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Gresini Ducati’s Marc Marquez has stated that a switch to Pramac Ducati for the 2025 MotoGP season is “not an option for me” as his Ducati factory hopes diminish.

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Reports in the Italian media have revealed that Ducati has decided to promote Pramac rider and current championship leader Jorge Martin to the works team in 2025.

Despite Mugello having been speculated as a possible venue for the decision to be made public, Ducati has clarified that an announcement won’t come this weekend.

Enea Bastianini possesses the seat alongside Francesco Bagnaia, but Martin and Marc Marquez have been considered as alternative options to the coveted position.

But while Martin’s probable move has prompted rumours Marquez could seek to take his place at Pramac, the Spaniard has ruled out that scenario from materialising.

“Ducati has not told me that I am not the chosen one,” he told DAZN. “I am doing my best on the track because then I will have more options.

“Pramac is a good team, but it is not an option for me, because it is not.

“I am a man with clear ideas. What I want is the latest version of the motorcycle, and if possible, with an official team.

“If you have the official motorcycle you have more support, and if on top of that, you do it with an official team, then still more.”

Therefore, Marquez’s options are either remaining with Gresini, an outside chance of gaining a works Ducati deal or a possible move to KTM amid a rumoured proposal.

When asked whether he was hoping for a more settled rider market on his side in 2025, the ex-Honda rider told “No, I mean I was looking for this.

“No, I mean I was looking for this,” Marquez, who was fifth in Mugello practice, said when asked if he was hoping for an easier rider market situation for 2025.

“But of course, I have some priorities, and the people who need to know about this, they know how I will feel comfortable and they know my priorities.”