Danilo Petrucci will make his MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship debut in 2023 after inking a take care of the BARNI Spark Racing Group for subsequent season, with Petrucci returning to the paddock he began making a reputation for himself in. Petrucci fought for the 2011 STK1000 title with the Barni Ducati group and he returns to the group for the 2023 WorldSBK marketing campaign, returning to the world stage after a 12 months of competing in the USA.
Petrucci made his first look contained in the WorldSBK paddock again in 2007 when he made his STK600 debut on Yamaha equipment, staying within the Championship for 3 seasons after six poles and three wins. For 2010, he moved into STK1000 for 2 seasons, first with Group Pedercini on Kawasaki equipment after which with Barni Ducati. 4 wins and 6 pole positions in ten races adopted as he took second within the Championship, earlier than shifting into MotoGP™.
He spent ten full seasons competing in MotoGP and is a two-time race winner within the Championship, profitable the 2019 Italian Grand Prix at Mugello and the 2020 French Grand Prix at Le Mans. He spent most of his profession racing for Ducati and he was with the Italian model between 2015 and 2020 and it was with Ducati he had most of his success. Two wins and 10 podiums all got here on Ducati equipment, whereas his remaining full season was with KTM and he had a one-off look with Suzuki in 2022.
After his remaining full season in MotoGP™, Petrucci switched again to production-based equipment with a transfer to the USA in MotoAmerica, on the Ducati Panigale V4 R. Petrucci fought for the title in his one season within the USA, claiming 5 victories as he completed in second place behind Jake Gagne. He additionally ventured into the Dakar Rally with KTM in the beginning of 2022, profitable one stage of the long-lasting off-road occasion.