Tag Archive: Ducati
Movistar Yamaha top as Ducati reveal drastic “aero-fairing”
Maverick Viñales was second on the first day of the #QatarTest, but the fastest man in Valencia, Sepang and Phillip Island struck back in style to top the timesheets on Day 2 – edging Movistar Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi with a lap quicker than Andrea Dovizioso’s (Ducati Team) Friday best.
Ducati Team manager satisfied following first sessions of the season
Davide Tardozzi – Team Manager, Ducati Team – says the Borgo Panigale factory is feeling positive in the wake of the first Official Test of the year at Sepang International Circuit, with testing direction led by Andrea Dovizioso as new arrival Jorge Lorenzo settles into life in red.
MotoGP Official Test Sepang – Day 3
Movistar Yamaha newcomer finishes the first test of 2017 fastest. First it was Ducati test rider Casey Stoner, then Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Andrea Iannone – but it was the fastest man from the Valencia test, Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), who hit back on Day 3 to head the timesheets.
First track action in Sepang ends early with Australian test rider and former Champion fastest
Ducati Team test rider and double FIM MotoGP™ World Champion Casey Stoner led the way at the top of the timesheets on the first day of the first Official Test of 2017 – ahead of Ducati race rider and 2016 Malaysian GP winner Andrea Dovizioso as the Italian factory locked out the top.
Ducati Team’s new arrival on first impressions and future intentions
After two days on the black-liveried Desmosedici in the Valencia test as he prepared to make the switch from Yamaha to Ducati, Jorge Lorenzo wore red for the first time at the 2017 Ducati Team launch as he introduced their challengers for the new season, alongside new teammate Andrea Dovizioso.
The official Ducati Team MotoGP rider will participate in the sixth round and in the World Final in Pro-Am class
For the occasion the Huracán will have a special livery designed by Centro Stile Lamborghini. Among the over sixty Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeos taking part in the World Final in Valencia, there will be one in particular to be carefully monitored. It will be the car number 100 “dressed” in a very original livery and its driver is a famous champion on two wheels.
Shell is continually developing Shell Advance Ultra with PurePlus Technology race lubricant and Shell V-Power race fuel
Andrea Dovizioso took first place in the Shell Malaysia MotoGP after a thrilling win that saw Ducati and Shell add to the success they have achieved together in partnership in the premier category of the sport since 2003.
Recent provisional calendar for next season followed up by pre-season testing details for 2017
Veteran rider back in the WorldSBK paddock to partner Championship contender Davies
Marco Melandri is set to make a return to the World Superbike paddock in 2017, as the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team announce the Italian as partner to staying talent Chaz Davies. Davies was widely expected to stay with the Borgo Panigale factory as has been officially confirmed to be doing so.
The Motul TT Assen is a historic round for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship for a number of reasons
Not only is it the first time a race will be held on a Sunday at the track, but it is also the 250th race since the four-stroke MotoGP™ class was introduced in 2002. Pole position honours for this most memorable of occasions went to Ducati and Dovizioso, can they return to winning ways in the same race?
Andrea Dovizioso will start from pole position as his teammate, Andrea Iannone, is scheduled to start from last but the weather means anything could happen
Both FP4 and Q1 had been littered with falls, riders approaching Q2 with a healthy amount of caution during their first laps. The rain had eased but the track was clearly still too wet for slick tyres, resulting in the first wet Qualifying session of the new Michelin era.
Kentucky Kid takes his first ever WorldSBK victory in stunning wet weather display
Honda World Superbike Team rider Nicky Hayden crossed the line in Sepang on Sunday to take his first ever win in World Superbike. The American, a rookie in the class, took off from the pack in a supreme display of speed and control in difficult conditions. Ducati’s Davide Giugliano came home second after a late charge, ahead of reigning Champion Jonathan Rea.
Aruba.it rider takes a second stunning win of the weekend
Ducati title challenger Chaz Davies threw down the gauntlet to Championship leader Jonathan Rea in Race 2 at Imola as the Welshman again lead off the line from pole position and took a commanding victory. Kawasaki Racing Team’s reigning Champion Rea crossed the line second despite struggling with some issues, heading teammate Tom Sykes over the line once again.
The track of myths and legends awaits as WorldSBK heads to Ducati heartland
Italy is a country steeped in both motorsport history and modern glory, with a passion for motorcycling on another level to many other nations. Two wheeled heroes and motorcycle manufacturers from one of the cultural capitals of Europe make up a gallery that tells its own story, and the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari is a showpiece that crowns the exhibit.