Jack Miller, official Ducati pilot from 2021

The Australian is the Italian brand's first signing for next season. The future of Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci, his current drivers, is unknown.

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The official team Ducati de MotoGP announced the signing for the next season of the Australian Jack Miller, who signs a one-year contract extendable for another until 2022

Miller arrived at MotoGP in 2015 after taking the direct jump from Moto3 as runner-up and in 2018 at Pramac Racing Team, Ducati factory supported team. The oceanic finished eighth in the 2019 tournament after climbing to five podiums in Austin, Brno, Aragon, Australia and Valencia.

“I can't wait to start racing this year. I am ready to assume with all the commitment in the world the responsibility of being an official Ducati rider in 2021 ”, Miller, 25, said in a statement.

Jack MillerThe current riders of the official team of the Borgo Panigale factory, the Italians Andrea Dovizioso y Danilo PetrucciThey end their contract at the end of this year, so at least one of them will leave the structure for the next World Cup to make way for Miller.

The reports indicate that Dovi would continue in the Italian structure, while his compatriot would emigrate to the World Superbike.

“We are convinced that Jack has everything to be able to fight continuously for important positions, in every race, starting this season with the Pramac Racing Team's Desmosedici GP20 and to take a big step forward next year thanks to the full support of the Ducati Team ”, valued Claudio Domenicali, delegated administrator of Ducati Motor Holding.

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