Dovizioso targets success in Texas

In the season opener in Qatar both Ducati Team riders scored a podium finish and the Italian team now plan on doing the same in Texas this weekend.

In Qatar, Dovizioso was always challenging for the top positions and finished the race just 174 thousandths behind the winner Valentino Rossi.

In a chat with, Dovizioso is content with his showing at Qatar but is looking forward to the next race in Austin , Texas. 

"I am very satisfied with my result in Qatar, because I was able to fight for the win right down to the chequered flag with a totally new bike. 

"In 2014 I succeeded in obtaining my first podium with Ducati at Austin, in what was a bit of a strange race, but I really like the Texan track because of its characteristics and I can’t wait to start racing this weekend. 

"I’m very excited and very curious to see how the GP15 will go in the next few circuits," he added.