Ducati offers the Aldeguer nugget

Ducati offers the Aldeguer nugget

The young Spanish rider Fermin Aldeguer has officially signed with Ducati and will make his MotoGP debut in the 2025 season. The Pramac team is already favorite to welcome him but no decision has yet been made.

After Pedro Acosta, another Spanish nugget will arrive in MotoGP from 2025. Winner of five races in the Moto2 category but author of a difficult first round in Qatar, Fermin Aldeguer has officially signed for the Italian manufacturer Ducati for the next two seasons. “ The Spanish rider will move to MotoGP in 2025 as he has signed a two-year contract which will see him ride a Desmosedici GP from next year, with the possibility of extending his contract for two more years », Declared the Borgo Panigale brand in a press release, which managed to beat Honda in the race to sign the 19-year-old driver.

« I am delighted to have this opportunity. Thanks to Ducati, I will realize the dream that I have pursued since my childhood, confided Fermin Aldeguer. The time has come to take the plunge and compete with the best drivers in the world. Moreover, I will do it with the best bike on the grid. » Nevertheless, if he will be riding a Ducati next season, the identity of the team in which the Spanish rider will be placed has not yet filtered.

Aldeguer to replace Martin at Pramac?

However, many indications suggest that Fermin Aldeguer will benefit from a handlebar at Pramac. Indeed, in an interview recently given to the specialized site motorsport.comthe director of the Italian team Gino Borsoi admitted thata departure of Jorge Martin at the end of the 2024 season was planned, probably to join Francesco Bagnaia, who extended until 2026 with Ducati, within the official team of the Italian manufacturer. The handlebars thus freed could go to Fermin Aldeguer, who would “of course” be welcomed into the brand’s “B” team.

In any case, on the Borgo Panigale side, we are not unhappy to have attracted “ one of the strongest drivers of the new generation in the world championship “, according to Ducati Corse general manager Gigi Dall’Igna. Before that, Fermin Aldeguer intends to finish his story with the Moto2 category in the best possible way. “Knowing what the future holds, it is time to focus solely on this season, where I face a big challenge in Moto2,” he added. I will give everything to leave this category with my head held high, aiming for the best possible results before embarking on the new adventure in MotoGP. »

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