The latest MotoGP gossip following on from the conclusion of the Sepang pre-season test, starting with an update from Ducati on its future rider line-up.

- Ducati chief Gigi Dall’Igna says his team will wait to decide its future rider line-up after missing out on taking Maverick Vinales away from Yamaha. Vinales became the first factory rider to sign a new long-term MotoGP deal as he stuck with Yamaha despite interest from the Italian manufacturer. (

- Petronas Yamaha SRT team director Johan Stigefelt anticipates star rider Fabio Quartararo will be able to fight for the world title in 2020 before leaving for the factory squad at the end of the season. (La Gazzetta Dello Sport)

- The official 2020 MotoE entry list has been confirmed with 18 riders from 12 different countries set to contest the second season of the all-electric series. (

- After setting his career personal best lap time around the Sepang International Circuit during pre-season testing, breaking into the 1m 58s for the first time, Valentino Rossi feels MotoGP requires more effort and courage but not so much technique to improve on lap times.  (

- Moto2 and Moto3 pre-season testing for the 2020 season starts at Jerez.



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