Ducati confirms the predictions on the eve of Aragon and monopolizes the first row of the starting grid. Fifth-place finisher this season for Beko Bagnaia, looking for his fifth straight win. Alongside him will start the Desmosedici GP led by Jack Miller and Enea Bastianini, trying to stop Fabio Quartararo’s lead who is clearly struggling on this asphalt with a small fist. Gigi Dall’Igna has a lot to be proud of, but the icing on the cake is missing.
Ducati’s Superbike Success
2022 will definitely be a year framed for the colors of Borgo Panigale. The Superbike world leader with Alvaro Bautista and in the race for MotoAmerica with Danilo Petrucci, who will compete at the final decider in a week’s time in Alabama. “An important tournament in a very important market for us – confirms the general manager of Ducati Corse -, Danilo is doing an amazing job, dominating the last race in the wet race but not only that. He did a good job in all the races, if he played it, it would be very complicated but we will do our best. I’m sure Danilo will show who he is in the last race“.
Ducati is the world superbike championship leader with Alvaro Bautista, even if it still has a long way to go here. The Spaniard’s return proved to be a good move. “We are certainly pleased with the work that has been done with our riders, it’s a record season, what everyone knows is still missing but we are working on it. Even in Superbike everyone is doing well, I see Alvaro Bautista as a center, with only one goal in mind. We have a rider of significant maturity who comes from MotoGP, while in the first chapter we did a reverse job with the youth that pays off“.
The last step in MotoGP
Manufacturer Emilian has finally found its best driver, Pecco Bagnaia, but is 30 points behind Fabio Quartararo in the standings. The four “zeroes” collected in the first part of the tournament weigh, but the Piedmontese advance at a wave rate with four successive successes. And the Aragon Declaration in pole position which should be 100% utilized. “In the coming years he will be one of the greatest champions of this tournament, and the numbers are all on his side. The person who wins ten races in the last twenty years has already written important things and can only continue on this path“.
Behind Pecco’s extraordinary talent, there is also compact team work that doesn’t often appear in the pits, but is always committed to curing data, ideas and technical solutions. Today’s Ducati MotoGP is a prototype capable of adapting to any driving style, as evidenced by the results of all its riders. “Upgrading a bike for a single rider involves a lot of risks and these are pretty obvious. Improving the bike for other riders can also bring benefits to the higher rider, and it’s definitely an improvement for the entire group. our philosophy – Gigi Dall’Igna confirms Sky Sport MotoGP- He is making a bike that adapts to many riding styles and to the World Championship tracks. Ducati Corse has great technicians, people you work well with. My job is not to come up with all the ideas, but to identify them and make sure those ideas are on the right track. Ideas come from everyone and should be listened to“.