in the standings.

LCR also announced that Crutchlow will race in GIVI livery, rather than the usual CWM colours, at Silverstone.

Uncertainty over sponsorship may also force LCR to revert to a single rider entry next year, meaning Crutchlow's Open class team-mate Jack Miller (on a multi-year HRC contract) would be placed elsewhere.