Before definitively becoming an ex-Ducatista, Jack Miller will race one last time on a Borgo Panigale bike.
In fact, Jackass will compete in the final round of the Australian Superbike Championship which will take place on the fast and demanding 4.9 km-long The Bend International Circuit on the last weekend of 25-27 November.
As you can see, the Panigale V4S will again have CAT livery, but the Ducati logo is reduced to a minimum on the tank, given that Miller is now a KTM rider.
In 2021 Jack, despite his best efforts, didn’t win, possibly because he was racing on Michelin tyres, so as Pirelli continues to be the tyre to use in ASBK it is likely that Jack will race on Pirellis this time around.
Like last year, Jack probably won't get a chance to ride the bike before the race weekend. As a result he will get to grips with the bike once he’s out on track, but having already used it several times he shouldn't have any problems adapting.
Another problem is that he will almost certainly have to use a standard ECU, contrary to the other competitors who use an ECU approved for ASBK.
Like last year, Josh Hook should also be riding a Fireblade, while Harrison Voight will probably return with them from Europe to race in Supersport.
Last year Voight raced on an old borrowed bike, but this year we believe he will be on a more competitive machine.
Among the attractions of the last round of the ASBK, for the first time ever, there will also be the Superbike Masters (historic bikes from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s) and the Australian Sidecar Championship will compete on the 4.95 km international circuit of The Bend.