MotoGP: CONFIRMED, Crutchlow to Ducati for 2014/15

Tech 3 Yamaha rider Cal Crutchlow will join the Ducati factory for the MotoGP seasons 2014 and 2015. He will replace the 2006 MotoGP champion Nicki Hayden.

Now MotoGP fans will know that Ducati isn’t very succesfull- actually since Stoner left the team back in 2010.

So at the moment the Tech 3 Yamaha would be the better choice. So why did Crutchlow left Tech 3?

Well because first of all, it’s a factory ride, he wanted that deadly.

He asked Yamaha for a factory ride, but well that’s impossible at the moment, were current champion Lorenzo and MotoGP legend Rossi are in the team until 2014/15.

And Crutchlow is confident that recent changes at Ducati (Audi bought Ducati last year) will improve the team.

But the actual point why he left is, obviously, he gets more MONEY.

It’s obvious that you get more money when you drive for a factory team than a Sattelite team like Tech 3.

But hey, maybe Crutchlow can make a Stoner and turn this team to a competitive championship winning team, who knows?

 

Official statement coming on Friday.

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3 thoughts on “MotoGP: CONFIRMED, Crutchlow to Ducati for 2014/15”

  1. It will be interesting to see how this works out next season. Right now I have to be honest and say I am disappointed with the move! Hopefully Cal knows something we don’t!

    This is a good blog, I am now following you. I have recently set up a blog about motorsport and Football, feel free to check it out and follow, thanks.

    1. Crutchlow had too rake risks, remember he’s already 27, so not more the youngest in the MotoGP field. So we will have to wait and see how this works out. And thanks for following this blog, truly appreciated!!! 🙂

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