The newest factory Ducati rider, Marco Melandri, underwent successful surgery following an injury to his right knee during a soccer game.
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Chaz Davies Wins Jerez WorldSBK Race One: Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) started from the last place on the second row but ended up first in his recently assured normal fashion after disposing of the Kawasaki Racing Team pairing of second placed Tom Sykes and third place Jonathan Rea.
Go Chaz Go!
The Aruba.it Racing - Ducati team took its sixth win of the season in Magny-Cours (France), home of the third-to-last round of the WorldSBK championship, thanks to Chaz Davies’ triumph in Race 1. Davide Giugliano was declared unfit to race after a crash during Superpole 1, whic
The roar of a signature twin-cylinder engine got everyone's attention. The special guest for the night, World Superbike Ducati racer Chaz Davies, was making a deafening entrance on a Ducati superbike. As Davies smoked the rear tyre of his Ducati Panigale 1299, cheers erupted from the guests packed inside the newly renovated Ducatisti SG showroom in Eunos. Davies, known as just Chaz among fans, was one of several guests who had flown in for the event on March 15.
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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Show off your special Ducati in the Ducati Island 20th Anniversary Bike Show
Really excited about this, hope to see you there!