Možda je najbolja varijanta je da ostane u Tech3, imaće sve isto kao i KTM fabrički tim, nema razloga da menja tim koji dobija (Guy Coulon i ostali...). Jedino ako 99 uprska ovu godinu, pa da uleti umesto njega, a 99 u Suzuki.
A što se tiče Yamahe (However we now also know the initial agreement will be for three years (KTM) and that a lack of 2018-spec M1s for star rider Johann Zarco was a significant factor in the team's decision.),
Speaking via telephone on MotoGP.com's After The Flag show, Poncharal said:
"In the last two grands prix of last year Johann [Zarco] was on the podium in the wet, Malaysia, and dry, Valencia. Almost a win in Valencia.
"Everybody was expecting a something a bit special from Yamaha to support Johann [in 2018], like HRC is doing with Cal and Ducati with Danilo Petrucci. It didn't come... (http://www.crash.net/motogp/news/890828/1/tech3-threeyear-deal-factory-machines)