SBK PRESS AREA

22 February 2018

The 2018 Aruba.it Racing - Ducati team presented at Global Cloud Data Center in Ponte San Pietro

  • Continuity: fourth year of partnership between Aruba.it and Ducati; 24 wins, always in the top 3 in the championship
  • 2018-spec Panigale R features upgrades in terms of engine, electronics and chassis
  • End of an era: last year of competition with the Panigale R ahead of the Panigale V4 debut
After another successful season, which finished with 8 wins overall and the runner-up spot in the championship for Chaz Davies, the Aruba.it Racing - Ducati team is ready to take on a new challenge in the 2018 WorldSBK Championship.

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24 November 2017

Testing concludes at Jerez for the Aruba.it Racing - Ducati team

The Aruba.it Racing - Ducati team concluded its track activities for 2017 with a three-day test at Jerez de la Frontera (Spain). Taking advantage of mild weather conditions, Marco Melandri clocked 208 laps to move forward with the development of the 2018-spec Panigale R, finishing with a personal best of 1:39.577.

Chaz Davies, on the other hand, was only able to test on the first day after being forced to interrupt his program ahead of schedule due to a crash that resulted in a right-knee ligament sprain coupled with a contusion.

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