Jack Miller set to ink new deal

Australian Jack Miller is poised to sign a new deal for 2020, confirming the rumour he will remain with Pramac Racing on a one-year contract extension.

Speaking at Assen ahead of the Dutch GP, the track Miller took his maiden wet and wild victory in the MotoGP™ class, the Aussie also confirmed he will be competing on the latest specification Ducati machinery with teammate Pecco Bagnaia.

"Pretty much everything is done except putting pen to paper," the Australian said, first reported on crash.net.

"I think there are some meetings going on today. I mean, it looks like I'm staying here. I say that with a smile on my face because I'm happy, I'm really chuffed to be able to stay here for another year with the official bike.

"I think it's going to be awesome news for Pramac as well. It looks like we should be having two factory bikes here. So it's amazing news for the team and for both us riders.

"[Now] we're just waiting to iron out the rest of the contract details."

"If we [Bagnaia and I] are both on the official bike, who gets the parts first is going to come down to who is the fastest. That's the only way to do it," Miller said.

The Australian has been vying with former teammate Danilo Petrucci for a factory Ducati ride in 2020, however it looks like the seat will go to the Italian.

Miller has shown great form this season and currently sits sixth in the championship standings ahead of this weekend's Dutch GP at Assen, 28-30 June.

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