Stoner has no plans for Ducati wild-card return

Former two-time MotoGP World Champion, Casey Stoner, says despite doing tests for Ducati he has no plans to make a wild-card appearance in MotoGP anytime soon.

Last week at Misano, Stoner spent two days testing for Ducati and is expected to be doing more of the same at the Red Bull Ring later this month on 19-20 July.

When asked about a possible return to racing recently, the 30-year-old Australian said it was not part of his current programme.

"It's not part of my programme for the moment," Stoner said.

"In my programme, there's only the test in Austria. After that, we'll talk about the future and about other tests.

"It's important for me to do these tests and I'm preparing myself for that. For now, I only have that in mind and I have no [further] plan."

Ducati team boss Gigi Dall'Igna confirmed that there were no plans to use Stoner to race as a wild-card.

"We've already said this many times: to run a wild-card is not our objective with Casey," said Dall'Igna.

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