Even before the number 46 GP11 has seen race action, Ducati is leveraging Valentino Rossi‘s star power in a way that Yamaha never managed. Ducati’s pre-season MotoGP night at Bologna’s Piazza Maggiore was packed with 38,000 fans, giving us a … Continued
Already have Rossi underwear, Rossi shorts, Rossi shirts, a Rossi helmet, Rossi Leathers, Rossi boots and a Rossi fanny pack? Then we’ve got the bike for you! These sets of replacement bodywork for the Ducati Monster 696 and 1100 (also … Continued
Two important people left Yamaha’s MotoGP team last year. Valentino Rossi, who left for Ducati, you know about. Masao Furusawa you likely don’t, but as Yamaha’s Executive Officer of Engineering, he was largely responsible for turning the M1 into a … Continued
Last week we brought you photos of Valentino Rossi riding a Ducati 1198 SP, along with a self-evaluation of his fitness — his shoulder still hurts. Now there’s video from the test, it’s below.
Alright, Valentino Rossi’s new red/yellow leathers and bike look kinda cool. But the Ducati team’s new apparel? Show up at a race wearing these shirts or this hat and people are going to be asking you to supersize their order. … Continued
“Today I did a total of 25 laps on the [Ducati 1198 SP], which is sort of a ‘historic’ motorcycle for Ducati: beautiful and fast,” Valentino Rossi stated from Misano this afternoon. “I liked it!”
Valentino Rossi came fifth in an ice go kart race against Formula One drivers Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa, Marc Gene, Giancarlo Fisichella and his own teammate, Nicky Hayden. The group also took the ice in toy-like Fiat 500s. More photos … Continued