Photos: Rossi and Hayden ride the 1199

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Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden took the chance to put in some demo laps of of Misano on the Ducati 1199 Panigale this weekend, resulting in some fairly epic wheelies. Fittingly, an Audi R8 was also in attendance and Rossi donned his Monster Energy nomex to cruise around in his new parent company’s flagship too.

  • Skank NYCFastest

    I’ll take two ZX10R’s for the price of that slow shit wagon.

    • ktaisa

      do it

    • Campisi

      “An Evo X can totally whip that Audi, bro.”

      Nowadays, totally relevant.

    • zipp4

      Good for you.

      • BMW11GS

        haha cool story Hansel!

  • Scott-jay

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    • zipp4

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    • Wes Siler

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      • Scott-jay

        Am I logged in when mast head by-line reads, “Welcome Scott-jay”? : )

        • Campisi

          Not necessarily. I went through a few days of being “logged in” without reaping the benefits of such. It should resolve itself in a couple days.

  • Bryan Whitney

    Hayden = no love

  • filly-fuzz

    Just saw a Panigale in the flesh the other day.

    It looks like an anorexic twin of the 1098/1198
    that throws up after every meal.

    Sounded like god-thunder though

    • DavidMG

      Tricolore with Termigioni exhaust outside Starbucks today…

  • Tim

    Tricolore with Termigioni exhaust outside Starbucks today…

    Of course, where else would it be?

    • JMcMahon

      Count yourself fortunate that you live in part the country where you trip over exotics like this on way the 7-11. The first time I saw Ducati in the flesh I opened my palms to the sky looked into the clouds and said aloud, “God?”

  • Chris

    Logged in, no gallery.. ?

    • Chris

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