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DRE Champs Day: the Ducatisti on the Misano track with the riders of the World Superbike Championship

On Friday July 16, Ducati is organizing a special day in the circuit on the Panigale V2 and V4 S with the presence of the riders of the World Superbike Championship.

The “DRE Rookie Essentials” format for young riders and the tests of Multistrada V4 S and Ducati electric bikes powered by Thok complete the DRE Champs Day program

Registrations are already open on the dedicated page of the website

Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy), July 2, 2021 – The DRE Champs Day, the format designed by Ducati to give its fans a double dream experience, debuts on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli on Friday July 16: participants will have the opportunity to drive a Panigale on the one of the most famous tracks in the world and at the same time meet the Ducati riders participating in the Superbike World Championship in person. In Misano there will be Scott Redding and Michael Rinaldi ( Racing Team), Michele Pirro (official Ducati test rider), Axel Bassani (Motocorsa Racing Team) and Tito Rabat (Barni Racing Team), who will prepare for the round assen and will make themselves available to event attendees.

The package created for the DRE Champs Day includes 3 on-track driving sessions aboard the Panigale V2 or the Panigale V4 S with experienced DRE instructors who will lead the way. Before starting to have fun on their favorite Ducati motorcycle, participants will have the exclusive opportunity to hear the secrets of the Misano track directly from Scott Redding and Michael Rinaldi, to follow an intervention by Giovanni Crupi, the engineer of Redding track, who will talk about the race weekend preparation and tuning work on Scott’s bike, and they will also receive a briefing from DRE Racetrack Academy Technical Director Dario Marchetti.

Ducati test rider / rider Michele Pirro during a Ducati Riding Experience day in Misano. Photo courtesy of Ducati.

During the DRE Champs Day, there will be a space dedicated to young riders between 18 and 24 years old with an A2 license with the “DRE Rookie Essentials”, a mini version of the proven “DRE Rookie Academy” format, in which participants alternate a teaching moment with some practical exercises carried out in the paddock of the Misano circuit, aimed at improving the control of the bike and the riding style. The motorcycles of the Ducati range available for this activity are the new Monster, the SuperSport 950 and the “800” of the Ducati Scrambler family.

During the same day, it will also be possible for any person (by reservation and subject to availability) to take a test drive on the Multistrada V4 S on a route starting from the Misano circuit, designed to fully appreciate the quality of the ride. motorcycle, accompanied by a team of Ducati professionals throughout the experience. E-bike enthusiasts will be able to experience the performance of the Ducati electric mountain bikes powered by Thok – the TK-01 RR and the Mig-S – on an organized tour through the splendid hills of Romagna.

For more information on the program, prices and how to participate in the DRE Champs Day, you can visit the dedicated section of the website (here is the link), where registrations are already open. To book a free test session on a Multistrada V4 S or a Ducati e-MTB powered by Thok, just write an e-mail to [email protected], wait for confirmation of availability and show up on July 16 with suitable clothing.


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