Originally Posted by yooperbikemike
Ernesto Marinelli, former crew chief to the stars and 2010 Xerox Ducati team boss is Ducati's "technical liason" to the Althea squad. The crew is heavily populated with ex-XD wrenches. The primary reason that Checa is winning races, however, is Checa.
I knew I read about the Ducati brain drain somewhere. Finally found it: http://cyclenews.coverleaf.com/cyclenews/20110301#pg39