Press release | June 1, 2022
The eleventh edition of World Ducati Week is scheduled for July 22-24 at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.
Update June 1, 2022:
Race of Champions: An unprecedented starting grid for the exciting challenge between Ducati riders at WDW2022
- A unique race featuring Ducati Team riders in MotoGP, Superbike and Supersport that will ignite Ducatisti passion on Saturday July 23 during World Ducati Week 2022
- On Friday July 22, two great champions who have marked the history of Ducati also take to the track for the lap of honour: Carl Fogarty and Troy Bayliss, as well as Chaz Davies, Régis Laconi and Rubén Xaus.
- Tickets to experience every moment of the WDW2022 are available on the Ducati website
Borgo Panigale, Bologna, May 30, 2022 – After the dream that saw Ducati triumph in the Italian Grand Prix at the Mugello International Circuit on Sunday, the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer announces details of one of the most expected from Ducati World Week 2022: the Race of Champions.
The race that will ignite the passion of fans and two-wheel enthusiasts and unite the community in the name of “Let’s Ride as One” will see 21 Ducati riders from MotoGP, Superbike and Supersport battle it out on the track on Saturday 23rd July. of them have won world titles in various classes and races in the European and Italian championships.
Pecco Bagnaia, Jack Miller, Michele Pirro, Johann Zarco, Jorge Martin, Enea Bastianini, Fabio Di Giannantonio, Luca Marini, Marco Bezzecchi, Alvaro Bautista, Michael Ruben Rinaldi and Danilo Petrucci are just some of the champions who will compete on the track of Misano, as well as other Ducati riders present in the Superbike and Supersport championships, including Oliver Bayliss, son of the legendary Troy.
The Ducati heroes will compete on Panigale V4 S and Panigale V2 motorcycles in racing configuration, each personalized with an exclusive livery inspired by the graphics of the motorcycle used by the rider during the championships. All bikes will be equipped with the best Ducati Performance accessories for the track, such as Akrapovič titanium exhausts, Pirelli slick tires and Rizoma brake lever protector. While the engines will be equipped with the only oil certified by the Ducati Research and Development department, Shell Advance Ducati 15W50.
It will be a unique competition: a two-category race with two winners. The Panigale V4 will line up in front of the Panigale V2 and the drivers will compete over 12 laps of the track with free practice, qualifying and warm-up, with times certified by Locman, Official Timing Partner of the race. An unforgettable spectacle that only Ducati can offer, and is one more reason to participate in WDW2022.
Another unmissable event of World Ducati Week is the lap of honor with all the riders present at the event, including the historic riders who have led Borgo Panigale’s red bikes to victory on circuits around the world. and who have maintained a strong bond. with the Ducatisti, their big fans. On Friday July 22, Carl Fogarty, Troy Bayliss, Chaz Davies, Régis Laconi and Rubén Xaus will join the Race of Champions riders as they circle the track, celebrating pride in being Ducatisti.
On Friday July 22, the track moment par excellence will take place, which sees all the Ducatisti and their Ducati motorcycles as protagonists: the parade! Starting from a circuit lap, the colorful snake of motorcycles will take thousands of fans to Riccione for the evening program of World Ducati Week, which will be announced soon.
Tickets to not miss anything of the eleventh edition of the WDW are already on sale. Different registration methods are available for those participating on a motorbike or as a passenger, for one day or all three days. To discover all the options, simply go to the dedicated site.
New international events and guests will be announced in the coming weeks, complementing the three-day programme. All the news will be available on the dedicated website, on the brand’s social networks and on the official World Ducati Week Facebook page.
This is a press release from Ducati…
(April 21, 2022) – World Ducati Week 2022 is once again ready to bring to life an extraordinary weekend of emotion, passion and fun. The eleventh edition of the international meeting par excellence in the world of two wheels will be held from July 22 to 24 at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, and will once again welcome the world Ducatisti family and all passionate motorcyclists.
World Ducati Week is open to an audience of all nationalities, ages, genders, personalities and origins. From those who like to discover the world by traveling on a motorcycle between villages and winding roads and to those who devour the track lap after lap, to motorcyclists who venture into the most exciting off-road trails. The WDW is a perfect opportunity for everyone to experience the passion for two wheels, all united by a single motto: “Let’s Ride as One”.
For the occasion, the Adriatic coast will transform into an unparalleled mix of bliss, roaring engines, track sessions, driving experiences, parades, pilots, shows and joy.
Many events and activities are in preparation. Among the most exciting attractions is the Race of Champions, the unique and extraordinary race that sees Ducati riders compete on the track and offer an unprecedented spectacle, delighting all fans present at the Misano World Circuit. The same heroes who compete every weekend on circuits around the world in the MotoGP, Superbike and Supersport championships.
Tickets for the event can be purchased on the Ducati website and are available in the Biker Pass (motorcycle participant) and Visitor Pass (passenger or foot participant) formula, valid for one or all three days of the event.
Both Passes give access to all the public areas of the event, with the possibility of participating for free in many activities, from competitions to discussions with Ducati engineers, designers and experts, including autograph sessions with the riders. . The 3-day pass also offers unmissable opportunities, including a ride on the track with your own motorcycle, Ducati model tests and Ducati Riding Academy lessons.
In addition, for all WDW ticket holders, it will be possible to visit the Ducati factory and the Borgo Panigale museum at a reduced cost.
Entrance to the event is free for accompanied minors up to the age of 18, for all participants from non-European countries and for people with disabilities and their companions.
Also for this edition, there is a special rate for young people aged 18 to 25, who can take advantage of the Rookie rate, valid for both the day ticket and the 3-day pass.
A reduced rate is also reserved for DOC members, available only to active members for the year 2022 of the Ducati Official Clubs. More information is available by contacting the official DOC in your region.
For Ducatisti it is also possible to purchase passes at a special price by contacting the local Ducati dealer.
Tickets are available in digital format only, are nominative and non-transferable.
For more information on ticket prices and purchase procedures, you can visit the dedicated section of the official Ducati website.