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Hayden Shows Progress as Ducati Completes Jerez MotoGP Test – Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay Florida

 
The Ducati Team’s scheduled three-day off-season test at the Spanish Jerez circuit certainly wasn’t without its hurdles, but the team took them in stride and heads into MotoGP’s winter test ban with information that will be helpful as engineers do their development work on the 2013 Desmosedici.
 
Sunny-but-cold conditions marked the first two days, allowing Nicky [...]

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If You Want an Air-Cooled Ducati Buy it Now

Three years ago you could find a 2-valve, air-cooled power plant in four distinct Ducati model ranges. Next year it will be just one. And the year after that? We say none.
 
If you want to buy an old school Ducati Hypermotard from next year on, you’re out of luck. At the 2012 EICMA show in [...]

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MOTOGP: Ducati’s 5-Step Program To Return To Glory

Written by Evan Williams
Ducati’s MotoGP program has suffered through a tough couple of years, and the team saw a shakeup last week when Filippo Preziosi was moved to another position within Ducati and German Bernhard Gobmeier was brought onboard to head Ducati Corse. Paolo Ciabatti, the man who ran World Superbike’s operations side in recent [...]

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Nicky Hayden confident Ducati can cure understeer issue

Nicky Hayden remains confident Ducati can solve a persistent understeer issue that has dogged the Desmosedici MotoGP project in recent years.
The understeer issue was a constant complaint of Valentino Rossi during his disastrous two-year stint with Ducati, which ended in him walking out to sign a new deal with Yamaha for 2013 and 2014.
Hayden believes [...]

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Fresh Off The Boat, New 2013 Ducati Monster Diesel

Get yours before they are gone!!!
Just in before the holidays, the all new Diesel design Ducati Monster 1100 EVO!  Come down and check this Monster out and find out why the Diesel in one of the most desired bikes on 2013.  One things for sure if your getting this for a Christmas present you going [...]

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Getting Cold? Get a new Ducati Corse Jacket.

It’s getting to be that time of the year where you going to need to bundle up.  So why not get warm in some style and make your friends jealous!  Just in from Ducati is the all new Ducati Corse Windproof Jacket.  The DC jacket feature one chest and two side pockets that zipper closed [...]

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Ducati Confirms Checa to Race Panigale in 2013. Factory Team to Return?

Ducati is finalising its plans for the 2013 World Superbike Championship, both in the development of the 1199 Panigale and how it will participate in the series. The company has already confirmed the renewal of its contract with Carlos Checa, who won the 2011 World Superbike Championship on a Ducati 1198, and the Spanish rider [...]

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Even a 40th B-Day Doesn’t Stop Carlos Checa

Source: Althea Racing
The Althea Racing team and Ducati are pleased with the progress that riders Carlos Checa and Davide Giugliano have made on board the new 1199 Panigale Superbike during a three-day test session at Motorland Aragon.
Checa and Giugliano took to the track on Monday where in cool and very windy conditions, totally the opposite [...]

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Rossi: ‘Slowest of the three but we have to try’

Reported by Crash.net
Valentino Rossi starts his final three races as a Ducati rider in the middle of a close three-rider fight for fifth place in the final MotoGP World Championship standings.
The seven time MotoGP champion is seven points behind Gresini Honda’s Alvaro Bautista, who presently holds the position, and two points ahead of Tech 3 [...]

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Barber Vintage Festival Photo Gallery – Ducati.net

Join the Ducati.net crew for a look at the most fun motorcycle event in the whole wide world – Barber Vintage Festival and Motogiro South. And stay tuned for a few more gallery’s from the weekend.  It was (as always) a very special weekend. We are already planning for next year . Hint: You are [...]

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2013 BMW S1000RR HP4 Intro Video

2013 BMW S1000RR HP4
Taking the S1000RR one-performance step further, BMW introduces the HP4 for 2013.
The HP4 (High Performance inline 4) builds upon the 193-horsepower S1000RR platform, adding Race ABS that features with IDM setting for maximum brake performance, a 200/55 ZR 17 rear tire, finely adjustable Dynamic Traction Control in “Slick” mode, launch control, shift [...]

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