After using its V2 Panigale frazee bike Ducati switches to the V-4 machines for 2019.
Chaz Davies continues with the Italian team having finished while the runner up in the points.
“A lot to learn, like with every new bike. The bottom that we’ve got to use is fantastic, really anticipating the race starting,” explained Davies throughout the launch.
“Really tough to compare [with the prior Ducati]they are different. This bike feels more designed to be to the trail, but at precisely exactly the identical time, it is very rideable, friendly, confidence-inspiring.”
As Marco Melandri switches over to the GRT Yamaha outfit, davies will probably be connected by a brand new teammate in Alvaro Bautista.
Bautista joins WSBK after eight in MotoGP, and 17 seasons at the grand prix paddock.
Besides the factory Ducati duo, two riders will contest Eugene Laverty together with Team GoEleven, Michael Ruben Rinaldi together with Barni Racing and the 2019 year on Panigale V-4 Rs.
Ducati needed a beginning to the summer season in the Portimao and Jerez tests. While Bautista was third and fourth, his shortages to the grade time were 0.460s and 1.079s .