Press reports indicate that Valentino Rossi intends to take is longtime crew chief, Jerry Burgess, with him to Ducati next year. Burgess has apparently confirmed this, although it appears he and Ducati are still working out the details. Burgess is the most respected crew chief in the MotoGP paddock, having worked with Mick Doohan and other champions before teaming up with Rossi at Honda several years, and championships, ago. There was speculation Honda was trying to hire Burgess to act as crew chief for Casey Stoner next year.
- October 20, 2010
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