The Pramac rider was locked in a head-to-head duel with Gresini’s Enea Bastianini throughout the 2022 marketing campaign to safe the manufacturing facility seat being vacated by Jack Miller, who signed a two-year take care of KTM.
With Bastianini successful 4 races in 2022 on a 2021-spec bike and ending third within the championship, he was given the nod to affix world champion Francesco Bagnaia on the manufacturing facility Ducati squad.
Martin, in the meantime, stays at Pramac on a manufacturing facility contract with machine parity to Bagnaia and Bastianini.
The one-time MotoGP race winner won’t see a manufacturing facility group Ducati seat till 2025 on the earliest, with Bastianini and Bagnaia signed up for 2 extra years, whereas Martin in latest weeks has been linked to Yamaha.
Commenting on Ducati denying him a manufacturing facility group step on the Americas Grand Prix, Martin stated: “For positive, I had ache within the second they informed me I wasn’t going there as a result of I assumed I used to be going.
“So, then there was this massive change in the course of the season.
Jorge Martin, Pramac Racing
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“At the very least I’ve the identical materials because the manufacturing facility riders, as a result of final 12 months I had totally different [machinery].
“And I really feel like now, there isn’t a excuses. It’s simply myself [who can prove my worth].
“I really feel assured. I did a couple of errors in qualifying [in Austin], so I would like to enhance these moments.
“However I really feel quick from the primary take a look at, each race I’ve been tremendous aggressive.
“So, I really feel like I’m fixed, I can do actually good races. For positive my goal is to do an incredible job and possibly I may be near Pecco in pink.”
Bastianini’s manufacturing facility Ducati swap hasn’t gone to plan thus far in 2023, with the Italian sidelined because the Portugal dash on the opening weekend of the marketing campaign when he suffered a damaged shoulder in a collision with Luca Marini.
Martin at present sits 11th within the standings on 29 factors after crashing out on the opening lap of the Americas GP and taking Gresini’s Alex Marquez with him.