Ducati is the one producer apart from Yamaha in 2021 to have reached the rostrum within the first 5 races of the season and has gained twice courtesy of Miller.
This marks the primary time in MotoGP that Ducati – both with its manufacturing facility workforce or a satellite tv for pc squad – has scored 5 podiums within the first 5 races of a season, with manufacturing facility duo Miller and Francesco Bagnaia and Pramac pair Johann Zarco and Jorge Martin sharing the spoils in 2021.
Ducati hasn’t gained a championship since 2007 with Casey Stoner and hasn’t come shut since 2017, when Andrea Dovizioso was second and 37 factors adrift of Marc Marquez (though Dovizioso was solely 36 factors away from the title in 2020, he slid to fourth within the standings).
Having been a Ducati rider since 2018, Miller believes the 2021 bike is one of the best the marque has produced and feels “tremendous lucky” to be delivering the outcomes he’s.
“I feel it’s one of the best Ducati thus far for certain,” Miller mentioned following his Le Mans win.
“I feel they’re lastly getting the fruits of their labour.
“They’ve been working their butts off for lots of years to get this factor to the place it’s and it reveals.
“For me they’re the toughest working producer there’s and I’m tremendous pleased for them and tremendous proud to be working for them and to be giving them these outcomes after the work they’ve put in.
“The engineers, Gigi, all the opposite boys, there’s so a lot of them there they usually all work tirelessly for us and we’re extraordinarily fortunate to have them.
“I’m tremendous lucky to have the ability to give them these outcomes again.”
Miller’s back-to-back wins comply with on from a troublesome begin to 2021 by which he completed ninth in each Qatar rounds and crashed out in Portugal, courting a good quantity of criticism within the media.
The Australian seems like he’s now desirous about successful much less, however cautioned that they’re not coming straightforward as “nobody’s actually had an opportunity but” to combat for victory after simply 5 rounds.
“I had my first one 5 years in the past after which I needed to wait,” he added.
“However no, I really feel like I’ve damaged the drought, or at the least I’m nothing desirous about it as a lot in the meanwhile.
“We simply had two races, and okay right now was difficult circumstances [at Le Mans], however I used to be in a position to capitalise on it.
“I’m the one one in the meanwhile [winning on Ducati], however the first one is the toughest however I’m certain Pecco will get his first one, he confirmed us he had nice velocity, and I feel Johann additionally the identical.
“There’s not been a lot likelihood, the Yamahas have gained the primary three and I the final two. So, nobody’s actually had an opportunity but.”