Essentially the most stunning World Ducati Week of all time involves an finish
80,000 attendees over the three days with members from 84 international locations and over 6 million impressions on social media for an occasion that concerned followers from everywhere in the world
The record-breaking parade of motorbikes colored the Misano circuit and the whole Riviera Romagnola
Pecco Bagnaia triumphs within the Lenovo Race of Champions on the Panigale V4 S in particular livery after having additionally set the quickest lap in 1m35.886s
Claudio Domenicali, Ducati CEO: “World Ducati Week celebrates the deepest soul of Ducati: we don’t promote bikes, however we design experiences and feelings for our followers”
Misano Adriatico/Borgo Panigale, Italy, 25 July 2022 – The eleventh version of the World Ducati Week, which after a four-year absence returned to deliver collectively Ducatisti and followers of the world of two wheels for 3 days of ardour, enjoyable and unforgettable experiences at Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”, has formally come to an finish.
The fervour for the model and the need to be current on the nice Ducati gathering attracted many followers to Misano who, regardless of the difficulties in shifting round and travelling that also characterize at present’s situation, in addition to the pandemic and the terribly scorching temperatures of this era, crowded the paddock reaching 80,000 guests over the three days.
The members got here from 84 international locations, demonstrating the worldwide dimension of Ducati and the enchantment that the model has on motorcyclists everywhere in the world.
The primary protagonists of the three days have been the 235 Ducati Official Golf equipment current on the occasion, which animated the realm of the Worldwide Village devoted to them along with all of the Ducati subsidiaries.
The success of World Ducati Week was additionally digital: within the three days of the occasion, over 6 million impressions have been generated on Ducati’s social media channels.
“At World Ducati Week we will expertise the celebration of Ducati’s deepest soul: we don’t merely promote bikes however we design experiences and feelings with bikes on the centre for our followers – declared Claudio Domenicali, Ducati CEO – All of us wished to return to being along with the Ducatisti and so they arrived in large numbers, as regular, from everywhere in the world, though we’re nonetheless within the presence of journey restrictions and subsequently we weren’t in a position to welcome anybody from China for instance. As soon as once more we have been in a position to contact the good ardour for Ducati and the need to satisfy once more, the happiness of the Ducatisti to be with us in Misano, the courtesy and kindness of everybody. The massive parade on Friday, the loopy Lenovo Race of Champions, the Rustida on the pit straight, the greetings of the riders on the Misano stadium, the musical evenings, a fireworks present in time with the music that actually impressed and excited me are simply a few of the moments that can stay within the reminiscence of every one who got here to this 2022 version. I need to thank all of the members but in addition all of the workers made up primarily of Ducati workers who, as regular, have been current in nice energy and labored onerous to make this unbelievable expertise attainable. Thanks additionally to all of Ducati Corse and specifically to the riders, the heroes of the WDW, who, as regular, have been out there and near all of the followers, and who gave us a novel present on the earth just like the Lenovo Race of Champions.”
Essentially the most keenly awaited second was definitely the Lenovo Race of Champions starring 21 Ducati riders competing within the MotoGP, Superbike and Supersport championships, who fought it out on commonplace Panigale V4 S and Panigale V2 bikes, geared up solely with slick tyres and racing exhausts. A singular present that solely Ducati can supply its followers, which noticed Pecco Bagnaia triumph after additionally setting the quickest lap in 1m35.886s, solely 2 and a half seconds greater than the time from this yr’s Superbike pole place at Misano. Federico Caricasulo as a substitute took the victory within the Panigale V2 class.
Many followers adopted the race from the Misano stands, giving rise to some extraordinary cheering. They have been joined by tens of hundreds of spectators who related from residence to the reside streaming on the Ducati web site. However not solely that: as many as 9 worldwide televisions and on-line streaming providers broadcast the race reside of their schedule, making the Lenovo Race of Champions a really worldwide occasion. In Italy, the race was broadcast on the Sky Sport MotoGP channel with the commentary of Guido Meda and Mauro Sanchini and the contribution of Sandro Donato Grosso from the beginning grid.
