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    KTM-bound Miller assured by Ducati MotoGP improvement gained’t cease

    KTM introduced final week that it had signed three-time MotoGP race winner Miller on a two-year deal to hitch Brad Binder at its manufacturing facility squad subsequent season.

    It marks the rekindling of a relationship that powered Miller to runner-up spot within the 2014 Moto3 world championship earlier than he signed with Honda to leap on to MotoGP in 2015 with LCR – whom he had been linked to for 2023 earlier than his KTM deal got here to mild.

    Miller has been an instrumental half in Ducati’s improvement since becoming a member of the marque with Pramac in 2018, and says he has been assured by administration that updates won’t cease simply due to his impending exit.

    “I don’t suppose so, no,” he replied on Thursday forward of the German Grand Prix when requested if he was fearful he would not get updates from Ducati.

    “We’ve had this phrase and I’ve to say one of many greatest issues with Ducati and with the way in which they run issues over there’s they’re straight up with you with regards to that kind of factor.

    “They’ve [always] been, even if you see the assist they provide to satellite tv for pc groups.

    “Gigi [Dall’Igna] is aware of in case you’re pushing, you’ll get the stuff that you simply want as a result of they wish to win.

    “So, I’ve it from him that it gained’t cease, they usually’ll preserve taking care of me till the tip of the 12 months.”

    Jack Miller, Ducati Team

    Jack Miller, Ducati Workforce

    Photograph by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Photos

    Miller has shut ties to KTM, with supervisor Aki Ajo operating the marque’s manufacturing facility Moto2 and Moto3 entries, whereas former Pramac staff boss Francesco Guidotti joined as staff supervisor for 2022.

    Speaking about how a lot of an affect this had on his determination, Miller added: “I imply, you don’t should be a thoughts reader to work out I’ve obtained a very good relationship over there, with Aki being my supervisor and Francesco and every little thing like that.

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    “However I’ve an excellent relationship with a number of manufacturers.

    “I really feel like in case you ask any of the manufacturers I’ve labored with up to now, not too many individuals have unhealthy issues to say about me and I like that.

    “I’ve no beef with anyone, I’ll attempt to depart on good phrases.

    “Going again there, the choice was influenced by understanding rather a lot in regards to the construction over there and the way these guys work.

    “Additionally with Francesco being there, for positive it was one other step in that course.

    “So, it was simply weighing up my choices. And being my age now, 27, I’ve finished rather a lot and I really feel like I’ve nonetheless obtained much more to present.

    “So, there was a number of issues that went into it. It wasn’t only a wing-it determination.”

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