Ducati is keeping a close eye on Scott Redding’s MotoGP future, with the British rider’s 2015 plans up in the air.
Redding was expected to be riding a factory Honda RC213V for the Gresini squad next season, having signed a two-year deal with the former 125GP world champion’s Italian-based team.
But Gresini is struggling to finance a deal to lease the RC213V again next season and he has been given a deadline at the British Grand in Silverstone next weekend to confirm his plans to HRC.
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Pramac Ducati bosses have admitted Cal Crutchlow’s shock Desmosedici departure threw the Italian team's 2015 plans into disarray. Paolo Campinoti’s satellite squad believed it would keep hold of number one asset Andrea Iannone for next season.
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The Pramac Team has unveiled (on his FB page) the 2014 livery of the Ducati Desmosedici of Andrea Iannone and Yonny Hernandez.
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"I am doing my absolute best to get back to 100%, where I need to be, for the team and Ducati" - Ben Spies..
Pramac Ducati has confirmed that the injured Ben Spies will not be replaced during this weekend's Spanish MotoGP at Jerez...
(translated from French via Google)
After being thanked for Yamaha to make room for Valentino Rossi, Ben Spies prepares to perform the reverse path of Dottore as it may affix his signature to a contract binding him to Pramac Ducati.
This is indeed what we reported Remy Tissier, the presenter of MotoGP on Eurosport.
" Ben Spies will ride in MotoGp next year, he will drive a third Pramac in Ducati colors and after the filter Bologna, it will probably be a motorcycle factory that will drive 100% American. We understand why Spies has not honored its pre-contract with BMW Italia WSBK.
Ben Spies could be a very good signing for the Italian factory as capable of results. The official announcement is expected to take place between 11 and 15 September "
With Iannone (today at Mugello read here) which has a pre-contract with Borgo Panigale, it seems that the stools of four GP13 are now occupied.
With nine races and placed on file and the first half of this exciting MotoGP Championship 2012 ended, the pilots of the "Premier Class" are ready to take the second season of intercontinental flight to arrive in California, for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. Unfortunately, However, the Pramac Racing Team, Hector Barbera, was forced to miss the first round in the American calendar, because of his recent accident, during a training session that caused the fracture of tibia and fibula claims. In these Hèctor day is starting rehabilitation immediately after surgery Sunday and, arguably, can not run for at least 4-6 weeks, as confirmed by Dott.Mir, the chief of plastic surgery that has worked. Hèctor will be replaced by its countryman Tony Elias, former pilot with a red and white livery, the Pramac Racing Team. Tony, in fact, during the Green Energy Team in 2008 while riding a Ducati, succeeded in conquering two podiums at Brno and Misano Adriatico. The international debut of the young Spaniard takes place in 2000 in the 125cc World Championship. In subsequent years, Tony has been a constant presence in the world championship. The highlight of his career would reach in 2010, when he became World Champion of the newly formed Moto2. Unemployed for a few days after the split of the consensual contract with Team Aspar Moto2, Tony will have the opportunity to demonstrate its potential, in the beautiful and difficult track at Laguna Seca with the Pramac Ducati Team.
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It’s Positive, The Last Day Of Jerez Test For The Pramac Team
A very positive final day of MotoGp winter test, in Jerez, for the Pramac Ducati Team. In the spanish session of Irta Test, the Green Team worked with their rider, trying differents set-up to search the best one, according to the weather and the track conditions.
In this final day, Hèctor Barberà, rided for 91 laps, which are equivalent to the length of three races.
During the day, Hèctor also tryed the new front Bridgestone tyre, which highlighted a good work between the pneumatic tyres and the machine. Despite the final 11th palce, in 1.40.287, the assesment of these 3 days in Jerez, was strongly positive for the Pramac Racing Team.
Hèctor and his crew, during these days of test, collected a good deal of informations about the Ducati’s and they also found differents tune-up for their return to the track and for the 2nd round of the season in late April....more
La Ducatona secondo PRAMAC