August 8, 2022

Australian Jack Miller has examined constructive for Covid, pushing again the launch of the Ducati Lenovo MotoGP workforce.

This comes as Ducati has introduced a report sale yr in 2021 and Ducati Australia has recorded the largest rise in gross sales for the corporate worldwide in 2021 with a 50% improve.

Ducati offered 59,477 bikes globally which is a brand new report for the Italian firm, up 24% on 2020 and 12% over 2019.

Additional to Ducati’s excellent news, the corporate has met the best high quality requirements to be awarded the Prime Employer Italy certification for the eighth yr in a row.

And Ducati can also be again in London with a brand new dealership within the railway arches of Vauxhall.

The one glitch within the Ducati excellent news is that Miller examined constructive to Covid-19 on Wednesday 19 January.

Jack, whose contract with Ducati is underneath a clouds, won’t make it again to Europe in time to participate within the official 2022 workforce photoshoot session.

The quantity 43 rider, who’s asymptomatic, is in self-isolation in Australia and can do a second PCR take a look at subsequent week.

The 2022 Ducati Lenovo Workforce Season Launch scheduled for 28 January will likely be postponed to 7 February 2022.

It comes as Jack and team-mate Francesco Bagnaia, whose contracts run out this yr, will likely be a in a three-way combat for the 2 seats with spectacular rookie Jorge Martin.

In the meantime, Jack hopes to move to the official MotoGP Shakedown take a look at from 31 January – 2 February at Sepang Worldwide Circuit in Malaysia.

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He says he’s “doing fantastic”. 

“Since I don’t have any signs, a minimum of I can proceed with my coaching,” he says. 

“I miss you all and can see you in Sepang for the take a look at.”