The Ducati Lenovo Team is ready to get back on track this weekend at the famous Sachsenring circuit, near Chemnitz, for the tenth Grand Prix of the 2022 MotoGP season, the German GP.
At 3.7 km, the Saxon track is the shortest on the calendar and has so far seen Ducati triumphing on one occasion, in 2008 with Casey Stoner. In total, the Borgo Panigale house has 5 podiums, among which the most recent is the third place obtained by Andrea Dovizioso in 2016.
Francesco Bagnaia, fresh from an unlucky race in Barcelona, which saw him involved in an accident at the first corner, wants to go back to fighting for the victory on the tortuous German circuit. It will be essential for the Italian driver to be able to hit a good result in Germany, to shorten the distance in the general classification which now sees him in fifth position, 66 points behind Quartararo.
“The German GP and the Dutch GP, which we will race next week in Assen, will be two very important events for us. After the retirement in Barcelona, we are now 66 points behind in the Championship compared to Quartararo. It will not be easy. recover them, but I will try to shorten the distances a bit before the summer break. At the moment Fabio and Yamaha are very strong, but we will try to get the best possible result on Sunday, “said Pecco.
Jack Miller, Ducati Team
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Even Jack Miller, currently ninth in the Championship, wants to be the protagonist again in the race scheduled for Sunday in Germany.
“I’m happy to be back racing this weekend in Germany. After the last Grand Prix at Montmeló, I really want to get back on my Desmosedici GP to try and redeem myself. The Sachsenring is a rather tortuous and particular track and it won’t be certainly an easy race but, as always, I will give my all to try to get the best result “, added Miller.
After the first nine rounds of the 2022 season, Ducati occupies the first position in the Constructors’ Championship, with a 54-point advantage, while the Ducati Lenovo Team occupies the third position in the classification reserved for teams.