Francesco Bagnaia

Francesco Bagnaia

1997-01-14 (age 24)


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Bagnaia 'will go slow' if he thinks about MotoGP points lead

Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia admits he’s “happy” to lead the MotoGP standings for the first time but says he’ll “start to be slower” if he thinks about the championship now.

Bagnaia: "Impossible to see" yellow flags which cost MotoGP pole

Ducati MotoGP rider Francesco Bagnaia says it was “impossible to see” the yellow flags which cost him a record-smashing pole position at the Portuguese Grand Prix.

Bagnaia slams “unacceptable” Doha MotoGP race mistake

Francesco Bagnaia says “confidence” in his Ducati caused the mistake which cost him a podium shot in the MotoGP Doha Grand Prix, admitting it was “unacceptable” as a factory rider.

Bagnaia doesn't feel like Ducati MotoGP number two rider

Francesco Bagnaia says Ducati has not made him feel like a number two rider in its factory MotoGP squad, despite team-mate Jack Miller being tipped as an early title favourite.

Ducati unveils 2021 MotoGP livery with Miller, Bagnaia

The Ducati MotoGP squad has unveiled a revised livery for its 2021 Desmosedici at its official team launch presentation, with Lenovo becoming its title sponsor

Oliveira slams "childish" Bagnaia over French MotoGP qualifying run-in

Tech3's Miguel Oliveira says Pramac rider Francesco Bagnaia "was acting childish" after the pair had a run-in on track during MotoGP qualifying for the French Grand Prix

Bagnaia says he 'deserves' MotoGP factory Ducati promotion

Francesco Bagnaia says his promotion to the factory Ducati MotoGP team for 2021 is 'deserved' for the "great job" he has done this year on the Pramac-run GP20

Ducati promotes Bagnaia to works MotoGP team, Zarco moves to Pramac

Ducati has announced it has chosen Francesco Bagnaia to replace the outgoing Andrea Dovizioso for the 2021 MotoGP season, while Johann Zarco steps up to Pramac as a works rider

Bagnaia: MotoGP needs rules on where tearoffs can be dropped

Francesco Bagnaia thinks MotoGP should implement new rules on where riders are allowed to deposit visor tearoffs after Pramac team-mate Jack Miller's race was ended by one at Misano

Bagnaia: Lead crash in Emilia Romagna GP caused by "something dirty on track"

Francesco Bagnaia believes his crash out of a commanding MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix lead was caused by a visor tearoff or "something dirty on track"

Emilia Romagna MotoGP: Vinales wins after late crash for Bagnaia

Maverick Vinales took his first win of the 2020 MotoGP season after a late crash for long-time leader Francesco Bagnaia gifted the Yamaha rider the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

Rossi: Bagnaia riding Ducati MotoGP bike "in perfect way"

Valentino Rossi says his protege Francesco Bagnaia is riding the Ducati in "the perfect way" at the MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Misano

Emilia Romagna MotoGP: Vinales takes pole position after Bagnaia lap cancelled

Maverick Vinales claimed back-to-back Misano MotoGP poles after Francesco Bagnaia's final record-setting lap time in Emilia Romagna Grand Prix qualifying was cancelled

Emilia Romagna MotoGP: Bagnaia beats Misano lap record to top FP3

Pramac Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia blitzed the Misano lap record to top third practice for the MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix despite suffering a late crash

Bagnaia 'wasn't expecting' maiden MotoGP podium at Misano

Pramac Ducati rider Francesco Bagnaia admitted he was not expecting to score his maiden MotoGP podium on his return from a broken leg at the San Marino Grand Prix

Rossi 'hopes to see Bagnaia in red' for 2021 MotoGP season

Valentino Rossi says he hopes to see his protege Francesco Bagnaia "dressed in red" for the 2021 MotoGP season as Ducati nears a decision on its future works team line-up

Zarco, Bagnaia will stay with Ducati in MotoGP in 2021

Ducati has confirmed it has agreed a new two-year MotoGP deal with Francesco Bagnaia and will retain Johann Zarco for 2021, though is yet to decide their teams

Francesco Bagnaia ruled out of Czech GP with knee fracture after FP1 crash

Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Francesco Bagnaia will miss this weekend's Czech Grand Prix after fracturing his right knee in a crash during FP1 on Friday at Brno

Andalusian GP made Pramac's Bagnaia a "fully-fledged MotoGP rider"

Francesco Bagnaia says his strong Andalusian Grand Prix weekend has made him feel like a "fully-fledged MotoGP rider", after a technical issue cost him a maiden podium

Bagnaia wins chaotic second #StayAtHomeGP MotoGP Esports race

Francesco Bagnaia beat Maverick Vinales in a chaotic second #StayAtHomeGP MotoGP Esports race around a virtual Red Bull Ring

Italian GP: Pramac Ducati's Bagnaia tops MotoGP second practice

Pramac Ducati rookie Francesco Bagnaia moved to the top of the times in second practice for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, ahead of fellow MotoGP newcomer Fabio Quartararo

Rossi protege and 2019 Pramac signing Bagnaia had '18 MotoGP option

Newly-crowned Moto2 champion Francesco Bagnaia has revealed he passed up a "possibility" to graduate to MotoGP in 2018 to try to win the intermediate category instead

MotoGP-bound Rossi protege Bagnaia wins 2018 Moto2 championship

MotoGP-bound Valentino Rossi protege Francesco Bagnaia wrapped up the 2018 Moto2 title by finishing third at Sepang behind race winner Luca Marini and title rival Miguel Oliveira

Rossi protege Bagnaia gets 2019 MotoGP seat with Pramac Ducati team

Italian rising star Francesco Bagnaia will graduate to MotoGP as a factory-contracted Ducati rider in 2019, joining satellite team Pramac