Jorge Lorenzo has confirmed his switch to Ducati prior of the Spanish Grand Prix, 2017. On the weekend the three time MotoGP champion assured that he will be leaving his parent team Yamaha which clearly mentioned that 2016 become the last season of the Spanish champion with the Japanese manufacturer.
Ducati proclaimed that they have finalized a two year contract deal with Lorenzo which will be linked the rider with Ducati Team in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
LCR Honda rider Crutchlow mentioned to move one side to another is good for the Championship and it is also very important for the champion. When any top rider Jump into another manufacturer, it always regarded as the challenge for him and that is also the fact to prove himself in battlefield.
He also admitted that it would be very challenging and interesting to the fans as well as the other riders how Lorenzo fit on Ducati and what he could do with the new team.
The British rider also mentioned that he had no idea what would be happened in the next but it’s gonna be fantastic for the sport he committed. He also added that to see something different being always good for people and they love to watch that. At last he exclaimed that he believed in Lorenzo who have the ability to change the game.
He is not only the rider who going to jump from Yamaha to Ducati. Valentino Rossi had made the same sort in 2011. Rossi made a statement for his teammate move and acquainted that it was difficult for him to comment something about Lorenzo. Though Rossi is senior than Lorenzo, it is analogous in terms of moment in their careers. Ducati has flourished since last two years which is totally different from Yamaha. There has no doubt about Lorenzo’s ability but he need to be patience to fit with new machinery. This Spanish rider would be competitive with Ducati, he comment on last.
Lorenzo who had started his journey with Yamaha, suddenly going to move from the team. When the news spread out on the air, everyone got surprised but the actual reason to move the team yet not uncover.
When it was asked to this renowned rider of MotoGP about the sudden jump he disclosed the suspense and said that there had many reason but the biggest one had been his motivation. He mentioned to face challenge and win with another machine will be be a great honor for him. He wanted to take the challenge.
He seemed very confident and his attempt is to do different for the team Ducati which had not got any win from 2011. Lorenzo is professional rider in Motogp and he always kept his hundred percent focus on the race which is the only key for his success.