Alex Marquez joins Ducati-Gresini for the 2023 season

The brother of the six-time world champion in the Queen class will join the Spanish team at the end of the season.

The Italian MotoGP team announced, Sunday, that 26-year-old Spanish rider Alex Marquez will leave Honda to join the ranks of Ducati Gresini in 2023.

Discipline star Marc Marquez (Honda)’s brother in Gresini will join Italian pilot Fabio Di Giannantonio, who keeps his handlebars.

«It was necessary for me to change in order to find the same kind of motivation I had when I joined this classThe Spaniard said in a statement in 2020.

World Champion in the lower categories Moto3 (2014) and Moto2 (2019), Alex Marquez has never confirmed since arriving in MotoGP, finishing 14th and then 16th overall. It’s this year, mid-season, the eighteenth.

Enea Bastianini, who at 24 won her first three grand prix this season with Ducati-Gresini, will be leaving the Ducati Satellite Team.

The Italian revealed the first half of the season with his victories in Qatar, the United States and France.”Will be riding a Ducati factory from next yearGrisini writes in his press release.

Whether it will be at the stable Ducati plant or another Ducati-Pramac satellite chassis is still unknown.

If the logic is true, it should be “Promotionin a Ducati Pramac. Spain’s Jorge Martin, currently in Pramac, could send a game of musical chairs to the Ducati factory team.

The Frenchman, Johann Zarco, should stay with Ducati Pramac. “But if they (the Ducati) had a hesitation between an Italian and a Spaniard, they could choose between the two and take a Frenchman!On Thursday, Zarco joked at a press conference.

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Ducati is looking for a rider to accompany Francesco Bagnaia next year and replace Australian Jack Miller, who will join KTM.


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