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Ciabatti: “It was not difficult to convince Lorenzo”

Ciabatti: “It was not difficult to convince Lorenzo”

Speaking to Sky Italia, Ducati Corse Sporting Director Paolo Ciabatti discussed the recent signing of Jorge Lorenzo.

“We knew we wanted to ​​sign one of the best riders to allow us to win back a title," said Ciabatti. "This season the bike has been very competitive and has enabled the two parties to reach an agreement. I think the bike we have this year and the fact we have demonstrated its competitiveness has been key to reaching this agreement. I would say it was not difficult to convince Jorge.”

The Italian also went on to reveal that no decision has been made as to who will stay on as Lorenzo’s teammate: "We have not decided yet. First we wanted to ensure the signing of Lorenzo. Now we will wait to decide whether Iannone or Dovizioso stays. The two are exceptional and it will not be an easy choice. We have spoken to both of them and I don’t think the uncertainty over their future will affect them. We spoke with Jorge and does not care which one is his teammate.”

MotoGP, 2016, Jorge Lorenzo, Ducati Team

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