Pramac Racing team manager Francesco Guidotti says he trusts Yonny Hernandez will bounce back to form after a difficult start to the season was compounded by a fiery exit from the Argentina MotoGP race.

The Colombian enjoyed a positive start to the season, qualifying the Ducati fifth and finishing tenth in Qatar, but failed to progress into Q2 or finish either race in the United States and Argentina.

Despite this, Guidotti is satisfied with Hernandez, who is riding in his second season with the Pramac team, and is confident he will enjoy better fortunes soon.

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"It was a hard kick off for Yonny. But we trust him and I'm pretty sure he will manage to get good results soon. The injury to the shoulder delayed him and forced him to miss the first tests in Sepang but luckily he was good at recovering and he proved to be in a good shape in his debut in Qatar where he did a great job.

"The week end in Austin probably was the most difficult for him. He made a mistake during the qualifying that didn't allow him to go to the Q2 plus during the race he slid while he looked to have a good feeling the bike. "

With Hernandez dramatically exiting the Rio Termas de Hondo race when the Ducati caught alight on lap six, Guidotti says the team is still analysing what caused the issue.

"In Argentina instead he proved to have good race pace. He started off well and recovered some positions and managed to enter the top ten.

"His lap times seemed to allow him to have a good race but he was very unlucky since the bike had that problem; we are still analysing it by the way because we want to understand its cause. Now Yonny will be in Spain that is the country where he lives and he feels at home. We expect a lot from him."