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MotoGP: Ducati Speaks Jorge Lorenzo Acquisition

The first piece to the MotoGP season is in play with Lorenzo’s move to Ducati, but why did they choose Lorenzo, how did it happen, and what’s the plan for the future?
Ducati talked to the media on Thursday before the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, but they don’t want to talk about it anymore. [...]

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Ducati Set to Dominate in 2017 MotoGP with Lorenzo

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.
That’s a policy that’s served Ducati well, after their long and patient courtship of Jorge Lorenzo, which can be traced all the way back to the summer of 2009, finally ended in success this week.
In one stroke of a pen, Lorenzo became MotoGP™’s highest paid rider, [...]

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Ducati Unveils Bike for 2016 WSBK Title Assault

 
Welsh’s Chaz Davies has taken the wraps off this year’s Aruba Ducati World Superbike contender this afternoon at the team’s headquarters.
Davies, with team-mate Davide Giugliano, were joined on stage by the firm’s big boss Claudio Domenicali, Corse race bosses Paolo Ciabatti and Gifi Dall’Igna, WSBK boss Ernesto Marinelli and MotoGP PR man Julian Thomas who [...]

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VFT Racing Unveils Fabio Menghi Ducati Ahead of WSBK Debut

VFT unveils Ducati livery ahead of WSBK debut

VFT Racing has pulled the wraps off the Ducati 1199 Panigale R it will race in the World Superbike Championship this season as it prepares for its maiden campaign in the premier class.After four seasons riding a Yamaha in the Supersport class, Menghi and his family-run VFT team [...]

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2013 Ducati Panigale R Onboard Video Review

The Ducati Panigale R is a race-bred machine that churned out an exotic 186 horsepower at the rear when fitted with its included Termignoni exhaust and ECU remap. Now join us as we take you for a ride on one of the most thrilling sportbikes ever made.
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Ducati 1299 Panigale S clocks 1’55”3 at Mugello

Official Ducati test rider and DRE instructor, Alessandro Valia recently clocked a lap time of 1’55″3 at the Mugello circuit, aboard the 2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale S. “With the new Panigale 1299, I expected an increase in performance but the final result has surpassed those expectations. During my first test of the 1299 Panigale S [...]

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2013 Isle of Man USA TV Schedule & Calendar of Events

By Sam Sims
2013 Isle of Man America TV Schedule
One of the biggest issues for stateside Isle of Man TT fans was always the lack of TV coverage.
But as the IOM TT’s international audience grows, so does the event’s TV broadcast offerings. According to Isle of Man TT officials, the broadcast audience for this year’s TT  [...]

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World Superbike Season Preview 2013

By: Byron Wilson
With the 2013 World Superbike season opener at Phillip Island just days away, motorcycle road racing fans the world over are gearing up for a championship that promises to be as enthralling and competitive as any in recent memory. There have been some dramatic shifts since the end of 2012 including roster changes, administrative [...]

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Ducati Alstare – The New Story

In anticipation of the first round of the 2013 World Superbike season, scheduled for Sunday 24 February at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia, Team SBK Ducati Alstare presents the livery of the new 1199 Panigale R, the bike with which the team’s two official riders, Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini, will take to the [...]

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Ducati Alstare to Test 1199R Panigale at Jerez

The SBK Ducati Alstare team, which will participate in this year’s World Superbike Championship with riders Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini, readies itself to get started on the 2013 work programme that begins with a three-day test session this weekend at Jerez de la Frontera in Spain.
This first test of the year, which gets underway on [...]

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Del Torchio: “A new era has started for Ducati with the Audi group”

Ducati CEO Gabriele Del Torchio opened Tuesday’s Wrooom event for Ducati, by saying that a new era has begun for the Italian outfit with the backing from Audi from the start of the 2013 season.

He touched upon the 2012 season, the managerial changes that have occurred, and mentioned the new direction the Italian outfit will [...]

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