On the eve of the Australian round of MotoGP at Phillip Island comes official confirmation of Andrea Dovizioso's switch to the Monster Tech 3 Yamaha team. As reported on Friday, Dovizioso has penned a one-year deal with Tech 3, lining up alongside Cal Crutchlow for 2012. Below is the official press release:
Tech 3 Yamaha and Andrea Dovizioso reach agreement for 2012
The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team is delighted to announce it has reached an agreement with Andrea Dovizioso for the 2012 MotoGP World Championship.
The 25-year-old brings a wealth of experience to the French-based Tech 3 Team having proven to be one of the fastest and most consistent performers on the grid since his MotoGP debut in 2008.