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MotoGP: Ducati Winglets Here to Stay

Ducati does not expect MotoGP to clamp down on the use of aerodynamic winglets. The Italian factory debuted the latest generation of winglet technology one-year ago in Qatar, followed by several evolutions throughout the season. Yamaha unveiled its version in September, with Honda also experimenting with the devices during 2016 pre-season testing. However some riders […]

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Never give up attitude pays off for Andrea Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso repeats his 2015 second place finish with another great race at the Qatar GP. Once more Andrea Dovizioso produced a race win challenging run at the Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar aboard his factory Ducati. In 2015 Dovizioso battled with Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) for victory, but 2016 saw him battling […]

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MotoGP: Andrea Iannone and Ducati Sets the Pace on Qatar Day Two

  Andrea Iannone was in superb form on day 2 of free practice at the Losail circuit, the Italian rider setting the quickest time in both of today’s sessions (FP2 and FP3) and proving to have an excellent pace. His team-mate Andrea Dovizioso was not far behind either: after finishing fifth in FP2, he then […]

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Ducati Introduces Team and New Desmosedici GP16 MotoGP Bike

Manufacturer says its target is to finish in the top positions in all 18 rounds. After a very positive 2015 season with production bike sales exceeding the record number of 50,000 units and nine podium finishes in MotoGP, Ducati is looking to confirm its position in 2016, and it plans to do that with the […]

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Casey Stoner Completes First Laps Back With Ducati

Story: Rennie Scaysbrook Australian Casey Stoner has completed an emotional return to the Ducati factory with a single day’s outing on the Desmosedici GP16 at Sepang in Malaysia. Ducati’s only world champion in the MotoGP category was elated with being back on a MotoGP machine, one he described as a massive change from his previous […]

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Ducati: We must win a race this year

By: Jamie Klein, Ducati has reiterated its objective of winning a race before the end of the MotoGP season, despite a drop-off in form by the Italian marque in recent races. The Bologna-based manufacturer has brought an updated engine and a revised fairing to this weekend’s Brno round as it bids to close the gap […]

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Dovizioso delighted by new Ducati GP15

Andrea Dovizioso declared that Ducati has finally ‘fixed’ years of understeer problems, after making his debut on the all-new GP15 at the start of the second Sepang MotoGP test. The slimmer, more compact machine is the first to be designed by Gigi Dall’Igna, who joined Ducati from Aprilia at the end of 2013. While retaining […]

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Chaz Davies Turns In Podium Finish For Ducati At Phillip Island WSBK

A fantastic start for the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team today at Phillip Island, with Chaz Davies scoring two third place finishes in these opening races of the 2015 Superbike World Championship season. Race 1 – Today’s races took place in hot conditions with track temperatures of 42°C for race one. Davies, from second […]

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How to tell if the Ducati race team is making progress?

By: Vicki Smith “it was good when they were slow. But now I do not see why they continue to benefit from this regulation” – Valentino Rossi It’s all smiles and press releases until the other racers start complaining.  That is the first sign the job is getting done and now, at least according to GP-Inside.com, […]

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Valentino Rossi: Ducati threat depends on new bike

By: Matthew Birt Valentino Rossi says Ducati’s potential to upset Honda and Yamaha’s domination of the MotoGP world championship can only be judged when the eagerly awaited Desmosedici GP15 is rolled out. Ducati enjoyed a positive start to 2015 in Malaysia earlier this month when Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone set fast and competitive lap […]

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