Ducati: Back-to-back wins "unthinkable" a few months ago

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Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali admits scoring two MotoGP victories in a row with Andrea Dovizioso "would have been unthinkable" a few months ago.

The Italian brand ended a winless streak just short of six years with two victories last season, and started 2017 hoping to improve its Desmosedici enough to take the challenge to Yamaha and Honda on a more regular basis, but had a mixed start.

Dovizioso qualified third and won at Mugello, and then made it back-to-back wins at Barcelona, where Lorenzo started on the front row and finished fourth.

“Being on the top step of the podium once again, just one week after our extraordinary win at Mugello, confirms that we have been working really well,” Domenicali said.

“Now we are much closer to first place in the championship."

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