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Ducati vs. Ducati vs. BMW vs. Ducati – a 1979 Comparison. Posted 6/15/2015 During my short AMA Superbike career I raced Dale Newton’s Ducatis in 1977 and 1978 with some success. In 1979 Dale could ...
Some pretty interesting historical Ducati content here. If you haven't read Paul's book, "Racing With The Gods" it's really worth a read...
Prospects of close racing on Sunday after Ducati and Kawasaki head the opening session.
After the opening 45 minute FP1 that kick started the Acerbis Italian Round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship it’s the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team duo of Chaz Davies and the returning Davide Giugliano that are sitting pretty at the top of the standings ahead of the Kawasaki Racing Team pairing of Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea.
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Kitchen combat as round 5 begins for a selection of leading riders.
Round 5 of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World championship, the Acerbis Italian round, got under way with a culinary challenge that saw current championship leader Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), Jordi Torres (Aprilia Racing Team – Red Devils), Sylvain Guintoli (PATA Honda World Superbike Team), Leon Camier (MV Agusta – Reparto Corse), Davide Giugliano (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team) and Michel Fabrizio, substitute rider for Althea Racing Team Ducati’s Nico Terol go head to head preparing traditional hand-made pasta, led by popular host Chef Valentino Marcattilii and his crew. The venue, the restaurant of the “San Domenico” Museum in downtown Imola is internationally renowned, serving world class food since 1970. Following a short demonstration on how the pasta dish should be prepared by Marcattilii, the riders were judged on their efforts by a jury comprising many well-known paddock personalities.
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Good photo gallery on the link. Looks like these guys can actually cook. Nice!
www.ducati.com - Video of the first Tribuna Ducati in Thailand, organized for the SBK Thailand round, March 22nd 2015.
Great glimpse of Troy Bayliss, the Ducati Corse Team and the fantastic Thai Ducati fans at Troy's last SBK race
A quick guide to get the most out of your first flat track race.
All about why this might be the most honest form of motorsport there is. These guys are gladiators.
Troy Bayliss to Compete on a Ducati in All One-Mile AMA ProRacing Flat Track Events
It’s official, Troy Bayliss is coming to America to chase his dream of winning a flat track mile. In a factory supported five race deal with the legendary Lloyd Brothers Motorsports team, and financial backing provided by noted Ducati collector James E. Dillard III, Bayliss will compete alongside teammate Johnny Lewis.
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Join me, Ducati.net and Ductalk as we participate in this project (and cheer Troy on)!
Sunshine, VIP access and Paul Smart as a guide, Special Report By Greg Pullen
"Despite Valentino Rossi and Andrea Dovizioso riding quite aggressively at the end of the race as they fought for victory, Valentino was able to set his third-quickest lap on the final lap, while the last lap was Andrea’s quickest of the race."
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Another big winner from the weekend besides Rossi and the Ducati Team? Bridgestone.
The winter months are long and empty for MotoGP fans but the pre-season testing is over and the first race in Qatar is upon us. From this weekend until November 8, fans will pack into 18 circuits a...
Not Ducati specific but pretty interesting if you attend races in person where you find yourself info starved and unable to post anything to the web.
Honda has confirmed that Casey Stoner was return to racing for a one off outing at this year's Suzuka 8 Hours. The double MotoGP champion will make his debut at the famous endurance race in July alongside Michael van der Mark and on a Takumi Takahashi on July 26.
“After riding the bike in Sepang a few months ago, I’ve been speaking closely with Honda about the possibility to take part in Suzuka," said Stoner. "It’s always been an event I wanted to do and something I was never able to consider when I was racing in MotoGP, due to our busy schedules, so I’m really looking forward to taking part. The bike is very different to a MotoGP machine, but it will be a new challenge and a chance for me to try something new and unlike what I’ve been used to in my racing to this point.”
Stoner's return for the race has been heavily speculated but the confirmation is sure to see interest in the event surge and for HRC vice-president, Shuhei Nakamoto, the opportunity to have Stoner and van der...