Loris Baz has confirmed he will return to the Superbike World Championship in 2018 after losing his MotoGP seat after three seasons in the premiere class.
Avintia Ducati has today confirmed Xavier Simeon will move from Moto2 to join Tito Rabat in the team next year, leaving Baz out in the cold with all MotoGP seats now occupied for 2018.
Confirming his move to World Superbike, the Frenchman said he’s not yet sorted who he’ll be riding for in the production-based series but says he’s been in talks with the Red Bull Honda squad among others.
“I want to be in World Superbikes. I’ve been there, I’ve always said that it is a really good championship,” Baz said.
“I will be happy to be back there, especially if I can fight on the podium like I did a few years ago. I am only 24 years old. I have three years of Superbike and three years of MotoGP in my career, so there is always time to...
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