Pecco Bagnaia feels the difference
The reigning MotoGP world champion, Pecco Bagnaia, is ready to start the season in which he will be called to defend his title. The Piedmontese rider spoke to the press on the occasion of the presentation of the Ducati Desmosedici GP-23 and Panigale V4R, which was held on Monday 23 January in Madonna di Campiglio.
“Now that I’m world champion, people look at me differently. I feel the fans closer” said the Ducati bearer, in the words reported by ‘Il Corriere della Sera’.
Then a few words on what the relationship with his new teammate, Enea Bastianini will be like: “Enea is very competitive. Each of us will give our best, it will be an intense battle because we are both Italian, but we are intelligent enough to build a good relationship “.
Francesco, known as ‘Pecco’, Bagnaia after winning the Moto2 world championship in 2018, with the Sky Racing Team VR46, in 2019 made his debut in MotoGP riding the Ducati of the Pramac Racing Team. In September 2020, in Misano, he achieved his first podium in the top category of the World Championship. The following year he moved to the official Ducati team and finished the championship in second place, behind the French Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo. In 2022, in his second year with the Rossa di Borgo Panigale, he achieved his first world title in MotoGp, at the end of a spectacular comeback over the reigning champion Fabio Quartararo, who had even reached a 91-point lead over the course of the season on Bagnaia.
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