Not Homologated: Ducati 1199 Panigale & MV Agusta F3 | Asphalt And Rubber.com | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it

The regulations for the 2012 World Superbike Championship are out, and two names are noticeably not present from the homologation lists for World Superbike and World Supersport: the Ducati 1199 Panigale and the MV Agusta F3. That’s right, the two biggest motorcycles to debut in 2012 have not yet been blessed to compete in this season’s two premier production motorcycle racing classes.
For Ducatisti, the news shouldn’t come as too large of a surprise, since Ducati Corse has been clear that the 2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale would not compete in WSBK in its first year on the market, and instead would be developed in the World Superstock 1000 Cup for 2012. However, the FIM does not list the Ducati 1199 Panigale as homologated for WSTK either, listing instead the Ducati 1098R & 1098S respectively for both WSBK and WSTK....more