Ducati may have missed Gigi Dall'Igna's goal of a MotoGP victory, but CEO Claudio Domenicali has doubled the target for 2016.

A Ducati rider finished runner-up in five races this season, Andrea Dovizioso being denied victory by just 0.174s in Qatar.

Speaking to La Gazzetta dello Sport about next season, Domenicali said: "We must win at least two [races]. We got very close, making some very beautiful races, but the competition is very strong. MotoGP is the highest level, but the objectives will not change: we need to improve."

Ducati will join Honda and Yamaha in racing without technical concessions next season - when Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone will again spearhead their challenge - due to the number of podiums attained since the start of last year.

Referring to speculation that former champion and new test rider Casey Stoner may do some wild-card races next season, Domenicali insisted it was 'not in our plans' - an unsurprising response, given the Australian is yet to even try the bike.

No Ducati rider has won since Stoner departed for Honda at the end of 2010.



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