Ducati confirms Michael Rinaldi alongside Álvaro Bautista in 2022

After confirming the return of Álvaro Baustista, the Italian manufacturer announced today that Michael Ruben Rinaldi will continue with the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team in 2022.

With the confirmation of the Italian in the team, the line-up for the next year is closed, when the duo will again have the latest version of the Ducati Panigale V4R at their disposal.

Rinaldi, 26, won the Italian production championship in 2011 and gained his first away experience in the European Superstock 600 in 2014, where he was runner-up the following year.

He then switched to the Superstock 1000 before making his Superbike debut in 2018.