Zarco backtracks on Ducati-Avintia opinion to join them for 2020

French rider Johann Zarco appears to have made a dramatic u-turn on his opinion of Ducati-Avintia and is set to…

French rider Johann Zarco appears to have made a dramatic u-turn on his opinion of Ducati-Avintia and is set to join the Spanish team for the 2020 MotoGP season, a source close to the talks told AFP.

He would replace the Czech rider Karel Abraham who was axed at the weekend, midway through a two-year deal.

If the deal goes through Zarco will team up with the Spaniard Tito Rabat.

During the last GP in Valencia earlier this month, Zarco dismissed any idea of making the move.
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