2011 World Superbike
The collaboration between Termignoni and Genesio Bevilacqua’s Althea Racing Ducati will get off on the best possible footing tomorrow after the team’s general manager gladly accepted the invitation to exhibit the bike that Carlos Checa will ride in next year’s World Superbike Championship at "Termignoni Day," at Predosa in northern Italy.
The Ducati Althea Racing Team has made a decision with regard to the next season of competition in the World Superbike Championship. Team owner and General Director Genesio Bevilacqua has reached an agreement with Shane Byrne who will join the Ducati Althea Superbike Team in 2010.
The English rider will be team-mate to the Spanish rider Carlos Checa on the Ducati Superbikes. "Shakey" as his supporters call him, participated in the last Superbike world championship riding a Ducati bike and reaching the eighth final position in the riders championship standing.