Australian Jack Miller has examined constructive for Covid, pushing again the launch of the Ducati Lenovo MotoGP crew.
Ducati bought 59,477 bikes globally which is a brand new document for the Italian firm, up 24% on 2020 and 12% over 2019.
Additional to Ducati’s excellent news, the corporate has met the very best high quality requirements to be awarded the Prime Employer Italy certification for the eighth yr in a row.
And Ducati can also be again in London with a brand new dealership within the railway arches of Vauxhall.
The one glitch within the Ducati excellent news is that Miller examined constructive to Covid-19 on Wednesday 19 January.
Jack, whose contract with Ducati is below a clouds, won’t make it again to Europe in time to participate within the official 2022 crew photoshoot session.
The quantity 43 rider, who’s asymptomatic, is in self-isolation in Australia and can do a second PCR check subsequent week.
The 2022 Ducati Lenovo Crew Season Launch scheduled for 28 January will likely be postponed to 7 February 2022.
It comes as Jack and team-mate Francesco Bagnaia, whose contracts run out this yr, will likely be a in a three-way struggle for the 2 seats with spectacular rookie Jorge Martin.
In the meantime, Jack hopes to move to the official MotoGP Shakedown check from 31 January – 2 February at Sepang Worldwide Circuit in Malaysia.
He says he’s “doing fantastic”.
“Since I don’t have any signs, at the least I can proceed with my coaching,” he says.
“I miss you all and can see you in Sepang for the check.”