Ben is 1.4 secs behind Dovi, who is also new to the Ducati, who himself is almost 1.4 down on Pedrosa. It would be easy to see this as the writing on the wall, but I am willing to hold my judgement until he has had a couple good months on the machine. Still, it seems to me that the Ducati is the single biggest career killer in MotoGP these days.
You can outdistance that which is running after you,
but not what is running inside of you