Motorcycle Racing News World Ducati Week 2012 | Video Highlights

World Ducati Week 2012 | Video Highlights

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2012 World Ducati Week

The seventh edition of World Ducati Week once again attracted Ducatisti from around the world, the 2012 edition turning the Misano circuit in Italy into a “The Planet of Champions” June 21-24.

Many of the world’s most famed Ducati riders were at the event, including the current MotoGP duo of Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden, World Superbike riders Carlos Checa, Davide Giugliano, Sylvain Guintoli and Jakub Smrz, along with a Ducati icon, Troy Bayliss.

Around 60,000 people participated in the three-day event on the Adriatic Riviera, enjoying not only Ducati’s racing personalities, unique Ducati-based events and loads of Ducati machines on display, including the 1199 Panigale, but also music from the Ducati All Stars.

This band features many world-famous music stars, including Steve Jones (Sex Pistols) Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses) Franky Perez (Pusher Jones) Steve Stevens (Billy Idol band), Billy Morrison (The Cult) and Isaac Carpenter (Loaded).

Attached above are video highlights of World Ducati Week 2012.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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