Franco Morbidelli Will Race at Pramac Ducati in the 2024 Season


The expected announcement has finally come: Pramac Ducati has signed an agreement with Franco Morbidelli starting from the 2024 season.

VR46 Ducati seemed like the most likely option for Morbidelli, who decided not to renew his contract with Yamaha, but Marco Bezzecchi was expected to go to Pramac for the new model Desmosedici and replace Johann Zarco, who signed with LCR Honda.

However, everything changed in a short time, as a matter of fact, Bezzecchi decided to stay in the team and Pramac, one of the most desired seats, became vacant.

It has been known that Pramac has been in the decision process for about a month, but the most likely choice seemed to be Morbidelli, who has been doing a little better this season.

After a month-long process, the final decision has been made, as a matter of fact, Pramac made a statement on Monday and announced that Morbidelli will compete for them from the 2024 season.

Your zamMorbidelli, who stands out especially with his consistency at moments and managed to score points in all races this season, will open a new page in his career by getting behind the wheel of the current Ducati.

Speaking in Pramac's press release, Gigi Dall'Igna said: "We are happy to welcome Franco Morbidelli to Pramac Ducati for the next season."

“Franco is a very talented and experienced driver, he has proven on more than one occasion that he is strong and fast: it is no coincidence that he finished second in the championship and won three races in the 2020 season,” said Dall'Igna.

We believe that, thanks to the support from Pramac, Franco will be able to show his full potential. We look forward to this exciting new adventure together.” said.

Campinoti, owner of Pramac, said: “I am very happy that Franco will join our family in 2024.”

“We have a great relationship with Franco, who has proven to be a champion many times,” Campinoti said. I am sure that he will find the right conditions to fight for the positions he deserves in our team.” said.

Team principal Gino Borsoi said: “It is an honor to have the opportunity to work with a champion like Franco: I have great confidence in him and his talent.”

“I am sure that he will fit into our team very well and we can achieve great results together,” Borsoi said. he said.