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Why Miller's Ducati move represents change of guard in MotoGP

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In the last few seasons, the MotoGP front-runners have begun to focus their efforts on young riders. Now that Ducati has signed 25-year-old Jack Miller to its factory team, it suggests the experienced riders' days at the front are numbered.

This year, for the first time in a long while, world motorsport feels like it is going through a major shake-up. Nowhere is that evidenced more than in the state of the MotoGP rider market - and on Wednesday, the latest big move was completed.

Next year, one-time MotoGP race winner Jack Miller will join the factory Ducati squad, marking the Italian marque's first punt on youth for five years when Andrea Iannone also graduated from Pramac to its works outfit.

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