What Ducati Will Be Up To At Bike Week.

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
From Ducati:

Cupertino, California (February 26, 2007) - Ducati North America announcesan exciting series of events surrounding the 2007 edition of Daytona BikeWeek.

This year Ducati is making the Daytona experience better than ever, with afour day celebration of the company's culture and roadracing heritage. FromWednesday, March 7 through Saturday, March 10, Ducati will transform thearea located directly beneath Daytona International Speedway's Nextel TowerGrandstand into "Ducati Village" - featuring Desmo-only parking,hospitality, live TV feeds, the 2007 Ducati model range and a place to meetfellow Ducatisti.

On Friday, March 9, the Village will host non-stop entertainment asDucati.net presents the annual DucatiDayDaytona party (DDD). DDD 2007 willfeature favorites such as the Concorso DucatiDayDaytona; the longest runningDucati-only motorcycle concours in North America, a contest for the bestsounding Ducati and two rounds of the exciting Fashion Show.

This year's event also marks the 30th Anniversary of Cook Neilson and PhilSchilling's historic 1977 Daytona Superbike win on a Ducati. To commemoratethis occasion, Cook Neilson and Phil Schilling will once again return to theSpeedway. On Friday they will attend DDD to meet fans and celebrate theirlegendary success at Daytona.

Another special guest of the festivities is Gianandrea Fabbro, the SeniorDesigner of the new 1098 Superbike. Gianandrea is making a special trip fromItaly to attend DDD on Friday afternoon where fans can learn first handabout the development of the 1098 during a special presentation. Gianandreawill be available at the event for the duration of the day to answerquestions, sign autographs and enjoy all that bike week has to offer.

Full details of the week's events, including a complete schedule, can befound at www.ducatidaydaytona.com and www.ducatiusa.com.

Founded in 1926 Ducati builds racing-inspired motorcycles characterized byunique engine features, innovative design, advanced engineering and overalltechnical excellence. The Company produces motorcycles in six marketsegments which vary in their technical and design features and intendedcustomers: Superbike, Supersport, Monster, Sport Touring, Multistrada andthe new SportClassic. The Company's motorcycles are sold in more than 60countries worldwide, with a primary focus in the Western European, Japan andNorth American markets. Ducati has won thirteen of the last fifteen WorldSuperbike Championship titles and more individual victories than thecompetition put together. For more information about the Company, pleasevisit our web site at www.ducatiusa.com.

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