MotoGP News All of the excitement and action of Ducati Island returns home to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, July 23-25, for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
This colossal Ducati celebration will attract thousands of motorcyclists and MotoGP fans from all over the United States and will undoubtedly be a great off-track experience during the weekend.Ducati Island will be offering fans a great place to spend time and immerse themselves in the Ducati Experience. To help Ducatisti make the most of the weekend, Ducati North America has put together a special Ducatisti ticket package.See the latest in Ducati apparel as new items are introduced on the runway throughout the weekend. Want to learn everything about the technology in the all new Multistrada 1200? Then be sure to make your way over to the Ducati Service area where you can talk with Ducati North America’s Service representatives and hear about the Ducati Master Tech program expanding throughout dealerships across America. Relax at the Ducati Caffe’ and check out all of the cool vintage and modern Ducatis that make their way onto the island.In addition to all of the beautiful things to look at, everyone that visits Ducati Island will have a chance to take home some very special memorabilia. Ducati North America will host a silent auction benefitting the Make-A-Wish Foundation with items such as autographed official Ducati MotoGP Team gear, actual Moto GP bike parts and many other unique "unobtainium" donated by Ducati’s partners and industry friends; all up for bid throughout the weekend to help out Nicky Hayden’s favorite charity. The special Ducatisti ticket package is now available for purchase. Included in the pack are the following:# 1 Three-Day General Admission Ticket# Saturday/Sunday Turn 4 Grandstand Seat# 1 Paddock Pass# Ducati Cap & T-Shirt Voucher (Redeemable at Ducati Island Gear Check)# Friday morning, (July 23rd) Lap on the World Famous Raceway# All for $195 (To purchase, visit here)Don’t miss a minute of the action. Come cheer on Nicky Hayden and Casey Stoner as they fight to get ahead of the competition at the first U.S. round of MotoGP. Also, Ducati’s AMA effort will be lead by Team Foremost Pegram Racing as they take to the track in anger for this year’s AMA Superbike race. Rider Larry Pegram was looking strong in 2009 until a turn two incident took him out and prompted a red flag. This year Pegram is fit as ever and riding the 1198 R Superbike to top five finishes at tracks across the country. At Laguna Seca, Pegram will surely be in top form, eager to impress his counterparts on the Ducati MotoGP squad. In the Daytona Sportbike class, Latus Motors Steve Rapp – a Laguna Seca veteran- will be leading the charge for middleweight glory.