In this extract from the latest Crash.net MotoGP podcast, Keith Huewen, Peter McLaren and Harry Benjamin react to Monday's breaking news of Francesco Bagnaia's new Ducati contract, which makes the Italian the fourth rider confirmed on next year's grid.

Discussion then turns to rookie Raul Fernandez, who was allowed to return to action the morning after a heavy fall and impact on his head at the Mandalika test, but then fell again due to the effects of his initial accident.

By contrast, eight-time world champion Marc Marquez made a strong return to MotoGP action after being sidelined since last October's eye injury, as the new Honda also impressed in testing…

Crash MotoGP Podcast Ep. 34 Part 2 | Bagnaia's contract & Rider safety

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