The sun was out for the second and final day of a test at Mugello for the two Ducati Team riders, allowing them both to work hard the entire day, with just one break when the temperature was highest.
The six engine limit and the need to test proposed changes will mean that Ducati riders Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden will have to wait until the US MotoGP at Laguna Seca in July to race with a new engine package that promises to improve driveability off the turns.
After unveiling the new livery for the Ducati Desmosedici GP12 last week, the bike was seen on track in this scheme for the first time for the final pre-season MotoGP test at Jerez. While we wait for the opening race of the season on April 8th at Losail, Qatar enjoy this photo gallery of Valentino Rossi [...]
As part of the launch of the new livery for the 2012 Ducati Desmosedici GP12, Ducati have posted a short video for those who don’t want to watch the full 45 minute replay of the launch event.
Yesterday Ducati revealed the new livery for their Ducati Desmosedici GP12 MotoGP racer live via the Facebook page of sponsor TIM. Shortly afterwards the company made their studio shots of the new racer in stunning tricolore color scheme available to the press. We deliver them to you after the jump, along with the more than [...]
Earlier today Ducati unveiled its factory effort for the 2012 MotoGP championship online via Facebook.
Ducati may be playing its cards close to its chest ahead of the first 2012 pre-season MotoGP test at Sepang where we will get a look at the details and the performance of the new Ducati Desmosedici GP12 on January 31st, but satellite Ducati racer Karel Abraham seems to be under no gag order. His team [...]
Ducati has given its overhauled Desmosedici racer its first test ahead of the official MotoGP test scheduled for Sepang, Malaysia at the end of the month. In a closed test session at Jerez, riders Franco Battaini and World Superbike Champion Carlos Checa have put the new bike through its paces.
Valentino Rossi has used the 6th of his 8 days allowance to further test the Ducati Desmosedici GP12 this time with what spy photos seem to indicate is an aluminum beam frame.
The Dutch TT at Assen saw the debut of an evo Ducati MotoGP machine which the company referred to as the GP11.1. Only Valentino Rossi rode the bike in the race, with team mate Hayden still using the older GP11, at least in part, due to his use of a greater number of engines so [...]