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Ducati Confirms Checa to Race Panigale in 2013. Factory Team to Return?

Ducati is finalising its plans for the 2013 World Superbike Championship, both in the development of the 1199 Panigale and how it will participate in the series. The company has already confirmed the renewal of its contract with Carlos Checa, who won the 2011 World Superbike Championship on a Ducati 1198, and the Spanish rider […]

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How Custom Is Your Ducati?

   Posted by ILDUCATISTA This beautiful 2007 1098 Cafe Fighter owned by Alonzo Bodden was designed and built by Nick Anglada of  Nick Anglada Originals Inc. from Oakland, Florida. The 1098 Alonzo fell in love with was purchased mainly as a track motorcycle that was later laid down due to a highsider at Buttonwillow in June of 2010, […]

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Australian MotoGP, Phillip Island – Qualifying

Posted by Crash.Net Casey Stoner suffered a corner entry highside at the Honda hairpin after 20-minutes, while on his out lap with the harder rear tyre. Stoner was unhurt and back out on his spare bike within five minutes. Yamaha’s Ben Spies will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery to repair shoulder […]

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Ducati Day 2012 : Video

Here is a video of some of the fun have at Ducati Day 2012 from Circuito de Albacete.  If you haven’t gotten to experience a Ducati fan event add it to your bucket list!

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Ducati 1199 Panigale at the Drags Video

You can always rely on the Pattersons and Bunbury Ducati to find out how fast even a stockfish Ducati is down the quarter mile. We have previously covered their Ducati 1098R drag bike, their 8 second Turbo Ducati 749 and Ducati Diavel. Now its the turn of the Ducati 1199 Panigale S. Wayne took the […]

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Even a 40th B-Day Doesn’t Stop Carlos Checa

Source: Althea Racing The Althea Racing team and Ducati are pleased with the progress that riders Carlos Checa and Davide Giugliano have made on board the new 1199 Panigale Superbike during a three-day test session at Motorland Aragon. Checa and Giugliano took to the track on Monday where in cool and very windy conditions, totally […]

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New WSBK Rules: Pit Stops To Replace Restarted Races

Written by David Emmett World Superbike is to see pit stops introduced from 2013 onwards during wet races. Races affected by changing conditions – either rain falling during a dry race or a track drying out after rainfall – will no longer be stopped, except for ‘extraordinary conditions’, or conditions which affect rider safety. Instead […]

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Rossi: ‘Slowest of the three but we have to try’

Reported by Crash.net Valentino Rossi starts his final three races as a Ducati rider in the middle of a close three-rider fight for fifth place in the final MotoGP World Championship standings. The seven time MotoGP champion is seven points behind Gresini Honda’s Alvaro Bautista, who presently holds the position, and two points ahead of […]

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Barber Vintage Festival Photo Gallery – Ducati.net

Join the Ducati.net crew for a look at the most fun motorcycle event in the whole wide world – Barber Vintage Festival and Motogiro South. And stay tuned for a few more gallery’s from the weekend. It was (as always) a very special weekend. We are already planning for next year . Hint: You are […]

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MOB Racing announces Narbonne to ride 1199 Panigale S at CCS Race of Champions in Daytona

After a wildly successful test at this past weekend’s “Ride with the Stars” event hosted by Eric Wood’s Penguin Racing School, MOB Racing’s Ducati 1199S and Shane Narbonne are headed south for their first race outing on the new bike at next weekend’s CCS Race of Champions! Trebour Motorcycles has been a long time team […]

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