Marco Melandri captured his third win of the season, the Ducati 1199 Panigale scored its first podium while Sylvain Guintoli regained the championship lead despite dislocating his collarbone days before the race. But the big news at Moscow Raceway of course was the tragic death of Andrea Antonelli in the World Supersport race. The opening-lap […]
Ducati to Defend Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Crown [Video]
Ducati North America announced it will return to Colorado to defend its title in the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Ducati riders have won the two previous years in the 1205cc motorcycle class with the Multistrada 1200, and the winning riders will be back with Ducati for 2012.
Carlin Dunne, the 2011 1205cc class winner and the Hill Climb’s motorcycle class record holder will be joined by 2010 class winner and six-time overall Pikes Peak winner Greg Tracy to ride Ducati Multistrada 1200s prepped by the Spider Grips team for the July 8 event.
Ducati has put together a short film (look for it after the jump) documenting the 2011 race. Ducati is also inviting fans to travel to Colorado to support the team.
The “All Roads Lead to Pikes Peak” initiative includes tickets and hospitality to the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and an invitation to ride up the mountain with Dunne and Tracy.
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