- Will Jack Miller be a factory Ducati team rider in 2021? According to GPOne.com the Australian will move up from the Pramac team next season and join either Andrea Dovizioso or Danilo Petrucci, who are now in a head-to-head for the remaining place at the Official team.

Meanwhile, Jorge Martin is among those under consideration to take Miller's place, alongside Francesco Bagnaia, at Pramac next season. (GPOne.com)

- The decision to ban wild-card entries for the disrupted 2020 season means the likes of Ducati test rider Michele Pirro will miss out on his usual chance to compete alongside the MotoGP regulars.

Officially the decision was made to limit costs and avoid extra team members in the 'closed-door' paddock, but Pirro has suggested it might also have been to prevent Jorge Lorenzo making his planned return to Yamaha as a wild-card this season:

"Honda maybe wants to make Lorenzo pay for going to Yamaha... But I'm not Lorenzo, who has earned [a lot] and can stay at home... I think I can still give a lot to MotoGP." (Motosprint)

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- Hindsight is a wonderful thing, but Jorge Lorenzo feels he would have been able to fight for the 2019 MotoGP title had he remained with Ducati, rather than joining Honda. But he doesn't regret leaving Yamaha at the end of 2016, feeling it was time for a change, even if he would have had "less broken bones and more victories" if he had chosen to remain on the M1. (DAZN via AS)

- "If we put Marquez on a 500 he would need two days to adapt, but he would still be a winner. Those are the words of Loris Capirossi, one of the few riders to win both 500cc and MotoGP races, while reflecting on the two different machines during an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport. (Gazzetta.it).