Hodgson signs for Ducati MotoGP team

Published: 01 November 2003

Neil Hodgson has signed for the D’Antin satellite Ducati team for 2004.

The reigning World Superbike champion will ride a Desmosedici Ducati alongisde a soon to be confirmed team-mate. Hodgson will test the bike for the first time in December.

" It’s a very exciting challenge. I watched free practice this morning and these bikes are very intimidating. They are very, very fast and unbelievably loud, but Loris says it’s less scary to ride one than it is to watch! It will be difficult, but not impossible to win races that’s why I’m here, " said Hodgson.

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