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When Ducati SBK came to AMA: VIR Superbike 2004 | Vicki's View Blog on Ducati.net

When Ducati SBK came to AMA: VIR Superbike 2004 | Vicki's View Blog on Ducati.net | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it

Throwback Thursday, Vicki’s View of one of the most unexpected Ducati/AMA weekends ever

This weekend Michele Pirro will compete in the Mugello MotoGP on the “Lab” bike, (seemingly entered for the purposes of gathering data during the race weekend) and Ben Spies will return to competition while still mending from a shoulder injury. It reminded me of a similar situation almost 10 years ago.

It’s been so long since Ducati has had a supported AMA team that some people might not know that for quite a few years, on most AMA weekends Paolo Ciabatti and Davide Tardozi made the 10 hour trip as part of a variety of AMA team efforts over the years, splitting their time and efforts between the SBK team and the AMA one....


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Vicki Smith for Ducati.net's insight:

Mixed results, injured riders. MugelloGP? LeMans SBK?  Nope. AMA VIR 2004. A tale of Ducati history repeating itself.

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