The historical Re Enzo Palace, in Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, was the scene for the official presentation of the official team Ducati de MotoGP for the 2020 season. There the new design of the Desmosedici GP20 What will the Italians drive? Andrea Dovizioso y Danilo Petrucci.
“Racing is and will be a fundamental part of our company, also now in a particularly complex historical moment in which technology is radically changing the world around us. To be successful in this situation it is essential to continue investing in research and development and careers are a very important part of our commitment "Said Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holding.
“Our Panigale V4, deeply renewed for 2020, could not have been born without the contribution of all the lessons we learn during competitions. The counter-rotating crankshaft, the spin and slide traction control, and an efficient areodynamic fairing with wings are just some of the elements derived from MotoGP thanks to the ingenuity of Gigi and his team ”added the executive.
“2020 will be an intense and challenging year, also because the calendar has twenty races and our adversaries will be very competitive and will force us to give even more: this is why we have worked very hard during the winter to be able to offer Andrea and Danilo a Desmosedici GP20 that allows them to be protagonists in each race and in any circumstance ", he pointed Luigi Dall'Igna, Managing Director of Ducati Corse.
The pilots were also enthusiastic. “Every year is a different story and it is difficult to anticipate what the season will be like. What we are clear about is that our goal is to fight for the title this year as well. Both Ducati and I are working hard to get back on track stronger. "Dovizioso stated.
“I know that our rivals will also appear on the track stronger but this also works for me. I have grown and improved every season, and in 2020 I want to reconfirm and take a step forward with respect to the results obtained last year "Petrucci added.
The first commitment of the Ducati team will be in the official MotoGP tests in Sepang (Malaysia), which will take place from February 7 to 9.