Ducati has every reason to celebrate a season in which it won three world championships. And on the occasion of this year’s fiesta, it offers its friends 854 Panigale collectors in the colors of the racing bikes of Francesco Bagnaia, Alvaro Bautista, Nicolo Bulega, Jorge Martin and Marco Bezzecchi
THE Unipol Arena and the streets around it in the city of Bologna were “painted” red yesterday to welcome the stars of the evening: the Ducati champions for 2023.
The reason for them Francesco Bagnaia (MotoGP World Champion with Ducati Lenovo Team’s Desmosedici GP), Αlvaro Bautista (WorldSBK Champion with the Panigale V4 R of Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Team) and Nicolο Open up (WorldSSP Champion with Team Aruba.it Racing WSSP’s Panigale V2). Joining them on stage were two more Ducati riders, who stepped onto the podium of the final MotoGP standings for 2023: the Jorge Martin (Pramac Racing Team) και Marco Bezzecchi (VR46 Racing Team).
As part of the event, Ducati celebrated another milestone in its history: its imminent entry into the 2024 motocross racing.
On the occasion of this festive event in the heart of Italy’s Motor Valley, Ducati also announced the mood 854 collector Panigale for public road use, which are painted in colors corresponding to those of the racing motorcycles of Francesco Bagnaia, Alvaro Bautista, Nicolo Bulega, Jorge Martin and Marco Bezzecchi.
Specifically, it is about Panigale V4 Bagnaia 2023 World Champion Replicawhich will be produced in 263 examples and is painted in the Giallo Ducati color used by the Ducati Lenovo Team at Misano, the Panigale V4 Bautista 2023 World Champion Replicawhich will be available in 219 units, also in yellow, on Panigale V2 Bulega 2023 World Champion Replica (111 units), the Panigale V4 Martin 2023 Racing Replica (189 units) and the Panigale V4 Bezzecchi 2023 Racing Replica (72 units).
Every single motorcycle is adorned by the signature of the rider, which is located in the fuel tank and is protected with a layer of clear varnish.
Like the racing structures, the Panigale 2023 Racing Replicas are offered exclusively in a single-seater configuration. Each copy is decorated with a aluminum steering plate engraved with the model name and serial number. Furthermore, the saddle is made of special materialwith the rider’s logo displayed as on the racing motorcycle.
Panigale V4 collectibles signed by Francesco Bagnaia, Alvaro Bautista, Jorge Martin and Marco Bezzecchi based on the version “S» and have various extra goodies of hers Ducati Performance. Like the STM-EVO SBK nine-disc dry clutch, the Akrapovic exhaust which is 2kg lighter than the base Panigale V4, Brembo braking system with Stylema R calipers and MCS master cylinder and more.
With an eye on 2024, Ducati has announced that it will make it happen official premiere of its competitive teams (Ducati Lenovo Team, Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Team, as well as the one that will be present at the Italian Motocross Championship 2024) the three-day January 21-23 in the winter resort of Madonna di Campiglio.