The autographed bikes of the Lenovo Race of Champions, distinctive items in racing configuration, characterised by the riders’ liveries and the triple clamp bearing a lasered brand of the rider’s title, will probably be on sale on-line for a collection of Ducati’s finest and most enthusiastic prospects globally, who will have the ability to entry a timed on-line sale, earlier than the opportunity of buy is open to everybody. The e-commerce web site devoted to this particular challenge was created in collaboration with Drop E-business & love, one of many main operators within the provide of e-business providers.
Monumental success additionally for FantaWDW, which allowed the followers to have enjoyable creating their very own workforce of riders on which to make a prediction of victory for the Lenovo Race of Champions. In all, there have been greater than 18,000 accesses to the web-app within the three days.
The parade of Ducatisti on Friday night will stay as one of the vital memorable moments of this eleventh version of the WDW. The most important parade ever noticed an enormous variety of bikes that first crammed the circuit after which paraded alongside the coast earlier than arriving in Riccione, the place the Scrambler Seashore Get together was held to the music of Benny Benassi. On the head of the ‘Huge Purple Snake’ was Claudio Domenicali with MotoGP and Superbike riders, the authorities and Ducati administration.
On Saturday night, nevertheless, the pit straight of the Misano circuit was remodeled to welcome the Rustida typical BBQ, this yr enriched by a particular recipe created by Chef Riccardo Monco of the three-star Michelin restaurant Enoteca Pinchiorri. Instantly after, on the big stage arrange for the event within the Santamonica Municipal Stadium in Misano, all of the riders who took half within the WDW greeted the followers, excitedly telling how they skilled the Lenovo Race of Champions and what it means for them to be true Ducatisti. The night ended with a DJ set from Meduza and an unbelievable fireworks show to the sound of music that left everybody amazed.
Ducati is happy to substantiate that a part of the contribution requested from members for the usage of the gear and helmet deposit contained in the paddock will probably be donated to the Casa delle Donne of Bologna, a ladies’s affiliation and an anti-violence centre dedicated to combating all types of gender-based violence, selling actions associated to cultural change, consciousness elevating and prevention of the phenomenon of violence towards ladies and youngsters.
Listed here are the numbers of World Ducati Week 2022:
– 5,805 laps of the observe lined in complete by bikes and vehicles over the three days
– 51,000 pictures taken by workers photographers and 60 hours of video footage
– 84 nations represented by the members
– 235 Ducati Official Golf equipment current
– 30 the variety of world titles of the previous and present riders who took half within the WDW
– 15 Panigale V4 S and 6 Panigale V2 made in particular livery
– 33 minutes the time it took the snake of Ducati bikes to exit the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” to type the bike parade for Riccione
– 1,244 experiences lived by Ducatisti in three days on the observe, off-road and on the highway
– 600 simulator exams on the Panigale V4 R and Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Championship twentieth Anniversary
– 4,320 leathers examined with digital try-on
– 45 Ducati Talks unfold out over 5 levels
– 102 “mechanics graduates” members at Monta Smonta
– 1 marriage ceremony celebrated by Paolo Ciabatti and 1 marriage ceremony vows made at WDW2022
– 22 hours of music between DJ units and reside reveals within the paddock and at night occasions
– 548 Ducati employees actively participated within the occasion
– 9 worldwide tv and on-line streaming providers broadcast the Lenovo Race of Champions reside on their schedule
– 56 are the Ducati administrators and managers from Borgo Panigale and Ducati subsidiaries world wide who served and cooked throughout the Rustida (typical BBQ)
The digital numbers of World Ducati Week 2022:
– 552,000 web page views on the Ducati web site web page devoted to WDW for the reason that opening of ticket gross sales
– Over 6 million impressions on Ducati social media
– Over 18,000 accesses to the FantaWDW web-app within the three days of the occasion
– Greater than 150,000 viewers related to the live-streaming of the Lenovo Race of Champions on Ducati’s YouTube channel and MotoGP Fb web page