Bezzecchi is likely one of the key gamers on the centre of the rider market foolish season for 2024, having been linked to a transfer to Pramac Ducati.
Ducati has made no secret of its keenness to safe Bezzecchi to a brand new contract however insists the one likelihood he must get a manufacturing unit bike subsequent 12 months will probably be with Pramac.
VR46 will proceed to run year-old equipment in 2024, however Bezzecchi’s first alternative seems to be to stay the place he’s whatever the bike scenario.
On the Austrian GP this weekend, Valentino Rossi admitted he has been “pushing” Bezzecchi to stay together with his VR46 staff for 2024.
After finishing third in Sunday’s race at the Red Bull Ring, Bezzecchi says he “appreciates” that “the GOAT” has been pushing to maintain him at VR46.
He additionally revealed he has made his determination for 2024, however received’t reveal what that’s simply but.
“Nicely, Vale is pushing rather a lot, to be sincere, and I actually respect this as a result of to be pushed by the GOAT is one thing that not everybody on the planet can say this,” he stated.
Marco Bezzecchi, VR46 Racing Staff
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“Nicely, I feel I made my determination already. I can not inform you what I’ll do, however quickly I’ll talk it.
“However anyway, it was incredible to have this celebration with Pecco [Bagnaia] and all of the VR46 riders [after my Austrian GP podium].”
Shortly after the Austrian GP had completed, Pramac announced that it would be parting ways with Johann Zarco at the end of the 2023 season.
Zarco has been linked with a transfer to Honda with LCR on a two-year deal, which has not but been formally introduced by the Japanese producer.
Nonetheless, Zarco advised Canal+ on Sunday that he has a Honda deal.
Relying on what Bezzecchi does will decide the place outgoing Yamaha rider and fellow VR46 Academy member Franco Morbidelli will wind up in 2024.
Having been linked to VR46 rather than Bezzecchi, Morbidelli now might discover himself on a manufacturing unit Ducati with Pramac if the previous in the end stays the place he’s.