Ducati 1199 Panigale Test Rides Organized by DG Sports in EuropeFor Europeans who want to truly experience Ducati’s newest superbike, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer is perfect opportunity. Ducati has teamed up with DG Sport, Europe’s leading track-day organizers, offering the Ducati 1199 Panigale Experience.
This partnership will allow track-day riders to opportunity to test ride the Ducati 1199 Panigale at race circuits across Europe, including ones that hos MotoGP such as Aragon, Le Mans, Brno and Misano. Each 20-25-minute test ride will be preceded by a 15-minute briefing from highly-qualified instructors.Speaking of the Panigale, Ducati says “the 1199 Panigale set new benchmarks in motorcycle design with the most powerful twin-cylinder engine in the world integrated perfectly into a super lightweight and innovative monocoque chassis. Its highly impressive 195hp is cleverly controlled by three electronic Riding Modes, offering three combinations of a number of top-flight technologies. The latest-generation sports ABS, Ducati Traction Control, Ducati Electronic Suspension, Ducati Quick-Shift, race-derived Ducati Engine Brake Control and Ride-by-Wire are all programmed to provide smooth and continuous electronic assistance, ensuring an exciting and confidence-inspiring experience.The events, which carry a discount for Desmo Owners Clubs’ members, will also have a Ducati Caffè providing refreshments and relaxation to all Ducati Card carriers and their guests. All event and reservation information is available at the Bikers’Days website Bikersdays.com, Ducati says.1199 Panigale Experience calendar
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