Dovizioso, Lorenzo to Battle Against Bayliss, Davies

  • Factory Ducati MotoGP riders Andrea Dovizioso and Jorege Lorenzo will race against other riders in The Race of Champions.

  • The race will take place during the World Ducati Week 2018.

  • The event takes place from 20th to 22nd July 2018.

Ducati has lined up a Race of Champions past and present during the 10th World Ducati Week (WDW).

The race is slated to run from 20th to 22nd July 2018, on the historic Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. Twelve riders including current works Ducati MotoGP riders Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo, will line up against Troy Bayliss, Marco Melandri, among others. Besides them, Danilo Petrucci and Jack Miller will also take part in the race.

By “race,” we meant a real race, as the riders will go through free practice, qualifying and all the way to the podium.

Ducati fans are in for a real treat as all riders will ride specially-prepared and limited-edition Ducati Panigale V4 S.

The World Ducati Week is an annual celebration for Ducati owners. It consists of a myriad of activities to celebrate the Ducati brand, including stunt shows, rides on the track, competitions such as engine disassembly and assembly, Ducatistas parade, Scrambler Village, Monster Village, Ducati Service, DRE Safety Academy, DRE Enduro Academy, Ducati factory and Ducati Museum visit at Borgo Panigale, and much more.

Please visit if you are interested in joing the event.

Wahid's lust for motorcycles was spurred on by his late-Dad's love for his Lambretta on which he courted, married his mother, and took baby Wahid riding on it. He has since worked in the motorcycle and automotive industry for many years, before taking up riding courses and testing many, many motorcycles since becoming a motojournalist. Wahid likes to see things differently. What can you say about a guy who sees a road safety message in AC/DC's "Highway to Hell."

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