Ducati 1299 Panigale R Finale Edition

Meet the final 1299 Ducati Panigale

Ducati has unveiled the 1299 Panigale R Finale Edition, the final 1299 L-twin Panigale before the release later this year of their V4 superbike. The new V4 superbike, powered by a version of the MotoGP Desmosedici 1000cc V4, is expected to be unveiled in November at the EICMA show in Milan. Ducati says the Panigale name …

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Nicky Hayden

RIP MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden

MotoGP champion and World Superbike racer Nicky Hayden has died overnight after being struck by a car while cycling in Italy last week. The 35-year-old American, known as the Kentucky Kid, was noted for ending Valentino Rossi’s five-year MotoGP dominance in 2006. Nicky was eight points adrift of Vale going into the final race when Rossi crashed …

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Ducati Panigale R

Ducati Panigale R World Superbike for the road

The new Ducati Panigale R is about as close as you will ever get to riding a World Superbike on the road. Ducati Australia says the Paginale R will cost $45,990 plus on-road costs and customers are already placing deposits for the bike which arrives in August. The Panigale R has been homologated for WSBK, but it’s not the …

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Ride with Chris Vermeulen for charity

You can ride with 2003 World Supersport champion Chris Vermeulen this Saturday. MotoLife at Caloundra is hosting a Bang on a Beanie Barbie after a ride through the region with the former MotoGP and 10-time World Superbike race winner. The ride will help raise funds for the Bang on a Beanie campaign supporting more than …

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