It won’t be Jorge Martin, but Ina Bastianini will be Francesco Bagnaia’s next team-mate on Ducati’s factory team in 2023 and 2024.
August 26, 2022
Ducati Corse is pleased to announce that Enea Bastianini will defend the colors of the Ducati Lenovo team Starting with the next MotoGP World Championship, along with the already confirmed Pecco Bagnaia.”
So I attacked tonight’s press release from Borgo Panigale. So he removed doubts about who would take Jack Miller’s place Starting next year in the official team: If George Martin or Italian.
The 24-year-old Rimini rider, who this year has won three competitions in Qatar, Texas and France, has signed on to 2 year contract With the home of Borgo Panigale and will wear the official team colors after two seasons in the first division with the Desmosedici GP for teams Care Race (2021) H grissini Racing (2022).
“I am really happy to be able to wear the official Ducati team colors starting next year – These are words Ines –. era My dream has now come true.
In these two years in MotoGP, I have learned and grown a lot and I believe that together with the engineers and guys on the Ducati team, I can only get better! Thanks Claudio (Domenicali, editor)And Gigi, Paolo and Davide for trusting me and giving me this incredible opportunity, but I would also like to thank Nadia and the entire Gresini team for the great support I have received from them in this wonderful season together.
I will try to finish 2022 in the best possible way, before I embark on my new adventure as an official Ducati rider with the utmost commitment and the right team spirit.”
“We are really happy to have Bastianini on the official squad – It is instead a comment Luigi Dall’IgnaGeneral Manager of Ducati Corse –. Enea is a very talented driver and has matured a lot In these two years with Ducati.
He was able to grow quickly, scoring a podium in his first year in MotoGP and then taking three beautiful wins this year with Team Gresini in Qatar, America and France. We are convinced that next year, as an official Ducati rider, he will be able to take another step forward and will always be among the champions at every race.
However, it was not an easy choicebecause both Enea and Jorge Martin are very fast young drivers, which is exactly why we wanted them anyway. Make sure of the same materials and the same technical support. We are confident that both of them will be able to show all their great talents on the ring.”