MOTOGP: Casey Stoner Returns to the Track; Turns Testing Laps For Ducati in Malaysia

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SEPANG, Malaysia – official team release — Ducati photo — Casey Stoner had a successful return to the track Saturday on the Ducati Team’s Ducati Desmosedici GP at the Sepang Int’l Circuit in Malaysia. It was a welcome return for the 30-year-old Australian rider and two-time MotoGP world champion, who had not ridden a Ducati since the Valencia round in 2010. …

MOTOGP: Home at Last; Casey Stoner Returns to Ducati Corse After Five-Year Stint at Honda

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BOLOGNA, Italy – official team releases — Ducati photo — Ducati Corse has announced that two-time MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner will return to the Italian manufacturer next year in the role of brand ambassador and test rider after being associated with the Honda Racing Corporation since 2011. Stoner won the 2007 MotoGP World Championship on the Ducati Desmosedici GP …

MOTOGP: Iannone Claims First Career MotoGP Pole; Marquez to Start 13th in Italy

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MUGELLO, Italy – official series release — Ducati photo — It was a day of contrasts at the Italian Grand Prix as Ducati Team’s Andrea Iannone set the Italian fans at the Autodromo del Mugello ablaze with excitement — claiming his first career MotoGP pole position in near perfect conditions. Countering that height of emotion was drama involving reigning MotoGP …

MOTOGP: Dovizioso Scores First Pole For Ducati Since 2010 in Motegi

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MOTEGI, Japan — official release — MotoGP photo — Andrea Dovizioso claimed his second career MotoGP pole and put Ducati in the top qualifying position for the first time since 2010 during time trials for Sunday’s Motul Grand Prix of Japan at Twin Ring Motegi. Dovizioso set the new one-lap record at Twin Ring Motegi circuit with a flying 1:44.502 second circuit …

MOTOGP: Dovizioso Paces Opening Day Practice Sheets in Motegi

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MOTEGI, Japan – official release — Ducati photo — Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso set the standard on the first day of practice for the MotoGP Motul Grand Prix of Japan. On an extra soft rear tire, Dovizioso set the best time of the day near the end of the second practice with a 1:45.140 lap around the Japanese circuit, which …