Update: Despite initial reports to the contrary, Sheridan Morais will not race with Grillini Kawasaki in 2015.

Grillini Racing has completed its 2015 World Superbike Championship rider line-up with the signing of Christophe Ponsson.

The Italian team, which ran a pair of Kawasaki ZX-10Rs in the EVO class for 2014, had already announced that Sheridan Morais will stay on with the outfit for a second season, but Ponsson's signing will see him make his World Superbike debut.

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The young Frenchman comes to Grillini after a season spent with Alstare Bimota's junior set-up, which saw him compete in the second-half of the British Superbike Championship, as well as some races in the Spanish CEV series. Prior to that he competed in the Superstock 1000 series.

Ponsson's arrival brings the number of confirmed participants in the 2015 World Superbike Championship to 23 riders.