Davide Tardozzi to Coordinate Team Organization & Logistics in Ducati MotoGP Davide Tardozzi and Ducati[...]
The third edition of Motodays finished at the Fiera di Roma yesterday with a total of 108,000 people passing through the gates of the largest bike show in central-southern Italy over the three days.
If you had told me that our beloved Ducati – with their legendary track record in World Superbike and MotoGP, along with their lineage to great riders like Carl Fogarty, Troy Bayliss, Doug Polen, and now Valentino Rossi, to name just a few who have ridden the Bologna bullets – was going to roll a full blown cruiser out of the vaunted Italian factory, I wouldn’t have
Baylisstic 1198 S
The new Ducati 1198 is the most evident example of the philosophy Ducati adheres to in distributing racing technology to us. At the fantastic new Portimao circuit, Ducati also shared another jewel with us in Troy Bayliss showing the way around the track. That’s not everyday stuff, and neither is the Ducati 1198 S.
Baylisstic Ducati 1198 S
The 2009 Ducati 1198 S barks to life like a vicious animal. It’s narrow and agile, like a cheetah, but with the roar of a lion. This contrast makes it into an event in itself just pushing the starter button. So the massive Ducati 1198cc L-twin roars to life in a way that would intimidate even those riding liter in-line fours. The Ducati 1198 S is, put simply, exciting from beginning to end.
Imola (Italy), Tuesday 22nd September: This year the Imola circuit takes the place of Vallelunga as the third Italian track on the World Superbike calendar, having not featured on the schedule since 2006.