Ducati, Tardozzi apologizes to Pecco Bagnaia

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Ducati team manager Tardozzi: “It took us too long to find the right setting at the beginning of the season.”

Ducati team manager Davide Tardozzi in an interview with MotoGp’s Last on the Brakes podcast made mea culpa for some mistakes made at the start of the season: “Ducati has to apologize in some way to Pecco Bagnaia, because it took a couple of races to trim the bike the way he deserved and likes it. It took three, four, five GPs maybe.”

The slow start forced Bagnaia to chase for most of the World Championship: “In the pre-season tests in Indonesia and here in Sepang, he was very upset about the technical situation, but in the end, the key point is the very close relationship Ducati has with Pecco.”

Then the comeback began: “Honestly, after a couple of minutes after the Sachsenring crash, we said the championship was gone. After two hours, the words were ‘we have to try to recover those points,’ and that’s what happened.”

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