According to the newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, Valentino Rossi and the Team that he has founded (VR 46 Racing Team or Team VR 46) is among the seventeen teams that have requested their entry to the 2014 moto3 World Championship. 

Rossi had denied the rumors in the past many times, although it seems that the new Team has now been determined. Up to October 11th  the team should pay a deposit to guarantee the participation at the Championship. Additionally the names of the team riders should be announced. There are some rumors concerning Luca Marini (Valentino's half-brother)and Romano Fenati.