According to the FIM, in the 2013 MotoGP season, there were a total of 865 crashes among all three classes (MotoGP, Moto2, and Moto3). These crashes were spread among 124 riders, including wildcards, and any injuries stemming as a direct result were also recorded (though injuries discovered after the race were not included). In perhaps […]
Ben Spies to Ducati in 2013
Ducati has confirmed that Ben Spies will be riding for the Italian company in next year’s MotoGP championship. Joining Spies is Moto2 phenom Andrea Iannone. Apparently, Spies and Iannone will be competing on the Pramac Ducati team and “will be supplied with official equipment.”
With Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso already confirmed for the factory Ducati Team, this announcement concretes a competitive, four-pronged attack for storming next year’s championship.
“The Italian manufacturer now reaffirms its confidence in and commitment to the MotoGP World Championship, finalizing its lineup for next season with two riders who are fast and competitive, already protagonists in the MotoGP and Moto2 World Championships.”