Stoner has been plagued by severe fatigue since early June. Pramac Racing Team rider Mika Kallio will replace Stoner, while Ducati World Superbike rider Michel Fabrizio is taking Kallio’s place at Pramac …
Mika Kallio Speaks… (talking about replacing the ill Casey Stoner for the next three races!)
"When I took the call, I could hardly believe it. But then I talked to my manager, and I realized it was true."
Larry Pegram’s race win with the Ducati 1098 R last Sunday at Road America is all the more significant as, after a three year absence from the class, Ducati returned to action in the American Superbike series only three months ago. Larry’s triumph highlights the competitiveness of the Ducati Superbike and marks Ducati’s 40th win in the class.
The performance of the Ducati 1098 R Superbike over the race weekend, in spite of difficult climatic conditions, only highlights, if further proof were needed, that it is indeed a winning machine.