Ducati clarify Enea Bastianini’s 2024 role despite injury-hit debut year

Ducati clarify Enea Bastianini’s 2024 role despite injury-hit debut year
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Ducati clarify Enea Bastianini’s 2024 role despite injury-hit debut year

“We have officially confirmed that Enea will continue with us next year,” said team manager David Tardozzi. “Based on his past achievements, he deserves another year with the factory bike.” This announcement solidifies the 2024 MotoGP rider line-up. While there was little doubt that Bastianini would stay, Tardozzi’s words will relieve any lingering pressure on him. Bastianini earned his promotion from Gresini Racing to the factory team after securing the second most race wins in 2023, but his season has been hampered by a shoulder injury sustained during the first-ever sprint race in Portimao. Despite struggling since his return, with his best result being eighth, Ducati will keep their trust in him next season, despite tough competition for their dominant bikes on the grid.

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Source: Crash.net