Luca Marini will remain with half-brother Valentino Rossi’s Mooney VR46 Ducati team for MotoGP 2023.
He will ride alongside current team-mate Marco Bezzecchi, who is also staying put.
“I am very happy to be able to announce the renewal with the Mooney VR46 Racing Team also for 2023. It is important to give continuity to this working group and to the Ducati project that is leading us to obtain good results and to fight for the podium in this final of season,” said Marini.
“We are a rookie team, it is the first year that we have all worked together, and we will continue to use this method to achieve great satisfactions already in this 2022 and in the future together with Vale, whom I thank for this opportunity, and the VR46 Riders Academy that always supports me.
“Closing the current season in the best possible way and restarting strong next January is the goal: we want to fight for the positions that matter, the podium and the victory in every GP and as the best Independent Team of the Championship.”