Rossi Signed: Rumor Denied By Ducati

Cycle News Staff | August 4, 2010

Reports that appeared on Cycle World’s website quoting Gabriele Del Torchio, Ducati’s CEO and president, have been misreported, according to Ducati, and Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden have not reached agreements with the Italian company.Ducati’s release is as follows…Regarding the recent allegations attributed to Gabriele Del Torchio – Ducati CEO and President, Ducati states that no agreement has been reached with the riders Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden for the future Moto GP season, although our interest in these riders remains.We would like to say that the recent news which has appeared on the US website Cycle World and other websites has been misreported and must be attributed to the many rumors circulating lately.Whether and when an agreement is reached, official press releases will be issued.