Cal Crutchlow
Jul 20

MotoGP: Ducati Confirms Rider Lineup For 2015

Cal Crutchlow is staying with Ducati for 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cal Crutchlow is staying with Ducati for 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ducati Team rider Cal Crutchlow has confirmed that he will stay with the Italian factory in 2015, where he will continue riding alongside Andrea Dovizioso.

At the World Ducati Week 2014 event at Misano on Saturday, Crutchlow attended a press conference alongside the likes of MotoGP Project Director Paolo Ciabatti and Ducati Corse General Manager Luigi Dall’Igna.

Jul 16

MotoGP: Surgery on both arms for Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow took advantage of the summer break to get surgery for arm pump before the next round at Indianapolis. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

Cal Crutchlow took advantage of the summer break to get surgery for arm pump before the next round at Indianapolis. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

Cal Crutchlow underwent successful surgery on both arms on Tuesday in Barcelona at the Universitario Quiron Dexeus Hospital.

Crutchlow stayed at the hospital overnight on Tuesday and will head back to England on Wednesday having had surgery to relieve arm pump (compartment syndrome) on both forearms. Specialist Dr. Xavier Mir undertook the operation.

May 31

Ducati Rockets: Can They Score A Victory At Home Circuit?

Cal Crutchlow will start sixth in the Grand Prix of Italy. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cal Crutchlow will start sixth in the Grand Prix of Italy. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ducati has rolled out a couple of 215 mph red rocket ships for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix, their home race at Mugello.

But despite the gains from recent engine development a home victory is appears out of the reach of Desmosedici riders Cal Cructhlow and Andrea Dovizioso.

May 24

MotoGP: Ducati Taking ‘Lots Of Steps In The Right Direction,’ Says Dall’lgna

Luigi Dall'lgna talks with Ducati engineers during testing. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Luigi Dall’lgna talks with Ducati engineers during testing. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

The new General Manager of Ducati Corse this year, Luigi Dall’Igna has already been able to enjoy a podium finish as well as a front row start. Following the French Grand Prix at Le Mans, the Italian spoke with motogp.com about the latest developments at Borgo Panigale, the changes with the bike and his relationship with the riders.

It has not been long since you moved from Aprilia to Ducati. With this in mind, how have you settled into your new surroundings?
I am extremely happy with Ducati. I’ve found a group of people who are extremely valuable and the environment is very positive, even though we are facing some difficulties at the moment. We are a tight-knit group, working together in an incredible way in order to try and reduce the performance gap between ourselves and our competitors, Honda and Yamaha. It’s not easy, but we are trying so hard.

May 17

MotoGP: Ducati’s Crutchlow Down On Confidence

Cal Crutchlow qualified 12th for Sunday's Grand Prix of France. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cal Crutchlow qualified 12th for Sunday’s Grand Prix of France. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ducati rider Cal Crutchlow admits he is struggling to regain confidence five weeks after his body bruising crash in the Grand Prix of the Americas at CoTA in Austin, Texas.

Crutchlow fractured his right hand and required recovery time in a hyperbaric chamber.

For Sunday’s French GP at Le Mans Crutchlow has qualified 12th on a day that his Desmosedici teammate Andrea Dovizioso claimed Ducati’s first front row start of season.