Jorge Lorenzo leaves Ducati and goes to Honda

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Honda Racing Corporation confirmed that the Spanish Jorge Lorenzo will be the partner of Marc Márquez in the team Honda de MotoGP of the Motorcycle World Championship from next season and until 2020.

"Two great champions with great talent and great hopes that will make a stronger team and contribute to the development of HRC"said the Japanese brand in a brief statement.

In this way, and as it sounded strongly in the media after the announcement of the non-continuity of Dani Pedrosa in the teamThe 31-year-old Balearic rider was finally chosen to share the box with Cervera.

Lorenzo will leave Ducati at the end of this campaign after not getting good results with the Italian house's Desmosedici, beyond the success achieved last Sunday in the Italian GP.

Suzuki, first, and the possibility of piloting a "satellite" motorcycle of Yamaha They seemed like the most serious options for his future, but he has finally opted for a strong team like Honda.

Lorenzo's place at Ducati will be taken by the Italian Danilo Petrucci, who will thus become the new teammate of his compatriot Andrea Dovizioso. Pedrosa, meanwhile, still has no confirmed future, although he assured that he will announce his plans during the next Catalan GP.



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