MotoGP 2023: Announcement from the Ducati Lenovo group!

Champions on the observe: Staff Ducati Lenovo unveils 2023 livery at Madonna di Campiglio

Madonna di Campiglio (TN, Italy), January 23, 2023 – On the Palacampiglio in Madonna di Campiglio, within the enchanting surroundings of the snow-capped Dolomites, the livery of the Desmosedici GP bikes with which the Ducati Lenovo group will compete within the MotoGP 2023 World Championship has been unveiled. The official Ducati group, which this 12 months celebrates the twentieth anniversary of its debut within the high class in 2003, is able to defend the Producers, Groups and Drivers’ titles received final 12 months with the reigning world champion. Francesco Bagnaia for the third time of the 12 months. with the band from Borgo Panigale. Enea Bastianini, who completed third within the 2022 World Championship with Gresini Racing’s GP Desmosedici, will likely be by his facet for the primary time in official Ducati colors. Every part is ready for one more thrilling season with the primary race of 21 races scheduled for March 26 in Portimão, Portugal. Along with the standard Sunday race, from this 12 months the Saturday dash races at every Grand Prix will add extra pleasure to the 2023 MotoGP World Championship.

The presentation, held this morning in entrance of a giant viewers of Ducati companions and sponsors, native authorities, representatives of the nationwide and worldwide press and different necessary friends, came about through the occasion “Campioni in Pista”, organized by Ducati in collaboration with Azienda per il Turismo Madonna di Campiglio, Trentino Advertising and marketing and with companions Lenovo,, Monster Vitality, Shell and Audi. As all the time, the revealing of the 2023 Desmosedici GP was probably the most thrilling second as Bagnaia and Bastianini unveiled a brand new livery that this 12 months once more retains Ducati’s basic purple livery, enhanced with some carbon fiber particulars and in a brighter shade. . One other novelty, Bagnaia has chosen the number one World Champion for your complete 2023 MotoGP season.

Bagnaia’s GP Desmosedici was not the one Ducati to have the number one spot on the scene. The occasion was additional enhanced by the presence of the Racing – Ducati group, the official group of the Superbike producer primarily based in Borgo Panigale, which received the drivers, groups and producers world titles of the 2022 Superbike World Championship, on the Panigale V4 R of the Spanish champion Alvaro Bautista, second 12 months in a row at Ducati, no 1 stands out. Michael Ruben Rinaldi will journey alongside him for the third season in a row as an official Ducati rider in WorldSBK.

Claudio Domenicali (PDG de Ducati Motor Holding)
“In the present day is one other extraordinary second for Ducati. For the primary time within the historical past of the corporate, we collectively launch the official MotoGP and WorldSBK groups, the Ducati Lenovo group and – ​​Racing Ducati. Getting again collectively is an effective way to rejoice the values ​​and expertise of one of the best Ducati Corse group in historical past, whose each day work has taken us to the highest of the world. After the unbelievable successes of final racing season, we’re fascinated by the problem of reaffirming ourselves. I am glad it begins with a spot like Madonna di Campiglio, an ideal expression of “Made in Italy” that we’re proud ambassadors of. Ducati is a model that stands out for its fashion, efficiency and expertise, the place the eagerness for racing is paramount. Working whereas having enjoyable is a part of our philosophy. It appreciates what we do and permits us to have interaction much more, higher managing fatigue. The sweetness and potentialities of the mountains that greet us are the right alternative to mix the obligations of the presentation with moments of pure delight and provides us the best power to start out the season. »

Louis Dall’Igna (CEO of Ducati Corse)
“The beginning of a brand new season is all the time thrilling, and this 12 months much more so after 2022, which was imagined to make historical past. Repeating final 12 months’s outcomes will likely be tough, however our aim is all the time to exceed ourselves and continuously enhance. In MotoGP, along with the world champion Pecco Bagnaia, we will additionally rely on Enea Bastianini, who completed third on the earth championship final 12 months with the Ducati Gresini Racing group. We’re satisfied that our two drivers will as soon as once more be among the many heroes of the Championship. After all, the competitors will likely be even fiercer. There are lots of sturdy drivers on the grid and the opposite producers have definitely been working laborious over the winter. Nonetheless, we now have not been overlooked, so we’re trying ahead to beginning the brand new season and defending the three titles we received final 12 months. »

Lukasz Rossi (President of Good Gadgets Group at Lenovo)
“After an especially profitable 12 months, we’re comfortable to start out the brand new season collectively. We’re pleased with every little thing we now have achieved prior to now 5 years since our technological partnership with Ducati started, and we sit up for persevering with to work collectively to innovate and constantly enhance efficiency on the observe. Expertise performs a key position within the demanding world of motorsport. From real-time information analytics, AI and simulation to sensible collaboration and augmented actuality, Lenovo is working intently with Ducati to unlock the worth of digital transformation and drive even higher outcomes. Constructing on our shared values ​​of velocity, dedication, group spirit and concentrate on outcomes, we are going to proceed to maneuver in direction of a sooner, safer and extra thrilling sport.

Franciszek Bagnai (No.1, Lenovo Ducati group)
“My winter break was shorter than typical resulting from all of the commitments after successful the world championship, however now I am again and I am trying ahead to beginning the season. I missed GP Desmosedici and my group and may’t wait to get again on observe. I could not resolve whether or not to proceed utilizing quantity 63 or go to no 1, and ultimately settled on the latter. It’s fantastic to see him on the bike and now my aim will likely be to do every little thing to maintain him. It will not be simple as I anticipate an excellent more durable competitors than final 12 months with many contenders able to battle for the title, however I do know I’ve one of the best bike and one of the best group to purpose excessive once more in 2023. as soon as once more to all Ducati and my group! I’m able to resume our journey collectively. »

Aeneas Bastianini (#23, Lenovo Ducati Staff)
“Carrying the colours of the official group is a good emotion and now it is as much as me to show that I deserve this opportunity. I am excited for the brand new season! Thankfully, I will not have to attend lengthy to have the ability to drive my purple Desmosedici GP across the observe. In a couple of weeks we will likely be in Sepang for the primary check of the 12 months and it will likely be a key second to get to know the blokes within the group higher and, above all, to start out engaged on the bike. It’ll be a really aggressive 12 months and there will likely be some simple occasions and a few laborious occasions for positive, however I am prepared for something! Thanks once more to Claudio, Gigi, Paolo, Davide and the entire Ducati group! I’ll give my 100% as all the time. »

The Ducati Lenovo group riders, along with the Racing-Ducati group duo, will likely be in Piazza Sissi, within the heart of Madonna di Campiglio, at 17:00 to greet all their followers accompanied by leisure offered by Monster Vitality, the brand new companion of Ducati Corse.

Tomorrow, Bagnaia and Bastianini may also expertise the joy on 4 wheels, collaborating within the Audi Driving Expertise on the frozen lake Madonna di Campiglio and having fun with a day of snowboarding on the spectacular slopes of the Pearl of the Dolomites.

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