Ducati has announced that two-time MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner will return to the Italian manufacturer next year in the role of brand ambassador and test rider.
Stoner won the 2007 MotoGP World Championship with the Italian racing team and helped the Italian manufacturer to clinch the Constructors' title. Between 2007 and 2010, Casey won a total of 23 races for Ducati.
As part of the agreement, Stoner will appear at the 2016 edition of World Ducati Week, scheduled to run from July 1-3. He will also take part in a selected number of MotoGP tests for the Ducati Team next year.