Originally Posted by Thumpermeister
Yeah, not too often you move from a satellite bike to a works ride for less performance! Not sure of the details of his contract but I'm sure Ducati threw money at him...plus works team prestige and Italian nationalism all big factors.
Dovi was really impressing me last year.
I'm sure Ducati compensated him well, but yes, he has gone from podium finishes and top satellite team rider to top-10 finishes behind the works Yamaha and Honda plus a couple satellite team entries!