Forward Racing has announced that Lorenzo Baldassarri will remain aboard the team's Kalex in Moto2 next year.

"I am pleased to confirm the renewal of Lorenzo also for 2016. He is a young and promising Italian rider and this year he has grown a lot with us and I'm sure we will continue to improve," said team principal Giovanni Cuzari.

"The hope for the future is that he will continue to reap the benefits of the work done with the team in this first season. I am also proud to confirm the confidence and support that VR46 Riders Academy gave us for next season's project. Together we share the aim of rising young Italian talents".

The announcement proves that Forward expects to remain in grand prix next season, although no riders or machines are yet to be confirmed for the MotoGP team.