A hard-fought Superpole this afternoon at Donington Park saw the Ducati Alstare men, Canepa, Checa and Badovini, qualify for tomorrow’s races in ninth, tenth and fourteenth position respectively.
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The French MotoGP was the best result so far this season for the Ducati factory team with Andrea Dovizioso leading the race and narrowly missing out on a podium after Marx Marquez passed him for 3rd in the dying laps of the race as the track dried. Nicky Hayden finished 5th. Enjoy this photo gallery from Le [...]
Ducati Team riders Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden turned in strong performances in unpredictable race conditions in the French GP, taking their Desmosedici GP13 machines to fourth and fifth place, respectively.
Andrea Dovizioso saved the best for last today in qualifying at Le Mans, setting a time of 1:33.603 on his final lap that vaulted him onto the front row of the starting grid for tomorrow’s French Grand Prix at a circuit where Ducati has traditionally run well.
Ducati racers Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden have had an encouraging start to the French MotoGP posting times just 1/2 a second behind faster runner Dani Pedrosa.
This fourth round of the MotoGP championship promises to be rather unusual for the Pramac Racing team, as team rider Ben Spies, still injured, will be substituted by Ducati test rider Michele Pirro. The Italian already rode at Jerez, in the first of three wildcard appearances that he’s making this season.
Ducati has been on the podium so infrequently in recent years it is easy to forget that Valentino Rossi put the red bike on the podium at Le Mans both times he raced there albeit with weather assistance. It seems the Ducati usually shines when the sun isn’t. Can new star Andrea Dovizioso make it [...]
Carlos Checa and Team SBK Ducati Alstare have decided that the Spanish rider will not take part in today’s sessions or tomorrow’s races at the ‘Autodromo di Monza’.
Fresh off of last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix and Monday’s post-race test at Jerez, Ducati Team riders Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden were back on track Wednesday and Thursday, this time at Mugello.
Andrea Iannone underwent surgery yesterday, 7 May, at the Dexeus clinic in Barcelona. The Italian will remain under observation for all of Wednesday, and although recovery time is still uncertain, his prognosis is positive. Staples that were applied to the wound are scheduled to be removed before the Mugello GP, and in the meantime, Iannone [...]