Ducati renews Jack Miller until 2022

The official Ducati team has executed the renewal clause for one more year that it had agreed with Jack Miller and the Australian will remain in the ranks of Borgo Panigale’s team until 2022.

Jack Miller has become the first pilot among those who finish their contract in 2021, who is renewed for one more year and whose list includes pilots of the stature of Valentino Rossi who in the coming months must make a decision about his competitive future or Johann Zarco who this year has been one of the leaders of the championship.

After the first five Grand Prix of 2021, Miller is in fourth place overall, just 16 points behind the current leader after chaining victories at Jerez and Le Mans, while Ducati and the Ducati Lenovo team lead the Manufacturers’ rankings. and Equipment.

“I am delighted to be able to continue my adventure with the Ducati Lenovo team also next season! Wearing these colors is a great honor for me, and to have been able to win the last two races with the Desmosedici GP is a true dream. It would not have been possible without the great support I have received from Ducati and the entire team over the last few months, and I want to thank Gigi, Paolo, Davide and Claudio for the faith they have had in me, “Miller said in the statement.

“Now I can focus solely on the current season. We are fourth in the standings, not far behind the leader, and the Championship is still very long. I will do my best to continue this positive trend and fight for the title. Forza Ducati! ”.

For his part, Gigi Dall’Igna, Managing Director of Ducati Corse, explains that “we are delighted to be able to announce that we will continue with Miller also in 2022. In this first season, Jack has shown great talent, professionalism and strong determination. He has been able to claim two important victories in different conditions after a tough start to the season. Without a doubt, he is one of the drivers who best understands our Desmosedici GP to make the most of its potential in any condition, as recent success at Le Mans has shown. As always, our goal remains the Championship title, and we believe that with Jack and Pecco, we will be among the main protagonists for the 2022 title. “

THIS IS THE CONTRACTS OF THE MOTOGP GRILL

Until 2024

Marc Márquez (Spain) Repsol Honda Team

Until 2022

Maverick Viñales (Spain) Monster Yamaha Factory

Fabio Quartararo (France) Yamaha Factory

Alex Rins (Spain) Suzuki Ecstar

Joan Mir (Spain) Suzuki Ecstar

Aleix Espargaró (Spain) Aprilia Racing

Miguel Oliveira (Portugal) Red Bull KTM Factory

Pol Espargaró (Spain) Repsol Honda Team

Àlex Márquez (Spain) LCR Honda Castrol

Franco Morbidelli (Italy) Petronas Yamaha SRT

Takaaki Nakagami (Japan) LCR Honda Idemitsu * multiple years

Jorge Martín (Spain) Pramac Ducati

Pecco Bagnaia (Italy) Ducati Factory

Jack Miller (Australia) Ducati Factory (run 1 + 1)

Until 2021

Valentino Rossi (Italy) Petronas Yamaha SRT

Danilo Petrucci (Italy) KTM Factory Tech3

Iker Lecuona (Spain) KTM Factory Tech3

Brad Binder (South Africa) Red Bull KTM Factory

Johann Zarco (France) Pramac Ducati

Enea Bastianini (Italy) Avintia Esponsorama

Luca Marini (Italy) SkyVR46 Avintia

Lorenzo Savadori (Italy) Aprilia Racing