They did,,, but they they started blowing the engines so they dialed the power down. I agree though, they're a difficult factory to root for b/c every year it seems they say "next yr will be better".if Aprilia would step up and actually build an engine that can compete, then they might actually be competitive. Since the start of last season we have been hearing that an improved engine is coming from Aprilia, but we have yet to see it.
Back on a satellite Duc and get top 5 finishes once in a while?Where else could he have gone? This was his only opportunity. He was lucky it was offered.
I agree w/you, it's a difficult situation w/no good options.With who? Avintia and their hand-me-down bikes? Pramac won't have him back.