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Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti believes it is “just a coincidence” that Danilo Petrucci’s MotoGP form tailed off dramatically once he was handed a contract extension for 2020.
Andrea Dovizioso says he is happy with the early signs from Ducati's "very interesting" 2020 prototype chassis - but warns the gains are "not as big as we want".
Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso feels Jack Miller will benefit from staying "in the same situation" at Pramac in 2020, as he still needs to find more consistency.
Ducati MotoGP riders Danilo Petrucci and Jack Miller have insisted the manufacturer has not discussed with them the prospect of Miller replacing Petrucci in the works team in 2020.
Andrea Dovizioso has claimed that the difference between his MotoGP engine and the Yamaha is the "biggest since I've been at Ducati", as he kept Valentino Rossi at bay during the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Andrea Dovizioso says Marc Marquez shadowing of MotoGP Malaysian Grand Prix poleman Fabio Quartararo prior to his qualifying crash was “very aggressive”, but praised the Honda rider’s relentlessness.
Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso admits it is “really difficult” to know how to close the “ridiculous” gap to reigning world champion Marc Marquez.
Valentino Rossi admits his current worst season as a Yamaha MotoGP rider is only “a little bit better” than his two difficult seasons with Ducati.
Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso has expressed his concern over his bike's lack of performance when the tyres offer peak grip, despite an impressive podium in Motegi.
Andrea Dovizioso says he was "taking too many risks" and "braking like a stupid rider" when he was chasing after Fabio Quartararo at the end of the Motegi MotoGP race.
Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says he needs more dry running at Motegi to mount a Japanese Grand Prix victory challenge, with forecasts of rain throwing a potential spanner in the works.
Andrea Dovizioso says tyre management races are "almost gone" from MotoGP in 2019, and suggests this may have contributed to Ducati losing ground.
Marc Marquez's run to the 2019 MotoGP title was "something crazy" for modern grand prix motorcycle racing, according to rival Andrea Dovizioso.
Danilo Petrucci says Ducati's task to win the MotoGP title is not being made any easier by the Italian marque having to fight the "strongest rider in history", Marc Marquez.
Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso says he believes his MotoGP title chances effectively ended as early as June’s Barcelona round after another race in which Marc Marquez extended his points advantage.
Ducati MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci believes his weight is the main reason he lagged behind teammate Andrea Dovizioso in last weekend's San Marino Grand Prix.
Andrea Dovizioso says there is no point in being "pissed off" about the failings of his Ducati MotoGP bike after a disappointing run to sixth place at Misano.
Petronas Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo said his crash at the beginning of MotoGP's British GP was triggered by Alex Rins' error ahead of him.