Revellers at 2012 World Ducati Week got a surprise treat with defending World Superbike Champion Carlos Checa completing an unscheduled test of the WSBK-spec Ducati 1199 Panigale. The Althea Ducati racer has ridden the production version of the Panigale but this marked his first test of the WSBK-spec version. His maiden ride of the WSBK […]
MotoGP Stars Show their Soccer Skills with Alpinestars World Cup Boots
Alpinestars has launched a series of special designs for its Supertech R boot to celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. To promote the new designs, Alpinestars enlisted MotoGP stars Marc Marquez, Dani Pedrosa, Cal Crutchlow, Scott Redding, Hector Barbera and Broc Parkes, to showcase their soccer (or “football” as they’re more likely to call it) skills on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya track ahead of this weekend’s race.
Still dressed in their leathers and Supertech R boots, the MotoGP racers kicked the ball around for the cameras and took turns taking penalty shots on a net set up near the finish line.