The second episode of “The wild side of Ducati”, shot during the development tests carried out in Italy and Spain, is a journey to discover the versatility o...
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In the racing world, the Crew Chief covers many roles, all of which are crucial. He (or she) is first of all corner men in assisting the rider ‘ringside’, in the pits, where he translates words and data into solutions to improve competitiveness. By doing so, he often becomes a consultant, strategist and confessor.
It is essential to establish a perfect harmony between rider and Crew Chief, but it often takes time. For this reason, it has become common practice for many riders to take their trusted technicians with them when switching teams. Chaz Davies made no exception with Alberto Colombo, also known as ‘Moro’, who has been by his side since 2012. The 48-year-old from Lombardy, ahead of his fifth season together with the Welsh rider, shares some insight on their professional relationship.
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Nice story and photos by Ducati SuperFan José Manuel Serrano Esparza:
The Ducati Desmocedici GP15 is the most powerful and fastest motorcycle in MotoGP category.
This masterpiece of Italian craftsmanship also featuring state-of-the-art electronics has been designed by the Italian genius engineer Gigi Dall´Igna, General Manager of Ducati Corse, who has been able to attain a commendable and highly efficient balance between frame, engine and electronics, with the added bonus of a new and hugely improved powerplant — whose power, performance and reliability are far superior to the ones featured by the GP14 engine — , utterly and specifically conceived from scratch for the chassis of the new Ducati flagship, whose presentation on February 16, 2015 at the auditorium of the Ducati Borgo Panigale factory near Bologna (Italy) was one of the highlights of the year in MotoGP. with the attendance of Gigi Dall´Igna and the two official pilots who have driven the Ducati Desmosedici GP2015 hitherto: Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone.
Ducati’s CEO Claudio Domenicali has said that wildcards aren’t in the plans for Casey Stoner or Ducati in 2016. Ever since it was confirmed that Casey Stoner was returning to Ducati in a test riding capacity, rumours have been regular and intense that the Australian would be wildcarding in a race next season, with Phillip …