New to motogp.com?Register here
Andrea Dovizioso will be staying at the Ducati Team in 2019 and 2020, the Borgo Panigale factory have announced – making it a grand total of eight years in red for the rider from Forli, continuing a successful partnership that has seen both work their way back to the top in MotoGP™.
Ducatista's first words: Dovi renews with Ducati
Dovizioso became the first title challenger for the marque since Casey Stoner last season, challenging Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) for the crown last year. He took six wins and ended 2017 runner up after the Final Showdown in Valencia, then picking up where he left off at the start of this season with a stunning victory in Qatar. Currently fifth in the standings but on more points that this time last year, the future is bright – and now secured for two more years.
We wanted to let our followers know first that it’s official! È fatto! ???? @AndreaDovizioso extends contract with Ducati for 2 more years. 04+04=8 years as a Ducatista! Press conference with #DesmoDovi at Le Mans at 17h (CET). #Dovizioso #ForzaDucati #DucatiTeam pic.twitter.com/f3BW5wr4MJ— Ducati Motor (@DucatiMotor) 18 May 2018
2 years ago
2 years ago